A Prospective Evaluation of Female External Genitalia Sensitivity to Pressure following Labia Minora Reduction and Clitoral Hood Reduction.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26397263 Abstract BACKGROUND: Little research has been conducted into the effects of labiaplasty on the sensitivity of external genitalia. This study aimed to determine the effect of labia minora and clitoral hood reduction using the edge resection technique on external genitalia sensitivity. METHODS: Female subjects electing to undergo labia minora and clitoral hood reduction were […]

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Interview with Dr. Placik on breast reconstruction after mastectomy for Chicago Life magazine.

The number of mastectomies may rise further as genetic testing becomes more commonplace, surmises Otto Placik, M.D., an Arlington Heights plastic surgeon. As for the preponderance of implants, that surgery is less expensive, he says, “Unfortunately, reconstruction is sometimes guided by reimbursements. Reimbursement for using people’s own tissue is increasingly less covered.”

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The risk of developing breast cancer and what we need to look out for. Interview with Lindsay Avener: Founder, Bright Pink.

This week at Ravishly, we are taking a look at breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while all the pink we bring out is a beautiful sentiment, we need to be more active in helping women affected by breast cancer. And that doesn’t just mean women who have cancer, it also […]

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