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.
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 Injection for Breast Enlargement May Hinder Mammogram Breast augmentation involving injections of fat taken from other parts of the body are an increasingly popular alternative to breast implants and traditional lifts, but there are new concerns that the procedure may interfere with mammogram readings.
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.
Surgery to Lose Fat, Get Bigger Breasts? A technique known as breast enhancement with fat grafts or lipoaugmentation is showing promise, according to a panel of plastic surgeons at the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in San Diego. Even so, they acknowledge that some concerns and questions remain to be resolved.
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.