Hope you are all doing well and staying safe. We have implemented safety measures and protocols to provide safe environment for consultations and surgical procedures.
* Patient screening before and on the day of appointment.
* Temperature measurement upon arrival.
* Use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for team members and patients. (Kindly provide your own PPEs).
* Meticulous and thorough cleaning and disinfectant practices.
* Call in upon arrival to the office.
Consultations will resume on 5/11/20.
Surgical procedures will resume on 5/18/20.
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04.17.2020 | Category, Uncategorized
A 48-year-old female self discovered a lump in her left breast. Mammography, and subsequent ultrasound test showed a mass in her left breast. Biopsy revealed malignancy. She consulted with the breast surgeon, and decided to have left mastectomy. She has small breast and wears 34 A cup bra.
Because she has small breast, even placement of the implant to the left breast will result in asymmetry of the shape of the breast. To achieve best possible symmetry, I recommended her to have tissue expansion of the left breast and subsequent implant placement and right breast augmentation...
The patient is a 48-year-old female who, on a routine mammography, was found to have suspicious area in the right breast, which was found to be cancer on biopsy. She decided to have lumpectomy (partial breast removal). But after lumpectomy, the cancer was found to be more extensive, and also axillary nodes were positive for cancer as well. So, she had chemotherapy first, and then decided to have right mastectomy (total removal of the breast).
She has history of gunshot wound to the stomach many years ago, and had surgery to repair it. This resulted in an extensive scar in the abdomen an...
02.18.2020 | Category, Uncategorized
Since FDA’s announcement in 2019, there was a lot of confusion over breast implant associated anapestic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) but the initial panic appears to subsided now. Here are what we know about the condition.
BIA-ALCL is a rare and treatable type of T-cell lymphoma that can develop around breast implants. It is not a cancer of the breast tissue itself.
The lag time between current implant insertion to diagnosis of BIA-ALCL has been from 0.8-27 years, with an average of 9.75 years.
No cases of BIA-ALCL have been reported with patients who have only had smooth im...