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We need to talk about "dual-plane".
March 7, 2022
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

We need to talk about "dual-plane".

Dual-plane breast implant placement is a technique associated with many long term problems which deserve closer scrutiny.

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What happens to the capsules in explant surgery?
December 7, 2021
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

What happens to the capsules in explant surgery?

It seems that Plastic Surgery as an industry remains determined to avoid the problem of BII and the long term viability of breast implant for many patients

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Breast Implant Revision Surgery – does Medicare or my health insurance cover Breast implant replacement?
August 31, 2020
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Breast Implant Revision Surgery – does Medicare or my health insurance cover Breast implant replacement?

We see a lot of patients for “second opinions”, and one of the most common reasons is to discuss breast implant revision procedures. One thing that is...

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*UPDATED* TGA breast implant review and worldwide Allergan recall of “Natrelle” textured breast implants
September 29, 2019
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

*UPDATED* TGA breast implant review and worldwide Allergan recall of “Natrelle” textured breast implants

The headlines are pretty scary: “WORLDWIDE ALLERGAN RECALL” and the like. Well, it was only a matter of time I guess before this happened...

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Breast implant illness – myth or monster?
April 30, 2019
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Breast implant illness – myth or monster?

Breast implant illness – it seems to pop up everywhere at the moment. I see newspaper articles and endless social media posts, patients are asking...

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ALCL data
October 12, 2016
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

ALCL data

The most up-to-date data on ALCL has been presented...

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Are breast implants really associated with cancer?
September 16, 2016
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Are breast implants really associated with cancer?

Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular aesthetic surgical procedures. But a recently described form of cancer called breast implant...

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Cosmetic surgery: It’s still surgery
August 11, 2016
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Cosmetic surgery: It’s still surgery

Cosmetic surgery is back in the media, with a young woman going public after suffering complications following a cosmetic breast augmentation...

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Plastic Surgery & Social Media
June 30, 2016
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Plastic Surgery & Social Media

Do me a favour and google “breast augmentation instagram”, then come back to this post. There is a slightly troubling side to Plastic Surgery...

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A quick word about “cosmetic” surgeons
April 29, 2016
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

A quick word about “cosmetic” surgeons

There has been (more) media attention recently about events at a Sydney “cosmetic surgery” clinic. I think it is worth...

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Breast implants: when they work, and when they don’t.
December 4, 2015
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Breast implants: when they work, and when they don’t.

Much of the focus when discussing breast reconstruction is on the DIEP flap. However, for some women, implant based reconstruction ...

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