Ask the Doctor – What Options Do I Have When Removing My Breast Implants?

This week, Audrey Rowen, PA-C, of The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction answers your question about breast reconstruction. Question: I had silicone implants in 1988 under skin, which ruptured. In 2012, had bilateral implant exchange with saline implants under muscle. In 2016, the right saline implant ruptured; it was always hard with capsular contraction. I have been trying to find a plastic surgeon who will do a capsulectomy on Rt & Lt... and ideally tissue transfer from my body. … [Read More...]

3 Delicious Homemade Pizza Recipes

Did you know that, according to pizza.com, Americans eat over 100 acres of pizza each day? Sounds crazy! But, as pizza lovers ourselves, that number doesn’t surprise us. In fact, we love pizza so much that we often make it from scratch at home. If you’re looking for some delicious pizza recipes, we suggest you give these a try! Enjoy... Classic Margherita  Pizza Recipe In 1889 during a visit to Naples, the Queen Margherita of Savoy, chef Raffaele Esposito of Pizzeria … [Read More...]

Ask the Doctor – Who Do I Ask About My Cancer Treatment, My Plastic Surgeon, Breast Surgeon, Or Oncologist?

This week, Audrey Rowen, PA-C, of The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction answers your question about breast reconstruction. Question: Who do I ask about my cancer treatment, my plastic surgeon, breast surgeon, or oncologist? Answer: Thanks for reaching out to us! That is typically a question we would defer to an oncologist to answer as they can calculate your overall risk for recurrence and how different surgical vs. medical treatments can impact that risk. Technically a lumpectomy … [Read More...]

Valentine’s Day Date Night Ideas

We can’t believe it’s already February and that one of our favorite holidays--Valentine’s Day--is just around the corner! This super fun, love-filled holiday certainly snuck up on us. And it’s possible that it snuck up on you, too! Not to worry though. If you haven’t had the time to think about what you want to do this Valentine’s Day with the ones you love, we’ve got you covered. Today, we’re going to share some affordable, fun, and easy-to-put-together … [Read More...]

Ask the Doctor – I Have Implants But They Feel Horrible And My Reconstruction Looks Terrible. Is There Any Hope After Reconstruction?

This week, Richard M. Kline, Jr., MD, of The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction answers your question about breast reconstruction. Question:  I have implants. Do not like them they feel horrible and my reconstruction looks terrible. Is there any hope after reconstruction. I have appointment 2/23/2018. Answer:  Fortunately, your previous unfortunate experiences with implants in all probability do not affect our ability to get you a satisfactory reconstruction using only your own … [Read More...]

3 Family-Friendly Cocktail Recipes for Your Next Party

Everybody loves a good cocktail at a party. However, not every cocktail is a good match for all of your party attendees. Especially cocktail recipes that contain alcohol. There’s certainly nothing wrong with mixing up your favorite spiked drink recipe. But, as a party host, it’s always a good idea to have some family-friendly cocktails on hand for any children or adult party attendees who don’t/can’t drink liquor-based cocktails. Ensure that everyone is able to participate in … [Read More...]

Ask the Doctor – Do You Have Experience Replacing Silicone Implants When a Patient is Having a Reaction to Them?

This week, Richard M. Kline, Jr., MD, of The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction answers your question about breast reconstruction. Question: Do you have experience replacing silicone implants when a patient is having a reaction to them? Answer:  Thank you for your question. We have extensive experience replacing implants when patients find them uncomfortable. Most of our experience is with patients who have had mastectomies and reconstruction, but the experience translates to … [Read More...]

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