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Nipple sparing mastectomy with Immediate Breast Reconstruction: Safe Options for the Breast Reconstruction

Mastectomy for removal of breast tissue for pre-malignant or malignant breast conditions can be done through multiple incisions. Factors that contribute to the placement of incisions on the breast include the position of the breast tumor on the chest and it’s proximity to the skin. Classically, a mastectomy incision was located across the middle of… Read More »


The Correction of the Inverted Nipple

Inversion of the nipple is a common congenital deformity of the breast, which can occur on both sides or just affect one side. It can be a source of embarrassment and shyness, but may go unnoticed to the female patient. An inverted nipple may have different degrees of inversion depending on the amount of tethering… Read More »


Why Breast Implants Get Hard: Reasons and remedy.

Breast implants are foreign bodies, which in general are inert and unreactive to the human body. Your body does recognize breast implants as foreign and does form a normal capsule around the implant, no matter if it is saline or silicone. The first generation silicone breast implants were designed to rupture early and relied on… Read More »



Secondary Breast Augmentation: Correcting the “Bottomed-Out” Breast Implant.

Breast implants can drop too much. This is referred to as “bottoming-out” and usually gives the appearance of breast sagging. The difference between true breast sagging or ptosis versus bottoming-out, is that nipple position is usually preserved in the bottomed out implant where as in the sagging breast the nipple position is low. The reason… Read More »



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