68 March 2015 NJMONTHLY.COM
Special Advertising Section
CAROLINE A. GLICKSMAN, MD
Dr. Caroline Glicksman, plastic
and reconstructive surgeon
Q: Should women continue mammograms after breast augmentation?
A: All women age 40 and
older should follow the most current
American College of Radiology (ACR)
guidelines for screening and diagnostic mammography. However, women
with breast implants need a different
type of mammogram. Evaluation of
the augmented breast, whether done
as a screening or a diagnostic examination, should include, whenever
possible, standard views as well as
Q: Are their any special concerns
for women with breast implants?
A: Modern breast implants
are designed to withstand considerable pressure—up to 1200 pounds
of force, much more than a routine
mammogram. Despite this fact,
injuries to the capsule surrounding an implant or muscle have been
reported. Although all views are recommended, it is important for women
to be aware that when procedures
are extremely painful or difficult to
complete, they can be halted until a
Caroline A. Glicksman, MD, FACS.
If you are injured, have back or
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Dr. Grob is committed
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Dr. Grob is also committed to the highest level
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91 S. Jefferson Road
Whippany, NJ 07891
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