Study 2

School of Psychology

Understanding experiences with breast implants

Researchers at UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales) are seeking volunteer research participants for a research project to investigate unwanted symptoms following breast implant surgery, including those experiencing Breast Implant Illness.

Am I eligible to participate?

You will be eligible to participate if you are:

  • Female
  • Are fluent in English
  • Have undergone breast implant surgery.
  • Have experienced unwanted physical or psychological symptoms following breast implant surgery.

The study may be of particular interest to you if you:

  • Have experienced unwanted side effects of breast implants.
  • Believe you are experiencing Breast Implant Illness.

What would happen if I took part in the research study?

If you decide to take part you would be asked to:

  • Complete a skype-based interview about your experiences (approximately 30 minutes)

Will I be paid to take part in the research study?

There are no additional costs associated with participation in this study. You will be reimbursed $20AUD per hour for your participation.

Who do I contact if I want more information or want to take part in the study?

If you would like to participate in the study, please enter this link into your browser:

If you would like more information, please contact:

Name:               Dr Jill Newby, Chief Investigator                   


HREC Approval Number: HC190578                    Study 2, Version 1 dated: 19 August 2019

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