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...
Exercise Your Way to Better Healing

Exercise Your Way to Better Healing

At the beginning of 2021, a lot of us set goals to achieve in the days ahead. But, did you know that one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions can actually benefit your surgical experience? While getting in shape can seems like a tough plan to stick with, putting...
This Year in Review

This Year in Review

So can we all agree that 2020 was nothing like we expected? 2020 has definitely been filled with uncertainty and change, yet we have still been working hard for our patients here at the Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction (CNBR).  We have continued to provide...
Family Matters

Family Matters

We spend time with family during the holidays, and this Thanksgiving, you can share more than just turkey and pumpkin pie with each other. You can also care for your loved ones by sharing information about your family’s medical history that may help them make...
In Her Words – Lyndsey

In Her Words – Lyndsey

Growing up, Lyndsey Hayes watched her mom battle breast cancer twice and ovarian cancer once. “Mom wasn’t supposed to live through breast cancer the first time, but she got a second opinion, and that doctor helped her,” explains the now 42-year-old. “A few years...