In Her Words: Tara Williamson

In Her Words: Tara Williamson

As a breast cancer survivor and a nurse of 20 years, Tara Williamson understands the importance of realistic, dependable breast reconstruction results. She believes that every woman should have the opportunity to know their options. As a result, she’s dedicated...
Q&A Ask the Doctor

Q&A Ask the Doctor

Q: I’m in the process of preparing for my double mastectomy with plastic surgery and trying to make an informed decision on implants vs my own skin. Just had a zoom meeting with FORCE and found out how the ladies liked the Diep flap vs the implants. A: I am sorry to...
Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q: I had a bilateral mastectomy in 2019. I am looking forward to the last stage of reconstruction, nipple tattooing. Do you offer online consultations? I live in Warner Robins and am having a difficult time finding a place with references for the nipple tattooing. I...
Eat Well to Heal Well

Eat Well to Heal Well

Taking care of yourself postoperatively is essential for your health, and an important part of this responsibility is proper nutrition. Eating well after surgery helps your body heal safely and effectively. During recovery, you need extra support from your diet, so...
Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Question: I don’t understand why insurance company doesn’t pay for reconstruction if you’ve had a lumpectomy. With radiation, your breasts shrink a lot and you are all out of proportion. I finally did get them to pay for prosthesis and bra.   Answer: That’s not always...
Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q: I have had a bilateral mastectomy. I am interested in seeing what it looks like when women are able to use body tissue to recreate breast tissue. I do not want implants. I live in a small, underserved community, and I am meeting with a plastics doctor on Feb 3. My...
Health Insurance for a Healthier You

Health Insurance for a Healthier You

While getting into shape is essential for your wellbeing, it can often be expensive. But, did you know that you could already have access to an affordable way to meet your fitness goals effectively? Many insurance companies offer policies that include health...
Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Question: Is it damaging to the heart and/or lungs to have breast implants and capsules removed with no cushioning or fat protection remaining to shield against cold or trauma? Also, is cushioning with fat done during capsulectomy or with a later, second surgery? I am...

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