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Ideal Implant Aims For Saline Breast Implant With Natural-Tissue Feel

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Start-up firm Ideal Implant aims to compete in the lucrative breast implant market with a novel design offering the safety of saline and the natural feel of silicone gel, according to founder and president Robert Hamas.

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