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We are very excited to have the opportunity to use this part of our webpage to discuss topics in more depth, cover frequently asked questions, and update our site visitors and patients on what’s new in breast and aesthetic surgery.

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What to Consider Before Opting for Breast Reduction Surgery

Category: | Posted on: July 15, 2020 Updated on: July 14, 2020 | Author:

For many years now, breast reduction surgery has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States. The procedure removes excess fat, skin, and tissue from the breast. As the term implies, the procedure is meant to improve a woman’s physical appearance, but also provides psychological benefits such as improved self-esteem and... Continue Reading

Deciding Factors Before Undergoing Breast Reconstruction

Category: | Posted on: July 9, 2020 Updated on: August 4, 2020 | Author:

Reconstructive surgery answers a patient’s more subtle need or desire to regain what cancer took away. It is often the final step in the fight against breast cancer, following mastectomy or lumpectomy and various other therapies. If you find yourself – as thousands of women – contemplating the pros and cons of breast reconstruction, there... Continue Reading

Does insurance cover prosthetics, mastectomy bras, and accessories?

Category: | Posted on: June 15, 2020 Updated on: August 4, 2020 | Author:

Surgical procedures used to treat breast cancer, such as lumpectomy or mastectomy, often cause changes that can result in breast asymmetry or absence of the breast altogether. There are many amazing products available that are designed to help patients achieve symmetry after these breast cancer surgeries. Recently, I had the pleasure of talking to Rachel Brown at... Continue Reading

Bacterial Biofilm Formation on the Breast Implant Capsules

Category: | Posted on: April 27, 2020 Updated on: August 4, 2020 | Author:

A biofilm is a group of bacteria that can adhere to the surface of a breast implant through the formation of a slimy glue-like substance. The formation of these biofilms around an implant may have a link with subclinical infections, capsular contracture, and other systemic symptoms. Signs and How to Detect Biofilm on Breast Implants... Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Plastic Surgeon for DIEP Flap

Category: | Posted on: April 21, 2020 Updated on: August 4, 2020 | Author:

As a plastic surgeon, I would expect that most of my friends and family would call me to ask about wrinkles, skincare, or aesthetic surgeries. But this is not the case. Instead, most of the time, they call to ask about doctors from other specialties, confused about their background and certification. The process of finding... Continue Reading

Prevent Weight Gain after Liposuction

Category: | Posted on: November 19, 2019 Updated on: July 8, 2020 | Author:

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that can remove unwanted pockets of fat deposited in various areas of your body such as abdomen, hips, thighs, and buttocks. It also helps in trimming and reshaping your body into a more balanced form. One reason why liposuction is a popular procedure to sculpt the body is that it removes... Continue Reading

Breast Implant Infection and Explant Surgery

Category: | Posted on: November 15, 2019 Updated on: June 24, 2020 | Author:

I had the pleasure some months ago to speak to WLWT Cincinnati about the importance of breast implant removal, or explant surgery, to address infections or other associated issues. A lot of women who experience these complications seem to have an extremely difficult time finding a surgeon willing and able to perform the surgery. It... Continue Reading

Flat Closure NOW inducted Dr. Tiwari in their Advisory Council

Category: | Posted on: November 6, 2019 Updated on: June 24, 2020 | Author:

It is our great pleasure to announce that Flat Closure NOW has recently inducted Midwest Breast & Aesthetic Surgery’s very own Dr. Pankaj Tiwari into their Advisory Council. Flat Closure NOW, or FCN, is an organization dedicated to spreading the understanding that going flat, or the decision to not undergo any form of breast reconstruction,... Continue Reading

DIEP Flap Reconstruction After Explant Surgery

Category: | Posted on: March 25, 2019 Updated on: June 29, 2020 | Author:

Many of our patients have undergone prior bilateral mastectomy for breast cancer and are now faced with the very difficult decision of implant removal due to breast implant illness symptoms. Some of these patients elect to remain flat with an even, balanced incision closure after implant removal. Other patients, though, seek to achieve a natural breast reconstruction with... Continue Reading