New “Gummy Bear” Implants Approved

In February, the FDA approved Allergan’s Natrelle 410 form-stable, shaped breast implant for general cosmetic use. This implant, also known as the “Gummy Bear Implant,” is considered by many plastic surgeons to be superior due to its firm composition–it actually feels like a gummy bear. According to CBS News, plastic surgeons and patients have been […]

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Breast Reconstruction Options

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women today, possibly affecting one out of every eight women. Many women make a complete recovery from breast cancer, and breast reconstruction can be a very helpful step in that process. Breast reconstruction can be done at the time of a mastectomy (immediate reconstruction) or at some […]

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