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Mommy Makeover & Healing: Helpful Habits for a Better Recovery

Mommy Makeover & Healing: Helpful Habits for a Better Recovery

“Mommy Makeover” surgery addresses a woman’s breasts and tummy post-pregnancy in a single surgery. The surgery always consists of a Tummy Tuck and Breast Surgery of either a Breast Reduction, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift alone, or with implants. The combination of two or three surgeries saves the patient recovery time, adds minimal additional risk, saves patient from taking more time … Read more

Breast Implant Options

Before stepping into a breast augmentation consultation it is beneficial to do some initial research about what kind of breast implants are available in the U.S. There is a lot of ground to cover during a breast consultation and understanding the different implant options can get lost among other topics within the consultation. Bringing questions about breast implants to your … Read more

Steps to Avoid “Boob Greed”

boob greed noun 1. excessive or rapacious desire for larger breasts after having breast augmentation surgery. “Boob Greed” is a term we use in our practice to describe a phenomenon that happens with certain breast augmentation patients who visit us from  Denver, Colorado Springs, and other areas. The scenario typically goes like this: The patient takes ample time to choose an … Read more

Breast Implant Associated ALCL (BIA-ALCL)

The New York Times published an article on March 21, 2017 about the incidence of a rare lymphoma related to breast implants. This article references an FDA report, “Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).” This is a rare and treatable type of T-Cell lymphoma that can develop around breast implants. BIA-ALCL is not the more commonly diagnosed cancer of … Read more

Accepting My Breast Lift Scars: A Memoir

The day after breast lift surgery at the Denver-based Center for Cosmetic Surgery, I removed my bra in front of the mirror before a shower. I couldn’t help but feel anxious to see the results from my breast lift with augmentation surgery. The shape was better than I had imagined. The lower pole of my breasts was finally round and … Read more