Are Silicone Implants Safe for the Body?

Breast augmentation is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgery procedures. Women want to look and feel good and that comes with being comfortable with their bodies. Breast implants make this possible. There are two main types of implants: silicone and saline. Most candidates – 90 percent – choose silicone implants because they tend to look and feel more life-like. But are they safe? All implants carry some risk of rupture, but even extensive studies by the FDA cannot prove that silicone implants are unsafe. Safety In the 1980s, silicone implants were very popular. However some women thought that their breast implants made them ill. During this period, the FDA removed silicone implants from the medical market, although they could not find any proof that…

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January 3, 2014
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Busting the Top 7 Myths About Facelifts

Facelifts are surgical procedures which lift and tighten sagging facial skin and muscle to restore a youthful face. I’ve performed thousands successful Facelift procedures, giving my patients a natural, rejuvenated, face. However, there are a lot of myths about facelifts out there—including horror stories which are spread online. In this article, I’ll debunk some of…

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December 27, 2013
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Trillium Health Partners Foundation Thanks Dr. McL...

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into…

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November 26, 2013
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Skin Tightening with Thermage CPT

Not too long ago, Botox was the only way to look younger without plastic surgery. Now, new technologies have created a variety of ways to quickly and easily tighten skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. From fillers to pulses of light to radiofrequency, the options are endless. Sagging skin is a…

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September 13, 2013
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