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As leading provider of cosmetic surgery we feel it is our responsiblity to educate the UK public about this major health scare about PIP Implants
We understand that anyone who has had PIP implants inserted, as part of their breast augmentation or enhancement surgery, is scared and looking for answers. First and foremost, we must reassure everyone that according to the best expert advice available from MHRA there is 'no need to panic' about PIP implants. Having said that we have been contacted by scores of patients who are understandably very concerned and worried about the PIP implants in thier bodies. We have created this website to allay such fears and to provide clear answers. Another of our aim is to provide affordable solution to anyone seeking to rectify this situation, whether by
the reason of ruptured implant or to achieve peace of mind.
At Linia we have not used PIP implants since 2008. However PIP implants were used before that time on some patients.
Mr Azhar Aslam, Consultant Plastic Surgeon with Linia Cosmetic Surgery explains:
'I started using PIP implants in 2004 and was happy using them until 2007 when I had five patients of mine come back with ruptures within a short period of time. I was obviously concerned as there was no reported trauma which could have related to a rupture. I replaced those implants and sent the PIP, the manufacturers, the ones I’d removed, for testing. On all five occasions the report came back saying there was no manufacturing fault, which I simply didn’t believe. I liaised with the manufacturer for three months making my objections clear, but to no avail. I therefore decided to stop using PIP implants.
It wasn’t until March 2010 that the MHRA issued a nationwide ban on PIP implants after the French authorities inspected the PIP labs and discovered the silicon used was not of a medical grade – why it took them so long to make this inspection and come to this conclusion when so many people had suffered ruptures is a