Month: September 2019

Recent Study Supports Breast Reduction Surgery in Teenagers

Breast reduction is one of the most common plastic surgical procedures performed in the United States. Large, heavy breasts can have a considerable impact on a  woman’s quality of life, and surgery can bring considerable physical and mental health improvements .  Teenagers with large breasts can also benefit from reduction surgery and the following review …

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From the American Society of Plastic Surgeons : Frequently asked questions about BIA-ALCL.

1. Do I need to have my implants removed? No, the FDA has specifically stated that implant removal is not necessary at this point unless you are diagnosed with BIA-ALCL. Having symptoms such as breast swelling, a lump in your breast or armpit, persistent breast pain, a rash or any change in your implants should …

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Allergan announces Biocell textured implant withdrawal

Allergan announced on July 24, 2019 that it was launching a voluntary, global withdrawal of its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders. The withdrawal follows increased scrutiny of textured breast implants and their connection to BIA-ALCL –  a rare lymphoma which can develop around breast implants. The FDA has said that women who have …

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