“I’m worried my breast implants are toxic and causing me illness”. Such concerns, heard rarely in the previous 14 years of my plastic surgery practice, are growing at a seemingly exponential rate. We are in the age of internet sharing where ideas, trends and fads spread quickly through Facebook, Instagram and internet forums. Having an… Read More »
Yesterday the FDA released an update on the link between ALCL, a rare cancer of the immune system, and breast implants. I have received several emails, calls and concerns from patients who have breast implants asking for my opinion on this which I am always happy to provide What is ALCL? ALCL, breast implant… Read More »
Plastic surgery is more popular in Utah than many would think. In fact Salt Lake City has often been ranked among the most popular cities for plastic surgery per capita. A national network is looking into creating a series about this and it looks like it very well may happen. Stay tuned.
Patients are often torn between the choice of silicone vs. saline implants. On one hand, silicone implants feel so much better and have a lower risk of rippling. On the other hand, saline implants don’t have risks of silent ruptures. Now there is an FDA approved implant choice that has some of the properties… Read More »