The short answer is no. If you are happy with your breast implants, you do not need to replace them. The detailed answer is that the average time to removal or exchange of breast implants placed for cosmetic breast augmentation is 10 years. This is a statistical number, so some women have implants for longer than 10 years without issues while others undergo reoperation sooner. https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/breast-implants/update-safety-silicone-gel-filled-breast-implants-2011-executive-summary. However, this “average time” does not give an accurate picture, and here’s … [Read more...] about Will I need to change my breast implants in 10 years?