silicone implants

The Silicone Breast Implant Turns 50

The procedure that started it all, performed in 1962 This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the day Timmie Jean Lindsey, a mother-of-six from Houston, Texas, became the first recipient of the silicone breast implant. It may be hard to fathom now, with breast augmentation being the second-most popular form of plastic surgery in the …Read More

New Silicone Breast Implant Competitor

More choices available to patients and physicians If you’re in the market for breast augmentation surgery, then good news! The FDA has just approved the California company Sientra to offer a range of silicone gel implants on the market. Last year, breast augmentation was the most in-demand form of plastic surgery for women, clocking in …Read More

New Breast Implant Monitoring Technology a Possibility

Ultrasound System Might Save Time and Money New ultrasound technology could make monitoring implants easier Monitoring your breast implants can be costly and inconvenient, but that may all change with the advent of new monitoring procedures that could make the process far more efficient. The Aesthetic Surgery Journal, partially funded by the American Society for …Read More