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BREAST IMPLANT SAFETY:  RECENT REPORTS AND CONSIDERATIONS November 29, 2018   Since 1986, I have performed cosmetic breast surgery with implants on over 4,000 patients.  While one might assume that an article written by a busy cosmetic surgeon would be to defend breast implants and downplay recent reports...

To Our Friends and Patients: It has been 6 weeks since our governor banned all elective surgery and we closed the office, only seeing a few patients for suture/drain removal, etc. As I write this on Sunday, May 3, there have been 66,000 documented deaths from Covid 19, and...

In a previous post I discussed a rare cancer linked to a specific type breast implant. This cancer is referred to as BIA-ALCL ( Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma). World-wide, about 550 cases have been reported with 33 deaths. This lymphoma is associated...

The summer season, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, is full of celebrations that often include fireworks. Festivals, weddings, and  of course, July 4th would not be the same without these explosive festivities. And while they bring joy and entertainment to many, they can also be dangerous. Facial plastic...

“Breast Implant Illness” We are getting frequent questions about “Breast Implant Illness” because of press and social media coverage. Some patients who have breast implants are requesting their removal, while some who are considering breast augmentation have concerns over what they are hearing or reading. Breast Implant Illness FAQ What is...