Category: Cosmetic Surgery

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Exposing the lives of the rich & famous has long been an international mass media pastime. Social media puts it into overdrive. Celebrity gossip spreads across the globe in literal seconds, including speculation about cosmetic procedures they might or might not have had. Dazed Digital recently uncovered the various minds behind the Instagram accounts that… Continue Reading »

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On July 24, 2019, Allergan issued a worldwide recall of its Biocell textured breast implants. This action took place at the request of the FDA based on mounting evidence that their textured implant shell is linked to an increased risk of breast implant-associated large cell lymphoma, or BIA-ALCL. If you have Biocell implants or had… Continue Reading »

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Update: on July 24, 2019, Allergan issued a worldwide voluntary recall of Biocell textured breast implants at the request of the FDA. This means that Biocell implants may no longer be sold or placed in patients during breast augmentation or reconstruction. Patients who previously received Biocell implants and who are not experiencing symptoms are NOT… Continue Reading »

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Over the years, breast augmentation surgery has helped millions of women feel more confident and happy with their bodies. However, each year a small percentage of women choose to have their breast implants removed. Breast implant removal surgery, or explantation, is usually very straightforward, and recovery is often faster and less painful than the initial… Continue Reading »

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Ever since the FDA officially declared a link between breast implants and a type of lymphoma called “Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma,” the internet has been aflutter with alarming headlines and confusing information about the risks breast implants may pose to patients. As expected, we receive questions about ALCL from our patients, who are naturally concerned… Continue Reading »

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“Cosmetic breast surgery.” When you read that phrase, is the image in your mind that of a male or female body? For decades, cosmetic surgery—especially surgery to improve breast contours—has been associated mostly with women (and mostly with women seeking to increase their breast size). However, perceptions are changing, and that’s a good thing, as… Continue Reading »

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