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How to select a plastic surgeon

So you’ve decided to take the first step towards surgical enhancement or rejuvenation. You want to arrange a consultation with a plastic surgeon. How do you begin? How do you make sense of the frequent advertisements and recommendations of others? I would like to give you some guidelines as to how to proceed. Board Certification […]


Recent problem with breast implants in France

On March 30, 2010, France’s health regulators issued a recall of all pre-filled silicone breast implants manufactured by Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), a company based in southern France. The breast implant recall is said to affect an estimated 35,000 to 45,000 women worldwide. AFSSAPS, the health regulatory agency of France, discovered an unauthorized type of […]

  • Posted on: Dec 26 2011
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Breast Implant profile: Low, Medium, High, Extra High – Which to pick?

Occasionally, during consultations, my patients have particular ideas about which implant profile they would like. For those of you who are not sure about what I am referring to, implant profile describes the way the volume within an implant is distributed in terms of its base width and the height (forward projection). A low profile […]

  • Posted on: Dec 18 2011
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Treatment of Gynecomastia (Male breasts) with the pull-through technique

While recently visiting Dr. Frank Lista, a colleague of mine in Toronto, he described to me a technique for treating gynecomastia that he described and has been quite successful with. The technique is called the “Pull-through technique”. Here’s the story behind the technique and the reason I have adopted it. The breast is a combination […]


What is the proper incision size for a breast augmentation?

I have been asked by many patients about the length of the incision for a breast augmentation. Recently, one plastic surgeon has been advertising on the radio about his new “Stealth” incision technique. What is the story?? The bottom line is that all patients want as inconspicuous a scar as possible. This makes sense. What […]

  • Posted on: Dec 8 2011
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Abdominoplasty without drains? Is this possible?

For years, abdominoplasty has been a very popular procedure for women who desire recontouring their abdomen by excising excess skin and fat. Typically, one or two drainage tubes are placed within the space between the abdominal wall muscles and the overlying skin to remove excess fluid that accumulates after surgery and would prevent the adherence […]

  • Posted on: Oct 19 2011
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Food and Drug Administration Affirms Safety of Breast Implants

Last month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) met to evaluate current information regarding the safety of silicone gel filled breast implants. William Maisel, MD MPH, chief scientist for the FDA center for devices stated that silicone gel implants were safe. In Nov, 2006, after 15 years of scientific study, the FDA approved silicone gel […]

  • Posted on: Sep 23 2011
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