Category Archives: Plastic Surgery Blog

Skin Tips for Summer from Local Doctor Ryan Dodde II, Plastic Surgery Arts of West Michigan The best tip to keep your skin looking young is to avoid the sun, but for wrinkles and other signs of aging you may already have there are many treatment options available.  For more information, contact Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon […]

ALCL’s Relationship to Breast Implants In recent memory, a new study was released and then sensationalized in the news about a rare cancer possibly related to breast implants. This particular cancer is known as Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma or ALCL, and this is not a breast cancer. ALCL’s relationship to breast implants is currently being […]

Patient’s Question: Do I need to have a combination of both to achieve a lifted breast? Or if I do the breast reduction, will that give me a lift in my breasts? Dr. Dodde’s Answer: A breast lift is part and parcel of a breast reduction. Both the breast volume and skin envelope are reduced, […]

Patient’s Question: Signs of Capsular Contracture After Breast Augmentation? My breast implants are now 10 years old and stick out more. They feel somewhat harder, but is this the implant or capsular contracture? How does a doctor determine if a patient has this problem? Dr. Dodde’s Answer: Any change in the shape and especially the […]