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Breast Implant Illness – TOP 10 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT BII WITH DR. KHAN

Breast implants will not last a full lifespan and therefore will lead to additional surgeries in a person’s life. Furthermore, a large and growing group of women have experienced adverse health effects termed “breast implant illness” attributed to the implants in their chest. Since 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has received more than 350,000 incident reports involving breast implants.   Watch the full video below to learn more This is by far our most popular video to date……

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En Bloc Removal, What Is It & Why It Is Important

To begin, “en bloc” is defined by the medical dictionary in a lump; as a whole. The en bloc removal, also known as a “capsulectomy” then, is a surgical procedure performed to remove the implant and capsule as a whole without breaking the capsule. This way, the surgeon avoids any silicone leaking into the body cavity. Why is the procedure done this way? As we’ve mentioned in an earlier post, there have been only a few studies done to explore…

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Breast Implant Illness: Don’t Miss these 6 New Stories

A Roundup of the Newest and Most Surprising Stories surrounding Breast Implant Illness This Month After the FDA held a hearing discussing the dangers of breast implant illness in March, news outlets ranging from the New York Times to E! News published numerous stories discussing the validity of the illness, various experiences of different women who suffered through breast implant illness, and even some doctors including renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Shaher Khan MD at Executive Plastic Surgeon who have chosen…

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Breast Implant Illness: What is it and What’s Being Done?

Everything you need to know about breast implant illness What’s the Problem? Earlier in March, the Food and Drug Administration issued a statement explaining that many implants or insertable devices–from pacemakers to breast implants–may trigger allergic reactions or lead to sickness for some people. This happens, the FDA report explains, because with any foreign substance entering the body, it can have adverse reactions in some bodies, despite various testing done beforehand. This week, March 25th and 26th, the FDA held…

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6 Problems That Can Arise With Breast Implants

Women have been getting breast implants or “boob jobs” as early as the 1990s, without much word from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA.) Today, however, the FDA has a larger role in what is and isn’t allowed in women’s bodies. Still, they warn that each body has different reactions and therefore you still run a great risk with any form of implant. Let’s start with the basics: What kind of breast implants are there? There are two major implants used,…

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What To Expect From Breast Implant Removal Surgery

In a breast implant removal surgery, a doctor does exactly what it sounds like. He or she removes a breast implant. Some women choose the procedure because of aesthetic issues while others cite pain. No matter the reasons, breast implant removal is a big decision and should not be taken lightly. As with any surgery, there are risks. If you are wondering if breast implant removal is right for you, ask yourself the following questions: Do my implants impede my…

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