Implantech Turns 25
Facial and body implant manufacturer Implantech (www.implantech.com) is celebrating 25 years in the plastic surgery industry. The company launched in 1987 with the Binder Submalar Implant designed by plastic surgeon William Binder, MD. Within a year, the company released three additional implants:
-The Terino Malar Shell, designed by Edward Terino, MD, for the correction of midfacial hypoplasia
-The Flowers Mandibular Glove for undersized chins developed in cooperation with Robert Flowers, MD
-The Mittelman Pre Jowl-Chin implant for soft-tissue loss and bone reduction between the chin and jowl developed with Harry Mittelman, MD.
Today, the company offers 26 different facial implant as well as body-contouring implants, silicone tubing and sheeting, scar management items and surgical accessories.