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Addendum to BI-ALCL Blog from May 15, 2019

UPDATE:  Recently, in the news the FDA released that they are recalling Allegan brand textured breast saline and silicone implants as well as textured tissue expanders.  The FDA stated, “our analysis demonstrates that the risk of BIA-ALCL with Allergan BIOCELL textured implants is approximately six times the risk of BIA-ALCL with textured implants from other …

Plastic Surgery for Men

Plastic surgery has always been looked at as a primarily female dominated world.  However, increasingly men have been more interested in plastic surgery and wanting to look youthful without an over done look.  Here we’ll discuss a few procedures for men to help them achieve just that. Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery helps correct sagging, aging skin …

Textured Implants and BI-ALCL (Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma)-Tell Me More

There has been a lot of buzz in the news lately regarding textured implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma or ALCL or Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).  So, let’s talk through the facts to understand what ALCL is and how it is related to textured implants. ALCL is a form of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma …