Over the last year, there has been significant concern by both patients and the media regarding the development of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma. It’s created some anxiety and concern with patients who are considering breast implants for augmentation or reconstructive purposes.
I often get asked the question about the consistency of the silicone inside implants. Consumer marketing verbiage such as “gummy bear” can be descriptive, yet confusing and not very specific to those patients who are seeking the best choice.
Aging is a fact of life and it certainly beats the alternative. You will notice changes in your body, and certainly changes in the face.
When considering breast augmentation, one of the first decisions you will need to make is what size implant to choose. While this may seem like a daunting task, our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kenneth Bermudez, is here to help you with four points to consider that will make your choice much easier.