Question: I just saw a report about the PIP silicone breast implants from France. Are those implants here in the US, and are they the same ones that Dr. Casas may have used on me?

Answer: French Investigators found that the (now defunct) company called Poly Implant Protheses (PIP) were using inferior quality silicone, not medical–grade quality, and that more than 1,000 women in France have had one or two implants break.

Dr. Casas has never used PIP products. PIP saline and silicone were actually taken off the US market years ago and have not been available. Dr. Casas is well aware of this report and supports the French government in their patient advocacy efforts.

For over twenty years Dr. Casas has only used saline and silicone implants manufactured by Allergan (Inamed) and Mentor, companies that are considered leaders in the medical aesthetics industry. The production of these implants has always been highly controlled for quality and they are FDA approved.

Dr. Casas continues to only use FDA approved breast implants and her practice is based on patient safety and reproducible results. As past president of the research arm of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), past Board Member of the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation of American Society of Plastic Surgeons and past Board Member of ASAPS, she is devoted to patient safety and the advancement of art and science of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Medicine.

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