Category: Breast Augmentation



Breast Implants After Mastectomy Associated with Very Low Risk of Lymphoma

The incidence of a rare cancer, anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, has surged in recent years, possibly because of the growing use of textured breast implants. Considering this trend, some breast cancer patients who undergo mastectomy may wonder if the benefits of getting reconstructive implants are worth the risk of developing a second cancer. Here is what the latest research says.

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What to Expect After Breast Implant Removal

Patients thinking about removing their breast implants will likely have a few questions. For many people, one of the primary concerns is what their breasts will look like after explantation. The answer depends on many factors, and it’s important to understand how these details can affect breast appearance once the implants are removed.

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A Conversation with the Authors of Flat and Happy

Join Plastic Surgery Practice Co-Chief Editors Alison Werner and Keri Stephens as they talk to Camelia Lawrence, MD, FACS, the director of breast surgery at the Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center, Hartford Healthcare; and Katrin van Dam, a breast cancer survivor, and the author of Flat and Happy: Mastectomy and Flat Closure—A Personal, Practical Guide, which she wrote alongside of Lawrence.

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