Plastic Surgery News & Blog Florida

PIP Breast Implant Crisis

Published on March 15, 2012 by

Dr. Caroline Glicksman, a board certified plastic surgeon in New Jersey and breast implant expert says, “Fortunately, very few American women have PIP silicone breast implants. Fears over the defective implants spread across the world late last year after French

Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Up 5% In 2011

Published on February 21, 2012 by

Cosmetic surgery procedures are on the rise for the second year in a row, according to new statistics from The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). About 14 million procedures were performed in the United States in 2011, up 5%

Safety, Adverse Effects, and Complications of Silicone Implants

Published on February 7, 2012 by

All of the normal risks of surgery and anesthesia can occur with breast augmentation or reconstruction. Infection, bleeding, change in nipple sensation, malposition (hyposensitivity, hypersensitivity), poor healing, anesthetic accidents, and other complications can occur at a rate that is similar

Silicone Breast Implants

Published on February 2, 2012 by

Silicon: Silicon is a metal in the same column as carbon in the periodic table. It is the most abundant element on earth and does not occur naturally in its pure metallic state. Silica: Silica in its crystalline form is

Orlando Breast Implants Benefits

Published on January 31, 2012 by

Many social subsets of women with various motivations seek this device, especially for cosmetic purposes. However, the prototypical recipient is in her early 30s and is secure and successful in most of her activities, except for this single focus of

Breast Implant Information

Published on January 18, 2012 by

Background The number of women in the United States who have breast implants is unknown, but current estimates derived from national surveys range up to more than 6 million. This represents more than 5% of the adult female population. The

Breat Implants

Published on January 18, 2012 by

The number of women in the United States who have breast implants is unknown, but current estimates derived from national surveys range up to more than 6 million. This represents more than 5% of the adult female population. The American

Topical Botox

Published on November 22, 2011 by

Topical botulinum toxin has been heavily investigated over the past several years. RT001 is an investigational topical botulinum toxin type A (BoNTA) formulated with a novel peptide delivery system that enables transcutaneous transfer of the botulinum toxin.[1] Results of a

FDA Reaffirms Safety of Silicone Breast Implants

Published on November 15, 2011 by

A United States FDA advisory panel began a two-day meeting this week on silicone breast implants to consider ways to improve the effectiveness of the implants’ post-approval safety studies. After being banned for 14 years, the FDA in 2006 re-approved

FDA Reaffirms Safety of Silicone Breast Implants

Published on November 15, 2011 by

The FDA’s General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee conducted a hearing on August 30-31 in Gaithersburg, Md., to evaluate the progress of long-term post approval studies mandated when silicone gel-filled breast implants were approved

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