The FDA took silicone breast implants off the market in 1992 out of concern for the safety of patients having breast augmentation. Since that time there have been many studies which show there is no relationship between silicone breast implants and medical illnesses. In 2006, they were re-introduced and approved for general use.
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A receding chin creates an optical illusion with the facial profile which makes the nose look larger. For a person seeking a rhinoplasty for a large nose, a chin augmentation for an underdeveloped chin is a very effective procedure to balance the profile and to make the nose appear smaller.
While some plastic surgeons do not recommend an elastic garment following liposuction and others recommend a garment for a few months, most surgeons feel that two weeks is an optimal period of time.