Posts From February, 2014

Web Log – February 2014 – Update on the Gummi Bear Implant

Last March, I discussed  a long awaited silicone gel breast implant, The 410 by Allergan – commonly called the “gummy bear implant”.  Since then, I have had a chance to use the implant for many breast cancer reconstructions and have been very happy with the improvement over round, softer implants for this application. The implant… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 5 2014
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Case of the Month – Gummi Bear Breast Reconstruction

The first patient is a woman with an “A” cup breast and thin post mastectomy coverage ,  who presents for delayed reconstruction.  The form stable implant allows for increased size and minimal to no rippling.  Note how the implant shows a tapered upper pole look versus the sharp drop off of the expander. The second patient… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 5 2014
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