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What You Need to Know About Breast Implant Illness and My Opinion on BII

Breast Implant Illness, or BII, is one of the hottest topics in plastic surgery today. Breast implant illness refers to a constellation of symptoms that some women appear to develop after undergoing breast augmentation with implants. These symptoms include fatigue, muscle and joint pain, brain fog, fevers, rashes, and hair loss. Until recently, there have […]



FDA Issues Communication Regarding a Possible Link Between Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL)

The FDA has issued a statement alerting physicians and patients to a possible link between breast implants and a rare type of cancer.   Although ALCL is extremely rare, the FDA believes that women with breast implants may have a very small but increased risk of developing the condition.   ALCL in the presence of breast implants has […]