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US FDA Allows the Continued Use of Textured-Surface Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders From Allergan, Mentor, and Sientra

Thursday, May 2, 2019   https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/statement-fda-principal-deputy-commissioner-amy-abernethy-md-phd-and-jeff-shuren-md-jd-director-fdas   Commissioner Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD, and Director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (FDA CDRH), Jeff Shuren, MD, JD, issued a statement on Thursday, May 2nd with regards to the March 2019 public advisory hearing on breast implants. The FDA CDRH has undertaken several steps… Read More »


French authorities withdraw macrotextured breast implants and polyurethane-coated breast implants from the French market

We have been informed today that the French health regulatory authorities (ANSM) have announced the following regulations regarding breast implants, and have summarized the most important information for you. You can read the full text of their announcement here.   As a precautionary step, ANSM decided on April 4, 2019 to withdraw macrotextured breast implants… Read More »


5 Great Reasons to JOIN ISAPS – Today!

How many professional organizations are you a member of? As a professional aesthetic plastic surgeon, you know the importance of holding a level of credentials that prove your abilities and safety record to your patients. Although nearly every country in the world has its own aesthetics plastic surgeon organizations, only one is internationally recognized, with… Read More »


Good Patient Coordinators

It doesn’t matter what kind of marketing or advertising you do. Most prospective patients will contact your clinic by phone. We have done mystery shopping in 10 clinics in Germany, France and Italy, and in many cases the results were a bit of a disaster. Assistants did not ask for contact information, did not qualify… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2019
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Can you and your team design an experience your patients actually-want to have?

Tom Peters, a Harvard business guru states, “Customers perceive service in their own unique, idiosyncratic, emotional and irrational terms. Perception is all there is.” We understand, when patients evaluate a product or service, they weigh its perceived value against the price. What consumers truly value can be difficult to pin down and psychologically complicated. Potential… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 14 2019
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5 Great Reasons to Join ISAPS Today

How many professional organizations are you a member of? As a professional aesthetic plastic surgeon, you know the importance of holding a level of credentials that prove your abilities and safety record to your patients. Although nearly every country in the world has its own aesthetics plastic surgeon organizations, only one is internationally recognized, with… Read More »



The Designer Derriere – Your Guide to Buttock Enhancement

Let’s thank stars like Kim Kardashian, J-Lo, Nicki Minaj and Selma Hayek for bringing the spotlight back to a woman’s curves! Fashion throughout the ages, for better or worse, has dictated certain trends for the shape of a woman’s body – from the cherub-like voluptuous temptress depicted in Renaissance paintings to the ultra-thin stick-like figure… Read More »



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