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FDA deems silicone breast implants safe

Published on April 6, 2012 by

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a statement confirming that new medical studies have demonstrated the general safety of silicone breast implants. The studies were performed by Johnson & Johnson’s Mentor Unit and Allergan Inc., two well known and long standing breast implant manufacturers. Silicone breast implants were removed from the market in […]

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Whatever happened to Silicone?

Published on February 16, 2012 by

Although silicone injections are illegal in the US, many women still receive them—knowingly or unknowingly—in the pursuit of lasting results.Ask your friends—see if they believe that silicone injections can be used to augment the lips, buttocks, face, etc. Although it’s not approved by the FDA, liquid silicone is often used off-label or on the black […]

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