How breast reconstruction can help women who have undergone mastectomies for cancer

Women who have had a diagnosis of breast cancer may have decided to undergo partial or complete removal of their breasts to combat the condition and avoid chemotherapy or radiation. However, the removal of the breasts can be not only a physical change, but an emotional change as well. It can dramatically reduce their self-confidence …

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Statement on Coronavirus

Our practice is committed to mutual community wellness. As of the morning of Friday, March 13, 2020 there are two confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Austin. We are closely monitoring the situation and following directives from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As a medical office dedicated to the safest care for our …

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Does Insurance Cover Breast Reduction Surgery in Texas?

Breast reduction surgery is an excellent solution for women seeking to address disproportionately large breasts. Whether to treat back or neck pain, correct skin irritation or enhance your physique, reduction mammoplasty has helped countless women achieve a slimmer and more comfortable breast contour that is more proportional to their figure and supports the health of the …

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Am I Too Old to Want Breast Reconstruction Surgery?

The decision of whether or not to undergo breast reconstruction is a highly personal one. Breast reconstruction surgery can be an empowering option for breast cancer patients hoping to restore both the look and feel of their breasts following a unilateral or bilateral mastectomy. With a variety of advanced surgical techniques available and options for …

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Breast Reconstruction Methods: Tissue Expander vs. Direct-to-Implant

The discovery of a breast lump, a cancer diagnosis, the recommendation of a mastectomy —breast cancer feels like one piece of bad news after another. Relief can come when your oncologists tells you that you have the option of breast reconstruction. The possibility of getting back to “normal” becomes the light at the end of …

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What is Hybrid Breast Reconstruction?

Undergoing a mastectomy after a breast cancer diagnosis can be a challenging experience, both physically and emotionally. For many women, choosing to restore one or both breasts via a reconstruction procedure can feel like a celebration of recovery and restored health. Breast reconstruction can renew a patient’s confidence, helping her to regain her sense of …

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Patient Perspective: My Decision to Have a Preventive Double Mastectomy

When Jessica learned at age 34 that she was positive for a gene linked to an increased lifetime risk for developing breast cancer, she began to research having a prophylactic (preventive) bilateral mastectomy and breast reconstruction. She started chronicling her experience researching options and preparing for surgery on her blog, My Decision to Have a …

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Is Hybrid Breast Reconstruction Right for You?

After a breast cancer diagnosis, many patients seek breast reconstruction to reflect their restored health. Breast reconstruction can be a critical step in moving forward, but how do you know which type of procedure is the right choice for you? In some situations, a combination of reconstruction techniques, also known as hybrid breast reconstruction, may …

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