Breast Reconstruction with Implants: Is it better to go above or under the muscle?

New York, NY, UNITED STATES, May 9, 2023/ — According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 81% of women in the United States who undergo breast reconstruction after mastectomy use breast implants. As opposed to natural tissue breast reconstruction, implant-based breast Read More >

Understanding Nipple Reconstruction Alternatives after a Mastectomy

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, April 11, 2023/ — The objective of breast reconstruction2 after a mastectomy is to recreate new breasts to help a patient feel whole and normal after surgery. The traditional mastectomy resects the nipple-areola complex and leaves a Read More >

Breast reconstruction specialist Dr. Constance M. Chen on comfortable apparel choices for women after breast surgery

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, February 23, 2023 / — For more than 100,000 American women who undergo mastectomies each year, it is important to be as comfortable as possible during the postoperative period. Pain and tenderness, swelling, surgical drains Read More >

Dr. Constance M Chen Explains What People Get Wrong About Breast Reconstruction

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, January 30, 2023 / — Post mastectomy breast reconstruction2 is one of the most important factors for breast cancer patients’ overall well-being and long-term health. Yet, while rates of breast reconstruction in Read More >

Correcting Congenital Breast Asymmetry to Improve Quality of Life

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, December 21, 2022 / — Recent research shows that for women born with significant breast asymmetry2, surgery can not only help create more symmetrical breasts but it can also improve self-esteem, quality of life, and mental Read More >

Using Fat Grafting for Breast Reconstruction

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, November 29, 2022 / — Fat grafting is an innovative form of breast reconstruction3 that avoids both the artificiality of breast implants and the scarring and complexities of flap surgery. A form of natural tissue breast reconstruction, fat grafting is Read More >

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