Florence Mussat, M.D.
680 N Lake Shore Dr. #1030 Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 751-9000

Month: May 2016

Breast Implant Removal and Disease

Are you considering breast augmentation, but hesitate because you’ve heard stories of silicone implants causing autoimmune diseases? As a surgical candidate, you are wise to do your research and weigh the potential risks of getting implants against the benefits. There are numerous anecdotes floating around the Internet about women that suspected their implants caused or worsened a serious health condition, and chose to remove the implants out of fear. In fact, “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Yolanda Foster opted to have her silicone breast implants removed out of suspicion they made her Lyme disease symptoms worse. The entire experience was documented on her show and watched by nearly 2 million viewers.

However, as trusted breast augmentation surgeon Dr. Florence Mussat will explain in this post, breast implants are generally safe devices and do not have a history of causing disease. (more…)

Three Tips on Choosing a Breast Augmentation Surgeon

If you are researching breast augmentation, one of the most important decisions you will face is picking the surgeon who will perform the procedure. Choosing a vetted, trained and highly qualified surgeon is necessary, as doing so will greatly increase your chances for achieving beautiful results and lessen the risk of surgical complications. Dr. Florence Mussat is here to help you do just that, with a list of tips on what to look for in a breast augmentation surgeon. (more…)