What to Expect After Breast Reconstruction Surgery
3 Minute Read: Breast reconstruction after mastectomy or lumpectomy usually entails one or more complex surgical procedures necessitating a customized treatment plan and one or more recovery periods. Unlike most […]Continue Reading
Can My Breasts Be Reconstructed at the Same Time as My Mastectomy?
4 Minute Read: Breast reconstruction is performed to recreate a breast (or both breasts) after mastectomy. This concept is a topic that no woman ever wants to consider. However, it […]Continue Reading
What Are the Symptoms of Capsular Contracture?
3 Minute Read: Capsular contracture is one of the most common complications that can occur following breast augmentation surgery and breast reconstruction with implants. Though it is not extremely common […]Continue Reading
What Are My Breast Reconstruction Options?
4 Minute Read: Trying to make informed, reasonable, and significant decisions regarding breast reconstruction when you have recently learned that you have breast cancer can be more than overwhelming. The […]Continue Reading
When Is Immediate Breast Reconstruction Appropriate?
Having to make a decision as to whether or not to undergo reconstructive surgery of any kind can be hard and stressful. Having to make that decision upon learning that […]Continue Reading
Are Gummy Bear Implants Better Suited for Breast Reconstruction?
When it comes to breast implants, there are literally countless options. From implant size, shape (round or anatomic), profile, fill material (silicone or saline), gel cohesiveness, surface characteristics (smooth or […]Continue Reading
Why Do My Breasts Hurt When I Exercise?
Regular physical activity can boost a woman’s health and help prevent many diseases and disabilities, according to the World Health Organization. Despite its benefits, exercise can also be the cause […]Continue Reading
Complete Your Breast Cancer Recovery With Breast Reconstruction
When breast cancer treatment requires surgery to remove one or both of your breasts, you may feel as though you will never be quite whole again. Breast reconstruction can help […]Continue Reading
Breast Cancer in Women With Breast Implants
Statistics show that one in eight American women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and women with breast implants are no exception to this statistic. A concern that some […]Continue Reading
Breast Reconstruction Using Tissue Expanders
Women faced with breast cancer and mastectomy surgery may find more complete healing through breast reconstruction to “recreate” the removed breast(s). If you want or are strongly considering breast reconstruction, […]Continue Reading