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

By: Dr. David Light
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, can you also do a lift?” The good news is that both a breast reduction and a breast lift elevate the position of the nipple and areola. While their goals […]

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Dr. David Light Educates Other Surgeons on Abdominal Free Flap Breast Reconstruction Options and the Importance of Preoperative Imaging

By: The NYBRA Team
September 15, 2021

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently asked Dr. David Light to create a video presentation on the options for abdominal base free flap breast reconstruction and the benefits of preoperative imaging for these procedures. The talk was aimed at other plastic surgeons who were interested in learning more about the topic through ASPS EdNet. […]

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Breast Relief Lecture Series: 9/13 Livestream Event

September 13, 2021

For those that may have missed tonight’s livestream event of Dr. Jonathan Bank discussing BreastRelief, we have the recording here. Don’t miss the two remaining BreastRelief livestream events. Register to get the livestream link directly sent to your inbox.  

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Finding Your Narrative After Breast Cancer

By: The NYBRA Team
September 7, 2021

A breast cancer diagnosis can feel like it rewrites your entire life. It can be challenging to know how to approach other people and your own life as you navigate the information you’ve received. “We are the stories we tell ourselves. If we tell ourselves if we are the victim of cancer, well that’s who […]

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Dr. David Light Delves into Delayed and Revision Reconstruction with the DiepC Foundation

By: The NYBRA Team
September 3, 2021

A final reconstruction does not always happen at the time of mastectomy. Some patients choose or are otherwise compelled to wait to have breast reconstruction by physical, emotional, therapeutic, or access-related factors. Furthermore, patients who are able to have immediate reconstruction often require additional procedures to further refine or correct their results. Dr. David Light […]

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Save the Date: NYBRA Gears Up for BRA Day with BRCAStrong

By: The NYBRA Team
August 31, 2021

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day is October 20th, and our team is already getting ready for some exciting events and collaborations. We’ve partnered with BRCAStrong to produce two Instagram Live sessions on BRA Day.  The morning session will feature Drs. Ron Israeli and Randall Feingold as they dive deeply into the history of breast reconstruction and […]

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Join us for a Livestreamed Lecture Series on BreastRelief

By: The NYBRA Team
August 30, 2021

Join us for a livestreamed lecture series on Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome: What is it? Why does it matter? This three-part live webinar educational series will explore post-mastectomy pain syndrome and a new service called BreastRelief aimed at alleviating this chronic issue affecting up to 30% of women who have had breast surgery. Once you register, […]

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Together

By: The NYBRA Team
August 30, 2021

Dr. David Light reflects on our 20th anniversary and how important the mission of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is for our community and how you can help. — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it’s a special time for our practice. At NYBRA, we are involved in the fight against breast cancer every […]

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Tools of the Trade

By: Dr. David Light
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 1-2 mm wide, it makes such a difference to have well cared for instruments. Thank you to all of the scrub techs and instrument processors who are critical players both […]

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Join Us for Our Next Lecture: Protect The Skin You’re In

August 25, 2021

Join us on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 9:30 AM EST via ZOOM for our next lecture as part of our Be Informed Lecture Series. Our guest speaker is: Sheryl Feingold, M.D., FAAD       *Registration is required* Our skin is a window into the rest of our body – if we are taking […]

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