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Body Dysmorphia and the Plastic Surgery Patient  

Join Plastic Surgery Practice Co-Chief Editors Alison Werner and Keri Stephens as they talk to Alexander Zuriarrain, MD, FACS—a board-certified plastic surgeon and owner of Zuri Plastic Surgery in Miami—about the prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) among plastic surgery patients. The podcast, which follows Zuriarrain’s PSP article about the subject, reveals what’s contributing to the surge of BDD and what red flags surgeons should look out for when encountering possible BDD patients. Hint: The mnemonic “SIMON” comes into play.

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Breast Implant Removal Considerations

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Plastic Surgery Practice Co-Chief Editor Keri Stephens sits down with breast implant explant therapist Amanda Savage Brown, PhD, LCSW, author of Busting Free: How to Liberate Yourself from the Quest for Better Breasts Before, During, and Long After Explant. A scientist turned psychotherapist, Savage Brown shares her personal explant journey—which occurred after one of her breast implants ruptured—and why the mental health aspect of it is so important. She also discusses how explanting post-mastectomy can be particularly emotional for breast cancer patients.