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What are your thoughts on female breast surgery?

What are your thoughts on female breast surgery?

More Specific Please: Best to restate your question more specifically. There are a variety of female breast operations available, depending on the patient's situation and goals. Most, if done for the appropriate indications, by well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons are quite patient pleasing. I look forward to seeing your question in a more specific form. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Breast Surgeon (Definition)

Generally speaking, a breast surgeon is usually a general surgeon who concentrates his/her practice performing breast surgery. He/she may have additional fellowship training and/or specialized ...Read more


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Age 40, female, breast cancer.Mri report b4 surgery states: please correlate clinically for any abnormality with right side port. What does this mean?

Age 40, female, breast cancer.Mri report b4 surgery states: please correlate clinically for any abnormality with right side port. What does this mean?

It means: Need additional evaluation , decision by your doctor , as result you already had biopsy . Now tell us the good new about your biopsy report . All diagnostic tests are great but ultimate final diagnosis is by biopsy only , which you had, good luck. ...Read more

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After breast surgery can I shower?

After breast surgery can I shower?

Showering post op: Our office usually has patients shower after we see them on day three. Every surgeon, patient and case is different. Please ask your individual surgeon about this. ...Read more

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What's the legal age to get breast surgery?

What's the legal age to get breast surgery?

Age - Breast Surgery: The legal age for consent is 18 without emancipation. Surgery of the breasts can be perfromed at any age with proper consent. Under the age of 18, consent of the legal gaurdian is required. For some elective procedures, it is best to wait until the breast are fully developed before persuing any surgical options. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be for breast surgery?

How old do you have to be for breast surgery?

Adult: Cosmetic breast surgery can be performed after the age of 18, this allows enough time for breast development and for you to make an informed decision. Reconstructive breast surgery can be performed at a younger age. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-enhancements/index.html. ...Read more

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Do breast surgery or reduction kill ?

Do breast surgery or reduction kill ?

Very very low odds: It's possible to have a rare complication - like a major anesthesia mishap, a drug reaction, a pulmonary embolism that could be lethal after any kind of surgery. But in well-trained hands, in an accredited facility, the odds of death from a breast reduction would be very small indeed. ...Read more

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What is the age limit to have breast surgery?

What is the age limit to have breast surgery?

After: Very important to wait until after the breasts have finished growing and maturing. Any surgery before that time can have serious long term consequences. Saline breast implants are fda approved for 18 and older. Silicone breast implants are fda approved for 22 and older. ...Read more

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What is the estimate cost for male breast surgery?

Varies.: I would suggest starting with the american society of plastic surgery and/or the aesthetic society of plastic surgery to obtain a list of well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons.? then, i would suggest you visit a few surgeons whose practices  concentrate on aesthetic surgery. Ask  to see lots of examples of their work and preferably speak/see patients who have had similar procedures. ...Read more

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How the place of plastic breast surgery would be faded?

How the place of plastic breast surgery would be faded?

They usual: Fade over 12 or so months. Protect them from the sun. Do scar massage. Consider a silicone based scar product, especially in the first few months after surgery. ...Read more

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I'm just curious, where are the incisions done for breast surgery?

I'm just curious, where are the incisions done for breast surgery?

Different approaches: For breast augmentation there are 4 different approaches for the incisions: around the areola, underneath the breast fold, in the armpit, and through the belly button. For breast reduction surgery the incision is generally around the areola, down the center of the breast and sometimes under the breast fold forming an anchor like scar. Sometimes the scar under the breast can be avoided. ...Read more

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My insurance refuse to pay anesthesia services during my breast surgery ? How is this possible?

My insurance refuse to pay anesthesia services during my breast surgery ? How is this possible?

$$$: Medical insurance is not about medical care anymore than banks are about education. The very fine print of your insurance contract spells out what they will pay for. You may have to pay for the anesthesia because of the nature of the procedure. ...Read more

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I had breast surgery to remove a papilloma two weeks ago and had no pain at that time...Now all of a sudden have pain. Is that normal?

See Doctor: Postsurgically, most of the discomfort a patient will experience occurs soon after surgery; given the delayed onset of your pain, best to be seen by your surgeon. Only by doing so can complications ( which can be associated with pain) be ruled out and treated if present. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Montelukast (singular) for prior breast surgery?

Montelukast (singular) for prior breast surgery?

Encapsulation?: This anti-inflammatory medication, as well as others, may be used to reverse breast implant encapsulation (capsular contraction); some plastic surgeons may also use it “prophylactically”, especially for patients who have had a history of capsular contraction previously. ...Read more

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How do I tell my mom I have to have breast surgery?

Calm/Clear: Regardless of the exact type of breast surgery plan, moms tend to be very helpful “nurses” postoperatively. Best to find the right time to explain your goals and plans with your mother in a calm fashion; in my experience, once daughters make their motivation clear ( hopefully self-motivated), moms tend to be very supportive. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How should I provide support for someone requiring breast surgery for cancer?

Be there often: I tell my breast cancer patients to be ready for a tough year. The diagnosis of breast cancer is often initially is tough. But surgery is only the first and sometimes the easiest part of treatment. The patient may also need radiation therapy and chemotherapy which can take close to a yr to complete. Make sure you are still offering support 3, 5 and 12 months down the line. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see if I think I need complex breast surgery?

What kind of doctor should I see if I think I need complex breast surgery?

Breast surgery: Breast surgeons and plastic surgeons perform the most procedures on the breast. Complex surgery of the breast is usually handled in a team approach for can. For purely cosmetic surgery involving a reduction or augmentation with or without a lift is handled by a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What treatment is good for breast surgery scars ?

What treatment is good for breast surgery scars ?

Depends...: Your plastic surgeon will have his/her preferences/recommendations when it comes to treatment of incision lines and scars. Some surgeons prefer the use of tape, massage, and/or the use of silicone-based products. For “abnormal scars” the use of silicone-based products, steroid injections, and/or scar revision surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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How effective is breast surgery for treating breast cancer?

How effective is breast surgery for treating breast cancer?

Very effective: Surgery more effective today then in previous years because of early dx by mammo. Here non palpable tumors or DCIS is detected and wide resection with adequate margins free of disease can give close to 90% to 95% cure or better when RT employed if needed ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Breast Surgery (Definition)

Breast surgery is any surgery performed on the breast. This can be done by a breast surgeon who provides diagnosis and treatment or a plastic surgeon who performs ...Read more