IN CASE OF A LEAK, DO NOT PANIC!

Breast Implant Leak I occasionally receive frantic phone calls from patients, usually after hours, where the patient is in stress because she feels her breast implant has deflated. Stay calm!  An implant leak, whether saline or silicone, is not dangerous to your health.  In case of a saline implant deflation, the body will absorb the…

BREAST IMPLANTS AND ANAPLASTIC LARGE CELL LYMPHOMA

The FDA has issued a communication to inform health care practitioners and the public about a possible association between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). Is this cause for panic and concern, especially if you already have breast implants?  In my opinion, absolutely not! The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has actively…