A new study suggests that women who have had breast implants should really think about not smoking. Why? Well, in addition to the many, well-documented health risks ...
Your nipples may TURN BLACK AND FALL OFF.
Anthony Youn, M.D., a plastic surgeon in Detroit, is the author of In Stitches, a humorous memoir about growing up Asian-American and becoming a doctor.
There's nothing amusing about this, however. In an excerpt he shared with CNN, he relayed a horryfying problem among women with breast enhancements:
"I cringe every time I see a patient for a breast lift who's a smoker," the physician reflects. "I’m deathly afraid that despite my warnings, she will smoke before or after surgery and cause her nipples to turn black and fall off.
Yes. Smokers who undergo breast lifts may soon have zero nipples.
"I’ve seen it before," he says.
Oh, and don't smoke when pregnant either. Bad for the kid.