Silicone breast implant manufacturer GC Aesthetics Ltd has launched a minimal-touch implant insertion device, HydroCone, which will be released in the UK later this year.
Global pharmaceutical company Allergan has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Natrelle Inspira Cohesive breast implants
A Harley Street cosmetic surgeon has created a new breast surgery technique that aims to reduce the size and shape of breasts whilst leaving minimal scarring and creating a short recuperation period.
Breast implants and other medical items are set to receive barcodes in response to a new initiative by the Department of Health.
On the morning of April 12, special guests were invited to learn about the B-Lite lightweight breast implants at the London Bridge Plastic Surgery clinic in London.
Breast implant manufacturer Mentor has received FDA approval to market MemoryGel Xtra silicone gel-filled breast implants in the US.
Test results issued from the French Competent Authority (AFSSAPS) into controversial PIP breast implants cannot entirely rule out genotoxicity (DNA cell disruption) a report has shown.
The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons has welcomed the Government’s review into the PIP scandal and agrees with its recommendations that more stringent criteria should be required into monitoring medical devices. The BAAPS has also reiterated its previous calls for a compulsory implant register, mandatory safety audits for all practitioners and mystery shopping-type surveillance.
A survey by The Plastic Surgery Group has indicated breasts with smaller nipples/areola rate higher in attractiveness than those with larger.
A new study published in JAMA Oncology suggests breast implants are associated with an increased risk of a rare form of cancer.