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Breast Implant Illness

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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March Is National Breast Implant Awareness Month

National Breast Implant Awareness Month, observed annually in March, is dedicated to raising awareness and education about breast implants. With the rise in popularity of breast augmentation procedures, it's essential to understand the implications and potential risks of this cosmetic surgery. Breast implants are medical devices that are placed under the breast tissue or chest muscle to add volume and enhance the appearance of the breasts. While breast implants have become more common and widely accepted, it's important to remember...
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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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Breast Implant Illness and Implant Removal Resurfaces on Bravo

The topic of Breast Implant Illness (BII) resurfaced with two Bravo TV reality stars this month. Last week, Mia Thornton, a star on “Real Housewives of Potomac” revealed on the reunion show that she had been suffering from health issues and a cancer scare. She said she worked with her doctors to rule out sarcoidosis, an autoimmune disease that can be triggered by foreign objects in the body. Sarcoidosis is one of the many symptoms of BII. She acknowledges that...
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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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