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Here’s why textured breast implants have been making headline news and the FDA’s recent request for textured implant recall.
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 the BIOCELL textured implants, which they did.
The FDA Does Not Recommend Removal or replacement of textured breast implants in patients that have no symptoms.
BIA-ALCL stands for Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. This is an uncommon and highly treatable type of lymphoma that can develop around Textured implants: