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Deciding Whether or not to Have Breast Reconstruction After a Mastectomy is a Very Personal Choice

Deciding whether or not to have breast reconstruction after a mastectomy is a very personal choice. Though it isn’t always necessary, some women find that having breast reconstruction surgery improves their psychological well-being and quality of life. There are...

What words should I know before researching breast reconstruction options?

What words should I know before researching breast reconstruction options? Areola Pigmented skin surrounding the nipple. Breast augmentation Also known as augmentation mammaplasty; breast enlargement by surgery.  Most often performed with an artificial implant either...

Meet Kate! Our Newest Team Member

The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction is so excited to welcome our newest team member!   Kate is a nationally board-certified and state-licensed Family Nurse Practitioner who is eager to work with our staff and care for our patients. She graduated with a...

Myth 4: If I don’t have breast reconstruction right away, I can’t have it done at all.

Regardless of when you may have had your mastectomy, natural breast reconstruction is available to most women. The correct timing of reconstruction is determined on a case-by-case basis by the patient and their team of physicians (their plastic surgeon, breast...

Myth 3: I Can’t Undergo DIEP Breast Reconstruction Because I’ve Had Previous Abdominal Surgery

A history of abdominal surgery doesn’t necessarily mean you’re unable to have DIEP flap breast reconstruction. This decision is determined on a case-by-case basis that depends on your personal surgical history and its effects on your abdominal area.   Abdominal...