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UPDATE ON ALCL

Tue 12 June 2018

I was invited to another meeting on 4 June 2018 organised by Mentor, a subdivision of Johnson & Johnson, who are a major provider of breast implants. The meeting was moderated by Mr Paul Harris, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, and the main speaker was Roger Wixstrom, PhD. Effectively this was an overview of what we currently know about ALCL and its possible causes. We still believe that there is a genetic component and also a linkage between a subclinical bacterial infection around the implant and the development of ALCL.

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BOTULINUM TOXIN - A little history

Fri 1 June 2018

Don’t we love a brand? From our handbag, to our sunnies, via our fat free cola to our hope in a jar potions, brands label our world. These must-have logos surely made their owners rich beyond their dreams.

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THE (NOT SO) GOOD OLD DAYS

Fri 18 May 2018

If you find yourself thinking the world has gone to the dogs and things just aren’t what they used to be, think again. In the world of plastic surgery, life is a whole lot better than in days of yore.

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WHEN TO SEE A PLASTIC SURGEON

Fri 6 April 2018

I guess the big question I’d love to know is: when should I see a plastic surgeon? Just me? Here are some pointers to help you decide. If the following apply to you, yes, it’s time to see a plastic surgeon!

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