Monthly Archives: June 2013

Center for Plastic Surgery

Angelina Jolie and the Breast Cancer Education Act

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and celebrities like Angelina Jolie strongly support new efforts of lawmakers to improve patient access to breast reconstruction surgery. In May 2013, bipartisan legislation introduced the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act during National Women’s Health Week. This remarkable approach to planning and implementing patient education campaigns regarding breast reconstruction promises …

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Center for Plastic Surgery

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) Helps You Feel Full and Keeps the Weight Off Long Term

Recent research reported in the journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (the official publication of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons) has shown encouraging long-term results for patients who have undergone a tummy tuck, a popular procedure often considered by many of our patients as a part of their mommy makeovers. A pilot research study …

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