Category Archives: Medical News

Textured Breast Implants: Important Update

Breast implants are FDA approved medical devices with documented safety record, and millions of women have successfully undergone breast augmentation or breast reconstruction with both saline and silicone implants. In the last few years, a rare disease entity known as BIA-ALCL (Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma) has been identified in a small number ofRead More




Rhinoplasty: New Trends and Options

Rhinoplasty is plastic surgery of the nose, and may involve any number of procedures that aim to improve its appearance. Nasal anatomy includes a complex architecture of bone and cartilage components that are interconnected. Understanding how to achieve desired changes while maintaining both aesthetic and functional aspects of the nose is key to successful rhinoplastyRead More



Breast Implants: Myths and Facts

If you’re one of the millions of women who is either considering or has already undergone breast augmentation surgery, you may be hearing stories about complications, revisions, and recommendations after surgery. Although every patient’s experience will be different, there are certain concepts circulating among the lay population that are not based on scientific data. HereRead More


Diet, Exercise, and a Little Extra

If you’re like most of us, part of your New Year’s resolution likely involves some form of self improvement. Whether embarking on a new diet, adding to your exercise routine, or making sure you’re taking care of your health, it’s not alway easy to reach your goals. However, there are some goals that remain elusiveRead More


Have You Made a New Year’s Resolution?

Out with the old, in with the new. The New Year brings with it a sense of renewal, moving forward, changes for the better. Hence the tradition of making a resolution and setting new goals towards which to strive. Often these include some aspect of life improvement – lose weight, exercise more, eat better, leadRead More


Silicone Breast Implants Safety: No Increased Health Risks

A recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine examines the possible health risks associated with silicone breast implants. Breast augmentation surgery is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the US, and last year alone nearly 300,000 women underwent the operation. There are known risks and complications from breast augmentation, with eitherRead More


Female Athletes and Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery offers many women and men the possibility of improving aspects of their appearance. Some procedures can be performed with minimal downtime, quick recovery, and great results. Female athletes are a subgroup of our plastic surgery patients and are also concerned about their looks. Their age ranges from teenagers to mature women, and theyRead More


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