Boob Job

The Code of Patient-Doctor Confidentiality Important

Privacy is very important to patients who seek consultations and procedures from cosmetic and plastic surgeons. Often, when patients have procedures, they sign waivers to have their images posted, anonymously or otherwise. It is important for surgeons to discuss privacy issues with patients in advance of posting their “before and after” photo images to avoid liabilities. In the case of Dr. Michele Koo, this became a legal issue when she did not follow the protocols. Continue reading

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Plastic Surgeon Sued for Posting Patient Breast Pictures Online

Several patients who found their topless before and after breast augmentation images online are suing Dr. Michele Koo, a surgeon in Kirkwood, Missouri for uploading their photos as part of a before and after image gallery. Dr. Michele Koo, did not receive consent from her patients prior to posting the images. More than 40 of her patients ended up online and several found their images when they searched their names in Google. The lawsuit claims that Dr. Koo was negligent in posting the photos. Continue reading

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‘Lunchtime Boob Job’ Risks and Concerns

Dr. McNemar, a Board Certified, California plastic surgeon who is a co-author “Your Complete Guide to Breast Augmentation & Body Contouring” shares his concerns for women considering “lunchtime boob job: procedures. There are risks associated with the filler substance Macrolane, used in this non-surgical procedure, and he suggests that FDA approved implants offer more flexibility than other options for adding volume to the breasts. “With the wide variety of implant sizes and shapes available, we can achieve beautiful, proportional augmentation that complements a woman’s figure, no matter what her body type.”
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New Boobs on a Budget

Have you tried oils, creams, exercises or other means to enhance your bust size because you can’t afford to pay for plastic surgery, up-front? Voluntary surgery is expensive…we get it. There is a reason for that. Do you know that the average cosmetic surgeon goes to school for at least 14 years – and is constantly training in new technology and techniques? They need to be part surgeon, part artist, part engineer and part psychologist to do their job properly. So, if you can’t afford the boob job that you desperately want…PLEASE do not look for a “cut-rate surgeon”. There ARE options and financing available for reputable, highly-trained, board-certified experts in cosmetic surgery. You can have your cake…and money left over to shop for it : ). Continue reading

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