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Breast Implant Illness

Posted by Laurence Weider, MD on February 10, 2020

Although it is not a medical diagnosis with a clear cut cause and effect relationship, the term Breast Implant Illness is discussed more and more frequently among women with breast implants and their surgeons. Currently… Read More >

What’s trending in breast augmentation?

Posted by Laurence Weider, MD on May 22, 2019

Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the U.S. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in 2016, more than a quarter million procedures were performed. Currently, there are… Read More >

BIA-ALCL (Breast Implant Associated Acute Large Cell Lymphoma): dispelling the myths

Posted by Laurence Weider, MD on July 10, 2018

BIA-ALCL (Breast Implant Associated Acute Large Cell Lymphoma): dispelling the myths In the last few years a concern has surfaced over the possible risk of cancer after breast implant surgery. Many of the reports have… Read More >

Breast augmentation: What to Expect FAQs

Posted by Laurence Weider, MD on February 20, 2018

Here is a primer for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding breast augmentation recovery. Will the procedure be painful? While everyone is unique, most of the women who undergo breast augmentation are pleasantly… Read More >

Breast Augmentation in 2018: What to Expect

Posted by Laurence Weider, MD on December 28, 2017

Almost 300,000 women underwent breast augmentation surgery in the U.S. during 2016 according to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, making it the most popular cosmetic surgery in the nation – a spot the procedure has… Read More >

Saline vs Silicone gel filled implants; part #2

Posted by Laurence Weider, MD on November 21, 2012

During this installment, I will discuss the advantages of silicone gel filled implants in comparison to saline filled implants. Certainly the greatest advantage of the silicone gel filled implants is that they feel more natural… Read More >

Covid Update (May 18th, 2020): Your health and safety is our primary concern

Dr. Weider and his staff are currently offering Virtual Consultations to both new and established patients. In addition, we have implemented multiple safeguards in order to resume surgery while ensuring maximum safety for our patients and staff. Our new standards include:

  • Mandatory masks or face coverings for all patients and staff
  • Contactless temperature checks
  • Enhanced cleaning of all exam rooms as well as the operative suite
  • Limiting office visits to the only the patient and one additional person on the day of surgery
  • New enhanced anesthesia protocols to minimize risk of viral transmission
  • Plenty of hand sanitizer!