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By Abigail Klein

The world's first lightweight breast implant


B-Lite implants weigh 30 percent less than conventional implants.

(Israel21c)-An Israeli plastic surgeon and his brother, a biomedical engineer, have invented what they claim is the world's first lightweight breast implant called B-Lite. It is heading to the European market and Israel is to follow soon.

Breast augmentation and reconstruction are the most common procedures in plastic surgery, with more than 1.5 million implant operations performed worldwide every year.

Dr. Jacky Govrin was addressing a problem that hadn't been solved since implants were first introduced in 1962: their sheer weight.

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