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Advances in Breast Reconstruction

More than 30 years have passed since October became Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 1985. Today, advances in medical technologies, pharmaceuticals, and surgical techniques save thousands of lives every year. From detection to treatment, modern medicine has gone through considerable evolutions–especially in terms of advances in breast reconstruction options. Dr. Armijo is an experienced, board-certified… Read More »

How Pregnancy Affects a Tummy Tuck

If possible, Dr. Bryan Armijo always recommends getting a tummy tuck (or abdominoplasty) after you’ve completed childbearing. That said, tummy tucks by no means stop a woman from being able to have children. If you’re healthy and of childbearing age, a tummy tuck won’t prevent you from getting pregnant or carrying a baby to full term. With that… Read More »

The 3 Breast Augmentation Surgical Techniques That Reduce Capsular Contraction Risk

No matter how skilled your surgeon, or how perfectly your breast augmentation procedure goes, there is a small risk of complications arising during or after surgery. Every body responds differently to surgery and the insertion of a foreign object. From patient to patient, the connective tissue composition can vary widely, and no two healing processes are identical…. Read More »

Nighttime Wrinkle-Reducing Habits

When most people think of anti-aging, daily SPF usage, plenty of hydration, and procedures like Botox come to mind. What many don’t realize is that our habits affect our skin 24/7/365. Keeping your skin healthy, elastic, and youthful can seem like a challenge, but the right knowledge and practices make all the difference. One unexpected source… Read More »

5 Breast Augmentation Specifics Runners Should Consider

Running burns calories. Aside from the energy required for runs themselves, regular runners tend to see boosted metabolisms and higher calorie burning rates throughout the day. As your body consumes these calories, it often turns to fat stores to supplement energy. While fat-burning can be the top reason people turn to running, some fitness routines… Read More »