LEESBURG, VA, may 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) –According to the most recent statistics from the American Societyfor Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and Virginia plastic surgeonDr. Behzad Parva, silicone breast implants are the preferred implantchoice for breast augmentation procedures across the nation. Despiterecent media attention concerning the implant scares outside the U.S.from French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), Dr. Parva says anoverwhelming majority of his patients choose silicone implants overtheir saline counterparts, a statistic confirmed by the 2011 ASAPSstudy which reveals 69% of all breast augmentation procedures usedsilicone. He says that patients who take the time to become educatedand informed about cosmetic procedures such as breast augmentation inLeesburg, VA, and select a board certified plastic surgeon withextensive experience and consistently good results can enjoy thebenefits of balanced body proportions as well as increasedconfidence: “FDA-approved silicone gel implants have awell-documented safety record and they are the only gel implants weuse for our patients. Conversely, the PIP implant was notFDA-approved and is now known to have been manufactured usinginferior, industrial grade silicone.”
While silicone breast implants have been shown to be the most popularimplant choice, Dr. Parva says he still fields a number of questionsevery so often at his Virginia plastic surgery practice about thesafety of their use. He says the most important way to ensure onereceives the safest and most effective treatment is to choose aboard-certified plastic surgeon who has extensive expertise inperforming breast augmentations. Thanks to strict regulations fromthe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dr. Parva says breastimplants used by board-certified plastic surgery practices, thosecoming from companies with a proven track record of reliability, havebeen verified in their safety by a lengthy screening and evaluationprocess. He says patients who undergo a procedure in the U.S. from aproperly trained and qualified surgeon can rest assured their breastaugmentation is performed with the most careful attention to safetyand success: “Appropriate training and vast experience are key: aplastic surgeon who is board certified by the American Board ofPlastic Surgery and who has extensive experience in breast surgeryand breast implants is the optimum choice when selecting a surgeonfor breast surgery.”
until the recent approval of California-based manufacturer Sientra,only two companies had been FDA-approved for the distribution ofbreast implants for the past 20 years: Mentor and Allergan. Dr. Parvasays the emergence of a third FDA-approved implant producer bearstestament to the tireless work put in by researchers and surgeons toprovide patients with safe devices, high quality care and effectivetreatment. He says women often choose silicone gel implants over thesaline implants because of a more natural look and feel. FDA-approvaladds a measure of comfort in knowing that they are choosing awell-studied and safe device: “I encourage our patients to considertheir goals. If they place a high priority on a natural feel to thebreast, then they will generally be happier with a silicone gelimplant over a saline implant.”
Overall, whether patients are interested in breast implants inLeesburg or some other cosmetic enhancement, Dr. Parva says stayingup-to-date with the latest advancements in plastic surgery isessential for achieving the proper care. Through partnership with adedicated and experienced plastic surgeon, he says patients can takeadvantage of the natural, effective results available through breastaugmentation.
about Behzad Parva, MD, FACS
Dr. Behzad Parva earned his undergraduate degree from WestminsterCollege and his medical degree from Temple University School ofMedicine, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. Hecompleted his general surgery residency at Temple University Hospitaland his plastic surgery residency at Indiana University MedicalCenter, in addition to being a Plastic Surgery Research Fellow at theUniversity of Pittsburgh. Dr. Parva is board-certified by theAmerican Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American Collegeof Surgeons, and a member of the American Society of PlasticSurgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and thePlastic Surgery Education Foundation.
Located at 224-D Cornwall Street NW Suite 300 in Leesburg, VA, ParvaPlastic Surgery can be reached at (703) 777-7477. It can also becontacted online via the website www.parvaplasticsurgery.com or theParva Plastic Surgery Facebook page.
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