Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

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What to Expect from Your Breast Augmentation Procedure

Many patients are interested in enhancing their curves with breast implants. But, those not familiar with breast augmentation may be unsure of what to expect. We often remind our breast augmentation patients here in New Jersey that the surgery follows 3 general steps: a consultation, the procedure, and recovery. By knowing what to expect before …

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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

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 …

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

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 …

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A Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Answers Your Top 4 Questions About Breast Augmentation for Bodybuilders

People often ask what my typical breast augmentation patient is like. Having performed thousands of breast augmentation procedures over my career, I can tell you there is no “typical” patient, other than a woman who wants to improve her breast contours. Many female bodybuilders have come to me hoping to accomplish exactly that—and breast augmentation …

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Kaley Cuoco’s Candid Chat About Plastic Surgery…and Why Her Story is Important

Recently, actress Kaley Cuoco’s plastic surgery experience became a hot topic, partly due to her appearance on the cover of the December issue of Women’s Health magazine. This short article in SELF highlights excerpts from the interview Kaley gave during the cover shoot, in which she comments on her decision to have breast augmentation and …

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How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 286,694 women had breast augmentation surgery in 2014 alone. As the statistics show, breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic enhancements in the United States. It’s also one of the most misunderstood, and we’re here to clear some things up. The Plastic Surgery Channel …

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