Are you considering breast augmentation, but hesitate because you’ve heard stories of silicone implants causing autoimmune diseases? As a surgical candidate, you are wise to do your research and weigh the potential risks of getting implants against the benefits. There are numerous anecdotes floating around the Internet about women that suspected their implants caused or worsened a serious health condition, and chose to remove the implants out of fear. In fact, “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Yolanda Foster opted to have her silicone breast implants removed out of suspicion they made her Lyme disease symptoms worse. The entire experience was documented on her show and watched by nearly 2 million viewers.