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How Long is the Recovery for a Breast Augmentation?

How Long is the Recovery for a Breast Augmentation?

Increasing your breast size with a Breast Augmentation is a procedure that requires pre-surgery prep and post-surgery recovery. Like any surgery, taking care of your body and listening to your doctor’s medical advice is most important to have a successful outcome. If you have ever wondered how long it takes to recover from breast augmentation, continue reading to get an…

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Enhancing Your Breast Shape with a Breast Augmentation

Enhancing Your Breast Shape with a Breast Augmentation

For women who feel uncomfortable and unhappy with the appearance of their breasts, a procedure like a breast augmentation can have a major impact on their self-confidence, and in turn, their quality of life. At Spiro Plastic Surgery, Dr. Spiro and Dr. Parcells consider each breast augmentation they perform as an opportunity to artfully improve breast aesthetics, taking each patient’s individual…

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Breast Reconstruction Q&A by Alexis L. Parcells, MD

Breast Reconstruction Q&A by Alexis L. Parcells, MD

Q: What initial misconceptions do women have about breast reconstruction? A: It’s important to educate patients on the sequence and timing of reconstructive surgeries. Most women are hoping the reconstruction can be completed at the same time as their cancer surgery. I hope one day that’s possible as well, but for most patients that’s not yet the best strategy. Most…

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Open letter of Thank You

Open letter of Thank You

Open letter of Thank You as St. Barnabas celebrates the Dr. Scott and Susy Spiro Welcome Desk   Now more than a week after the dedication of the surgery family waiting area, I can reflect on the outpouring of support, love, admiration, and respect I was shown by colleagues, administration, nurses, and patients. I was truly choked up as I…

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Nipple Tattooing

There has recently been a lot of press about certain tattoo artists who are all of a sudden seemingly specializing in 3D tattooing of a nipple and areola in breast reconstruction. This is nothing new to me or our practice as I have been doing this for nearly twenty years. As an accomplished artist, it was a natural marriage of…

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