Posts Tagged ‘ silicone breast implants ’

What Silicone Breast Implants Tell Us About March Madness

The 7-year story of silicone breast implants might help you win that Final Four office pool. If you’re making “safe” bets on Duke or Louisville this year, remember that certain teams (and medical devices) have a way of coming from behind to win. Take silicone breast implants for example. Just a few years ago, surgeons […]

What You Should Know Before Choosing Silicone Implants

Knowledge is power, especially when making pre-operative decisions with your doctor. Knowing the differences between the various breast implant options will help you and your doctor make the right implant decisions for you. What Is Silicone And Silicone Implant Texture, Size And Profiles According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a silicone implant […]

  • Posted on: Dec 27 2012
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Breast Augmentation Statistics: An ASAPS Infographic

A week ago on July 30, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) posted on their webpage a summary of some of the statistics related to breast procedures. Before the high tech solutions of today, women would use a variety of materials to augment their chests.  Today, 31 percent of women use saline implants […]

  • Posted on: Aug 7 2012
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3rd Silicone-Gel Breast Implant Approved for U.S. Market

Until recently, only two silicone-gel breast implants have passed through the extensive and rigorous FDA approval process for use in the United States. <Earlier this month, however, pharmaceutical giants Allergan and Mentor were joined by Sientra, a company based in Santa Barbara, California, which manufactures breast implants. The device has been approved for breast augmentation […]