Category Archives: En Bloc Capsulectomy

A close up of a textured breast implant. Textured implants are associated with BIA-ALCL

What Patients Need to Know About Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

A doctor who has performed over 6,000 breast surgeries answers your questions I’m Dr. Lori Saltz, an award-winning board certified plastic surgeon in San Diego, and I’ve specialized in breast surgery for almost 30 years. I’m writing today to help women understand the subject of BIA-ALCL, or breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Below, I've …

Considering Traveling Abroad for Cosmetic Surgery? Your Medical Tourism Souvenir May Be Serious Complications

In a world full of extreme couponing and closeout sales, many people expect to save in all areas of life, including cosmetic surgery. In recent years, patients have traveled to find deals on breast implants, tummy tucks, and Brazilian butt lifts—but it’s important to understand the dangers of medical tourism before purchasing a plane ticket. …