The 50th anniversary of the first ever breast augmentation surgery with modern implants occurred in 2012. Despite originally seeking care for the removal of a tattoo, this first patient, Timmie Jean Lindsey, reports that she is happy and healthy, according to an article in The Guardian.When Lindsey’s doctor first asked her if she would be …Read More
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There are many different procedures that can be utilized to reconstruct a breast after mastectomy. Knowing all of your options from your surgeon will help you to decide which procedure is best for you. We can assist you in building a solid foundation of knowledge during this important process. On June 6th, we will be …Read More
Not only are more women opting for immediate breast reconstruction, but more are using implants.Researchers are somewhat flummoxed by a new bump in breast reconstruction. Not only are more women undergoing immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy, according to the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, but an increasing number are opting for implants, rather …Read More
According to a new study published in the most recent issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, researchers have discovered a new technique that may offer breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy an effective breast reconstruction alternative. Typically, breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy are not ideal candidates for implant-based breast reconstruction. Radiation therapy significantly damages …Read More