Posts Tagged ‘ breast surgery

Monday, October 10th, 2016

DIEP Flap Surgery with Nipple Sparing

When it comes to breast reconstruction, maintaining a normal look and feel to the breast is important in helping patients feel confident and accepting of their new bodies. With many types of breast reconstruction surgery, however, the breast is replaced with implants or with muscle and skin from other parts of the body. The result […]

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Monday, May 4th, 2015

Breast Reconstruction Safety: Trust a Doctor, Not the Internet

  It’s the Internet Age.  Information is available right at our fingertips, and it’s frequently assumed that we are deferring to reliable sources, providing only the facts.  Particularly when it comes to health and serious surgical procedures like breast reconstruction, it is imperative to filter out the vast amount of misinformation you may come across. […]

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Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Post-Breast Reconstruction Surgery: 6 Tips to Consider

Immediately following your breast reconstruction surgery, your doctors and nurses will provide you with critical care. However, it doesn’t end there. Your self-care after being discharged from the hospital is just as important, and should not be brushed off or taken lightly! Recovery from Perforator Flap Reconstruction can take from 6 to 8 weeks, so […]

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