Dr. Kolb Still Uses Silicone?

  • Tinatrip
  • California, CA
  • 1 year ago

This is not a negative review by any means, I have read this women's book, and think she does wonderful work. I'm just confused :) I called her office to talk about removal options, because, well they are "removal" specialist. But when I asked if she still uses silicone in her practice I was told that she does?!! Huh? I undertand saline, because Susan has said that she has saline implants herself, I was just really confused by the fact that after all of the literature and lectures she still implants women with silicone implants? Not trying to take her to task, again, I mean she's the MD, not me. I was just surprised, because it doesn't make total sense. If anyone could clear this up for me, it would be greatly appreciate. :)

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Dr. Kolb, I found your book AFTER I made my decision to explant and found it to be fascinating and difficult to put down. Excellent and extremely valuable information! I know many ladies with implants and have shared the importance of reading your book and I'm sad to say that the majority of them do not want to read it or educate themselves about it. They feel if they are not having any medical issues then they are fine. My concern for them is the shelf life of their implants and I want them to be prepared. They feel that it is a ploy by the plastic surgeons to encourage them to replace. Any advice on how best I can encourage them to read your book?
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let them know that I see the largest number of patients with implant problems, so I have clinical information that no other plastic surgeon has access to.
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Thanks Dr. Kolb!
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I rarely use silicone but sometimes in a reconstruction patient with thin chest wall tissue, silicone is preferred. Sientra smooth silicone is the safest in my opinion.
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I rarely use silicone implants but sometimes do with thin walled reconstruction patients. Sientra is the safest one (I prefer no texturing).
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