Maybe you’ve heard of Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. It’s getting more attention, and was even on the front page of the New York Times in May. I was at the annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons last month and got the latest on this rare cancer associated with certain textured breast implants. I put a page on my website which highlights what is currently known about BIA-ALCL. Should you be concerned? Check out the page (with links to...Read More
Breast “enhancement” is a vague term that plastic surgeons use, but you see it everywhere when researching breast surgery. It usually refers to augmentation, mastopexy (breast lift), or both. Breast reduction could be considered breast enhancement also. But there are other procedures that don’t get enough credit that should definitely be considered under the umbrella of breast “enhancement”. I’ve listed four. Can you think of others?
#1 Inverted Nipple
A nipple that comes out only...Read More