Tag Archives: breast implants

Facts About Health Effects of Breast Implants

Updated December 3, 2018 -->

I’ve used silicone breast implants for breast augmentation at my Eugene, Oregon, practice for decades and have always taken precautions to reduce the risk of infection or contamination. After more than 40 years of experience performing breast augmentation, I can say with certainty that the health risks associated with breast implants are very low.

Reports … Read more

What You Should Know About Implants and BIA-ALCL

Updated November 13, 2018 -->

Women with breast implants or those who are considering breast augmentation have probably heard or read reports about an unusual type of lymphoma associated with implants that have textured surfaces. I’ve discussed this topic with patients during breast augmentation consultations at my Eugene, Oregon, practice, but I wanted to share this up-to-date information in this … Read more

The Different Reasons Why Women Choose Breast Augmentation

Updated October 25, 2013 -->

Breast augmentation is a type of cosmetic surgery designed to change the size, shape, or texture of a woman’s breasts through the use of implants or body tissues. There are several different reasons that a woman might choose to have breast surgery. It is important that a woman has realistic expectations regarding such surgery and … Read more

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Updated October 2, 2013 -->

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Jewell reminds his patients of the importance of early detection and treatment of breast cancer. The remarkable advances in breast cancer care relate to early detection, effective treatment, and good solutions for breast reconstruction.

This disease strikes 1 in 9 women and can be devastating regarding … Read more

Facts About Breast Feeding With Implants

Updated July 4, 2012 -->

In recent years there have been many studies about the benefits of breast feeding over using manufactured formula. The medical community has come to a consensus that breast feeding is the best option for newborn babies whenever possible. There are many factors that can make it difficult or even impossible for a new mother to … Read more

Thank You to all of our Clinical Trial Patients–New Trials Coming Up

Updated May 25, 2012 -->

Medical innovations never take place in a vacuum. It is the participation of patients in clinical trials that have made these advances possible. Jewell Medical Center would like to sincerely thank all of the patients who have been a part of our clinical trials over the last several years. We appreciate your willingness to advance … Read more