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Restoring Sensation Through Nerve Grafts

September 22, 2021

Restoring sensation to a reconstructed breast is the last piece of the puzzle. For years we have been able to preserve the nipple and areola…

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Breast Lift or Breast Reduction: Which is Right For Me?

September 16, 2021

During aesthetic breast consultations, patients regularly ask me: “Do I need a breast reduction or a breast lift?” Or, ”while you are doing my reduction,…

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Tools of the Trade

August 26, 2021

Amazing case the other day...we had brand new micro instruments. When you are sewing with suture thinner than a human hair and vessels that are…

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A Deep Dive into Understanding DIEP Flap Reconstruction

August 23, 2021

Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) flaps are the most common natural tissue reconstruction we perform in our practice.⁠ ⁠ A modern DIEP flap is more…

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ERAS: A Thoughtful Approach to Post-Operative Pain Management

June 16, 2021

Postoperative pain management is an essential component of any successful procedure. Unfortunately, efforts to keep patients comfortable after surgery can sometimes be shortsighted, leaning on…

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Easier Information Access with Outcomes4Me

December 21, 2020

A breast cancer diagnosis can be challenging to digest. Patients receive vast amounts of new information at once, which makes it hard to make choices…

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Guidelines for Breast Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 8, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic descended upon us with unprecedented speed. With it came rapid changes in information that affected how we handled cases hour-to-hour as we…