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Breast lift can provide similar results as augmentation

Breast lift can provide similar results as augmentation

For women who are considering cosmetic surgery to improve the apperance of their breasts, they may feel that the only options at their disposal is breast augmentations. However, there are a number of other options available that can provide patients with equally positive results.

Categories: Breast Surgery News
November 5, 2010
Before breast reconstruction, some patients turn to prosthetics

Before breast reconstruction, some patients turn to prosthetics

Some breast cancer patients may have to wait a certain length of time after a mastectomy to undergo breast reconstruction surgery. Dallas-based KDAF reports that many of the women turn to prosthetics in the interim to help fill the void.

Categories: Breast Surgery News
November 4, 2010
Surgeon stresses importance of pre-mastectomy reconstruction discussion

Surgeon stresses importance of pre-mastectomy reconstruction discussion

Women who are diagnosed with breast cancer may benefit from having discussions with as many different specialists and surgeons as possible, yet the topic of breast reconstruction does not often come up until right before or right after, a mastectomy. Portland, Oregon's CBS affiliate KVAL reports that some experts suggest that patients consult a plastic surgeon before the initial operation.

Categories: Breast Surgery News
October 28, 2010
Male breast enhancement a growing trend

Male breast enhancement a growing trend

Though breast enlargement may be thought of as a cosmetic surgery specific to women, recent trends suggest that a similar treatment is growing in popularity among men. Several doctors have reported an increase in patients seeking pectoral implants to improve both the size and muscular tone of their chest.

Categories: Breast Surgery News
October 27, 2010
Many options available for breast reconstruction patients

Many options available for breast reconstruction patients

Due to developments in techniques over the last several decades, women who undergo breast reconstruction after a mastectomy now have more options available to them than in years past.

Some innovations have allowed patients such as Cherry Hill, New Jersey, resident Sharon Seidner to have the mastectomy and reconstruction in the same day, which saved her numerous trips to the hospital, according to CourierPostOnline.com, a Southern New Jersey news outlet.

Categories: Breast Surgery News
October 25, 2010

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