Tag: breast implant

Breast Implants Turn 50 – Silicone Facts & Myths

Few medical devices are still in use more than 50 years after introduction. The silicone breast implant – despite its peaks and valleys over the years – is one of the exceptions. SKIN speaks to Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Dr Tan Ying Chien, to bust the myths and tease out the facts on these Continue Reading

Banned: Macrolane Breast Augmentation

There is concern that the increasingly popular breast filler, Macrolane, could interfere with breast cancer detection during mammogram screening. As such, the use of Macrolane for the purpose of breast enhancement has been discontinued until further notice. This “lunchtime boob job” is well-received by ladies who are uncomfortable with the scalpel or permanent Continue Reading

Vital Statistics – The Science of Beautiful Breasts

A UK plastic surgeon, Patrick Mallucci, claims he has finally found the magic formula for the ‘perfect’ female breasts! THE FIGURES BEHIND THE PERFECT FIGURE The process by which he conducted the study is just as intriguing as his findings: Dr Mallucci spent three months conducting computer measurements of 100 naturally well-endowed topless Continue Reading