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Breast Implants: What is the Difference between the CE Mark & FDA Approval?

A frequently asked question at Aurora Clinics recently has been: Are Nagor breast implants as good as Allergan because Allergan have FDA Approval whilst Nagor have a CE Mark instead? With increasing numbers of ladies currently opting for implant replacement (following the recent PIP Implants scare) this question is on the minds of many. However, straightforward information about FDA approval and the CE Mark is not always easy to find.

Merz Aesthetics Announces FDA Approval Of Belotero Balance

Merz Aesthetics have announced FDA approval of BELOTERO balance dermal filler for the correction of moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds.

Merz Aesthetics announces FDA approval of Xeomin

Merz Aesthetics announces FDA approval of Xeomin (incobotulinumtxina) for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe glabellar lines in adult patients.

Non-surgical body contouring. Do we have an alternative to liposuction?

Liposuction remains the top cosmetic surgical procedure worldwide. There is a strong demand for non-invasive procedures that can address localised pockets of fat.

U.S. FDA slams Lipodissolve clinics for misleading consumers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued warning letters to six medical spas based in America and a company in Brazil who market the online sale of the products used for Lipodissolve.

Glory Above Credibility?

In the US, the doctors strive to have work published in the peer-reviewed medical journals, and to have recognition from their colleagues from around the world. This culture is in stark contrast to how the British cosmetic doctors practice.