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10 Basic Tips to Improve Digital Photography Using Smartphones

by Anna Steve, MD (@annakstevemd)

Clinical photographs have the ability to capture a rich amount of data in an image, forming an integral part of consultation, medical education, and publication in plastic surgery.  471 more words

Plastic Surgery

Post-Surgery Trauma & Growth. July 30, 2015

Jul 30, 2015

Dear Friends & Family,

We are leaving today to go pick up Jonah and Mia from camp as well as Noah who has spent the last 2 weeks with my parents in PA. 1,582 more words

Triple Positive Breast Cancer

Surgery & an Angel? July 3, 2015

July 3, 2015


Friends and Families

 It has been a long 3 days, but I just wanted to let everyone know that Allison has had her surgery and it appears that everything went very well.  798 more words

Triple Positive Breast Cancer

The Story Carved into my Flesh

I forget sometimes, you see.

My memory isn’t what it used to be. I forget names and places. There are chunks of my young adulthood from which I retain only the sketchiest of memories. 733 more words

Spoonie Challenges

January 2018 #PRSJournalClub Wrap-Up: "Staying Safe during Gluteal Fat Transplantation"

by Rajiv P. Parikh, MD, MPHS
Plastic Surgery Resident, Washington University in St. Louis

The January edition of #PRSJournalClub provided an excellent discussion of an important patient safety PRS article entitled “ 502 more words

Plastic Surgery

I survived the surgery!

It’s a little over two weeks since my surgery, and I am here to report that it was a cinch! I had a DIEP Flap Reconstruction procedure, which involves replacing the breast removed in a mastectomy with a chunk of fat from the belly. 1,548 more words

Breast Cancer Journey

The Top Reasons To Undergo a Breast Augmentation Procedure

Breast augmentation is a cosmetic or reconstructive procedure that implants foreign material or transfers fat into the breast to enlarge it or increase its fullness or projection. 246 more words