Archive for the ‘Breast Reconstruction’ Category

Breast Reconstruction: Should You Take the BRCA1 & BRCA2 Gene Test?

Monday, October 21st, 2013

It’s been several months since Angeline Jolie told the New York Times about her decision to undergo a bilateral mastectomy and breast reconstruction after testing positive for the BRCA gene mutation, which can significantly increase a woman’s risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. The attention this Op-Ed letter received in the media still has [...]

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Breast Reconstruction Options After a Mastectomy

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

After breast cancer and a mastectomy, there are plastic and cosmetic surgery options for reconstructing the breast back to a more normal appearance.  There are several surgical methods to achieve a newly shaped breast, including use of a breast implant, the patient’s own tissue, or a combination of the two. Dr. Fredric Barr is a [...]

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Dr. Barr Performs Breast Reconstruction after Cancer

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

October is quickly coming to a close, and while most of us are focused on Halloween plans and parties, we must remember that it is the last week of breast cancer awareness month. There is a new breast cancer diagnosis every two minutes, and it is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among women. [...]

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Natrelle is the Latest in Breast Enhancement Technology

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

West Palm Beach Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery presents Natrelle breast augmentation and breast reconstruction. The Natrelle brand is the result of 25 years of experience with the science of breast enhancement and represents today’s most current breast augmentation and enhancement technology. Using the Two-Stage Reconstruction System that has the most documented positive outcomes in surgeon-reviewed [...]

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Breast Enhancement, Reconstruction after Cancer, and Breast Lifts Provide Symmetry and Lift

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

The incidence of breast cancer in women in the United States is around 13%.  One in eight women undergo various therapies and procedures to overcome cancer, but oftentimes, these women are left with scars and misshapen breasts. Breast Reconstruction after Cancer can be performed using   silicone implants, saline implants or tissue from other areas of the [...]

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