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Breast Augmentation FAQs

What is breast augmentation? It is a surgical procedure to enhance the size of the breasts, restore volume, improve balance, and/or achieve a more pleasing shape, projection or symmetry; and to enhance your self-image and self-confidence. It can be accomplished with implants. Implants may also be placed for breast reconstruction after mastectomy. What is the…. read more

Information About Breast Implant – Associated Lymphoma

What do we know? In recent years, concerns have been raised about the risk of a rare cancer that has been potentially associated with certain types of breast implants. It’s called Breast Implant – Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). The Food and Drug Administration has been monitoring the situation. In 2016, the World Health…. read more

Dr. Griffin Blog: Liposuction FAQs

Who is a good candidate for Liposuction? People with localized fatty deposits that do not respond to diet and exercise, who are in good health, at a healthy weight and have skin that is firm and elastic are good candidates Does liposuction improve cellulite? Some patients report improvement in the appearance of cellulite, but some…. read more

The Era of Ethnically Correct Plastic Surgery

The rest of the world appears to be learning what Dr. Anthony Griffin and his patients already know: You don’t have to match the traditional beauty ideals anymore. You can make yourself more beautiful while preserving your ethnic identity. Minorities are discovering that they don’t have to have a Roman nose or a flat figure…. read more