Runnels Center to Participate in Clinical Trial

Dr. Scott Runnels now offering expanded line of silicone gel breast implants from Allergan.

Jackson, MS, April 18, 2016 --( The Runnels Center Plastic Surgery announces that 28 additional styles of Natrelle® 410 silicone gel-filled breast implants are now available, allowing surgeons and patients more options to achieve desired outcomes in breast reconstruction, augmentation and revision surgery. Dr. Scott Runnels, MD, FACS, has been officially designated by Natrelle to provide formal follow through reporting on best practices and patient feedback in this phase two clinical trial.

Runnels Center will now be able to offer the new expanded 410 line to their patients and Dr. Runnels will monitor and report findings for Allergan's ongoing mission to provide the best products and best patient experience possible to the cosmetic surgery candidates. These new implant styles are only available to surgeons who have completed the manufacturer’s certificate program, which includes instruction on surgical techniques and patient selection.

Runnels’ dedication to the advancement of plastic surgery techniques and procedures through both clinical and basic research as well as education is long-standing. He holds a Diamond Level distinction and is held in the top 1% of physicians nationwide performing procedures using Allergen products. Runnels’ is also a member of the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, which supports clinically relevant research.

The ability to offer this newly expanded line of implants complements Runnels’ commitment to continually enhance his procedures and techniques and support breast cancer survivors in their fight to return to normal lives. “I’m excited about the options this presents for creating desired symmetry in reconstruction cases.” said Runnels.

“For 13 years survivors and patients have participated in the Central Mississippi Affiliate Susan G Komen Race for the Cure. This year, for the fifth time, we assembled the largest team of race participants. The race is a great opportunity to reconnect with our survivors and encourage them that we’re continually pushing to better the final outcome for future victims of breast cancer. These new implants are one more way we can help our patients win the fight.”

Dr. Scott Runnels is a plastic surgeon with certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery. His private practice is located in Jackson, Mississippi, where he specializes in aesthetic and cosmetic surgery of the face, breast and body.
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