Due to tight government controls over currency exchanges, Venezuela is suffering a shortage of breast implants and other prosthesis manufactured in the United States. [Read more…]
An Akron, Ohio woman, Chrissy Lance, is panhandling for breast implants along a busy highway. [Read more…]
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there are currently well over three million women in the US alone that have had some form of breast augmentation done on themselves. [Read more…]
Many women considering breast augmentation have a difficult time determining what size they want to be. However, volume implant size is only half the equation of how the implant will look in a woman following surgery. The other half is related to the breast implant profile. [Read more…]
Capsular contracture is a condition where the body’s immune system reacts to a foreign object or material within the human body. This is most often associated with breast implants, however, joint implants have also been affected by this condition as well. [Read more…]
One of the major questions most women have when considering breast augmentation is what size do they want to be? There are many factors that need to be considered prior to breast augmentation, however, consulting with a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in breast augmentation will help you to make an informed decision to determine your best breast implant size. [Read more…]
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Many women considering breast augmentation, begin their fact finding process by wondering what questions to ask. Aside from the obvious question of “how big do you want to be,” there are other more clinical questions that need to be addressed as well. Hopefully this will be of value to the reader in order to help them make an informed decision on on breast augmentation. [Read more…]
More often these days it seems like we are constantly being reminded that our assurance of protection from product failure is about to expire. This is no different than with medical devices. [Read more…]
CNN – Reports – on a new controversial Public Service TV Announcement for breast cancer awareness as being too sexy for most viewers. The ad shows a beautiful woman wearing a bikini strolling around a public pool with people starring at her bosom with the caption “You Know – You Like Them – Now It’s Time – To Save the Boobs – Breast Cancer, is the leading cause of cancer death in young women ages 20 – 49. In support of rethink breast cancer.”
Reaction has been mixed, however, the target audience to this ad was addressed to men specifically. Often times, when women discover an abnormality in their breast, they are afraid to get it checked by a medical doctor. However, they are likely to confer with their husband or boyfriend and ask whether they should do so. The hope is that informed men will help women to make the right decision and get themselves checked even if they notice anything slightly out of the ordinary. Early detection is the key.
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Learn more about breast cancer prevention from the Breast Cancer Prevention Fund.