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Breast cancer patient's successful surgery tempered by gene mutation

...breast pouches and put in tissue expanders that will be slowly filled to stretch the skin and later be replaced by breast implants.The prognosisAbout a week later, Hin son and her fiance, Dr. Wayne Linguiti, are sitting in Pugliese's office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2012-10-06/breast-cancer-patient
Illegal buttocks injections kill, maim women

...17, 2012, while serving a prison sentence for using fraudulent credit cards, including for professionally done breast implants.She had gotten the illegal buttocks injection numerous times from 2007 to 2011, authorities say, and died from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-05/illegal-buttocks-injections-
Breast cancer patient weighs her options

...stitching in tissue expanders that he will slowly inflate over several months, an injection at a time, before he puts in breast implants months later.IT IS NOT THE SURGERY or losing her breasts that really bothers Pinnington, though. It's the hair...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2010-10-03/breast-cancer-patient
We Think Pink | Metro
U.S. lacks good tracking system for medical implants

...FDA requires comprehensive tracking of only 14 types of devices, including pacemakers, mechanical heart valves and breast implants. Manufacturers trace other medical products only as far as the distributor. Hospitals record the model and lot numbers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/06/liv_550715.shtml
Life & style
Allure marks 15 years as beauty's bible

...that looking their best takes more than a new lipstick shade. The first issue explored animal testing and silicone breast implants - in addition to the latest color cosmetics trends. "We gave beauty the kind of seriousness and analysis it had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/20/liv_81961.shtml
Life & style
Reshaping recovery

...technique can be done using skin and fat from the latissimus dorsi area of the back, sometimes in conjunction with a breast implant. Other reconstructive techniques that Dr. Ritter favors don't take muscle out but do take fat, skin and smaller...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-10-26/reshaping-recovery
Metro | Breast Cancer Awareness
Texas woman's suit accuses 'Extreme Makeover' of fraud

...met with a psychologist and numerous doctors who decided she needed "eye lift, ears pulled back, chin implant and breast implants," according to the suit. "She knew that they could drop her at anytime, but she didn't believe they would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/22/tel_6033.shtml
Television
'Joey': 'Friends' spinoff is friendly, fun and full of laughs

...The Sopranos") is instantly in gear as Gina, a take-charge sister and mom (but enough already with the breast-implant jokes!). Paulo Costanzo ("Road Trip") is appealing as a brainy naif - a comic counterpoint to his uncle and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/09/tel_428070.shtml
Television
Groups demand TV station pull Green Card game

...trying to help people out here. I don't know what all the controversy's about," he said. "If we gave away breast implants or plastic surgery, no one could care. But try to help Maria go from a nanny to a nurse, and everyone raises an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/14/tel_425307.shtml
Television
Dow Corning emerges from bankruptcy

...related to thousands of silicone breast implant liability lawsuits. As a result...170,000 women who received breast implants have filed claims, as well as...numerous court decisions, that breast implants are not associated with disease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/fin_417562.shtml
Finance