Posts From February, 2009

Web Log – February 2009 – Unilateral vs Bilateral Reconstruction

  Unilateral (one side) versus bilateral (both sides) mastectomy patients demand different approaches for breast reconstruction.  Unilateral patients require operation only on one side for reconstructing a breast that has similar volume to the contralateral (other) side.  Symmetry, however,  may not be very close.  Expander / implant reconstructions look least like the opposite breast because… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 3 2009
  • By:

Case of the Month – February – Fat Grafting

A woman in her fifties presented three years ago concerned with facial aging, but desired to minimize costs and avoid a more aggressive surgery.  She had fat grafting to her central face (below eyes, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, lips, and jaw anterior to her jowls) and upper lid blepharoplasty.  Three years later, she presented for… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 2 2009
  • By: