Understandably, many of you are brimming with questions like: How to tell if your breast implants are PIP (Poly Implant Prothese)? What to do and where to go if you do have them? How to arrange finance and make yourself heard against the clinics that got you into this mess? The internet and online PIP implants support forums are a great place to vent and ask questions but answers are often inconsistent or even incorrect. Some clinic phone-lines are struggling to cope with the sheer volume of enquiries. Others may give biased information to suit their needs. So The Good Surgeon Guide have put together this upfront, honest Go-To Guide for you, answering some common PIP implants questions and collating advice from across a range of sites and sources.
The Good Surgeon Guide to PIP Implants – Links
1. What Are PIP Implants – The Background
2. PIP Implants Timeline
3. Who is To Blame for PIP Implants
4. Getting Started – Establishing if you have PIPs & Arranging Scans
5. PIP Health Risks, Rupture Rates & Links to Cancer
6. Your PIP Options – Explant / Replacement / Uplift / Corrections
7. R&R: THe Holy Grail of Implant Removal
8. What Help Can You Expect from the NHS?
9. Choosing a Good Private Surgeon for PIP Implants Correction
10. Financing your PIP Implants Correction
11. PIP Implants Compensation – Solicitors & Legal Issues
12. FAQs: Before and After PIP Implants Surgery
Please note: the advice found in the links above is not representative of any one particular clinic, surgeon or organisation. It should be used as a guide only: always contact your chosen provider for more specific clarification before proceeding as prices, policies, techniques and perspectives do vary from place to place. Nothing in these pages should be taken as medically or legally definitive. Advice about PIP implants is evolving all the time with ongoing research and Government announcements. The information in these pages is accurate and up-to-date at the time of going live (March 2012).