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May
16

Dr. Petti Addresses FDA Concerns About Breast Implants & Lymphoma

As you may have heard in the news, the FDA recently announced that cases of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) have been discovered in patients who have textured-surface breast implants. With regard to these developments, Dr. Christine Petti believes it is important to fully inform patients and those […]

Dec
22

What Can I Do if My Breast Implants Bottom Out?

Implant bottom out

The term “bottom out” refers to breast implants that have descended on the chest wall following breast augmentation. As a result, the nipple-areola may sit too high (“starry-eyed nipple”), and the area beneath the areola and the upper breast may appear deflated, sunken, and disproportionate. Dr. Christine Petti, our board […]

Dec
15

How Is Capsular Contracture Treated?

capsular contracture

Capsular contracture is a condition in which the scar tissue that naturally forms around breast implants noticeably distorts the breast shape and causes firmness, hardening, and vice-like pain. Although uncommon with modern implants, many women suffer from the symptoms of contracture. Dr. Christine Petti, our experienced plastic surgeon, takes great […]

Nov
25

What to Expect From Breast Revision Surgery

Women seek out breast revision surgery for many reasons, but they all essentially come down to dissatisfaction with the previous outcome. In some cases, women may have enjoyed their results for many years only to later determine they wish to switch breast implant sizes or types. For others, unnatural placement […]

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