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On Wednesday, the FDA asked manufacturers and medical professionals to better inform women about the potential hazards of breast implants. The federal agency has approved saline and silicone gel implants for augmenting breast size, breast cancer reconstruction, correcting developmental defects, and to “improve: the result of previous surgery, but...

October 22, 2019 In this op-ed, Dr. Anne Peled, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon practicing aesthetic, reconstructive, and breast cancer surgery in San Francisco, discusses how the prospect of breast numbness after a mastectomy can prevent patients from seeking this life-saving treatment — and how there are new...

In this video, Anne Peled and Nicole Daoud discuss a common question: what is a P.A.? https://youtu.be/badDtMnJcBA ...

Do you know somebody who has had breast, ovarian or any other hereditary cancers? September 29th - October 5th is Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) week and the entire month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a good time to remind ourselves what these weeks and month...

No woman can fully comprehend how breast cancer can affect her life until she experiences it personally. As a breast cancer specialist who is also a breast cancer survivor, I can certainly attest to the gap between understanding the disease and surviving the cancer I...

Breast reduction surgery, also known as a reduction mammaplasty, is a surgery where breast tissue and skin are removed to reduce the size of the breasts while also re-shaping and lifting them. This surgery can not only help to alleviate some of the symptoms associated with...

After recent increased concerns around breast implant safety, which prompted an FDA hearing in March 2019 focused on this issue, certain types of textured breast implants and tissue expanders with textured surfaces have now been taken off the market. Here’s some information that may help you sort...

We are excited to have the results from our combined work on nerve grafting and preservation at the time of nipple-sparing mastectomy and implant reconstruction published in the open access arm of the largest international plastic surgery journal. The study describes our combined work to improve sensation for...