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Fibrocystic Breast Disease, Explained

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When you feel a lump or discomfort in your breast, it’s likely one of your first thoughts turns to breast cancer. While it’s crucial to get checked to find out, there’s another possibility that’s much less serious, and that’s fibrocystic breast disease Click HERE for the full article.
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‘The majority of looksmaxxers are in their late teens’: Inside the bizarre trend that’s exploding in popularity among young men

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Dr. Constance Chen, a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, told the Daily Dot that “plastic surgery involving the eyes is extremely popular.” “In 2020, there were over 325,000 blepharoplasties by plastic surgeons and likely at least that many by oculoplastic surgeons,” Dr. Chen said, referring to surgery to remove excess skin around the eyes. “Altering […]
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10 Proven Tips to Look and Feel Better After 50

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To look and feel your best after age 50, “Eat a plant-based whole foods diet,” says Dr. Constance M. Chen, a board-certified plastic and reconstruction surgeon in New York City. “Avoid processed foods and sugars.” Click HERE for the full article.
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What Are Breast Lesions—and Do You Need to Worry?

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There can be several types of breast lesions, says Constance Chen, M.D., a plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist in private practice in New York City. Here are the most common kinds of noncancerous lesions: Cyst: A fluid-filled mass or sac-like pocket of tissue. The NCI notes that cysts may be painful just before a […]
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Mini Tummy Tuck Before and Afters: The Results of This Procedure on Extra Ab Flab Can Be Dramatic

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“In a tummy tuck, the entire abdominal skin is elevated up to the lowest rib, and then it is pulled down like a window shade and a new opening is made for the belly button. It also tightens the abdominal muscles like a corset,” explains Constance M. Chen, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon in New […]
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Will Your Breast Cancer Come Back?

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For starters, certain types of breast cancer are more likely to recur than others, says Constance Chen, M.D., a plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist in private practice in New York City. These include inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) and triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), she says. Click HERE for the full article.
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Ditching Bras – The Braless Trend Takes Center Stage

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New York-based plastic surgeon Dr. Constance Chen, who also specializes in microsurgical breast reconstruction, agrees with Wong. In the case of a sports bra, Dr. Chen told Nike that it’s fine to wear it when sleeping. She even added that doing so “won’t stunt breast growth.” Click HERE for the full article.
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Ask a doc: ‘What should I know before getting a breast lift?’

“A breast lift — or ‘mastopexy’ — is a procedure in which excess skin is removed to tighten the breast envelope,” said New York-based plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist Dr. Constance M. Chen in comments to Fox News Digital. “This also repositions the breast tissue and the nipple-areolar complex higher on the chest wall.” […]
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How Can You Naturally Make Your Big Boobs Smaller?

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Your boobs could be causing back pain because you’re not wearing the right kind of bra. A very supportive bra could help take the weight off of your back and reduce the pain, said Constance M. Chen, M.D., a board-certified plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist at Mount Sinai in New York City. Click HERE […]
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Dispelling Misconceptions Around Diep Flap Breast Reconstruction and the Thin Patient

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Constance M. Chen, MD, MPH, FACS, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in New York and leader in microsurgical breast reconstruction, is back on the podcast with host Keri Stephens to talk about misconceptions in natural tissue breast reconstruction, specifically DIEF flap breast reconstruction. They specifically look at misconceptions around this procedure, especially when it comes […]
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