Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent breast implant complications, like capsular contracture

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For women receiving breast implants during reconstructive or cosmetic breast surgery, scarring around the implant – called capsular contracture – is a common, costly, and painful complication. The anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish oil, might help to avoid abnormal capsule formation suggests an experimental study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery┬«, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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