Reconstructive surgery is the main term for many different procedures to help restore the form and function of the body. While many are for functional purposes, more individuals choose this type of procedure to regain an aesthetic appearance that was lost either from an accident, surgery or from birth. At The Waldorf Center for Plastic Surgery, our surgeons specialize in breast reconstruction, cleft lip and lip palate repair, pediatric plastic surgery, and skin cancer reconstruction.
When a woman receives the diagnosis of breast cancer, she and her family begin a confusing and overwhelming whirlwind tour of doctors’ offices and opinions. One decision that should be considered is whether she wants to undergo reconstruction of her breast or breasts. Breast cancer is a complex problem with many options for treatment. Because […]
Cleft Lip and Palate
Cleft lip and cleft palate are relatively common congenital defects. This reconstructive surgery is critical to a child’s breathing, eating, and speech formation. The goal of cleft lip surgery is to create an aesthetically pleasing lip and nose. The repair is performed around the age of three months. Cleft palate repairs are important, as the […]
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in the United States each year. Anyone who has previously had a skin cancer or precancerous lesion should be monitored very closely for future skin cancers. Dermatologists and primary care physicians perform most routine monitoring. These physicians can treat many small skin cancers, as well. […]