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Application of Embrace® Scar Therapy

What is Embrace® Scar Therapy? For patients with thick, raised, visible scars after surgery, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Christine Fisher may recommend Embrace® Scar Therapy, a dressing containing medical-grade silicone. Embrace® may be used on practically any part of the body to reduce the appearance of scars, including surgical scars resulting from breast reconstruction and cosmeticRead More…

Why Choose Christine Fisher MD In Austin, Texas

While all plastic surgeons receive basic training in breast reconstruction during their residency programs, not all plastic surgeons are comfortable performing all types of reconstructions and many do not practice breast reconstruction frequently in their practices. Dr. Fisher’s primary focus is breast reconstruction. She has performed hundreds of reconstructions using natural tissue or implant-based methods.Read More…

Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Are you specially trained in microsurgery? Breast reconstruction surgery using perforator flaps, such as a DIEP flap, requires extensive microsurgical training to accomplish safely and reliably. All of our surgeons are experienced in microsurgery.  Our surgeons focus their practice on advanced microsurgical breast reconstruction, and care for hundreds of patients per year. How many ofRead More…