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No-leak implants now available in Tampa Bay

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It's one of the greatest fears of cancer patients facing reconstructive surgery - implants that could possibly leak silicone. That fear has manufacturers worldwide constantly striving to create implants that don't break open. One of those is now available in the Tampa Bay area.

"This is an excellent product for patients it gives them very natural looking results and because of the ultra cohesive nature they don't have any leakage." said Dr. Joshua Halpern.

Dr. Halpern is a certified plastic surgeon in Tampa. He uses the recently approved implants made by Sientra when he performs surgeries.

The implants are made from form stable technology. Doctors use them world-wide for women seeking breast enhancement surgery.

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