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13
Apr

Does Fat Transfer to the Breast Increase Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence?

Journal time. This is the February 2016 Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal.  A big question we have when doing fat transfer to the breast is, “does it increase

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18
Dec

Three Things to Know About The California Breast Density Law

What does it mean when you are told you breasts are dense? Breasts are made up of a mixture of fat and breast tissue.  The denser the breast, the more

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26
Oct

Sign Up for Galderma Rewards (Restylane, Dysport, Sculptra) in October and They Will Donate $25 to Breast Cancer Research

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  Galderma is donating $25* to National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.® for every new patient member that is enrolled in the ASPIRE Galderma Rewards Program during

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15
Oct

Are Prophylactic Mastectomies Better Than Annual Screenings in Terms of Cost?

This is out of Mass General in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal.  As I have said, breast cancer (or the fear of it) seems to be everywhere.  I have

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8
Oct

Journal time: Does it matter when you start expanding a tissue expander (for breast reconstruction)?

In the April 2015 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal there was an article on when to start expanding a breast tissue expander after reconstruction.  The usual story is

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6
Oct

Journal time: Breast reconstruction with nipple sparing mastectomy and radiation. Is it okay to do?

I don’t know if breast cancer rates are continuing to rise or if all my friends are just old enough where breast cancer seems to be everywhere. So many of

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10
Aug

Journal Time: Does nitroglycerin ointment help with mastectomy flaps?

The recent June 2015 issue of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Journal has an article, “Effects of Nitroglycerin Ointment on Mastectomy Flap Necrosis in Immediate Reconstruction: A Randomized Controlled Trial.”  It

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15
Jun

Botox in Breast Cancer Reconstruction?

As a member of the Aesthetic Society, I now am avidly reading two journals each month.  This last one from the May June 2015 Aesthetic Surgery Journal had an article

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2
Apr

What Kind Of Breast Implant Is Right For Me?

I do a lot of breast augmentation and am frequently asked, “What kind of implant should I use?” ROUND COHESIVE GEL IMPLANT vs ANATOMIC SHAPED STYLE 410 IMPLANT GUMMY BEAR They

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16
Mar

Why Do We Use Drains In Plastic Surgery?

When you have surgery you might not know about drains.  I still remember when I was in my first year of general surgery residency, and I walked into a patient’s

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