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TEXTURED BREAST IMPLANT RECALL – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Posted by 07.30.19

Two little words no woman ever wants to hear in the same sentence are: breast implants and cancer.

After several years of news stories and debate, BIOCELL textured breast implants and tissue expanders made by Allergan under the Natrelle brand were voluntarily recalled. Regrettably, these specific implants have been linked to a rare type of lymphoma known as BIA-ALCL or breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma. To date, 573 cases have been reported and 481 of these cases were linked to Allergan Biocell implants, according to the FDA.

Sadly, there were 33 deaths among these cases. The FDA also explains that textured breast implants are less common in the U.S. compared to

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BREAST INTENTIONS

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Posted by 10.06.18

Each October, pink ribbons come out of the woodwork, but women at high risk for breast cancer, those living with breast cancer and the doctors who treat them – including reconstructive plastic surgeons – think pink all year long.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and serves as a good time to reflect on advances in treating breast cancer over the past year.

There have also been some major innovations in breast reconstruction techniques and technologies in 2018 including a movement to save the breast, when possible, says Margaret S. Roubaud, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Growing numbers of  ‘oncoplasti

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MEET DR. MARCOS SFORZA: UK PLASTIC SURGEON

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Posted by 06.24.18

Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dr. Marcos Sforza received his training in plastic surgery by world-renowned plastic surgeon Ivo Pitanguy. After finishing his training, he was invited to remain at Professor Pitanguy’s school as a teaching instructor. Moving to England shortly after, he began his career as a cosmetic plastic surgeon, consulting in London, Birmingham and Manchester and has now completed over 5,000 procedures.

Dr. Sforza is an accomplished and respected aesthetic surgeon who has published over thirty renowned papers, book chapters and articles on burn care, trauma, reconstruction, stem cell medicine and aesthetic surgery. He considers his desire for surgical e

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MEET DR. SHAIN CUBER: BOARD-CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON

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Posted by 03.25.18

Shain Cuber, M.D., is a board-certified plastic surgeon through The American Board of Plastic Surgery.  He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Throughout Dr. Cuber’s nineteen year career in plastic surgery, he has received training from top experts in the field and experience that is needed to perform extensive types of breast and body surgery.

Dr. Cuber’s skill, talent, and artistry enable him to achieve beautiful results for his patients.

BITB spoke with Dr. Cuber about his most most-performed surgical and non-surgical treatments and the popular “mommy makeover” he offers to patients postpartum.

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1. As a board-certified

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