Breast Implants

Allergan announces Biocell textured implant withdrawal

Allergan announced on July 24, 2019 that it was launching a voluntary, global withdrawal of its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders. The withdrawal follows increased scrutiny of textured breast implants and their connection to BIA-ALCL –  a rare lymphoma which can develop around breast implants. The FDA has said that women who have …

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Athena Implants- Breast reconstruction with larger implants

A Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of the Mentor Larger Size MemoryGel Ultra High Profile breast Implants in Subjects Who are Undergoing primary breast Reconstruction or revision reconstruction ( Athena) I am proud to be a principle investigator in this study.  For many years the FDA has limited the size of breast implants to …

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Mentor Breast implants are guaranteed for your lifetime

I was just asked about the expected lifetime of breast implants. All patients with Mentor MemoryGel breast implants are automatically eligible for the Mentor Lifetime Product Replacement Policy.    Just to show how much implant companies stand by their products -Mentor Corporation is offering a limited time Premier Advantage breast implant warranty  which includes: in addition to …

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