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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
Plastic surgeon Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip, M.D., F.A.C.S. is well-known throughout Beverly Hills, Newport Beach and New York City for his personable bedside manner and dedication to the field of aesthetics. He specializes in aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, body and face and is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an active member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Ip graduated from UCLA and received an academic scholarship to the University of Texas to finish medical school and pursue a path towards surgery. He spent five years training in General Surgery at the renowned Columbia Unive
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Vacation beauty prep starts well before you pack your bag and print your boarding pass—especially if your trip includes beach or pool time. If your goal is smooth, soft, glowing skin from head to toe, we’ve got a guide to getting it right.
Exfoliation is essential for putting your best face forward, as eliminating the buildup of dry, dull, dead skin cells instantly reveals more youthful, healthier-looking skin. According to New York City Plastic Surgeon Dr. Bryan Forley, “Regular exfoliation has numerous benefits for your skin, including managing excess oil and debris that can lead to acne breakouts, minimizing the appearance of enlarged pores and enhancing the pe
Dr. Adam J. Rubinstein is an award-winning plastic surgeon in Miami, Florida whose skills are sought out by patients from around the world. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has trained with some of the world’s most eminent surgeons at the forefront of plastic surgery.
Dr. Rubinstein provides a full host of cosmetic products and procedures to a national and international clientele, and specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast and body, non-surgical procedures and injections. He is currently Chief of Plastic Surgery and Vice Chief of the Department of Surgery for Jackson North Medical Center, a 382-bed acute care hospital in the Jackson Healthc