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Who was the first to develop silicone breast implants?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Dow Corning + Cronin

Dow corning corporation (no longer in existence) is attributed with producing the first widely available silicone breast implants as well as silicone for other medical devices under the clinical guidance of dr.S cronin and gerow in 1961.
A loosely based entertaining story on the history starred david shwimmer and is called "breast men ".

In brief: Dow Corning + Cronin

Dow corning corporation (no longer in existence) is attributed with producing the first widely available silicone breast implants as well as silicone for other medical devices under the clinical guidance of dr.S cronin and gerow in 1961.
A loosely based entertaining story on the history starred david shwimmer and is called "breast men ".
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: 50th anniversary

Drs. Cronin & gerow in 1961, working with dow corning developed the first (silicone) breast implant.
First implantation in 1962. Story has it that the doctors got their idea from a bag of blood that felt like a breast. They got to work and now (50 years later) we have a very popular device for reconstruction and aesthetic surgery.

In brief: 50th anniversary

Drs. Cronin & gerow in 1961, working with dow corning developed the first (silicone) breast implant.
First implantation in 1962. Story has it that the doctors got their idea from a bag of blood that felt like a breast. They got to work and now (50 years later) we have a very popular device for reconstruction and aesthetic surgery.
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Dr. Clark Schierle
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Breast Implant

Drs. Cronin & gerow in 1963.

In brief: Breast Implant

Drs. Cronin & gerow in 1963.
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Dr. Matthew Schulman
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Drs. Cronin & Gerow

Dr. Cronin and gerow.

In brief: Drs. Cronin & Gerow

Dr. Cronin and gerow.
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dr.Cronin

Dr.Croninfrom texas working with corning corp.

In brief: Dr.Cronin

Dr.Croninfrom texas working with corning corp.
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