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Questions and Answers About Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

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Editor’s Note: this post has been updated with new information regarding the Allergan recall of BioCell textured breast implants and tissue expanders. Since 2016, there has been more progress made regarding a rare type of cancer that researchers found to have a possible association with certain kinds of breast implants. Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is a cancer of the immune system. Over the years since the condition was first reported, there have... Continue Reading

There is No Substitute for a Traditional Facelift

In our latest blog, our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Semira Bayati, discusses the differences between a traditional facelift procedure and some of the “fad” procedures that have been getting headlines lately: Recently, my patients have been inquiring about some of the latest facial cosmetic procedures they have seen advertised in magazines and on the internet. Some of these new procedures are often promoted as alternatives to the traditional facelift that offer many of the same... Continue Reading

Dr. Bayati Featured in Los Angeles Examiner

Newport beach female plastic surgeon, Dr. Semira Bayati was featured on the Los Angeles Examiner for her expert opinion regarding the butt lift procedure. Click here to learn about the new Southern California craze, the butt lift procedure, to get a small, shapely and perky backside. ... Continue Reading

Dr. Bayati Featured in Its A Glam Thing

  ItsAGlamThing.com featured Newport Beach plastic surgeon, Dr. Bayati, on their “Pro Advice” page regarding your body after massive weight loss in an article titled Weight Loss - closure through surgery.   "Many patients are pleased by their massive weight loss, but unhappy with the loose skin that must be removed through surgery" says Dr. Bayati, "for many people; having reconstructive surgery helps them finally accept and embrace their slimmer appearance. - Click here to ... Continue Reading

Dr. Bayati Featured in She Knows Health & Wellness

    Dr. Bayati’s shared her expert opinion in an article "Beauty Blunders from Losing Weight" in She Knows Health & Wellness on July 6th. She discussed the effects that massive weight loss can have on the elasticity of the skin.     Click here to read the article ... Continue Reading

Dr. Semira Bayati Backs New Breast Implants Registry to Ensure Any Reports of Complications are Addressed

Dr. Semira Bayati is supporting a national breast implants registry that will compile reports of a very rare condition that can affect patients who have had breast augmentation. As of January of this year, the condition, called Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL), has only been seen in 34 patients out of the 5 to 10 million women all over the world who have breast implants. Manifesting in scar tissue that forms around the implant, ALCL ... Continue Reading

Dr. Bayati Breast Reconstruction Patient Profile

A recent patient of Dr. Bayati’s was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 29. She first discovered a lump in one of her breasts when she conducted a self-examination at home due to some soreness in the area. Following a mammogram and an ultrasound, her doctor ordered a biopsy, which tested positive for breast cancer. A little over two weeks later, she underwent a double nipple sparing mastectomy and breast reconstruction. Following her ... Continue Reading

The Skinny on Tummy Tucks

Tummy tuck (also called abdominoplasty) is a very popular cosmetic surgery procedure that tightens abdominal muscles, removes excess fat and skin from the stomach area to create a tighter, slimmer, smoother belly. Tummy Tuck Candidates Suffer From Stomach muscles that have stretched from pregnancy Excess abdominal skin following massive weight loss Abdominal fat is resistant to diet and exercise A tummy tuck can be combined with other procedures such as liposuction of the flanks and ... Continue Reading

How to Maintain Beautiful Skin

As we grow older, our skin tissue breaks down and loses its elasticity.  Often times we struggle to hide and erase our wrinkles especially as we begin to notice the signs of aging.  We have enclosed some suggestions to help you keep your skin smooth, glowing and gorgeous. Non-Surgical Wrinkle Treatment Options Most over the counter creams and lotions temporarily pump our skin with fluid.  Medical treatments such as microdermabrasion and non-ablative laser treatments can ... Continue Reading

Are You Ready for Beach Weather?

Spring is already here! You have been eating right and exercising regularly, but are you ready to wear that two piece bikini that you bought for your new year’s resolution? Are you having a hard time with those stubborn problem areas? Liposuction can help you achieve a more youthful shapely appearance. Liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures. It can provide very satisfying results by helping you to get rid of those ... Continue Reading

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