Every now and then, we get a new horror story about breast implants wreaking havoc on a (unsuspecting?) woman's body. Some may see them as sensationalistic melodramas, while others believe they're cautionary tales. Either way, it's pretty frightening to hear that recently, a Chinese woman's breast implant ruptured as a result of her simply lying on her stomach for four hours.
The woman is reportedly all about a phone game called "Dragon Summon" and was engrossed with playing it while lazing around. I'm sure that her breast implant exploding was the furthest thing from her mind. As it should have been!
According to Chinese news reports, the woman from Beijing was mid-gaming when she felt a pain in her chest. She was taken to the hospital and the doctor apparently told her that it was the low quality of the implant paired with the "pressure of lying on it for an extended period of time" that caused it to rupture. Grrrreat!
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I'm sure most plastic surgeons would argue that this was a rare case, and it's nothing most women should be concerned about. Ladies get faux breasts every day, there are advancements every year, blah blah. But it should serve as a warning and a reminder to some that it's not a surgery to be taken lightly. Plastic surgery is so increasingly commonplace that we tend to forget it can lead to serious complications. And I don't know about you, but it just seems like something that could turn lying down into risky behavior is something you might want to think twice about doing unless it is absolutely necessary.
How crazy is this?!