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Breast Implant Illness

Breasts Implant side effects

Breast augmentation has long been a popular cosmetic procedure, promising an enhanced appearance and an apparent boost in self-esteem. However, it is essential to acknowledge the darker side of breast implants, as they are far from the safe, risk-free choice that they’re advertised to be. Dr. Khan is a specialist in Breast Implant Illness (BII) who takes a strong stand against breast implants. We explore the various side effects and risks of breast implants. Unwanted Scarring Unwanted scarring from breast...
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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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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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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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FDA Warns SCC Linked to Breast Implants

For many years, breast implants have been a well-liked cosmetic surgery procedure for women who want to improve the size or form of their busts. Unfortunately, the uncommon but significant breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma is only one of the health dangers linked to breast implants that have drawn attention in recent years. Squamous cell cancer or SCC has now been identified by the FDA as a possible concern related with breast implants. To learn more about this warning,...
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FDA Warns BIA-ALCL Linked to Breast Implants

The FDA has just issued a warning on a rare but fatal malignancy related to breast implants. Some women with both silicone and saline breast implants have been diagnosed with the malignancy, which is referred to as breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma or BIA-ALCL. The FDA advises women who have breast implants to become knowledgeable about the signs and symptoms of BIA-ALCL and to see their doctor if they have any concerns. That said, in this blog we’ll go...
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