silicone gel

silicone gel

A synthetic gel used to fill breast implants.
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The poll found that of those surveyed, 49 percent of the medical professionals did not consider any sort of breast implant to be safe, while 32 percent thought that both saline implants and silicone gel implants were safe.
Almost 50,000 women in the UK and 400,000 worldwide discovered they had received faulty silicone gel implants.
Gel particles, such as silicone gel, provide the vibration dampening.
Since approval in March 2012, data on Sientra's silicone gel implants have been updated and published regularly to provide immediate visibility to the continued safety and performance of these devices.
NASDAQ: SIEN) has acquired the US rights to silicone gel scar management product bioCorneum from US-based skin care company Enaltus, LLC for USD 7.
Since 1973, silicone gel-filled implants have been used to obtain a naturally feeling testis: the implants comprise an outer silicone elastomer which envelops a transparent silicone gel [5, 6].
a supplier of long-term implantable silicones for the medical device and critical healthcare markets, has rolled out a new high-strength, responsive silicone gel for the implantable medical device market.
Background: Skin tape and silicone gel are two common over-the-counter preparations used to enhance the cosmesis of keloids and hypertrophic scars of posttrauma wounds.
Standard IP68 solutions often involve specifying complex and expensive accessories to update a standard enclosure; cumbersome protective housings which encase the standard part; or even silicone gel to displace the air inside the housing and prevent water from making contact with the connection.
ScarAway Scar Repair Gel features patented Kelo-cote technology and includes a patented, transparent, self-drying silicone gel that is designed to improve the appearance of scars and prevent abnormal and excessive scar formation.
com)-- A new type of highly cohesive anatomical silicone gel breast implant recently approved by the FDA can offer improved aesthetics for women seeking reconstructive breast surgery.
Mas and four former executives are accused of supplying implants made of a silicone gel that cost less than PS5 a litre, seven times cheaper than the standard gel.