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Why Do Surgeons Still Use Textured Implants? And 8 More Questions You Have About BIA-ALCL, Answered by a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Posted August 7, 2019 by In 2011, the plastic surgery community and the FDA noted a possible link between a rare form of cancer called ALCL, or anaplastic large cell lymphoma, and breast implants. Back then, we didn’t even know whether breast implants were a real risk factor. There simply were too few cases to make a connection. Today, while… click to continue reading

Dr. Paul M. Parker Answers Your Questions About the Allergan Recall of Textured Breast Implants

Posted July 31, 2019 by Here at The Parker Center, one of our primary goals is ensuring our patients are well-informed and up-to-date on medical news that is pertinent to their safety. Yesterday, July 24, 2019, the FDA and breast implant manufacturer Allergan announced a voluntary recall of all Allergan BIOCELL textured breast implants. Understandably, this news has led to… click to continue reading

What’s a “Lunchtime Facelift” (and How Does it Compare to Surgery?)

Posted June 12, 2019 by In an Amazon Prime world, we’re used to fast delivery—and the same trend is being seen in the world of cosmetic medicine. With advancements in non-surgical technology, more and more practices are promising results comparable to surgery, without the recovery time. Social media is also replete with plastic surgery-averse celebs touting the benefits of the… click to continue reading