How to Choose Between Silicone and Saline Breast Implants?

Answer In 2010, breast augmentation plastic surgery was the most popular surgery in the United States. If you're a candidate for receiving breast implants, there are many decisions to be made. One of the ... Read More »

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Who invented silicone breast implants?

Silicone breast implants were developed jointly by two University of Texas Plastic Surgeons, Thomas Cronin and Frank Gerow. They developed the first silicone breast implant in 1962. In 1997, a film... Read More »

Where are Allergan silicone breast implants manufactured?

In 2009, Allergan Inc., a company that makes silicone breast implants, moved its manufacturing plants from Ireland to Costa Rica. Allergan is an American company that is also known for manufacturin... Read More »

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