NCHR Statement on FDA Breast Implant Decision

July 28, 2005. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an “approvable letter” to Mentor regarding their silicone gel breast implants. This does not mean that these implants have been approved, but it is a warning sign that corporate pressure on the FDA has once again put women’s health at risk.

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NCHR Testimony at FDA on Hylaform

November 21, 2003. One concern about Hylaform is the lack of data for African Americans and Asian Americans. Only three of the patients are African American and only five are Asian American.

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NCHR Testimony at FDA on Restylane

November 21, 2003. It is clear that both women and men alike continue to search for the fountain of youth. We know that these products are widely used, and that’s why they should be carefully studied. They should be approved if they are safe and effective.

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