Posts Tagged ‘ Allergan ’

The Latest News in Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Medicine

There has been a lot of news in plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine recently. Here are some things that you really need to know! 1. The FDA has issued a recall of Allergan Biocell textured (Style 410 and 468) breast implants. These implants have been determined to have a higher risk of ALCL (anaplastic large cell lymphoma) […]


Plastic Surgeons: “Back Off My Botox!”

Although this news isn’t as exciting to the general public as, say, Bruce Jenner’s latest bizarre change in appearance, it’s huge news in the plastic surgery and dermatology market.  Allergan, pioneers of some of the most game-changing and innovative products in cosmetic medicine, are the target of a possible hostile takeover bid by rival Valeant.  […]


FDA Panels Put Silicone Implants Under Microscope

Silicone breast implants are back under the FDA’s microscope.  Silicone implants were under original widespread use in the 1980’s and early 1990’s.  Fears of silicone implants causing various diseases like lupus and arthritis prompted the FDA to ban the use of them in 1992.  After analyzing studies by the two major breast implant manufacturers (Mentor and […]