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Nipple-Areola Reconstruction Shown to Improve Psychosocial and Sexual Well-Being PRMA Plastic Surgery
Nipple-Areola Reconstruction Shown to Improve Psychosocial and Sexual Well-Being

July 16, 2020 Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin What are the benefits of nipple reconstruction following breast cancer surgery? A study published in the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery shows women who chose nipple reconstruction after breast cancer surgery have improved psychosocial and sexual well-being. Breast cancer patients who are not candidates for, or chose […]

Wendy Shares Her Breast Reconstruction Story
Wendy Shares Her Breast Reconstruction Story

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin Until my own diagnosis in February 2021, I was fairly oblivious to the journey of a cancer warrior.  That path of unknowns and gut-wrenching terror.  The long and winding road of a hijacked life, that can range years to a lifetime.  I never knew the anxiety of that life-altering phone […]

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction What are your breast reconstruction options after a lumpectomy or mastectomy? Breast reconstruction makes women physically whole again after breast cancer. It restores something that nature provided but cancer has taken away. In the US, it is covered by insurance thanks to a 1998 Federal Mandate.  Unfortunately, many breast cancer patients are not […]

Fat Necrosis After Breast Reconstruction
Fat Necrosis After Breast Reconstruction

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin After tissue-based “autologous” breast reconstruction, in some rare circumstances, the fat in the flap may not have received enough blood flow. Over a period of time, the fat may be replaced by scar tissue that can feel like a hard lump. The lump might be the size of a pea […]

Dr. Steven Pisano, PRMA Plastic Surgery, San Antonio, Texas, Stone Oak | Breast reconstruction, microsurgery, restoring feeing after mastectomy, aesthetic plastic surgery, TruSense®, High Definition DIEP
PRMA Performs Record Breaking 10500th Flap-Based Breast Reconstruction Procedure

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin PRMA Plastic Surgery sets a new milestone this month with the completion of their 10,500th natural “flap” based breast reconstruction procedure. Reaching this new milestone further establishes PRMA as one of the leading breast reconstruction institutions in the world. “To me, this number represents how many strong women I’ve had […]

Second Stage Breast Reconstruction - Recovery and What to Expect
Second Stage Breast Reconstruction – Recovery and What to Expect

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin At PRMA Plastic Surgery our board-certified plastic surgeons offer patients the opportunity to have breast reconstruction in two stages. The Revision Stage (stage 2) is typically performed about 3 months after the initial reconstruction as a day surgery (outpatient).  Revision surgery is where our plastic surgeons can fine-tune the reconstructed […]

Dr Chet Nastala, PRMA Plastic Surgery, San Antonio, Texas, Stone Oak | Breast reconstruction, microsurgery, restoring feeing after mastectomy, aesthetic plastic surgery, TruSense®, High Definition DIEP
Should I Get Breast Reconstruction Surgery?

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin After breast cancer treatment, Breast reconstruction helps women become physically and emotionally whole again. Breast Reconstruction restores something that nature once provided but cancer has taken away. Unfortunately, many patients with breast cancer who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy are not given the option of breast reconstruction. Regardless of […]