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

By: Dr. David Light
June 18, 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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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: Dr. Israeli on 20 Years of Continued Partnership

By: The NYBRA Team
June 17, 2021

Dr. Ron Israeli has been a volunteer member on the American Cancer Society’s Regional Advisory Board since 2008. He’s watched NYBRA’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Long Island team grow in size and purpose over the past two decades with pride and commitment. As we celebrate 20 Years of Continued Partnership with the American […]

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ERAS: A Thoughtful Approach to Post-Operative Pain Management

By: Dr. David Light
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 narcotic medications without considering their impact on overall health and recovery. While it’s important to minimize discomfort, it’s equally important to do so in a way that considers the patient […]

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Tai Chi: Finding Time for Mindful Activity

By: The NYBRA Team
June 15, 2021

“It’s your attention to your inner self that’s so important. Don’t think of it as an exercise, think of it as an inner practice, even if it may look like an exercise,” Tai Chi, Qigong, and Meditation Instruction Helen Lein explained during an interactive installment of the Be Informed Lecture Series. Lein has been teaching […]

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Mastectomy Rights: Legal Protections for Breast Reconstruction

By: Dr. Ron Israeli
June 12, 2021

This text originally appeared as part of Learn Look Locate’s monthly series, “Ask a Plastic Surgeon with Dr. Israeli.” Visit learnlooklocate.com to learn more about their mission. It’s hard to believe that when I was a medical student and then a surgical resident in the early 1980’s and 1990’s, not all insurance companies provided coverage for […]

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Motherhood is Within Your Reach

By: The NYBRA Team
June 9, 2021

Join us on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 9:30 AM EST via ZOOM for our next lecture as part of our Be Informed Lecture Series. Our guest speaker is: Avner Hershlag, MD, FACOG Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Specialist       *Registration is required* Why should I go through fertility preservation prior to breast cancer […]

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Celebrating Breast Cancer Survivors

By: The NYBRA Team
June 7, 2021

Survivorship is complicated. For some, it means living with metastatic disease. For others, it means learning to fight and self-advocate or finding ways to manage the emotional realities of a life after cancer. We have patients that tell every story. In honor of Survivor’s Day, this past Sunday, we’re putting the spotlight on three breast […]

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Doctors of Distinction Golf Invitational 2021

By: Dr. Randall Feingold
June 3, 2021

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Avid Golfers, Fourteen years ago, I was asked to create an event to support fundraising for the American Cancer Society. Borne out of my love for providing empathetic, state of the art breast reconstruction for women who undergo mastectomy for breast cancer or a BRCA gene mutation, I chose golf, the […]

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3 Strategies to Supercharge Your Anti-Cancer Kitchen

By: The NYBRA Team
June 2, 2021

Join us on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 10:30 AM EST via ZOOM for our next lecture as part of our Be Informed Lecture Series. Our guest speaker is: RACHEL BELLER, MS, RDN CEO Beller Nutritional Institute Celebrity weight management & cancer prevention expert This event was in partnership with *Registration is required* What is […]

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Releasing Your Emotional Valve

By: Mollie Sugarman
May 27, 2021

Our society tends to judge tears as weakness. People use phrases like “lost it,” “fell apart” or “had a meltdown” to describe someone who is simply expressing emotions. The breast cancer patients I work with often apologize for crying or feeling angry or frustrated. Emotions like sadness, anger, and frustration are understandable reactions to receiving […]

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