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Why a Plastic Surgeon Should Be Involved Prior to Lumpectomy or Mastectomy

When lumpectomy or mastectomy is recommended as part of breast cancer treatment, a coordinated approach to surgery that involves a board-certified plastic surgeon from the very beginning can significantly increase the likelihood of attaining an excellent aesthetic outcome. Several different factors can affect the type and timing of breast reconstruction, so having a plastic surgeon involved from the start can help direct treatment in a way that is advantageous from both a health and cosmetic standpoint. To provide an example, […]

5 Common Breast Reconstruction Myths

There is no shortage of breast reconstruction information available online these days, particularly in the midst of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Unfortunately, not all the resources you may come across are entirely accurate and/or reliable. In an effort to help clear the air about this highly rewarding procedure, we’ve put together this blog post to debunk some of the most common breast reconstruction myths we hear today. Take a look below to discover the truth about five popular misconceptions. Breast […]

Breast Reconstruction Following a Mastectomy

In light of the surging breast cancer publicity stirred by Angelina Jolie’s preventative medical decision, we sat down with Dr. Parva to get his opinion on the somewhat controversial topic. For Dr. Parva’s thoughts on Jolie’s actions, as well as his recommendations for women in similar circumstance, read our Q&A session with him below. What do you think of Angelina Jolie’s decision to have both breasts removed as a preventative measure? It is a very emotional and difficult decision for […]

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