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Does the NBIR really strengthen the post-market surveillance infrastructure for current and future breast implant devices in the United States?

The National Breast Implant Registry (NBIR) is an initiative in the United States that aims to enhance the post-market surveillance of breast implant devices. Its establishment is a response to the growing concerns regarding the safety and long-term effects of breast implants. This article delves into the operational mechanisms of the NBIR and evaluates its effectiveness in strengthening the surveillance infrastructure for breast implants. The Role of NBIR in Post-Market Surveillance The NBIR is a database of breast implant procedures....
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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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10 Symptoms of Breast Implant Illness

Breast implant illness (BII) is a term used to describe a range of symptoms women with breast implants have reported. While the exact causes of BII are still being studied and debated, the symptoms are real and can impact a woman's quality of life. Here are 10 significant symptoms of breast implant illness: Chronic fatigue: Many women with BII report feeling tired and lacking energy, even after getting adequate sleep. Brain fog: This can include forgetfulness, difficulty concentrating, and a...
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What does it mean to be double board certified doctor and why does it matter to you?

When you’re looking for a doctor, we understand that it can be an overwhelming process. There are so many out there with different specialties, a confusing jumble of letters around their name, and a lot of terms that might just seem like fluff. To make this process a little easier, here’s a breakdown on what it means to have a double board certified surgeon, and why you should care. To begin, a board-certified surgeon means a doctor that has taken…

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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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