Health insurance covers reconstructive surgery, but usually does not cover cosmetic surgery, as the latter is considered “elective” (i.e., not necessary). Clear language matters! #aestheticflatclosure
We are honored and excited to announce that Australia’s Coastal Mermaids is putting together a FLAT Mermaid Calendar as a fundraiser for NPOAS! The calendar will exclusively feature flat women to bring awareness to FLAT in beautiful ways.
Welcoming Plattnormen (Sweden) to the Council of International Advocates!
Preparing for Surgery: a new resource for women facing mastectomy! Includes a pre-surgery checklist, supply list, recovery tips from patients who have been there, FAQ, and more.
After getting “mastectomie a fini plat” on the books, Marie-Claude Belzile’s petition is getting traction in the Québec National Assembly!
New! Flat Closure Photo Gallery. Aesthetic flat closure photos, mastectomy tattoos and more.
Read Kathy’s experience with cancer and making the choice to go flat only to be intentionally denied by her surgeon in 2003.
Listen to NPOAS’ Devorah Vester speak about her experience, informed consent and sourdough baking!
New resource page on Living Flat!
AmySue Benker of Naples, FL tells her story, including how she decided to go flat.