Category Archives: Breast Implants

Your Options After Mastectomy

Women who have had a mastectomy typically experience positive emotions when they learn about breast reconstruction options. At my Alabama Breast Cancer Institute, we offer a comprehensive consultation to provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision regarding breast reconstruction in Alabama. I offer two different techniques for reconstructive surgery: …

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New Law, New Hope

A new law in New York that took effect January 1 requires that hospitals provide breast cancer patients undergoing mastectomies with reconstructive surgery information. As a Birmingham breast augmentation and reconstruction specialist, I am extremely pleased with this initiative. I have always been a strong believer in patient education. The best way to empower women …

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Several patients, during their intial consultations with me, in Birmingham, are fearful of silicone breast implants. They share, with me, many false impressions about these devices that create a tendency for them to choose saline implants. I offer them explanations, direct them to my website, and provide them with other sources of information to help educate them about these …

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Preventive Breast Surgery and Reconstruction

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (read the article here) has shown that prophylactic breast removal, or removing the breast before a patient develops breast cancer, can drastically reduce the chances of that patient developing breast cancer in the …

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