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What Is the Ideal Age to Have a Breast Reduction?

Is there an ideal age for a breast reduction surgery? It all depends on your unique situation. When is the best time? Dr. Comizio is often asked if there is an ideal age to have breast reduction surgery. Of course, it is always important to consider the personal situation and health of each patient. Dr. […]

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Tips to Minimize Scarring After Breast Surgery

Women come to Dr. Comizio for many reasons including breast reduction surgery, reconstruction, revision or abdominoplasty. Regardless of the reason you may be considering breast surgery, it often comes with concerns about potential scarring after surgery and ways to reduce the appearance of scars on your breasts. This is completely understandable when wanting to feel […]

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Do Chemo and Radiation Impact My Breast Reconstruction?

Many women diagnosed with breast cancer and undergoing treatment are anxious to get back to what they once called a normal life. If a patient chooses to have breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, it could be yet another challenging transition. Part of a treatment plan may require continuing with chemotherapy and radiation. Is breast reconstruction […]

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A Breast Reduction Can Eliminate Medical Issues

So many women reach out to Dr. Comizio seeking a breast reduction due to medical complications from having large breasts.  Having large breasts can hinder a woman’s quality of life, especially if they do not fit the natural frame of the body.   As difficult as it is to make that first appointment to discuss options, […]

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Recovering from Breast Reconstruction

It is very common for women to want to know what the recovery is like after breast reconstruction surgery. This is especially a concern for women who are considering having an immediate breast reconstruction while receiving chemotherapy and/or radiation treatments for breast cancer. The physical and mental challenges that come after a diagnosis are overwhelming […]

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5 Misconceptions About Breast Reconstruction

Women considering breast reconstruction after a mastectomy may not have previously thought of having plastic surgery. It’s understandable that when told that a mastectomy or bilateral mastectomy is their best treatment option, many have concerns about what breast reconstruction entails. Dr. Comizio clears up some misconceptions about breast reconstruction surgery:  1. A breast reconstruction needs […]

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Delayed Breast Reconstruction

According to a report by John Hopkins University, more than 70% of breast cancer survivors who choose not to have a breast reconstruction at the time of their mastectomy do not realize they can reconstruct their breast or breasts in the future. Dr. Comizio works with many patients who have delayed breast reconstruction, helping them […]

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Breast Reduction Techniques

Breast reduction surgery can help relieve pain from your large, heavy breasts, especially in the back, neck, and shoulders, including the pain of bra strap indentation marks on the shoulders. A breast reduction procedure is typically performed one of three ways. These common techniques are used to surgically reduce breast size.  1. An Anchor Scar […]

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How to Prepare for Breast Reduction Surgery

  If you have made the decision to have breast reduction surgery, you are probably feeling some mixed emotions. It may give you a sense of excitement knowing the pain and discomfort associated with large breasts will soon be coming to an end and you will be much more comfortable. At the same time, you […]

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Can a Breast Reduction Improve the Shape and Contour of My Breasts?

Most women are born with some degree of asymmetrical or misshapen breasts. Some of these women also have naturally large breasts that hinder their quality of life or cause back, neck and shoulder pain. They may even experience bad posture, skin rashes, and more. When a women is looking for a breast reduction, they often […]

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