Sientra Silicone Gel Breast Implant Production Halted

Two weeks ago, Silimed, the largest manufacturer of silicone gel breast implants in Brazil was told by the Brazilian regulatory agency ANVISA to stop production of all their products.  Their products were found to be contaminated with particle of cotton and carbon.  In America, Sientra distributes Silimed, cohesive breast implants . (The two other implant…

New FDA Approve Silicone Gel Breast Implant

The Scoop on the New FDA Approve Silicone Gel Breast Implants On KTBS Channel 3’s “News at Noon”, my monthly discussion was on Allergan’s the new FDA approved silicone gel implants.  In March, the FDA approved Allergan’s  overfilled silicone gel implants called “Inspira”.  These breast implants will be available in July. The implants differ from…