Plastic Surgery

In the midst of the craziness of the world right now, I had almost forgotten that I was turning 40 this month. While my birthday celebrations are going to be much more toned down than I’d been planning, the silver lining to not having all...

Nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) is the latest evolution in mastectomy techniques. With this approach, the entire breast skin envelope, including the nipple and areola skin, are preserved, while all the breast tissue is removed as part of the surgery. By saving the nipple and areola skin,...

There are a number of reasons that a virtual consultation or follow-up might be the best way for you to meet with our providers, and we are excited to connect with you in this way. We’ve put together the information below on what to expect...

Since our recent feature in a media story on sensation-preserving mastectomies, we’ve found that there are a number of misconceptions about the approach and, more generally, on sensation after mastectomies.  Here are some of the most frequent myths and misconceptions about preservation sensation after mastectomy,...

There are many mysteries and misconceptions around breast implants, but two of the most common questions that have been coming up lately in my practice are rippling and flipping. Here rippling and flipping implant questions are answered. Rippling Rippling describes seeing the folds of the implant through...

On Wednesday, the FDA asked manufacturers and medical professionals to better inform women about the potential hazards of breast implants. The federal agency has approved saline and silicone gel implants for augmenting breast size, breast cancer reconstruction, correcting developmental defects, and to “improve: the result of previous surgery, but...

Breast reduction surgery, also known as a reduction mammaplasty, is a surgery where breast tissue and skin are removed to reduce the size of the breasts while also re-shaping and lifting them. This surgery can not only help to alleviate some of the symptoms associated with...

After recent increased concerns around breast implant safety, which prompted an FDA hearing in March 2019 focused on this issue, certain types of textured breast implants and tissue expanders with textured surfaces have now been taken off the market. Here’s some information that may help you sort...