The following advisory represents a collaborative effort between the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (The Aesthetic Society) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) to provide biannual updates for members on recent disease developments, government regulatory communications, and consensus recommendations related to breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).
Women who have had surgery to treat breast cancer can choose from several types of breast reconstruction. When deciding what type is best for you, you and your doctors should discuss factors including your health and your personal preferences.
Many women who have a mastectomy—surgery to remove an entire breast to treat or prevent breast cancer—have the option of having the shape of the removed breast rebuilt.
No matter what type of surgery you have, it’s important to do exercises afterward to get the arm and shoulder moving again. Exercises help decrease side effects of your surgery and help you get back to your usual activities.
Politis Plastic Surgery utilizes RxPhoto, which is a HIPPA compliant cloud storage photo management software. The RxPhoto platform combines mobile and cloud technology to streamline the process of capturing and managing medical photos.