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  We have discussed in earlier blogs the concerns that some people have about the link between Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) and breast implants . This past March the Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee met to discuss BIA-ALCL and other topics related to implants. This month the FDA announced that it judges all breast impla...
Many cosmetic procedures require incisions, and if those incisions are deep enough, the skin will need stitching to heal. Your surgical procedure is the first part of the process. Proper healing, the second part of the process, is as vital to a good result as the surgery itself, and that depends on you . Dr. Bancroft and Dr. Feldman will use their ...
It's getting to be that time of year again - the time when you want to look your very best. When the weather gets warm, the clothes come off. Between bikini weather and wedding and graduation season , we all get more serious in spring about getting our bodies back in shape. For many people this includes not only weight loss but cosmetic surgery pro...
On March 25-26, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration met to discuss the benefit-risk profile of breast implants . There has also been European news coverage concerning breast implant safety. As a result of this recent news, many of our patients - past, present, and future - have had concerns about two different implant-related medical conditions:...
Many women have excess breast tissue that is visible when they wear a bra or a swimsuit. This is also known as "bra bulge." Having obvious bra bulge can make wearing sleeveless dresses and tank tops challenging as the view from the front and side will not be smooth and attractive. For this reason, many women seek out plastic surgery to fix their br...
One of the side effects of a tummy tuck procedure is that the patient's original navel or belly button is moved or removed along with other excess skin. A frequently asked question we get is "What will my belly button look like after my surgery?" Here we will talk about what happens to the belly button during an abdominoplasty procedure and what yo...
There have been news reports lately about breast implants being linked to ALCL. This has caused concern among our patients. We wanted to take the opportunity to discuss what ALCL is, how it's linked to ALCL, and what types of implants Bancroft Feldman places in our patients. We want to ensure that our patients as well as future patients are well in...
We are pleased to announce that RealSelf has inducted our Dr. Evan M. Feldman into the RealSelf Hall of Fame! He has been recognized for his high patient ratings and his ongoing commitment to consumer education. Dr. Feldman is one of 1,000 board-certified doctors to be inducted into the RealSelf Hall of Fame. Prior to receiving this award, Dr. Feld...
Are you following Bancroft Feldman on Instagram? If you're not, you're missing out on some of our most exciting stories. Many of our patients browse our website to take a look at our work and to get more information about what to expect when you have plastic surgery done here at our location in Sugar Land, Texas. We have so many resources to offer ...
As the holiday season, with its meal planning, gift giving, and merrymaking draws to a close, you're probably ready to "celebrate" some quiet time. There are so many things to do with family and friends between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, you might not be able to imagine squeezing in anything else. If you're thinking of having plastic surgery,...
December is a month full of holidays - and holiday parties. This means that for many of our patients, it will be an opportunity to show off their improved faces and figures to family or far away friends. On the one hand, it can feel wonderful to celebrate when you know you look great. On the other hand, you might not want to answer a bunch of intru...
Are you thinking of having a tummy tuck procedure done in order to get rid of stretched or sagging skin? You probably want to know what kind of scarring might result from this kind of plastic surgery then. Anyone who is considering having a tummy tuck and/or liposuction will of course wonder what kind of scarring these procedures might result in - ...
  If you are making the decision to have your breasts augmented or lifted, it's important to take your time in choosing a plastic surgeon . It's also wise to write down the questions you have about the procedure or procedures you are considering. During your consultation with Dr. Feldman , you will have the opportunity to ask any of these ques...
"Bigger is better." This is an old slogan that has sticking power and has even filtered into the general public's ideas about breast implants. Are bigger breasts better just because they are bigger? How big is too big? Can you have too much of a good thing? At Bancroft Feldman, it's our professional opinion that, yes, some implants are too big for ...
At Bancroft Feldman patients sometimes ask us if smoking marijuana is allowed before or after surgery. Marijuana is becoming more commonly and openly used as it's legalized around the country. Stigma is reduced, and for some people it's a part of daily life. We're not here to judge what patients indulge in away from our care, but we are focused on ...
As summer turns to fall, the cooler temperatures are refreshing and enjoyable, but this is also the season when you need to focus more on your overall well being. Colder temperatures also bring colds, flus, and other viruses which spread at work and school. Many of our patients have questions about what they should do if they come down with a cold ...
There are many reasons that women give for being dissatisfied with their breasts. Many are unhappy with their breasts' size; others were satisfied with them until they had children or they began to sag over time. Now they want their beautiful breasts back! Some women are unhappy with both the size and the condition of their breasts. There are two p...
We've talked before about measures to take before surgery, including discontinuing smoking and eating a more healthy diet in order to enhance healing. While most people realize that they should avoid drinking alcohol and doing recreational drugs, they don't understand that regular medications, vitamins, and supplements can also cause problems. Here...
In October of 2016, the CDC reported that obesity in American adults is at the highest rate it has ever been. Almost 40% of adults and 19% of youth are obese. This does not count the percentage of the country that is overweight, and there has been a 30% increase in adult obesity from 1999-2000 to 2015-2016. This has an enormous impact on public hea...
Previously on this blog we've talked about when it's possible to exercise post-breast augmentation . Here we will talk about abdominoplasty and why it's important to take the time for healing after your tummy tuck in order to achieve your best result. First, what is abdominoplasty? Abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a tummy tuck, " removes exce...