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Allergan 410 form-stable silicone implants now FDA approved

Big news in the implant world – Allergan’s long awaited form-stable ‘gummy bear’ implant has arrived and is available for use in cosmetic breast augmentation in the USA. This unique implant has been used for years outside of the US and has been shown to have a lower implant failure and capsular contracture rate thanRead more

Breast Augmentation Best Practices in Seattle

Best Practices for Breast Augmentation Surgery in Seattle WA by Dr. Scott SattlerRead more

Form-stable silicone implants – the delay and confusion persists

In my previous post, I discussed the availability of shaped silicone gel implants from Sientra. This product line is a big step forward toward broadening the implants that are available for us in the USA. However, the Sientra shaped device is not the ‘form stable’ or ‘gummy bear’ implant that we have all looked forwardRead more

New breast implant company on the block !

I’m pleased to report to our readers that there is now a third FDA approved line of silicone implants available for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery patients in the USA. Sientra achieved FDA approval for silicone implants in March 2012. The company has an intriguing track record of implant production in non-US markets for over 2 decades.Read more