There is a lot of conversation and publicity about Breast Implant Associated (BIA) Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL), so Dr. Romano wanted to post this to educate and reassure patients that this is not a major issue BECAUSE it is rare, readily identifiable if it occurs and is curable. So read on. What is BIA-ALCL?… Read more »
When it comes to breast reconstruction surgery, age is nothing but a number – for the most part. A recent study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, found that older women do not have an increased overall risk of complications from breast reconstruction after… Read more »
Choosing to go under the knife for breast augmentation is a big enough decision, but the decision-making certainly doesn’t end there. Your lifestyle. If you are actively involved in sports, yoga or other physical activities, the size and weight of larger implants may be a hindrance. How natural? A natural breast has a particular slope… Read more »
Men who suffer from gynecomastia may feel embarrassed about their bodies and alone in the struggle to fix it, but this endocrine disorder is actually more common than many people think. Although gynecomastia, also coined by the nomenclature “man boobs”can be caused by an endocrine disorder 95% of the time it is mostly fat tissue… Read more »
Body sculpting is a term used to describe a wide range of cosmetic procedures to improve and reshape almost any area of the body. Through body sculpting ,patients can effectively eliminate fat and skin that is unresponsive to diet and exercise and reshape the way their body looks and feels. Body sculpting procedures consist of… Read more »
The popularity of the mommy makeover is rising as a growing number of women are seeking plastic surgery procedures to restore their post-pregnancy bodies. After children some women may suffer from deflated breasts, extreme stretch marks, and sagging loosened skin in their abdominal region causing them a great deal of insecurity and distress. During a… Read more »
Let’s first discuss the inverted nipple before divulging into corrective procedures. An inverted nipple can be found in 2 out of every 100 women, but can also be found in men. The nipple can appear flat or resembles a slit like depression where a protruding nipple would be found. It is defined as a nipple… Read more »
Breast augmentation has gone up from around 100,000 procedures per year in 2005 to averaging around 300,000 since 2006. It’s been the number one plastic surgery procedure for the last 7 years, and is almost certain to repeat again this year. Let’s take a look at 5 key factors that keep breast procedures like breast augmentation and… Read more »
Nine months of pregnancy and the added months of nursing can certainly take its toll on the body, leaving you looking and feeling completely different. A mommy makeover is designed to help you feel like yourself again.
A Brief History on the Beginning of Breast Implants Just about 50 years after the inventions of modern breast implants, breast augmentation has skyrocketed to becoming the most performed cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States.