Half of the world has female breasts; yet, many women are not familiar with the anatomy of their own breasts. Whether breasts are large or small, these are essential parts that define femininity, represent sensuality, and have the capacity to nourish. This blog is written to help women understand the anatomy of the breast.
Bad experiences. Unfortunately, we have all had them. We have had them while purchasing groceries, eating at a restaurant, or doing some shopping. But when bad experiences happen in a medical setting, it affects and hits us differently.
The word, “plastic,” in plastic surgery is derived from the Greek word, “plastós,” or to mold. No, it does not mean, “Oh my goodness, Susan got so much surgery that she looks plastic now.”
In my line of work, I have the opportunity to connect with women in a very special way. We discuss aging, our bodies, motherhood, and the challenges of being working mothers. I could not help but to notice a glaringly common theme in our conversations: OUR own mothers.
Breast reconstruction is a wonderful, silver lining that offers breast cancer patients hope and something to look forward to.
Breast cancer. We have all heard of it and likely know someone who has been diagnosed with it.