Breast Reconstruction- Advancements and Revisions

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! With awareness efforts in full swing, the topic of Breast Reconstruction is brought up often. Breast Reconstruction is the re-creation of a woman’s breast …

Burn Scar Solutions

Last month, we shared tips on Summer Fire Safety and burn prevention. It is important that if you or someone you know does experience a burn, to keep calm and …

The Life Changing Impact of Support Groups

“It looks like lymphedema,” your primary care physician tells you as he puts a hand to your swollen leg. Lymphedema? What is that? Is there a cure? Am I going to have this forever? Your thoughts and questions are overwhelming.

Being diagnosed with a debilitating condition, rare or common, can add incomprehensible amounts of stress to your life. Having to make healthcare decisions, sometimes quickly, is no easy task. At times, it may seem like no one can understand what you’re going through, unless they’ve gone through it themselves.

Your Guide to Nerve Compression Syndrome

Nerve compression syndrome occurs as a result of damage to the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system connects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) to the rest …

Teaming Up to Prevent Vision Loss

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Dr. Andrew Elkwood and Dr. Zuhaib Ibrahim have teamed up with Dr. Ravi Patel, an Ophthalmologist specializing in Cornea Surgery, to offer a cutting edge procedure …

A Novel Approach to Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Dr. Adam Saad, Dr. Michael Rose and Dr. Russell Ashinoff recently published a research article in Plastic Surgery International, “Single Stage Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Reduction Mastopexy in the Ptotic Breast.” …

Your Day Begins With Sleep

March 11 to 17, 2018 is Sleep Awareness Week, an annual event supported by the National Sleep Foundation. This week aims to promote the importance of good sleep to best …

March is Lymphedema Month

Lymphedema is a common and widespread problem that is often underdiagnosed because many patients and even many doctors are not aware of the potential treatments for this condition. It is …