J Korean Soc Aesthetic Plast Surg Search

CLOSE


Journal of the Korean Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2009;15(1):18-23.
Published online March 1, 2009.
Reoperative Augmentation Mammoplasty of Saline Implants with Cohesive Silicone Gel Implants: A Personal Review.
Wonjune Yoon
Migo Aesthetic Plastic Surgical Clinic, Seoul, Korea. yoonprs@hotmail.com
Abstract
Silicone gel-filled breast implants were developed in 1962, however, failed to obtain approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration until 1976 and were not classified as class III devices until 1988. In 1992, U.S. FDA declared a moratorium on the sale of silicone breast implants. On November, 2006, the U.S. FDA approved Allergan and Mentor's application to market its silicone-filled breast implants. On July, 2007, the Korea FDA approved the application of both manufacturer's. Cohesive silicone gel implants are more soft and natural than saline implants. Therefore, most patients for breast augmentation nowadays tend to choose cohesive silicone gel implants. The author think that cohesive silicone gel implants are more suitable for thin Asian patients. Many patients who had saline implants want to replace saline implants with cohesive silicone gel. I strongly believe that many more patients would like to make similar decisions in future.
Key Words: Mammoplasty, Breast implantation
TOOLS
Share :
Facebook Twitter Linked In Google+ Line it
METRICS Graph View
  • 855 View
  • 14 Download
Related articles in AAPS

Augmentation Mammaplasty Using Cohesive Gel Implants.2009 March;15(1)



ABOUT
ARTICLE & TOPICS
Article Category

Browse all articles >

TOPICS

Browse all articles >

BROWSE ARTICLES
AUTHOR INFORMATION
Editorial Office
101-2003, Lotte Castle President 109 Mapo-daero, Mapo-gu, Seoul 04146, Korea
Tel: +82-2-3472-4243    Fax: +82-2-3472-4254    E-mail: ksaps@ksaps.or.kr                

Copyright © 2023 by Korean Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Developed in M2PI

Close layer
prev next