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Nation's Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery Procedure is a Way for One Houston Plastic Surgeon to Renew Body Contours and Self-Esteem
Date:7/21/2009

New statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery indicate breast augmentation has surpassed liposuction after years of dominance as the number-one surgical cosmetic procedure performed in America. Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Philip J. Straka makes breast surgery procedures a main focus of his practice, in addition to serving as one of the principle investigators in FDA-commissioned silicone gel breast implant studies.

(Vocus) July 21, 2009 -- Of the more than 10.2 million cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S. in 2008, both surgical and non-surgical, nearly 355,700 of them were breast augmentation procedures. These statistics, compiled by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, reflect that for the first time, breast augmentation has now out-performed liposuction as the top surgical cosmetic enhancement procedure after several years of liposuction’s dominance. Dr. Philip J. Straka, a Houston breast augmentation surgeon, makes breast enhancement procedures a central focus of his practice. In fact, Dr. Straka served as one of the principle investigators in both the Alergan/Inamed and Mentor silicone gel breast implant studies, which were commissioned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Silicone breast implants were approved by the FDA in 2006 after 14 years years of study.

Dr. Straka has a strong reputation as a skilled breast surgeon. For his Houston plastic surgery patients who decide to recontour their breasts with im
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