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Charlottesville, VA 22908
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Category Archives: Breast

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4 Ways Breast Reconstruction Can Change Women’s Lives

A breast cancer diagnosis can immediately change many things in a person’s life. A mastectomy is required for many women, and the experience can be very emotional and draining. Issues such as anxiety, depression, and poor self-image can set in after recovering from breast cancer. Although breast reconstruction cannot exactly replace the look and feel …

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Breast Augmentation: Price, Trends & Other Common Questions

Breast augmentation consistently remains one of the top plastic surgery procedures in America. This popular treatment can add volume to the breasts and create flattering, feminine curves. However, many women have questions when they begin first researching this procedure. How do they choose the right breast implants? And how much does breast augmentation even cost? …

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Gender-Confirming (Transgender) Top Surgery: Your Questions Answered

Gender confirmation surgery is a very personal, important procedure that helps transgender people feel more comfortable in their bodies. UVA Plastic Surgery is a high-volume center for top surgery and will offer gender-confirming bottom surgery in the near future as well. We see transgender plastic surgery patients from throughout Virginia and as far as Tennessee, …

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What to Expect From Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can be an overwhelming experience. It’s normal to have many questions and emotions during this challenging time. At the UVA Breast Reconstruction Center in Charlottesville, VA, we want our patients always to feel supported—both physically and emotionally. Armed with the information and care you need, you can comfortably navigate the …

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Breast Augmentation: Before or After Pregnancy?

A woman who is considering getting breast implants but also thinks she may want to get pregnant and breastfeed after her surgery may decide to postpone the procedure until she's finished having children. Determining the best time to get implants can be a complicated decision that should be made after consulting with a board-certified plastic …

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