Plastic Surgery and Skincare

Breast Reconstruction Part 2: Important Post-Surgery Reminders

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Dec 5, 2015 10:00:00 AM

If you’ve just recovered from a lumpectomy or mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery, both your body and mind have been through a lot. While your doctor will give you detailed instructions on how to take care of yourself following surgery, there are a few things that I see over and over again that patients neglect to follow, or do not know to expect. Here are three things I find myself telling a lot of my patients following surgery.

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Topics: mastectomy, breast cancer, breast reconstruction surgery

It’s Never Too Late for Breast Reconstruction

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Dec 2, 2015 8:30:00 AM

From the very instant they get a breast cancer diagnosis, many patients feel that their lives are a whirlwind. There are appointments to be made, treatment to research, medicines to take and doctors to meet. On top of this, there is the possibility of mastectomy and breast reconstruction. What I want my patients to know is that they are not alone if they’re feeling overwhelmed and can take a deep breath, because when it comes to reconstruction options, you cannot make a wrong choice.

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Topics: breast reconstruction, breast cancer, DIEP flap, breast implants, lumpectomy

Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer: Important Factors to Consider

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Apr 1, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Undergoing a mastectomy can be a physically and mentally difficult process for a patient. Because many patients opt for breast reconstruction, it is extremely important to know what the surgical options are.  

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Topics: mastectomy, breast reconstruction, breast cancer

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