Posts Tagged ‘ Breast Implants

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Thoughts on Today Show about BIA-ALCL

Recently, the FDA issued a statement concerning the agency’s efforts “to protect women’s health and enhance safety information available to patients considering breast implants.” As an advocate for women’s health and empowerment, I urge women to engage in conversations with their physicians concerning implant safety, so I’m particularly pleased that the FDA recommends that breast […]

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Sunday, April 7th, 2019

A Note from Dr. Potter on BIA-ALCL

Textured Breast Implants and BIA-ALCL A number of reports have recently hit the news circuit regarding the safety of breast implants and an increasing number of breast  implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) cases. With an initial 64 incidences, the FDA first identified the connection between breast implants and BIA-ALCL in 2011. The FDA has […]

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