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Silicone Gel Breast Implants…Are they safe?

Published on July 28, 2014 by

The answer is a big YES! The silicone implants of today are very different from the 1st generation silicone implants from years ago. Firstly, you should know years of independent research was unable to correlate a connection between silicone breast implants and any autoimmune diseases, or any other disease for that matter. It was this […]

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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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