Breast Reconstruction

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The Importance Of Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (BRA day) is an annual event on the third Wednesday of October. BRA day aims to increase public awareness of breast reconstruction options post-mastectomy and educate the medical community about the latest reconstructive techniques.  BRA day was first observed in Canada in 2011 and has since gained popularity in countries worldwide, […]

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Revising an Augmentation

Breast augmentation isn’t a perfect science, and there are times when a patient desires implant revision surgery. Whether she decided she would simply like larger implants or whether there has been some other issue, revision surgery is generally easier than the original surgery. This is because in most cases the incisions can be made along

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Breast Reconstruction

After a woman has had a mastectomy due to breast cancer, the loss of one or both breasts can be difficult emotionally. Dr. Smith uses various surgical techniques to reconstruct breasts at his Okatie practice. Repairs the self-confidence A prognosis of breast cancer is terrifying and it seems unfair for a woman to beat the

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Mammograms with Breast Implants: What You Need to Know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a yearly campaign designed to spread national awareness about breast cancer, a condition that impacts millions of women each year. For many years, it was believed that women with breast implants were at a greater risk for developing breast cancer. Fortunately, advances in research have disproved that myth. Still,

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What You Need to Know About Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is an important option for women who have lost one or both breasts as a result of mastectomy or other cancer treatment. Breast reconstruction is also an option for those who have drastically different breast sizes due to an injury or a congenital or developmental abnormality. What Is the Breast Reconstruction Procedure? Breast

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