2013 will be the year American women can reclaim their cleavage. At long last the U.S. FDA approved Allergan’s Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Gel Filled Breast Implant to increase breast size(augmentation) in women at least 22 years old and to rebuild breast tissue(reconstruction) in women of any age.The FDA requires that Allergan conduct a series of post-approval studies to assess long-term safety and effectiveness outcomes and the risks of rare disease. This marks the 4th FDA-approved silicone gel-filled breast implant product available in the U.S. manufactured by three companies: Allergan, Mentor, and Sientra.
Cohesive gel implants, also referred to as “gum
Good News for Women with Breast Implants!Although it has taken way too many years to finally prove the safety of silicone gel,there are now an infinite number of implant choices available for women,not only in terms of fillers and the implant shell itself,but also in the variety of shapes available.Fortunately,the leakage concern with silicone gel has been largely overridden with new technology.The newest form of silicone gel is thicker and does not flow freely.Mentor MemoryGel® breast implants are FDA approved for breast augmentation in the U.S and have been used for almost 20 years. One million women all over the world have these silicone gel implants. One of the main advantages is tha
THE MORE YOU KNOW: Nearly Half Of Breast Cancer Patients Are Not Getting The Information They Need About Reconstruction
(HealthNewsDigest.com) – A survey of 762 women with breast cancer who were eligible for breast reconstruction conducted by the Cancer Support Community (CSC) found that 43% of patients do not receive information about breast reconstruction options at diagnosis. According to Kim Thiboldeaux, President and CEO of the CSC, “Despite improved access to information about breast reconstruction, our survey found that there remains a need for an all-inclusive patient education resource that enables women to think about what’s personally important to them so they can be empowered to ask the right questions and make the best decision.”
Breast reconstruction is one of the many very personal and imp
ISAPS, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery celebrates its 40th birthday with some global statistics. LIPOSUCTION and BOTOX are the big winners, and not surprisingly Brazil and the USA lead the way!
Top 5 cosmetic surgery procedures worldwide:
Liposuction 18.8%, Breast augmentation (Mentor, Allergan) 17%, Eyelids 13.5%, Rhinoplasty 9.4%, Abdominoplasty 7.3%.
Biggest Users of Cosmetic Surgery:
Brazil, USA, China, Mexico, India and Japan
Top 5 Non surgical Treatments:
Neurotoxins (Botox, Dysport) 32.7%, Fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, etc) 20.1%, Laser hair removal 13.1%, Fat transfer (Cytori) 5.9%, Intense Pulsed Light Treatmen