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Gummy Bear Implants

Gummy describes the consistency of the silicone gel in Natrelle Inspira® Breast implants. A Breast Augmentation is the single most popular cosmetic surgical procedure in the United States. According to the American society of Plastic Surgery, over 300,000 procedures were performed in 2018, alone. The first-generation silicone gel filled implants were developed in 1962 by…

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Breast Implant Illness (B.I.I.)

The emergence of a group of symptoms associated with breast implants was first described in Japan in 1964(1). These systemic symptoms are now collectively called Breast Implant Illness (B.I.I.). It is speculated that a nonspecific agent (breast implants) causes an increase in either the cellular or hormonal immune system. Autoimmune symptoms include chronic fatigue, pain…

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What Are The Current Trends In Breast Augmentation?

Considering breast augmentation to achieve a fuller bust line? You are not alone. Despite the growing interest in minimally invasive and noninvasive treatments, breast augmentation is consistently one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries each year. In fact, according to the annual report released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation was the…

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