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2011-01-27 00:02:58

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is establishing a national registry for breast implants in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The registry is being developed in response to reports of a rare lymphoma -- Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) -- in a very small number of women with breast implants. Arlington Heights, Ill. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is establishing a national registry for breast...

2011-01-26 10:17:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) announces today its support of a new national registry for breast implants that will be compiled by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This registry will document reported cases of a very rare condition, Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL), in the presence of breast implants. As patient advocates, the...

2011-01-26 10:10:00

Agency requesting health care professionals to report confirmed cases SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced a possible association between saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a very rare type of cancer. Data reviewed by the FDA suggest that patients with breast implants may have a very small but significant risk of ALCL in the scar capsule adjacent to the...

2010-12-14 00:01:38

Raleigh Plastic Surgeon Dr. Michael Law recognized as a top provider of Botox and silicone breast implants in Raleigh, NC. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 Raleigh Plastic Surgeon Michael Law MD has been recognized as a Black Diamond provider by Allergan. Dr. Law is the only plastic surgeon in Raleigh and the Triangle area recognized with this honor. He is the top provider of Natrelle Breast Implants, Botox and Juvederm in the Raleigh - Durham area. Allergan Black Diamond status is...

2010-11-23 00:01:09

In November 2006, after a 14-year ban, the Food & Drug Administration approved silicone breast implants for breast augmentation in women over the age of 22. To commemorate the four-year anniversary of this historic decision, Dr. Sam Jejurikar, a board certified plastic surgeon at the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute, reviews some of the differences between silicone and saline breast implants. Dallas, TX (Vocus) November 22, 2010 Patients are requesting placement of silicone breast...

2010-10-26 00:01:41

Dr. Robert Rothfield, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Ft. Lauderdale, discusses the four-year anniversary of the United States Food and Drug Administration's decision to re-approve the use of silicone breast implants after a rigorous 14-year evaluation and patient follow-up. Fort Lauderdale, FL (Vocus) October 25, 2010 At his Ft. Lauderdale plastic surgery practice, Dr. Robert Rothfield recently discussed the fourth anniversary of the FDA's re-approval of the use of silicone breast...

2010-08-17 12:13:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In Miami, the bigger something is the better, but that doesn't necessarily translate to breast implants, at least not in the long run. "Miami likes glitz," explains Christopher Craft, M.D., which is why women here tend to get larger breast implants in comparison to the rest of the country. Craft attended Georgetown University, graduated from the University of Tennessee Medical School, and completed his plastic surgery training at the University...

2009-04-25 05:00:00

15% of botox patients are now over 60 - Plastic Surgery increased too, with breast implants and facelifts increasing by a third - Longer lives, bigger bank balances and stunning senior celebs are influencing factors. MANCHESTER, England, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A NEW trend in beauty has been seen by staff at Transform, the UK's leading plastic surgeons and non-surgical treatments: the rise of Botox Grannies. More and more women over 60 are having non-surgical treatments including Botox,...

2009-02-16 12:40:04

A model attempting to compete in Olympic boxing cannot take part in competitive bouts due to her breast implants, a boxing group says. The Amateur Boxing Association of England ruled 25-year-old Sarah Blewden's breast implants represent an increased health risk in regards to competitive boxing matches, The Daily Telegraph said Monday. International rules forbid anyone with breast implants continuing to box because of risk of damage to the breast tissue, ABAE Chairman Tony Attwood said. The...

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2008-11-05 08:30:00

Silicone breast implants may increase the risk of developing a rare form of lymphoma. However, the authors of the new study say because anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma (ALCL) of the breast is so rare, the total risk is still very low. Dr. Daphne de Jong, from The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, and researchers studied the link between silicone implants and this type of cancer after finding two patients who had ALCL in the fibrous capsule surrounding their silicone breast implants....


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