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2012-04-11 23:00:56

There has been a notable growing trend within cosmetic breast enhancement procedures recently, and that is an increasing number of patients are getting smaller breast implants. In the past, larger and more noticeable breast implants were undoubtedly widely popular and consistently represented in the media. However, women are now opting for smaller and more conservative natural-looking breast implants. Women who have previously had larger implants put in are also switching them out for smaller...

2012-03-27 23:00:33

In December 2011, AFSSAPS, the French Regulatory Authority, recommends PIP breast implants to be removed. Dr. Joseph Bauer advises women who had breast augmentation outside of the United States to see a board certified plastic surgeon for exam and to discuss their options breast implant revision. Atlanta GA (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) continues to make worldwide news after shutting down manufacturing and distribution in the spring of 2010. Women with breast implants...

2012-03-03 20:00:00

Dr. Rian Maercks, a Miami Beach cosmetic surgeon, announces a new technique for inserting breast implants that is safer and more life-like. Miami Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 03, 2012 Breast augmentation is easily one of the most popular plastic surgery techniques today. In our society breast augmentation is a very common way women choose to make themselves appear more alluring and younger. Dr. Rian Maercks, a premier breast enhancement specialist in Miami Beach, is pleased to announce a...

2012-01-22 05:20:00

The Image Center responds to a recent LA Times article titled, "Is it time to Ban Cosmetic Surgery?" which demands society to look at the most current information about breast implants. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2012 The Image Center responds to a recent LA Times article titled, "Is it time to Ban Cosmetic Surgery?" which demands society to look at the most current information about breast implants. Dr. Peter Newen from The Image Center in Hungtington Beach, California says,...

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2011-12-31 08:45:40

Recent concerns over substandard breast implants manufactured by a now-defunct French firm have led to renewed calls for the formation of a registry that would keep track of patients who had received implants, various media outlets reported Friday. Earlier this month, it was revealed that as many as 300,000 women worldwide had received Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) implants manufactured with cheaper, industrial grade silicone instead of the medical-grade materials typically used. The...

2011-11-17 08:00:00

Breast augmentations are undoubtedly one of the most common cosmetic procedures, and women are given the options of choosing either silicone or saline for their implants. Previously banned for use in the United States, silicone breast implants are now considered safe and have become the most popular option for breast augmentations. Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 Dr Sam Speron states that breast augmentations are undoubtedly one of the most common cosmetic procedures. Women are...

2011-10-15 07:00:00

Officials from the FDA recently said they would consider creating an implant registry that keeps track of the life of breast implants. Plastic surgeons Dr. Andrew Goldberg and Dr. Mitchel Krieger believe that the registry is a good idea. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) October 15, 2011 Dr. Andrew Goldberg and Dr. Mitchel Krieger, two breast augmentation surgeons in Virginia, believe that the recent news from the FDA regarding an implant registry that keeps track of the life of breast implants is...

2011-10-15 07:00:00

Dr. Robert Cohen, a breast augmentation surgeon near Phoenix, comments on the recent announcement that the FDA affirmed the safety of breast implants. Paradise Valley, Arizona (PRWEB) October 15, 2011 While breast implants have long been used to augment the breasts, the FDA recently released a study affirming the safety of implants. Dr. Robert Cohen (http://www.scottsdalecenterforplasticsurgery.com/), a breast augmentation surgeon near Phoenix, says that the results that he experiences with...

2011-10-03 22:15:43

A new review published in WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology explores how nanotechnology may be used to develop safer breast implants as an alternative to silicone rubber, minimizing health complications. Around 75% of post-mastectomy patients elect some form of breast reconstruction. The only material option available to women undergoing breast reconstruction and augmentation is based on silicone rubber. While no medical device is 100% safe and effective, there is an extraordinarily...


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