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15
Feb

Infections with Cosmetic Surgery. What you need to know. (Journal time)

This was a study of 129,000 patients. (yes. 129 thousand) looking at surgical site infections. It was a prospective study from 2008-2013.  They looked at infections which required a trip

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25
Jan

Journal Time: Can You Put in a Shaped Gummy Bear Implant Through the Armpit or Areola Safely?

Breast implants have more shapes than before. The style 410 gummy bear implant is shaped anatomically like a breast. It is slightly firmer (requiring a slightly larger incision), and it

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5
Oct

England blocks elective surgery for those with BMI over 30

This September (2016) the national health care service in England blocked elective surgery for those with a BMI over 30. For reference, if you are 5’6″, your weight must be

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15
Aug

En bloc Removal of a Breast Implant – What Does it Mean? And Yes I Do Them *When Possible

I do a lot of breast surgery. Not only am I a female plastic surgeon, I did an additional breast fellowship in addition to my plastic surgery residency. As an expert in

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27
Apr

Biofilm, Capsular Contractures, and Breast Implants. A new Journal article review.

I do a lot of breast implant surgery.  I drank the water on biofilm and its association with capsular contracture (a low great infection / colonization of bacteria) years ago after

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26
Jan

Do Breast Implants Change the Volume of Your Breast Tissue?

Journal time for 2016!  The January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal had an article, “Volumetric Evaluation of the Mammary Gland and Pectoralis Major Muscle following Subglandular and Submuscular

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19
Jan

What Makes Your Breasts Bigger Without Breast Surgery?

I saw a woman in clinic recently who had a large breast change in volume (a B –> D cup). She didn’t like them, and wanted a breast reduction to get

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29
Dec

Journal time: Breast Implants and Risk of Breast Cancer. Meta-Analysis

This is a study in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal January 2015.  “Breast Implants and the Risk of Breast Cancer: A Meta-analysis of Cohort Studies.”  It is a study out of

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18
Dec

Three Things to Know About The California Breast Density Law

What does it mean when you are told you breasts are dense? Breasts are made up of a mixture of fat and breast tissue.  The denser the breast, the more

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1
Aug

What is Restylane Silk? Three Things to Know.

There is a new filler in town. For those of you who are already confused by soft tissue fillers, this may add to your confusion, so let me try to

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