August 7, 2019
As many are aware, there has been much recent publicity and discussion in the news about a rare type of lymphoma associated with breast implants and has been termed ‘Breast Implant Associated - Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma or BIA-ALCL.’ On July 24, 2019, Allergan Medical Corporation issued a worldwide recall of all of their textured surface...
March 22, 2019
One of the most common misconceptions about breast augmentation is that it’s all about size. Although this might be the main focus for some patients, many have some other factors in mind when they come in for a consultation. A good plastic surgeon can guide you to the right implant that can achieve your goals for size, shape, projection, feel, an...
March 1, 2019
Breast enlargement or enhancement by implants, and more recently fat grafting, is the most popular of all cosmetic surgical procedures. Last year over 300,000 women in the U.S. had breast implant surgery, and the procedure has nearly tripled in popularity since the year 2000. The reasons for this dramatic increase are many but improvements i...
October 1, 2018
Even though it was over 30 years ago, I will never forget her face.
She was a young mother and school teacher with 2 small children and I was a first-year plastic surgery resident. She had a mastectomy for breast cancer and was left with a large and painful tight scar. The implant that had been placed by my instructor under the scar was hard, ...
July 1, 2018
Whether you just received a breast cancer diagnosis or have been living cancer free from your diagnosis for years, every survivor remembers their first consult. Not only the many doctor’s consults but also with family and friends. Everyone tries to piece together all the information they are being told. Much has changed in breast reconstruction...
June 1, 2018
1. Implants will result in breasts that will look and feel fake
2. You have to be a trained and certified Plastic Surgeon in order to perform cosmetic breast implant surgery
3. All approved breast implants are of similar quality and safety
4. With implants a patient can choose to be whatever bra cup size they desire
5. All breast implantation i...