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REVOLUTIONARY 'SILICONE GEL' IMPLANTS HOPEFUL FOR FDA APPROVAL IN '06

Dec. 27, 2005
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Silicone gel implants were removed from the US market in 1993 after concerns they could leak, rupture and cause health related issues. Experts now say that new cohesive gel silicone implants are made differently, and are less susceptible to complications.

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