I am new to this blogging thing, and am very excited to share my thoughts and expertise with you through this venue! My goal is going to be to write a brief note on a different topic every 2 to 3 weeks. Please feel free to let me know if there is something in particular that you would like me to comment on.
I thought I would kick it off with a few thoughts about breasts. Without question the motto in our practice is “Breasts R Us.” I am in my 14th year of practice and have been blessed to be a part of the largest FDA Silicone Gel implant study in the country. I am currently enrolling patients in a new “Post Approval Study” which I kicked off in my clinic last month. If you have questions regarding the study please feel free to call my office.
It has been an exciting time in the world of breast implants. We now have so many GOOD options regarding shapes and sizes to best fit our patient’s expectations and desires. Just last year in March of 2012 the FDA approved the first gel anatomical implant to be available in the market place through a company called Sientra. The approval actually came through the study I was involved in, and we published our 5 year results last November in the ABPS Journal. I have the paper available on my website under articles if you are interested.
I think it’s very important for you as the consumer to understand your options regarding what type of implant is being placed and why. I urge you to choose your Plastic Surgeon wisely, get all your questions answered, and be well informed!
Well, that’s it for today.