What Happens When Breast Implants Fail?

While breast augmentation remains the most popular cosmetic procedure, there are patients who decide to remove their implants for a variety of reasons. The most common reason we see is that women are choosing to exchange them based on personal aesthetic preferences. Some are unhappy with the size of their breasts after a previous breast augmentation […]

What is “En-Bloc” Implant Removal and Total Capsulecotmy?

With the recent “recall” of textured breast implants and the increased awareness of breast implant illness (BII), there has been a surge of interest in the En-Bloc procedure. When removing a breast implant, there are two techniques that can be used: a total capsulectomy or an En-Bloc removal. Two types of breast implant removal A total […]

What you need to know about Textured Breast Implants

Here’s why textured breast implants have been making headline news and the FDA’s recent request for textured implant recall. What you should know: Gawley Plastic Surgery is fortunate in that Dr. Mahabir is the Vice Chair of the ASPS Committee that reviews every case of BIA-ALCL in the world. The FDA asked Allergan to voluntarily recall […]

What is En Bloc Breast Implant Removal?

Breast augmentation using implants is a very popular procedure done today. However, as with any procedure, breast augmentation comes with some possible risks and complications. When placing breast implants into the body, there is a risk for complications such as capsular contracture (hardening of the tissue capsule around the implant) or implant rupture. In these […]