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AESTHETIC SURGERY JOURNAL PUBLISHED OUR RESULTS ON QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER BREAST IMPLANTS

Oslo Plastic Surgery Study on Quality of Life in Women Having Breast Implants – Published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal (February 2013)

Results:
The response rate was 67%. Mean postoperative follow-up time for the respondents was 2.8 years. Respondents were distributed as follows in terms of age: 8 % patients were 21 years or younger, 20 % patients were between 22 and 29 years, 15 % patients were between 30 and 37 years, and 18 % patients were 38 or older. At the time of operation, 48 % patients were in a romantic relationship and 13 % patients had no relationship. Only 19 % patients had no children at the time of operation, whereas 32 (53%) patients had 1 or 2 children and 10 (16%) had 3 children or more. Concerning education level, 38 (62%) patients had finished elementary or high school, whereas 23 (38%) studied at university or college. Patient income per year was $40 000 to $80 000 USD for 30 patients (49%), $81 000 to $120 000 USD for 9 patients (15%), and more than $120 000 USD for only 2 (3{%). The job types of patients are shown in Table 1.

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