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Capsular Conctracture Treatment Q&A With Dr. Cassileth

capsular contractureq&A By Dr. lisa cassileth Capsular contracture is a side effect that some women experience after breast augmentation. After the breast implant surgery, fibrous tissue forms around it, creating a capsule. This is the body’s natural response to a “foreign object”. The tissue capsule is usually soft or slightly firm,

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Types Of Breast Lifts Explained

Types of breast lifts Amber Dawn lee Okay ladies, here’s what you need to know about breast lifts. A breast lift (mastopexy) is not your regular ‘boob job’ (breast augmentation). Traditional breast lifts (mastopexies) use the skin to lift the breasts, creating wide scars. The breasts then begin to droop again in a

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Facelifts Have A New Era

Facelifts Have A New Era By amber dawn Lee Facelifts have reached a new era! Since birth, modern women (and men) have been told that we can do and be anything we want. There are no rules anymore, and our choices are endless. Yay for us! But as we age in

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What Exactly Is A Mommy Makeover?

What Exactly Is A Mommy Makeover? By Amber Lee Dawn Holy mother of.. procedures. So how exactly does this whole mommy makeover thing work? New life and sadly a new body figure, that we didn’t ask for. It may be a new beginning for our babes, but our postpartum body has created

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Custom Facial Implants Q&A with Dr. Cat Chang

Facial Implant Q&A By Dr. Chang Do you want to improve the overall appearance of your facial structure? Almost everyone wants to chiseled, more defined profile, cheekbones, chin or jawline. When some of the features are not as prominent or in proportion with other facial features, the face can look

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Chin Augmentation Q&A with Dr. Cat Chang

Chin augmentationQ&A By Dr. Cat Chang Thinking about a chin augmentation? Almost everyone wants a chiseled, more defined profile. A chin augmentation can be a great option for patients looking to reshape or enhance the size of their chin. This is generally performed with a chin implant to enhance the size and overall

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Mommy Makeover Q&A With Dr. Killeen

Mommy makeover Q&A By Dr. Kelly Kileen Thinking about a Mommy Makeover? Motherhood is such a beautiful thing but sometimes a woman’s body just isn’t what it used to be before postpartum. For mothers seeking a slimmer, tighter physique – a mommy makeover may be a great option. A mommy makeover is perfect

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Tummy Tuck Q&A With Dr. Killeen

TUMMY TUCK Q&A By Dr. Kelly Kileen Thinking about a tummy tuck? Just about everyone wants to get that flatter, more defined abdomen back. When you have tried just about every workout at the gym and can’t lose the excess fat around your midsection a tummy tuck  may be a

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Facelift Q&A With Dr. Sarmela Sunder

Facelift Q&A with Dr. Sarmela Sunder Just about everyone wants to turn back the clock on aging and look like their younger self. When signs of aging around the jawline and lower face start to become apparent, it may be time to start asking what the best surgical options are

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Rhinoplasty Q&A With Dr. Sarmela Sunder

Rhinoplasty Q&A with Dr. Sarmela Sunder Many people have issues with how their nose looks in the mirror or in photos. Rhinoplasty is a great option for people  looking for a more balanced, harmonious facial appearance with a more refined nose. When considering changing the shape, size or contour of the nose

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Four Things Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer

Melissa Etheridge Jolie Comments Unfounded: Four Things Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer Breast reconstruction expert Dr. Lisa Cassileth knows what breast cancer can mean to a woman and her family. She has called Melissa Etheridge’s comments on the matter “unfounded” and seeks to warn others to make their

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Big Talk About Breast Reconstruction

Big Talk About Breast Reconstruction Recently the Cosmetic Surgery Times wrote a wonderful and insightful article about the successful Reddit AUA (ask us anything) hosted by our own Lisa B. Cassileth, M.D., FACS, and Kelly Killeen, M.D. In this interview following their lively and popular Reddit Q&A (over 2,100 comments), Dr. Cassileth and

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New Moms: Is Exercising Not Working for You?

New Moms: Is Exercising Not Working for You? While there is nothing that changes your life in such a positive way as having a baby, for some new mothers, getting their body back to their pre-pregnancy look, or any desired look can be a difficult hurdle to overcome. Extreme dieting isn’t

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Should I Replace My Breast Implants?

Should I Replace My Breast Implants? When you first decided on getting a breast augmentation, it likely did not occur to you that you may want, or even need, to have your implants removed later on. However, every year there are thousands of women who undergo breast implant removal surgery for a

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Breast Implant Revision – Is Capsule Removal Necessary?

Breast Implant Revision – Is Capsule Removal Necessary? Most plastic surgeons say, “never”. A small group says, “always”. Why is this and what is the real answer? The truth is that there are situations where the capsules need to be removed. There are three good ones: 1. The presence of

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Breast Implant Illness (BII) – a Rare but Real Problem

Breast Implant Illness (BII) – a Rare but Real Problem FEBRUARY 20, 2019/LISACASSILETHMD After getting breast implants, some women experience symptoms including fatigue, hypothyroidism, gastrointestinal problems, autoimmune symptoms, joint pain, and more. Only some of these women have capsular contracture and are visibly  “reacting” to their implants, and we see many of these

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How to Tell if Your Breast Implants are Contracted

My breasts are starting to look weird, what is going on? A frequent consult seen in our office is patients with breast implants who are concerned because they seem to be changing.  By the time patients come to us, they have strange appearing breasts that are firm and painful.  These

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Textured Breast Implants and ALCL

textured implants and alcl By Dr. Kelly Kileen In the past 2 years, there has been a lot of news coverage about breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). This disease is not breast cancer, but a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma associated with breast implants. The risk of developing this

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Quick Botox Beauty Tips

Quick Tips JULY 16, 2011/LISACASSILETHMD There are a many different approaches for achieving a refreshed look, without surgery.  Here are just two of them: Botox Eyebrow Lift. There are several ways Botox can improve one’s overall appearance.  Everyone knows it works great for frown lines. But there are tricks that

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