Yearly Archives: 2019

15

Oct

Can a Reconstructed Breast Develop Cancer?

October 15, 2019

A reconstructed breast does not have a higher or lower risk of cancer occurring in the future. The most current research in the field of breast reconstruction shows no correlation between reconstruction and the recurrence of breast cancer in women. After any type of cancer surgery, there is a risk that cancer can return. It is important...

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1

Oct

Can a Plastic Surgeon Remove Breast Cancer?

October 1, 2019

Plastic surgeons do not remove breast cancer tumors; however, your plastic surgeon is a critical member of your team of doctors. They work together to achieve the best possible outcome for breast cancer treatment and breast reconstruction. Finding out that you need to undergo breast cancer surgery is traumatic and frightening. While it can be...

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17

Sep

Is Breast Reconstruction a Major Surgery?

September 17, 2019

Breast reconstruction helps many women to regain their sense of self after a mastectomy or a lumpectomy. The objective of breast reconstruction is to rebuild the breast creating a symmetrical, natural and balanced appearance. Breast reconstruction is considered major surgery, and you may need to spend several days as an inpatient and will be...

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13

Sep

Why is Skin Protection Important Year-Round?

September 13, 2019

At Wirth Plastic Surgery, Dr. Garrett Wirth is committed to helping you have healthy, glowing skin, 365 days of the year. We are always working to discover the best ways to help you look and feel your best, from top to toe. We strive to share information that protects you and keeps you healthy -- and that includes protecting your largest organ -...

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19

Aug

Reasons to Get a Revision Rhinoplasty

August 19, 2019

As one of the most frequently performed procedures in plastic surgery, rhinoplasty can help you feel more comfortable in your skin. If you spent your entire life feeling self-conscious about the size or shape of your nose, nose reshaping surgery could be life-changing. In some cases, rhinoplasty does not go as planned. If you have achieved a...

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3

Jul

The dos and don’ts of preparing for a breast augmentation

July 3, 2019

The decision to have breast augmentation takes some thought, should be made carefully, and with your eyes wide open. If you’ve been considering breast augmentation, the decision to move forward is a time of excitement and possibility. Here are a few actions you should take to prepare for your procedure. Do choose your surgeon...

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12

Mar

Rosacea

March 12, 2019

Rosacea (rose-AY-sha) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin. According to the National Rosacea Association, nearly 16 million Americans suffer from Rosacea. What starts as an occasional flushing of the face can lead to a permanent redness in the center of your face, visible blood vessels, acne-like breakouts, swelling,...

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5

Mar

The Basics of Labiaplasty

March 5, 2019

A labiaplasty is a plastic surgery procedure that can correct issues with the function, appearance and comfort of the labia minora (the inner folds of the vagina). Labiaplasties are becoming an increasingly common surgery as women seek to become more comfortable and confident with the look and functionality of their...

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26

Feb

10 Year Reunion Ready

February 26, 2019

It’s only been ten years since you were handed your diploma, and there’ve been a lot of changes in that time. You don’t have quite the body you had in high school or college. For some of you, that is great news! For the majority of us, not so much great news for our appearance. There are some parts of your body that...

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19

Feb

Mommy Makeover: Some Time for Mom

February 19, 2019

Have you ever wondered, what is a mommy makeover? Not only what is it, but also what is involved in a mommy makeover? This is a relatively newer option for cosmetic surgery, so we are here to help you know what a mommy makeover consists of and how it can shape your life; skilled surgeons like Dr. Garrett Wirth can give you...

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