Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Say Yes To The Dress – By Val Jones

How do you know when you have the best plastic surgeon ever? When she accepts your invitation to be part of your bridal entourage on TLC’s hit show, Say Yes To The Dress! For those of you unfamiliar with SYTTD, it’s a reality show about brides-to-be and their dress shopping experiences at Kleinfeld, a world-famous bridal shop, […]

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Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Introducing Skin Care Products

Your skin is the largest organ of your body – on average, covering about 20 square feet. Are you taking proper care of it? At the very least, if your daily skin routine does not include a basic cleanser, moisturizer or sunscreen, you could be unknowingly speeding up the natural aging process. Just like the impact of […]

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Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Surgery.  What Now?

If you’re familiar with breast cancer, you know firsthand about the host of surgeries and procedures involved in a diagnosis – all of which can, and sometimes do, leave a lasting physical impact. From biopsies to lymph node removal, lumpectomies, mastectomies and reconstruction, breast cancer surgery side effects can be problematic post-surgery for many patients. […]

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Monday, October 9th, 2017

Introducing Peels, Laser Treatments and Skin Care

We’re excited to introduce several new products and services to help address the signs of aging, sun damage, and wrinkles. Peels Renew your complexion by revealing a more youthful, radiant appearance. Chemical peels accelerate skin exfoliation – leaving your  complexion  more uniform and renewed – while diminishing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and roughness. […]

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Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Fall Cosmetic Specials

Are you prepared to “fall” hard for injectables and fillers?  October is here – and so are the much anticipated Fall specials!  Enjoy these savings on our most popular non-surgical cosmetic procedures. You’ll definitely welcome the cooler weather but still love these HOT deals! Want to smooth fine lines and wrinkles? Now, for a limited […]

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Friday, June 16th, 2017

Natural Breast Reconstruction

In the early days of breast reconstruction, patients were limited to implants. More recently, however, a number of techniques have been developed that involve using the patient’s natural tissue, fat, and even blood vessels to build the new breast(s). These procedures, collectively, are called natural breast reconstruction, and offer a more natural look and feel than […]

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Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Join Me for Art Bra 2017

“You have breast cancer.” Four words you never hope to hear, and sadly, a reality for countless women (and yes, even men) across the US, and more specifically, in our area.  Up until two decades ago, even in an urban area like Austin, there wasn’t an organization in place to offer help or hope for […]

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Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Breast Reconstruction Surgery—How to Find the Right Doctor

Breast reconstruction surgery offers women a way to rebuild not just their breasts but also their self-esteem and confidence after a diagnosis of breast cancer. This type of surgery consists of a number of procedures from which women can choose, from traditional implants to the newer and more advanced DIEP flap surgery, whereby tissue from […]

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Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Holiday Specials on Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures

Treat yourself and look your best for the Holiday Season   Smooth fine lines and wrinkles, add youthful volume or remove excess fat under the chin. Take advantage of holiday specials on our most popular non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Holiday Specials Botox:  $10 per unit Juvederm Ultra:  $100 off a treatment Juvederm Ultra Plus: $100 off a […]

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Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Dr. Potter Discusses Breast Reconstruction in Austin Woman Magazine

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in full swing, so Austin Woman Magazine recently interviewed Dr. Potter regarding breast reconstruction.  Find out everything you’ve always wanted to know like who’s a candidate?  How important is timing?  What options are available?  What’s a DIEP flap? What are the benefits of using your own tissue when reconstructing? And how […]

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Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Art Bra Austin is on June 4th, 2016

Art Bra Austin is fast approaching, and it’s with great fondness that I’m reminded of my very first ABA experience a few years ago.  Having practiced just a short time in Austin, I was relatively new to the breast cancer community.  What a warm welcome I received on this empowering, mind-blowing night.  It was definitely […]

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Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, with 1 in 8 women diagnosed in her lifetime. A good defense is crucial, and comes most easily in the form of knowledge. Being aware of the preliminary signs and symptoms is your best strategy for detecting breast cancer early. Breast Cancer Awareness Month lasts throughout […]

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Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Dr. Potter is a proud sponsor of Art Bra Austin

On June 6th, art, fashion and the mystic of masquerade will meet on a 30 foot runway for a truly unique and theatrical event. This annual art and design competition features some of Austin’s most talented artists, designers and jewelers. Submissions are daring and inspired original works of wearable art. To add to the fun, […]

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Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction: The Power of Online Community

  One of the most important aspects of undergoing any type of surgery is piece of mind.  This can come in many shapes and forms. Of course, any surgery under consideration should be well researched, and the doctor you choose should be carefully selected.  In particular, some of the more complex surgeries, such as DIEP […]

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Monday, January 5th, 2015

Fat Grafting Breast Reconstruction Surgery- Patient Testimonial: Linda W.

Linda W. shares how Dr. Potter’s specialized Fat Grafting Breast Reconstruction Surgery provides real value in the restoration of one’s mental & physical well-being. This is an encouraging testament, especially for those facing similar circumstances. Commonly performed for cosmetic reasons, fat grafting is another powerful and natural method of breast reconstruction. During fat grafting breast […]

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Organizing Support When Undergoing Breast Reconstruction

  As you are preparing for your breast reconstruction surgery, you will often times hear friends and family offer to help during your recovery. You might hear something to the effect of, “Let me know if you need anything.” People sincerely want to be helpful, but they usually don’t know exactly how to help and […]

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Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Watch: Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day Recap!

Watch Dr. Potter describe the events of Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day! Take a look at the events of BRA Day at Seton and get ready for next year! We’d like to thank everyone that was involved with the special day and all those who participated. Your support goes a long way!

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Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Featured on NBC KXAN

For the many women that battle breast cancer, the recovery process can be just as major of a phase as the treatment. Survivors look to breast reconstruction to fully become themselves again. For a more natural, less invasive procedure, DIEP Flap is an ideal option. Fifty-one year-old Anita Arnet tells KXAN about her experience with […]

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Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Dr. Potter Speaks About Breast Reconstruction at Halftime of Texas State Game

During last Saturday’s Texas State win versus Idaho, Dr. Potter stopped by KTSW 89.9 at halftime to spread the word about breast reconstruction for breast cancer survivors. Dr. Potter gives advice to those who may have just been diagnosed with breast cancer by making sure you talk to those you trust and to your plastic […]

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Friday, October 10th, 2014

Dr. Potter Joins Good Day Austin for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Potter is proud to have been featured on FOX’s Good Day Austin to talk about the importance of breast reconstruction for women who have gone through breast cancer treatment. It is important to talk to a plastic surgeon early on in breast cancer diagnosis to properly plan around options. She also spoke about Breast […]

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Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Cherie Matthews Wins TWIB Award for Breast Cancer Post-Op Shirt

We’d like to congratulate Cherie Matthews for earning this year’s Woman Philanthropist Award as a part of the Texas Women in Business Awards. She has created a shirt that allows those recovering from breast cancer to be comfortable, yet fashionable. It gives those who have survived the battle against cancer to feel feminine and upbeat […]

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Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act: Breast Reconstruction Insurance

After a diagnosis of breast cancer, a woman may need to have all or part of her breast removed as part of her treatment. When all of the breast is removed, this procedure is called a mastectomy. When part of the breast is removed, it is called a partial mastectomy or lumpectomy. The Women’s Health […]

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Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Breast Lift Surgeries Outpacing Breast Implant Surgeries 2-1

Mastopexy Surgeries on the Rise Breast augmentation is still the most often performed cosmetic plastic surgery each year in the United States. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), there were 290,224 breast augmentation surgeries in the year 2013. However, mastopexy surgeries (breast lift surgeries) have grown by 70% since 2000, growing at twice […]

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Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Rise of Fat Grafting in Breast Reconstruction

A recent article in BioNews Texas stated that “the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) are reporting that plastic surgeries are on the rise with a 3 percent rise for cosmetic procedures, and a 2 percent rise for reconstructive procedures over the last year.” According to UT Southwestern plastic surgeons, this increase may be a […]

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