Palm Beach Breast Reconsruction

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Dr Dana discusses breast reconstruction surgery. Please visit www.DrDanaMD.com for more information.

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  • Palm Beach Breast Reconsruction

    1. 1. Breast Cancer Education and Advocacy Palm Beach Plastic Surgery Center www.DrDanaMD.com This presentation is only for education purposes only. Any medical advice can only be given during a consultation.
    2. 2. Breast Reconstruction www.DrDanaMD.com Cancer is simply a word, not a sentence
    3. 3. When Should I Undergo Breast Reconstruction? <ul><li>Breast recreation can be done </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At the time of mastectomy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After chemo and radiation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Years after treatment </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Options for Breast Reconstruction <ul><li>Breast Implant based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A temporary adjustable implant for a few months exchanged later for a permanent breast implant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reconstruction from your own tissue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using extra tissue from places like your belly or your back to rebuild your breast </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Options for Nipple Reconstruction <ul><li>Prosthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Surgical recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Tattoo </li></ul>
    6. 6. Being complete once gain…. <ul><li>“ I didn’t realize how closely connected my breasts were to my sense of self until I was faced with losing them. I wasn’t going to let cancer take away my spirit or my curves.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Margaret </li></ul>
    7. 7. Advocacy and Volunteering www.DrDanaMD.com
    8. 8. The Breast Cancer Pinky Ring <ul><li>Designed by a breast cancer survivor </li></ul><ul><li>Proceeds go to The Susan G. Koman Fund </li></ul>
    9. 9. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society <ul><li>www.drdanamd.com/dr-goldberg/mwoy </li></ul>
    10. 10. www.DrDanaMD.com

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