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How to Prepare for a Smooth Recovery After Breast Surgery

Breast surgery can be a simple procedure, but it’s still major surgery, with a recovery period that can take several weeks. Your body’s ability to heal depends on your habits after the surgery. Here are a few recovery tips to increase your chances of a smooth recovery – and a few key things to avoid. Do: Eat well Whole foods, including lots of fruits, vegetables, and lean protein, can give your body the vital nutrients it needs for recovery. You may feel nauseous in a day or two immediately following your breast augmentation, so...

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5 Questions to Ask During Your Breast Reconstruction Consultation

Breast reconstruction can help you feel more comfortable with your body and confident in your appearance. This is a serious medical procedure, but the right surgeon can give you qualified breast surgery consultation advice and soothe your worries. During your appointment, there are a few critical breast surgery questions to ask. What are Your Qualifications? Choose a plastic surgeon that is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). This rigorous body examines each surgeon’s qualifications, including past procedures and...

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Breast Lift vs. Breast Augmentation: What’s the Difference

My Houston Surgeons (MHS) knows that every woman has different body shapes and goals, with unique desires for aesthetically desirable results. The MHS body plastic surgeons possess excellent training in cosmetic breast surgery and provide various procedures to meet the needs of a patient’s dissatisfaction with their breast to body proportions. Breast Lift (Mastopexy) The natural tendency for the breast to droop or sag is a result of time, aging, and gravity.  Patients may experience tubular breasts, stretched nipples, or nipples that point...

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How Dr. Boutros Restores a Woman’s Breast Through DIEP Flap Surgery

Dr. Boutros believes that compassion of care begets excellence in treatment. This philosophy is applied to the scope of expertise, making sure that all patients feel supported and taken care of. Among those is the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap Surgery, a restorative surgical procedure, where Dr. Boutros provides the most current advancements in plastic surgery to women who have experienced breast cancer. The benefits include rebuilding the breast after mastectomy, having a natural looking/feeling breast, and a restored sense...

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How My Houston Surgeons Supports Breast Cancer Survivors Through Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Breast cancer survivors who are planning or have already undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy may choose to receive breast reconstruction surgery as part of the treatment plan. Breast reconstruction is performed to restore the appearance of one or both breasts back to size, shape, and symmetry that is often times more aesthetically pleasing than before the cancer diagnosis.    Breast reconstruction is the general term used to detail the rebuilding of the breast tissue after a mastectomy, trauma or birth defect. There has been tremendous...

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The Benefits of Having a Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is the most requested plastic surgery procedure performed in the US. Over 300,000 breast augmentations were performed in 2017, up 3% from 2016. Studies show that women who have a breast augmentation feel very happy with their decision and have richer more- fulfilled lives. Breast augmentation is different from a breast lift or a breast reduction. A breast lift raises the breast by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissues to reshape and support the new breast contour. A breast reduction is a procedure to...

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My Houston Surgeons Cosmetic Reconstructive Sinus