Breast reconstruction is achieved through several plastic surgery techniques that attempt to restore a breast to near normal shape, appearance and size following mastectomy.
Breast reconstruction myths debunked
Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo, member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), debunks several common myths regarding breast reconstruction.
How to Build a Boob: What to Consider With Breast Reconstruction
First of all, I must thank Angelina Jolie for making the decision to share the story of her bilateral mastectomy with the world. As one of the most beaut...
A Guide to Breast Reconstruction Surgery
If you are considering breast reconstruction, read this short guide to this cosmetic surgery.
What Breast Reconstruction Technique is Right for Me?
While there are many breast reconstruction techniques available, they fall into two categories: implants and autologous techniques. The latter is also...
How Tissue Expanders Are Used in Breast Reconstruction
Tissue expanders are used in breast implant reconstruction. Tissue expanders come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and textures.
What size should my implant be with breast reconstruction
Click here to learn more about breast implant size with breast reconstruction in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona. Contact Dr. Richard J. Brown to schedule a ...
Why Should I Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy?
A patient from Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery shares some advantages to choosing Breast Reconstruction after mastectomy. The board-certified plastic surgeons ...
Ways Breast Reconstruction Surgery Could Help You
Breast reconstruction surgery has several different goals. This includes the restoration of one or both breasts to a fairly normal symmetry, appearance...
Breast Reconstruction Photo Sharing: Should We?
Breast Reconstruction Photo Sharing, DIEP flap, implant-based reconstruction, plastic surgery, male breast cancer, breast cancer
Answers to common questions about breast reconstruction
Breast reconstruction for breast cancer patients has been an option for several years. Unfortunately, it is not usually talked about in conversations about mastectomies and lumpectomies.
What is a direct to implant breast reconstruction
What is a direct to implant breast reconstruction - Steven G. Wallach, MD board certified NYC, New York, Manhattan Plastic surgeon performs breast reconstruc...
Breast Reconstruction Insurance: Physician Shares What You Need to Know
Today we welcome Cristiane Ueno, MD. She shares important, but not widely known, information related to breast reconstruction insurance. Thank you, Docter Ueno! How much do you know about the “Women’s Health and Care Rights Act (WHCRA)” of 1998? Federal Law Requires Insurance Companies to Cover Breast Reconstruction The WHCRA was signed into law on October 21, 1998, and states that group health... Read More
How an Austin Company's Using 3D Printing to Shape the Future of Breast Reconstruction
In 1998, the federal government mandated that breast reconstructions after a mastectomy be covered by health insurance. That was the last time anything
After mastectomy, women may lack facts on breast reconstruction
Women deciding whether to get breast reconstruction after a mastectomy may not have all the facts needed to make an informed decision, a small U.S. study suggests.
Breast Reconstruction or ‘Go Flat’? What 8 Women Chose
Breast cancer is a devastating disease with difficult treatments ranging from chemotherapy and radiation to mastectomies. And at the end of it all, the very emotional and personal choice of breast reconstruction — or not.
UT Southwestern Says Breast Reconstruction, Hand Surgeries On The Rise, Thanks To New Plastic...
Read about how UT Southwestern Says Breast Reconstruction and Hand Surgeries are On The Rise, Thanks To New Plastic Surgery Techniques.
What to expect with breast reconstruction surgery
“You need to be happy with your choice.” That is the advice Angela May gives to women who are considering reconstructive surgery for a
Why are women STILL being denied breast reconstruction?
Having operated on thousands of women with breast cancer, few people are as familiar with its realities as RUTH WATERS.
Why so many women choose silicone implants for breast reconstruction
Valerie Wakefield is 66, old enough to remember the 1990s, when legions of women worldwide contended that silicone gel breast implants made them horribly ill.