Surgery

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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Medical Success Q&A

Medical Success Q&A

Q: You’re often asked to participate in the management of patients about to undergo mastectomy for breast cancer diagnosis. Does a particular case come to mind? A: A patient was sent to me by her breast surgeon with very large, sagging breasts and a plan for non-nipple sparing mastectomy of one breast. Q: How did you handle this patient’s condition?…

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