silicone gel

silicone gel

A synthetic gel used to fill breast implants.
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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.
The company used sub-standard silicone gel, causing many implants to rupture.
The new silicone gel shaped breast implants arefor use in breast reconstruction, augmentation and revision surgery.
Researchers, instructors, and practitioners in plastic surgery and chemical and mechanical engineering review the history of breast augmentation surgery from injection materials used in the early 20th century to silicone gel breast implants of today.