Breast implants can give you a fuller, more shapely bustline. Choose from silicon or saline, either of which can be placed above or below the chest muscle. Find more information about types of implants, safety and risks, and more.
Silicone Breast Implants Debate Implant manufacturer Inamed corporation has filed an application with the FDA to put its silicone gel-filled breast implants back on the market in the U.S. and will present new information on the safety of the devices to an FDA advisory panel.
Breast Implants Back on the Front Pages A new chapter in the ongoing saga of breast implant safety is about to unfold as an expert advisory committee to the FDA will meet in March to discuss the best ways to study the long-term effects of implants.
Backers Savor FDA Saline Breast Implant Approval After a battle that raged throughout the '90s, proponents of saline breast implants finally won their fight to get the controversial products approved by the FDA, but that didn't end the war.
FDA Questions Studies of Breast Implant Safety A panel of expert advisors to the FDA has been asked to solve a mystery: What happened to thousands of women who enrolled in studies designed to evaluate rare complications that might arise years after they received silicone gel breast implants?
FDA: Silicone Breast Implants Don't Last a Lifetime A new report from the FDA shows that 20% of women who get silicone gel implants to increase the size of their breasts, and half of all women who get them for breast reconstruction, will have those implants removed within a decade, often because of complications like breast hardening or rupture.
Fat Injections Can Enhance Breasts Breast lifts can raise, shape, and firm sagging breasts. If a woman wants to add some volume, she may need to get breast implants too, but fat injections can also do the trick, according to new research.
How Can Breast Implants Affect Your Life? Breast augmentation -- breast implant surgery -- is the top cosmetic surgery procedure performed today. Studies have shown that breast implants may help boost self-esteem, body image, and sexual satisfaction. But some women may expect too much after their implants -- and feel seriously let down.