Author Archives: stacy

Betadine and Breast Implants Special Topic Scientific Article (Aesthetic Surgery Journal)

Updated February 16, 2018 -->

 

Dr. Mark Jewell and his colleague, Dr. William Adams, Jr. have just published a special topic scientific article in the peer-reviewed Aesthetic Surgery Journal on the use of Betadine as an antibacterial agent that is used during breast implant surgery.

Betadine is an iodine-based antibacterial agent that has powerful properties of killing bacterial that … Read more

Mark L. Jewell, MD introduces ” Drain-Free Tummy Tuck” TissuGlu

Updated September 26, 2017 -->

Dr. Jewell is pleased to offer a revolutionary surgical technique that can eliminate the need for surgical drains in tummy tuck procedures!

Drains are typically  inserted post-operatively to prevent fluid accumulation that occurs between tissue layers after surgery. Although they have been necessary for quite some time, drains are awkward, messy and cumbersome for patients … Read more

Textured Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL)

Updated September 21, 2017 -->

Dr. Mark Jewell along with other plastic surgeons in the US, Sweden, United Kingdom, and Australia published an important peer-reviewed scientific article in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) (September 2017) regarding their outcome data about ways to prevent the occurrence of anaplastic large cell lymphoma that is associated with bacterial contamination (biofilm) of textured breast Read more

Dr. Mark Jewell honored for editing a peer-reviewed supplement on soft tissue support biomaterials in The Aesthetic Surgery Journal.

Updated May 23, 2017 -->

Dr. Mark Jewell and his colleague, Dr. Michael Edwards were honored at a reception during the recent annual meeting of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for their editing of a special edition peer-reviewed journal supplement on materials used to provide soft tissue support. Both Edwards and Jewell contributed the introduction to this work … Read more

Mark Jewell, M.D. presents body contouring research study at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in San Diego, California.

Updated May 1, 2017 -->

Dr. Jewell presented the outcomes from a clinical study that involved ten patients undergoing abdominal fat layer reduction treatments that used the Syneron-Candela UltraShape Power device. This was a scientific study that measured both the reduction in fat layer thickness of the abdomen and reduction in waistline circumference following three treatments performed two weeks … Read more

A Message To My Patients Regarding Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).

Updated March 29, 2017 -->

March 27, 2017

There is a rare type of lymphoma that is associated with all brands of textured breast implants. It is called Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). On March 21, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a safety communication updating the current understanding of BIA-ALCL. The professional societies for … Read more

Celebrating BRAve Faces 2016 for Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

Updated December 2, 2016 -->

When Dr Jewell’s team asked me to write a blog post to share on their website about my experience going through a breast cancer diagnosis, I jumped at the chance to use this opportunity to share some important things I learned about this process that aren’t readily available online.

I was diagnosed with invasive ductal Read more

Mark Jewell, M.D. and Michael Edwards, M.D. Publish Guide to Soft Tissue Reinforcements in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Updated November 10, 2016 -->

November 10, 2016

Mark Jewell, M.D. and Michael Edwards, M.D. Publish Guide to Soft Tissue Reinforcements in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Within the November-December 2016 edition of The Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Drs. Mark Jewell and Michael Edwards have edited a Guide to Soft Tissue Reinforcements. This supplement to the Journal explores the … Read more

Celebrating BRAve Faces 2016 for Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

Updated November 1, 2016 -->

I had no illusion that my breast cancer diagnosis demanded anything less than the most current research and the best medical providers. Fortunately, I have numerous contacts in the medical community and they unanimously recommended Dr’s. Kollmorgen and Jewell as the best possible surgeons to have on my medical team. While seeking a second opinion … Read more

Celebrating BRAve Faces 2016 for Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

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My Story

I am now 61 years old, and have lived longer than my mother who died at age 56 from ovarian cancer. Fifteen years ago my doctor brought up the fact that my mother, grandmother, and aunt have all died of either ovarian or breast cancer, and that I would be a good Read more