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November 12, 2019

Does Insurance Cover Breast Reduction Surgery in Texas?

Breast reduction surgery is an excellent solution for women seeking to address disproportionately large breasts. Whether to treat back or neck pain, correct skin irritation or enhance your physique, reduction mammoplasty has helped countless women achieve a slimmer and more comfortable breast contour that is more proportional to their figure and supports the health ofRead More…

October 16, 2019

Am I Too Old to Want Breast Reconstruction Surgery?

The decision of whether or not to undergo breast reconstruction is a highly personal one. Breast reconstruction surgery can be an empowering option for breast cancer patients hoping to restore both the look and feel of their breasts following a unilateral or bilateral mastectomy. With a variety of advanced surgical techniques available and options forRead More…

October 2, 2019

Is A Breast Reconstruction Right for Me?

Hearing the news that you need a mastectomy — or making the decision to have a preventive mastectomy — will likely throw your whole world out of balance. Women who have been in this position talk about feeling a whole range of emotions, including fear, sadness, hopelessness, worry and loss. Your breasts are a partRead More…

September 27, 2019

What’s the Best Topical to Apply After Microneedling?

Microneedling, or collagen induction therapy, is one of the most popular and effective skin treatments today. Through comfortable, minimally invasive sessions, microneedling therapy offers benefits for all skin types, from scar reduction and wrinkle prevention to total skin rejuvenation. Microneedling works with your body’s natural processes, healing the skin from within the dermal structure toRead More…

September 16, 2019

Breast Reconstruction Methods: Tissue Expander vs. Direct-to-Implant

The discovery of a breast lump, a cancer diagnosis, the recommendation of a mastectomy —breast cancer feels like one piece of bad news after another. Relief can come when your oncologists tells you that you have the option of breast reconstruction. The possibility of getting back to “normal” becomes the light at the end ofRead More…

August 19, 2019

Is it Safe to Undergo Facial Laser Treatments in the Summer?

Sun damage is the skincare enthusiast’s worst nightmare, and with good reason. The havoc that UV rays can wreak on the skin’s appearance and function runs deep. It not only causes skin sagging, brings out dark spots and exacerbates scarring, but it also disrupts skin cell turnover, slows collagen production and increases your risk ofRead More…

July 25, 2019

Christine Fisher, MD Statement on Textured Implants and BIA-ALCL

Breast health is of the utmost importance to this practice, as is keeping our patients and future patients fully informed with the latest data to promote safe outcomes using evidence-based care in plastic surgery. On July 24, 2019, the largest maker of breast implants, Allergan, released a voluntary recall on its textured breast implant productsRead More…

June 6, 2019

What is Hybrid Breast Reconstruction?

Undergoing a mastectomy after a breast cancer diagnosis can be a challenging experience, both physically and emotionally. For many women, choosing to restore one or both breasts via a reconstruction procedure can feel like a celebration of recovery and restored health. Breast reconstruction can renew a patient’s confidence, helping her to regain her sense ofRead More…

May 23, 2019

Am I Selfish for Wanting a Mommy Makeover?

Would you love to restore your body to its pre-pregnancy appearance, but have reservations? We commonly hear the following concerns from women like you who are considering a “mommy makeover”: What will people think of me for wanting a mommy makeover? What do I think of myself for even wanting this? Why don’t I likeRead More…

April 9, 2019

Patient Perspective: My Decision to Have a Preventive Double Mastectomy

When Jessica learned at age 34 that she was positive for a gene linked to an increased lifetime risk for developing breast cancer, she began to research having a prophylactic (preventive) bilateral mastectomy and breast reconstruction. She started chronicling her experience researching options and preparing for surgery on her blog, My Decision to Have aRead More…

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