There is an EU Product Suspension of Silimed Breast Implants, which were manufactured in Brazil. The Irish Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) have advised that, at present, recipients of such implants do not need to take any action.
Silimed are a company who manufacture a minority of the breast implants used in Ireland. 99% of Aesthetic Surgery Ireland patients are not affected by this.
Currently no adverse health implications have been reported where these products have been used, and further assessments are being undertaken by EU authorities. Recipients of Silimed implants will be contacted.
If patients are concerned, or unsure of the manufacturer of their breast implants, please contact Valerie on 2314040, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see a media statement from the Health Products Regulatory Authority (Dated 24th Sept 2015) here.