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A life or death emergency!!

This morning while I was getting ready and half listening to the news, Natalie Morales said something that caught my attention. I grabbed the remote, hit rewind, (DVR is the best invention ever) and heard her say that the life expectancy today is actually LOWER for people in hundreds of US counties... Read More ›

A Day in the Life of a Plastic Surgeon

6:30 AM - Rise and shine! 7:30 - Breast Cancer Conference at the hospital This is a weekly meeting where physicians from many different specialties, like oncology, radiology, surgery, and pathology come together to discuss the latest research related to breast cancer care. We also talk about specifi... Read More ›

Top Ten Questions About Breast Augmentation - Question 10 - Is Anesthesia for Breast Augmentation Surgery Safe?

Is Anesthesia for Breast Augmentation Surgery Safe? Many patients who come to see me are very excited about the possibility of breast augmentation, but they are scared of the anesthesia. Complications can occur, but they are extremely rare. Risks of general anesthesia include: Breathing problems wit... Read More ›

Top Ten Questions About Breast Augmentation - Question 9 - How Long do Breast Implants Last?

How Long do Breast Implants Last? Patients often ask me if implants have to be replaced every ten years. It is true that implants will eventually rupture, and the risk is about 1% per year. If a silicone implant ruptures, the gel usually stays inside the scar tissue capsule the body forms around the... Read More ›

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