5 Tips to Prepare for Breast Reconstruction Surgery

From selecting a surgeon to prepping your home after your procedure, planning ahead for your breast reconstruction surgery is essential to not only ensuring a smooth recovery process, but feeling empowered to make the best decisions about your health.  At Bedford Breast Center, we understand your fears and your concerns. Our goal is to provide

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How to Sleep After a Lumpectomy

Sufficient rest is essential after your lumpectomy. How you position yourself while you sleep will not only ensure greater comfort, but a smoother recovery process as well.  At Bedford Breast Center in Beverly Hills, our top-notch team of surgeons and caring staff are here to serve you. If you are concerned about breast lumpectomy pain

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5 Must-Haves for Mastectomy Recovery

Recovering after a mastectomy can be a stressful time, after dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Whether you had surgery as part of breast cancer treatment or to prevent cancer, knowing what to expect after surgery can make the recovery process a bit easier.  The team at Bedford Breast Center in Beverly Hills, California, wants to

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Breast Reconstruction: You Have Options

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. Often, a breast cancer diagnosis can seem bleak and hopeless. Fortunately, there are many treatment options available today, including breast reconstruction. With so many different kinds of breast cancer and many complex treatments and decisions to make, it can be hard to know where

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Breast Ultrasound vs. Mammography

Breast ultrasound and mammography are two effective methods of screening for breast cancer. How do you know which procedure is the right one for you? Or perhaps it’s a combination of both? Early detection is key to successful treatment of many cancers, especially breast cancer. Breast cancer mortality has decreased in the last 30 years

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Diep Flap vs. Implant Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction surgeries typically involve either a flap procedure or implants. However, women have additional options available to them as well.  At Bedford Breast Center, we consider breast reconstruction surgery to be a critical part of the healing process and work to give you beautiful results you will love. Instead of performing traditional flap procedures, we

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The Facts about SWIM Breast Reconstruction

Navigating breast cancer treatments and reconstructive surgery options can be overwhelming. SWIM is a revolutionary breast reconstruction procedure that does not require implants or free flaps. It stands for skin-sparing, wise pattern, internal mammary perforator—and was developed at the Bedford Breast Center in Beverly Hills, CA. The SWIM technique was developed by Lisa B. Cassileth,

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