Title Image Dr. Rod Answers Questions About Breast Implant Safety

Dr. Rod Answers Questions About Breast Implant Safety

Q: How common is breast implant surgery? A: Very! It’s one of the most common procedures I perform. In 2016, there were 290,467 breast implant surgeries according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Q: How common is breast implant removal? A: It’s rare but it can occur. In 2016, there were 28,467 breast implant removal surgeries according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Q: Are warranties for breast implant safety important to cosmetic patients? A: Shows like my beloved E’s Botched, have increased public awareness for plastic surgery complications and breast implant safety. Any surgery can have complications but a detailed examination and experience reduce risk. Cosmetic complications can be expensive if insurance doesn’t foot the bill. Manufacturers of implants offer extended warranties to patients whenever they qualify. Q: What should a patient ask before getting breast implants? A: Ask [your surgeon] what size, shape, and type is best for your body. Ask how many he or she has done and what the complication rate is. Does he or she have the appropriate credentials? Do the implants have a warranty?
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Title Image - Why Use a Keller Funnel In Breast Augmentation

Why Use a Keller Funnel in Breast Augmentation?

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were 279,143 breast augmentation procedures performed every year. Although there have been improvements to breast augmentation since the first breast implant procedure in 1962, the procedure can have complications. The most common method of getting the implant into the pocket is the digit method. This means that the surgeon’s fingers push and position the implant. This increases the rate of complications like infection postoperatively. The obvious solution is to never touch the implant to begin with! To achieve the best results, Dermacare’s Dr. Rod and his surgical team have the highest level of experience with breast augmentation in Arizona. They use the latest techniques and products like the Keller Funnel® 2 that make breast augmentation as safe as possible.
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