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2013-04-13 23:01:34

A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver examined the differences in results reported by patients who had either round or shaped breast implants. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says that he is somewhat surprised at the results but that safety, not appearance, is his primary concern. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Many people question whether there is a true difference between shaped breast implants and round...

2013-03-26 23:04:45

Recently the Food and Drug Administration approved a new type of silicone breast implants known as “gummy bear” or cohesive gel breast implants. Dr. Dean Fardo of the Swan Center for Plastic Surgery near Atlanta GA is advising his patients on the pros and cons of the new implants. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 Every new innovation in medical science comes with advantages and disadvantages. Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (citation needed), the...

2013-03-20 23:00:27

Tarrant Plastic Surgery, PA is pleased to announce it has been offering the recently released Mentor Ultrahigh Profile Silicone Memory Gel Breast Implants for both breast enhancement and breast reconstruction. Keller, TX (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Tarrant Plastic Surgery, PA is pleased to announce it has been offering the recently released Mentor Ultrahigh Profile Silicone Memory Gel Breast Implants for both breast enhancement and breast reconstruction. These cohesive-gel implants do not...

2012-11-28 08:30:33

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicone breast implants were once villainized to the point of being banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). That was 20 years ago, the same year Microsoft released Windows 3.1, Prince Charles and Princess Diana separated, and the Space Shuttle Endeavour made her maiden voyage. The FDA reversed its ruling in 2006, after implant manufacturers Allergan and Mentor proved there was no connection between their implants and various...

2012-10-22 15:26:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just start researching the matter online and you'll quickly see that there seems to be some mystery and confusion about whether or not breast implants - and possibly some other types of implants as well - need to be replaced regularly every ten years. The top plastic surgeons of We Know Beauty are here to provide an answer to this question which has been vexing both current and prospective implant recipients. The answer, provided by some...

2012-10-07 23:00:24

ImplantInfo applauds ℠timely´ Breast Cancer Awareness Month official launch of WhatNext social network by SPANX Co-Founder and the ACS Park City, UT (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 SPANX Co-Founder and Former COO David Wasilewski has launched social network WhatNext.com with help from The American Cancer Society. The site works to connect people to share information about cancer. “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” says Shawn Miele for ImplantInfo. “It´s...

2012-10-01 23:03:06

ASAPS asks "What are the important lessons and questions from half a century of clinical use?" New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Few medical devices are still in use nearly 50 years after introduction. Silicone gel breast implants — despite the controversies over the years — are one of the exceptions. Half a century after silicone gel breast implants were first introduced clinically, what are some of the lessons that plastic surgeons have learned about these devices, and...

2012-10-01 23:01:12

Miami Plastic Surgeon offers new Breast Implants for natural-looking enhancement. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Dr. Max Polo of Polo Plastic Surgery is proud to be among the first surgeons in South Florida to use shaped (anatomical) gel breast implants following their recent FDA approval. Shaped gel implants, including cohesive gel implants and form stable implants, have been used in clinical trials for years in the U.S. In March of 2012, the first of these implants were granted FDA...

2012-08-16 02:23:59

MANCHESTER, England, August 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of women across the UK placed their faith in their Breast Implants which turned out to be defective. A North West Law firm has launched a dynamic micro website aimed at women concerned about PIP Breast Implants, who may be eligible for compensation claims, http://www.mypipbreastimplants.co.uk The French company that designed and sold PIP breast implants containing the wrong type of silicone, no longer...

2012-07-02 02:23:59

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Christine Sullivan, a nationally recognized plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in breast and body procedures, uses the only breast implants manufactured in the United States -- the Mentor® line of products. Mentor makes silicone gel and saline breast implants at its 145,000 square-foot facility outside of Dallas, Texas. Mentor has manufactured breast implant devices for more than 20 years. Dr. Sullivan has long preferred...