Here, Plastic Surgery Practice sits down with Constance M. Chen, MD, FACS, a New York-based board-certified plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist, to discuss the latest trends in breast implants and whether concerns surrounding breast implant illness are overblown or valid.
Tag: breast implant illness
Although the risk for breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) has been well-documented, patients considering breast implants continue to be inadequately informed of the propensity for disease development, according to Cancer Therapy Advisor.Read More
A new study may be a game changer in the debate: Is breast implant illness real? Read more at azfamily.com.Read More
FDA Updates Analysis of Medical Device Reports of Breast Implant Illness and Breast Implant-Associated Lymphoma
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in a news release, provides an update regarding adverse events reported to the Agency related to breast implants. Read more about it here.Read More
Debilitating symptoms known as Breast Implant Illness are likely the cause of the rise in breast implant removal surgeries, but the medical community is divided on whether the condition is real, and unsure who’s at risk, Women’s Health reports.Read More