Safety of Silicone Breast Implants

Hugh Hefner’s Wife Was Not Poisoned By Breast Implants Courtesy of Jack Fisher, MD Crystal Hefner, wife of Playboy entrepreneur Hugh Hefner, recently elected to have her breast implants removed because she believed that they “were slowly poisoning her.” This was after she read Internet comments from people who shared similar symptoms and said implants were…

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Eyelid Rejuvenation

Signs of aging around the eyes are one of the most common concerns that bring patients to see a plastic surgeon. Whether you are bothered by “crow’s feet,” droopy upper eyelids, or under-eye bags and discoloration, there are a variety of minimally invasive and surgical means to address your concerns. Women tend to come in…

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Breast Cancer Q&A

Q: My friend was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and is very concerned about maintaining her sense of femininity. What are her options? A: According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, other than skin cancer. It is estimated that approximately 110,000 women who are diagnosed with breast…

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A word on “minimally invasive” procedures

  I see many advertisements for procedures or lasers that melt away your fat, tighten your skin and enhance your figure. Do these actually work? As a general rule of thumb, minimally invasive procedures provide minimal results. There are numerous different treatments that claim to melt away fat and tighten skin, usually by applying some…

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Body Sculpting

I keep hearing more about the popularity of the “Brazilian Butt Lift.” I like the idea of having a smaller waist, but I don’t want a larger backside. Is that possible?   Your question reflects what I hear often from my patients, the majority of which want to narrow their waist and enhance their curves,…

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