Posts From February, 2011

Web Log – February 2011 – Nipple Sparing Mastectomy

Plastic Surgery, like many disciplines, has operations which wax and wane in their popularity.  One of those is the nipple sparing mastectomy. In the 1980’s, the operation was more commonly known as a subcutaneous mastectomy.  It was mainly offered to women who did not have cancer, but who did have severely fibrocystic breasts which were… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 3 2011
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Case of the Month – February 2011 – Nipple Sparing Mastectomy

The patient presented with a one sided, isolated breast cancer.  She desired nipple sparing mastectomy and her general surgeon felt the procedure was oncologically sound ( safe cancer treatment ) for her.  She therefore had a nipple sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction using an expander and acellular dermis for improved lower pole coverage.  After several… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 2 2011
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Monthly Special – February 2011 – Chemical Peel

Skin care advice from our Medical Esthetician, Lindsey: Why Patients And Professionals Prefer Chemical Peels According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, chemical peels are the second-most common non-surgical cosmetic procedure performed by medical professionals and clinical estheticians today. This cornerstone of topical treatments offers numerous advantages to the skincare professional and the patient.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 2 2011
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