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bluesky 02-14-2008 03:42 PM

history of the boob job *funny must read*
 
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Implants have been used since 1895 to augment the size or shape of women's breasts. The earliest known implant was attempted by Czerny, using a woman's own adipose tissue (from a lipoma, a benign growth, on her back).[2] Gersuny tried paraffin injections in 1889, with disastrous results. Subsequently, in the early to mid-1900s, a number of other substances were tried, including ivory, glass balls, ground rubber, ox cartilage, Terylene wool, gutta-percha, Dicora, polyethylene chips, polyvinyl alcohol-formaldehyde polymer sponge (Ivalon), Ivalon in a polyethylene sac, polyether foam sponge (Etheron), polyethylene tape (Polystan) or strips wound into a ball, polyester (polyurethane foam sponge) Silastic rubber, and teflon-silicone prostheses.[3] In recent history, various creams and medicaments have been used in attempts to increase bust size, and Berson in 1945 and Maliniac in 1950 performed a flap-based augmentation by rotating the patient's chest wall tissue into the breast to add volume. Various synthetics were used throughout the 1950s and 1960s, including silicone injections, which an estimated 50,000 women received.[4] Development of silicone granulomas and hardening of the breasts were in some cases so severe that women needed to have mastectomies for treatment. Women sometimes seek medical treatment for complications up to 30 years after receiving this type of injection.
Credit: Wikipedia.com

RLOL! :eek::D:shocked: OX CARTILAGE? WOOL? IVORY? GLASS BALLS? :shocked:

We are sooo very lucky to be alive today and not a 100 years ago!

desperatehousewife 02-14-2008 07:20 PM

What's so funny about this? I was planning on getting terylene wool breast implants this spring.

:D

la_angel 02-15-2008 07:16 AM

Holy Effin Cow I Couldn't Stop Laughing When I Read This!!!!!!!!!

queen_of_plastic 02-16-2008 01:57 PM

Did these lucky ladies actually SURVIVE after getting those things stuffed in their chest? I don't even see how it's possible

danielle 02-23-2008 02:03 AM

why would they even *try* to use glass or ivory?? did the docs not know what boobs were supposed to feel like? they might as well of tried putting rocks and cinder blocks in!!!!!

:D but yeah that is some crazy stuff!


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