Breast reconstruction isn’t for everyone. Tig Notaro, for example. After her double mastectomy without reconstruction, the dry-witted comedian embraced her new body and performed topless (for a full 20 minutes!) in her 2015 HBO special Boyish Girl Interrupted. If you aren’t as willing to accept a new life without breasts, reconstruction may be an easy […]
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The new year is right around the corner, which for many of us means it’s the time we start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps you want to lose weight, stop smoking, or save money. Whatever it is, the new year offers a kind of reset button on life. For some, plastic surgery also offers […]
In nearly every blog post we write, we tell you that one of the best things you can do to prepare for plastic surgery is to quit smoking. Smoking is known to slow healing and increase the risk of infection and blood clots, all of which can get in the way of achieving the look […]
You did it: you finally got that breast reduction you’ve been wanting, you made it through the first months of recovery, and now you are enjoying the results. Like many of our patients, you may even be thinking, “I should have done this years ago.” You can now look forward to all the new clothes […]
The path that leads a woman to get a breast reduction is often long. The surgery is often sought after years of discomfort, and then it takes time, energy, and money to plan a procedure like this. The surgery itself takes just a couple of hours, but the recovery requires another good investment of your […]
“Location, location, location” is not just a saying in real estate, it can also apply to cosmetic breast surgery. In particular, it is the location of the nipple (further south) that often brings a woman in to see a cosmetic surgeon. As women age, nurse babies, gain and lose weight etc… their breasts change. This […]
Planning for a breast reduction can mean different things to different people. You will likely be able to fit into some cute new (and definitely smaller sized) tops, but the main focus shouldn’t be going out and buying a bunch of new clothes. There are a whole lot of things you need to prioritize first. […]
Whether you think it is OK or not, the fact remains that adolescents (age 13-19) in the United States are having plastic surgery. More than 200,000 cosmetic procedures are performed on teens per year. Many of these are minimally invasive procedures like laser hair removal or treatments for acne scars, but nearly 70,000 are surgical […]
Whether to breastfeed is one of the most personal decisions a woman can make, and it isn’t always straightforward. Life and sometimes anatomy get in the way. Even in the best of circumstances, baby may have difficulty latching on or getting enough milk. Adding breast reduction surgery, also called a reduction mammaplasty, into the equation […]
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