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What Happens During Breast Reconstruction Surgery?

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Elaine K. Howley From: Many women undergo a breast reconstruction after having a lumpectomy or mastectomy as part of their breast cancer treatment. Choosing whether to do so is a highly personal decision, but one that women are increasingly selecting. According to a 2014 study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, “reconstruction use increased from 46 percent in …

Plastic Surgeon Recommends Breast Implants Over Fat Transfer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: Amidst growing interest in fat transfer for breast augmentation, Seattle plastic surgeon Dr. Wandra K. Miles asserts the safety and reliability of breast implants, and cautions that long-term effects of fat transfer are unknown. Plastic surgeon Dr. Wandra K. Miles ( who specializes in breast augmentation at her Seattle practice, says that using fat transfer for breast augmentation …

So What Is A Breast Expansion

In Breast Cancer, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

For those who have never dealt with a mastectomy and reconstruction, the concept of breast expansion most likely would conger up images of a woman who wants to enlarge the size of the breasts that she has.  However, for those who have had a mastectomy and choose to have new breasts created, a new space needs to be created to …