All Breast Surgery News

  • What to Expect After a Mastectomy

    I may come off as completely ignorant with the statement I’m about to make, but I’m putting it out there. I ignorantly thought after a woman underwent a mastectomy, getting reconstructive breast surgery would be akin to getting breast augmentation. And I think it is a prevalent misconception based on the way the reconstructive process is portrayed in the media. 

  • Fat Grafting Can Reduce the Appearance of Breast Implant Rippling

    The most common cause of breast implant rippling is when a patient does not have sufficient amount of tissue to cover the implant.  

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kamran Khoobehi explains that if a breast implant is too big or the patient is born with inadequate amount of breast tissue to cover the implant, this will result in implant rippling.  

  • Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction Added Symmetry to My Breasts

    Georgette underwent a mastectomy on one of her breasts following her breast cancer diagnosis. She consulted with a board-certified plastic surgeon who recommended a breast reconstruction procedure. 

    Breast reconstruction includes a variety of procedures performed to restore the form and shape of the breast, following mastectomy or lumpectomy surgery. 

  • A Breast Reduction Improved My Posture and Numbed My Back Pain

    After bearing two children, Gina’s breasts increased in size causing pain to her neck, back and shoulders. The size of her breasts interrupted her level of physical activity; she started to feel insecure and uncomfortable. Through word-of-mouth and research, she found Dr. Tracy Pfeifer, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in New York, who recommended a breast reduction procedure. 

  • Considering Breast Implants? Make Sure You Know All The Options

    Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures, with more than 313,327 performed in 2013 alone. 

    While their safety has been proven time and again (silicone breast implants are one of the most tested medical devices in FDA history) many women may not be aware that there are choices beyond the silicone or saline debate. 

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