Types of Nipple Reconstruction Post Mastectomy

There are two kinds of mastectomy: skin-sparing and nipple-sparing. Nipple-sparing, as its name suggests, spares the nipple so no reconstruction is needed. Skin-sparing leaves only skin with which to reconstruct the breasts and therefore some women decide they want to have nipple reconstruction done.

Large Breasts can Lead to Chronic Back Pain

Back pain has long been associated with having large breasts. Studies show that back pain accompanies more than half women with a breast size of DD or larger. While many hours of poor posture or injury from exercise can result in back pain for anyone,

Plastic Surgery Trends in the last 5 years

According to ASPS, the number of cosmetic procedures has risen steadily in the past 5 years; in 2015 15.9 million cosmetic procedures were performed and in 2019 18.1 million procedures were performed which constitutes a 2.2 million increase.

Four Foods to Keep Skin Looking Healthy and Young

Along with sun protection, smoking, and the inevitable aging process, diet is another aspect of your lifestyle that can affect your skin. The following is a list of foods that have nutrients that nourish and encourage healthy skin growth.

What to Know about Breast Implant Safety

A breast implant is a medical device used to enhance the volume or shape of a women’s breast during a breast augmentation or breast reconstruction. There are two types of implants approved by the FDA: silicone and saline.

The Ideal Timing for Your Mommy Makeover

One of Dr. Kim’s most frequently performed procedures is the mommy makeover. Pregnancy can result in excess skin and fat, loosened muscles and a lackluster appearance of the breasts. The mommy makeover gets its name because many women elect to have this procedure after they have had children.

Debunking Breast Implant Myths

There are many myths surrounding breast augmentation and breast implants.

Implants have to be replaced regularly.

This is not the case at all! While breast implants are prosthetic devices which are not expected to last a patient’s entire lifetime,