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Proper En Bloc Removal

Breast implant removal isn't just a cosmetic choice; for many individuals, it's a life-affirming decision that can profoundly impact their health. Dr. Shaher Khan, a double board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Executive Plastic Surgeon, specializes in breast implant removals. He has pioneered a comprehensive approach to breast implant removal known as the 100/100/0 Rule — this technique ensures that 100% of the capsules and implant are removed 100% of the time, and 0% of the capsule is left on...
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FDA Declines to Ban Breast Implants

In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that breast implants aren’t safe and can lead to incredibly damaging consequences. Many women who have undergone breast augmentation or reconstruction surgeries have reported adverse health effects, leading to a condition called Breast Implant Illness (BII). Despite mounting evidence, the FDA has decided not to ban breast implants from the U.S. market. A Contentious Decision By The FDA In March 2019, the FDA held a two-day meeting of the General and Plastic...
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Things You Should Know Before You Have Breast Augmentation Surgery

Breast augmentation surgery has gained significant popularity over the years, allowing individuals to enhance their breast size and shape. However, it's crucial to fully understand the potential risks and complications associated with this procedure. As awareness about the risk of Breast Implant Illness (BII) and other breast implant-related complications grows, it’s increasingly clear that breast augmentation with implants is far from a safe procedure. Dr. Shaher Khan, a renowned specialist in Breast Implant Illness (BII) and breast implant removals at...
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Recognizing The Warning Signs: Breast Implant Illness

Breast augmentation has long been a popular cosmetic procedure, offering women the opportunity to enhance their appearance and boost their self-confidence. However, the focus on the aesthetic benefits often overshadows potential health risks associated with breast implants. In recent years, many women have reported a range of debilitating symptoms linked to their breast implants, a condition now known as Breast Implant Illness (BII). This article lists the BII warning signs that women should be aware of. What Is Breast Implant...
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What is Capsular Contracture?

Breast implants have become increasingly common, driven by the desire for enhanced physical aesthetics. However, they carry significant potential complications, including capsular contracture, which can cause discomfort, distortion, and the need for further surgery. This article aims to shed light on what capsular contracture is, its causes, its impact, and the importance of considering these risks before opting for breast implants. About Capsular Contracture When a foreign object, such as a breast implant, is introduced into the body, the body's...
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Are Saline Implants Safe?

When it comes to cosmetic surgical procedures, it's critical to acknowledge the risks associated with each treatment. The topic of breast implants, notably saline implants, often raises concerns due to widely held misconceptions. Saline implants, in particular, have garnered attention, with some individuals advocating for their superiority over silicone implants. But are they truly safe? At Executive Plastic Surgery, our focus lies in understanding the complications linked to breast implants and advocating for patient health and wellbeing. In fact, Dr....
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How to Identify a Ruptured Implant

In recent years, there has been an increased emphasis on the importance of understanding and considering potential complications related to breast implants. One such complication, and the focus of our discussion today, is a ruptured implant. We at Executive Plastic Surgery, under the guidance of Dr. Shaher Khan, are committed to raising awareness about these potential risks and offering specialized expertise in breast implant removal. Understanding Breast Implant Rupture A ruptured implant is a scenario where the implant's casing, whether...
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The Importance of Sending the Capsules to Pathology for Testing: Related Cancers

Breast augmentation, one of the most sought-after cosmetic procedures, often raises numerous health and safety concerns. One prominent issue recently underscored by the FDA is the correlation between breast implants and an increased risk of certain cancers, such as lymphomas and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Consequently, renowned plastic surgeons like Dr. Shaher Khan from Executive Plastic Surgery have highlighted the importance of sending breast implant capsules for pathological examination. This article aims to explain the crucial role of a pathologist...
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Your Guide to En Bloc Capsulectomy

The human body is remarkably adept at self-defense. When a foreign object, such as a breast implant, is introduced into the body, it responds by creating a protective lining around it — this is known as a capsule. However, in some instances, this capsule may contribute to a variety of symptoms referred to collectively as Breast Implant Illness (BII). In such cases, En bloc capsulectomy, a specialized procedure for the removal of breast implants along with their surrounding capsules becomes...
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Are Breast Implants Worth It?

In the world of cosmetic surgery, breast augmentation, commonly known as breast implants, is often viewed as a confidence-boosting procedure that enhances one's physical appearance. But is this transformation worth the potential risks and complications it presents? Executive Plastic Surgery, led by the distinguished Dr. Shaher Khan, a specialist in Breast Implant Illness (BII), takes an imperative stance against breast implants, focusing exclusively on their removal. This article sheds light on the potential risks associated with breast implants. FDA Black...
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