Breast Augmentation News 2005
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2005 Breast Augmentation News Archive
- Silicone implant maker closer to market, The Associated Press, September 21, 2005 - The FDA announced that Inamed Corp.'s silicone gel-filled breast implants can be approved under certain conditions.
- Breast implants don't cause breast cancer recurrence in mastectomy patients, ASPS, September 25, 2005 - A study of women who had breast reconstruction with implants found that the implants didn't increase the incidence of local breast cancer recurrence.
- Breast reduction may reveal early breast cancer risk, ASPS, September 24, 2005 - A study of 300 patients found that 12% of breast reduction patients may have abnormal pathologies placing them at an increased risk of developing breast cancer.
- Study reveals who is really considering plastic surgery, ASPS, September 24, 2005 - A study conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons details the people considering plastic surgery and their motivations, debunking many stereotypes.
- Silicone implants move closer to FDA approval, The Associated Press, July 29, 2005 - The FDA told Mentor Corp. that its silicone-gel filled breast implants can be approved under certain conditions.
- New study finds significant and lasting improvement in body image following cosmetic surgery, ASAPS, June 21, 2005 - A new study showed that patients have significant and sustained improvements in body image after cosmetic surgery, and improvements were maintained 12 months post-surgery.
- 11.9 million cosmetic procedures in 2004, ASAPS, February 17, 2005 - The number of cosmetic procedures in the United States increased by 44% in 2004, according to statistics by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
- Most men view cosmetic plastic surgery positively, new ASPS survey finds, ASPS, January 24, 2005 - A recent survey by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons found that almost three-quarters of men have a positive attitude toward cosmetic plastic surgery for themselves or others.
- Choosing breast implant size: a matter of aesthetics, ASAPS, January 2005 - Surgical breast enlargement enables a woman to choose the breast size that she feels will enhance her body image and self-confidence.