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One condition was that the label would recommend patients get an MRI scan 5 years after receiving the implants and then every 2 years in an effort to detect silent ruptures.
While the silicone gel implant has a certain appeal, many women like Teri are uncomfortable with the possibility of a silent rupture, undetectable except with an MRI scan.
For this reason, the FDA recommends that women get a first breast MRI 3 years after receiving their implants and every 2 years thereafter to detect silent ruptures.