Living With Hope: Navigating Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome​

Living with Hope: Navigating Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome Breast cancer is a journey fraught with challenges, both physical and emotional. For many women who undergo mastectomy as part of their breast cancer treatment, a lesser-known but significant issue can emerge: Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome (PMPS). PMPS is a complex and often debilitating pain syndrome that can persist […]

Data Harvesting, Data Enhancement, Extortion, TIPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF, The FBI is warning the public about cybercriminals who target plastic surgery offices, surgeons thereof, and patients to harvest personally identifiable information and sensitive medical records, to include sensitive photographs in some instances, PROTECTING PATIENT & PRACTICE SECURITY
PROTECTING PATIENT & PRACTICE SECURITY

Cybercriminals are Targeting Plastic Surgery Offices and Patients The FBI is warning the public about cybercriminals who target plastic surgery offices, surgeons thereof, and patients to harvest personally identifiable information and sensitive medical records, to include sensitive photographs in some instances. Once successful, cybercriminals use social engineering techniques to enhance the harvested data and extort […]

Changes to Breast Cancer Screenings: Empowering Patients to Make Informed Decisions, Summer Scar Care: Minimizing Darkness for DIEP Flap and Breast Scars: Expert Tips from PRMA Plastic Surgery, DIEP Flap Recovery: A Six Week Guide, Understanding DIEP FLAP Reconstruction, Insurance and Breast Reconstruction, ERAS Protocol, restoring feeling after mastectomy, aesthetic plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, TruSense®, High Definition DIEP flap
Changes to Breast Cancer Screenings: Empowering Patients to Make Informed Decisions

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin In May, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released proposed changes to breast cancer screening guidelines, which have sparked both surprise and controversy among experts. The draft recommendation advises women to undergo breast cancer screening every other year, starting from ages 40 to 74. This marks a significant […]

Summer Scar Care: Minimizing Darkness for DIEP Flap and Breast Scars: Expert Tips from PRMA Plastic Surgery, DIEP Flap Recovery: A Six Week Guide, Understanding DIEP FLAP Reconstruction, Insurance and Breast Reconstruction, ERAS Protocol, restoring feeling after mastectomy, aesthetic plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, TruSense®, High Definition DIEP flap
Summer Scar Care: Minimizing Darkness for DIEP Flap and Breast Scars: Expert Tips from PRMA Plastic Surgery

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin We understand that caring for scars is a crucial part of the healing process for our patients. As summer approaches, it’s important to pay extra attention to scar care, particularly for individuals who have undergone DIEP Flap and other breast surgeries. We will discuss some of the best practices for […]

Breast Reconstruction With Tissue Much Safer Than Implants When Radiation Planned After Mastectomy prma plastic surgery
Improved Safety for Breast Reconstruction with Tissue Compared to Implants with Post-Mastectomy Radiation Therapy

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin Is breast reconstruction using your own tissue safe? A study published in the November issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology-Biology-Physics examined the effect of radiation therapy on different methods of immediate breast reconstruction surgery. For breast cancer patients who receive radiation therapy after a mastectomy and immediate breast […]

DIEP Flap Recovery: A Six Week Guide, Understanding DIEP FLAP Reconstruction, Insurance and Breast Reconstruction, ERAS Protocol, restoring feeling after mastectomy, aesthetic plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, TruSense®, High Definition DIEP flap
DIEP Flap Recovery: A Six Week Guide

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin What can you expect during DIEP flap reconstruction recovery?  If you are preparing for DIEP flap breast reconstruction surgery, you may be wondering what to expect during the recovery period. At PRMA, we have utilize the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol that helps our patients recover faster and more […]

Insurance and Breast Reconstruction, ERAS Protocol, restoring feeling after mastectomy, aesthetic plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, TruSense®, High Definition DIEP flap
Insurance Coverage for Breast Cancer Reconstruction

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin Does insurance pay for breast reconstruction?  As a breast cancer survivor, you may have questions about insurance coverage for breast reconstruction. We understand that insurance can be complicated and confusing, so we reached out to our insurance expert, Sharon Lacey, to help clear up some of the confusion. Here are […]

Understanding DIEP FLAP Reconstruction, Insurance and Breast Reconstruction, ERAS Protocol, restoring feeling after mastectomy, aesthetic plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, TruSense®, High Definition DIEP flap
Understanding DIEP Flap Reconstruction: FAQs, Recovery, and Best Practices

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin What is DIEP flap reconstruction surgery? DIEP flap reconstruction surgery, or Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator flap surgery, is a type of breast reconstruction surgery that uses tissue from the lower abdomen to create a new breast after a mastectomy. It is a microsurgical procedure that involves transferring blood vessels, skin, […]