BIA-ALCL and Breast Implants: What You Should Know

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At Partington Plastic Surgery, we feel that it is important that patients are aware of all safety information regarding breast implants. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an update regarding breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Although breast implant surgery is a safe procedure, there are risks associated with it, as with

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Plastic Surgery Patients Shifting Focus on Procedures

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American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) recently released new statistics on cosmetic procedures, which shows a continuous growth in popularity of aesthetic services and a shift in the type of procedures patients are choosing since the year 2000. According to the annual report, there was a 2 percent increase in surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures

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Breast Augmentation and 3 Things to Consider About Breast Implants

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If you are thinking about breast augmentation, you are not alone. Breast augmentation has been a very popular cosmetic enhancement procedure for a long time. According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, more than 286,000 women had a breast augmentation in 2014 in the US.  Because there are that many breast augmentations done

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New Update from Sientra

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October 30, 2015 Dear Valued Patient, We have received this e-mail from Sientra and our practice will keep you updated on all communication that we receive. As is our standard care for our patients, any patient who has received Sientra implants must contact us if they experience any complications. Sincerely, Dr. Marshall Partington ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Let

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Update on Sientra Implants

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Sientra, the makers of the breast implants that we predominantly use in our practice, has run into some manufacturing issues and has pulled their breast implants from the US market.  Let me explain. There is really no concern about the Sientra implants according to the FDA.  If you have Sientra implants, be glad, because you

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Breast Augmentation Rapid Recovery

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Testimonial on Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation   The procedure of breast augmentation has made another leap in the right direction. Women who choose to undergo this procedure are now benefiting from an even shorter downtime of roughly 24 hours. For those patients within the Seattle area who have tried this procedure, the feedback has been

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Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants and Breast Capsule Contracture

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Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants and Breast Capsule Contracture A breast augmentation can result in a problem called breast implant capsule contracture.  This occurs because the natural scar that forms around the breast implants tightens.  The tighter it gets, the harder and more round the breast implant becomes and the more distorted the breast implant becomes. 

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