Between 2001 and 2010 about 80,000 Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) implants representing some 40,000 women were sold in the UK. Implants are usually designed to last a minimum of ten years however, the lifespan of PIP implants was averaging at as little as three years.
From about 2006 onwards, concerns began to emerge amongst cosmetic surgeons in the UK regarding the performance of PIP implants. The alarm was originally raised after many patients and surgeons reported premature rupturing.
Breast Surgery and PIP Implants: The Essential Guide has been written with the purpose of assisting you and giving you factual advice and information on breast surgery and PIP implants.
This book will provide you with reassurance and guidance.
Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast
Breast Reconstruction Surgery
Breast Reduction Surgery
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Implant Revision
Breast Implant Facts and Advice Before Surgery
Antonia Mariconda, also known as The Cosmedic Coach, is recognised as a leading authority on health, beauty and cosmetic surgery in the UK. Quoted in a variety of media including; The BBC, Top Santé, The Evening Standard, and Daily Mail, Antonia’s name and face are familiar in the world of cosmetic surgery, beauty and anti-ageing.
Antonia Mariconda is a national health and beauty writer and the Author of ‘The Essential Guide to Acne’, ‘The Foot Care Guide’ - (Forward Press), and most notably ‘The Cosmetic Surgery Companion – Look and Feel Beautiful’ (Apple Press).