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How to Evaluate an En Bloc Breast Implant Removal Surgeon

When a breast implant is placed into the breast, the body creates a capsule of scar tissue around it. Much of the time, this capsule will remain soft and malleable. If your implant ruptures, the capsule can hold the leakage in place, keeping it from escaping into the body.  This capsule is a good thing… Read More »

5 Reconstruction Options After Removing Breast Implants

Choosing to remove your implants is a major decision. Worries over the appearance of your breasts after explant surgery shouldn’t have to be one of your concerns. Of course, we understand this is a significant factor for almost all of our patients considering removing their breast implants. If you’re unhappy with your breasts for any… Read More »

Breaking Down SoCal Breast Lift Costs: What Will You Pay?

The cost of a breast lift in SoCal isn’t black and white. Rates can vary from practice to practice, and even two patients seeing the same surgeon can end up with very different price tags. Why? Several factors come into play when determining the cost of this transformative procedure: a practice’s location, the type of anesthesia necessary… Read More »

Capsular Contraction Corrections: Which Choice Is Best for You?

Regardless of the skill of your plastic surgeon or how perfectly your implant surgery goes, there is a small chance that complications may arise during or after the procedure. Everybody is unique, and each person’s breast tissue heals and accustoms to foreign objects differently. From the same surgery, some patients may only see subtle scarring… Read More »

Breast Implant Removal: San Diego Women’s Top 5 Reasons

Last year, nearly 24,000 women—most between the ages of 30 and 54—decided to remove their breast implants. In San Diego, as in the rest of the US, tastes and lifestyles are changing. Women are fitter than ever, and large breast implants can interfere with some types of exercise or may begin to look unproportional after… Read More »

Dr. Sayed Weighs in on the Allergan Textured Breast Implant Recall

You’ve probably heard that the FDA asked Allergan, the manufacturer of textured breast implants made with Biocell(R) technology, to voluntarily recall these implants from the US market.  After reviewing 573 new cases of ALCL compiled from worldwide data by Medical Device Reports (MDRs), the FDA found that 83% of these patients had Allergan textured implants… Read More »

Exercising after the Brazilian Butt Lift: Do’s and Don’ts

A large, full buttocks is highly desirable, but not something you can achieve at the gym. Either you’re born with one or you’ll need cosmetic surgery to achieve those shapely curves. Brazilian butt lifts are a great way to enhance natural curves without having to turn to implants. During the procedure, fat is removed via… Read More »

Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Capsular Contraction Correction Surgeon

Breast hardening, distortion, and pain are all symptoms of capsular contracture, a breast augmentation complication. While improvements in breast augmentation technique have reduced the risk of capsular contracture, the condition still occurs in a small number of implant patients. Women who develop the characteristic asymmetry or implant distortion usually must undergo corrective surgery to remove… Read More »

See Yourself In New Light

As a part of aging, drooping or sagging eyelids are a common complaint.  Dr. Sayed’s specialized cosmetic techniques can ensure that your eyes will have a more natural, vibrant, and youthful appearance-while still making sure you look like you. For more information, ask for a consultation or call 1-858-24SAYED.