THE CASE OF THE MISSING TENDON

Many of my readers and/or patients probably don’t know this, but I still do take emergency room call.  Why?  I have asked myself this question sometimes.  Most patients do not have insurance or means of paying and although I do get paid through the Emergency Medical Fund System, the amount of money received is a…

SEX AFTER PLASTIC SURGERY

When Can I Have Sex After Cosmetic Surgery? No, I am not branching out into the porn industry! However, I do feel many patients want to ask this question, but are too embarrassed to do so. The act of making love, believe or not, is extremely physical and the average person will burn 300-500 calories…

Warranties for Mentor® Breast Implants: Part 2

In our last blog, Mentor® Breast Implant Warranties: Part 1, we discussed the warranties Mentor® offers to patients who receive MemoryGel® or MemoryShape® silicone breast implants. Now, we want to share with you the warranties Mentor® offers to patients who receive its saline-filled breast implants. Mentor®’s Warranties for Saline-Filled Breast Implants Mentor® offers patients two…

Warranties for Mentor® Breast Implants: Part 1

One of the first questions that breast augmentation patients ask is, “Are breast implants covered under warranty?” Each FDA-approved breast implant manufacturing company has its own warranty for breast implants. Depending on the manufacturer, the standard warranty will cover the cost of the implant plus a certain amount of surgical financial assistance for a period…

MY STRUGGLE EVERY DAY

My daughters are now 4 and 3 years old, and I feel like someone who has kicked an addiction.  Now I have never been addicted to anything, but what I have heard is for a previous addict, every day is a challenge to stay clean. I feel the same way as a parent. Every day…