Update on ALCL and Breast Implants
February 9, 2011

I wanted to give an update on the latest information regarding the recent FDA announcement of a possible association of women with breast implants and the development of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL). Last Thursday there was a live webinar conducted by our two leading national societies, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the click to read more →

US Breast Implant Manufacturers
February 4, 2011

One of the most popular options for cosmetic enhancement and improving your body shape and figure is breast augmentation surgery. During breast augmentation surgery, your surgeon will place specially made breast implant into the breast pocket in order to enhance the overall size and shape of the breasts. At our Baltimore plastic surgery office, we click to read more →

New FDA Report of Rare Type of Lymphoma (ALCL) Posiibly Associated with Breast Implants
January 27, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a communication to inform health care practitioners and the public about a possible association between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). Although ALCL is extremely rare, the FDA believes that women with breast implants may have a very small but increased risk of developing the condition. click to read more →

Submuscular Breast Augmentation vs. Subglandular Breast Augmentation
January 11, 2011

One of the most popular surgical procedures at our Baltimore area plastic surgery office is breast augmentation surgery. Millions of women all over the world have undergone breast enlargement or breast enhancement surgery of some kind and have been able to enhance their curves and accentuate their figure. There is, however, one thing that many click to read more →

Tummy Tucks, Diastasis and Hernias by Dr. Ronald Schuster, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Baltimore, Maryland
October 18, 2010

Recently I have operated on a number of patients who have had hernias fixed at the same time as their tummy tuck. I thought I would take just a moment to discuss it. A hernia is basically a hole in the abdominal wall which can allow your “insides” (ie. intestines and internal fat) to poke click to read more →