We are thrilled to report TWO New Year’s FLAT milestones at NPOAS! Today, Fierce, FLAT, Forward reached 10,000 members! This number represents lives touched and even saved by the peer & community support provided therein. A heartfelt thank you to group founder and NPOAS VP Christy Avila for her compassionate, steady leadership. As of JanuaryContinue reading “FLAT New Year’s Milestones”
If you’re a surgical professional interested in getting more involved in flat advocacy and wanting to support patients going flat, here are eight ways you can help today!
We were so happy to be able to exhibit at the annual meeting of the The American Society of Breast Surgeons representing the FLAT patient voice! Here’s an update on how the conference went and what we learned to help focus our future advocacy efforts. We were too busy talking with the surgeons to getContinue reading “#ASBRS2022 Conference Update”
Drs. Angelena Crown and Claire Buchanan of Swedish Hospital in Seattle, WA, wrote a great, groundbreaking editorial on presenting aesthetic flat closure as an equal option to mastectomy with reconstruction! Including technical considerations to optimize cosmesis (aesthetics). “They say you will always learn more from your patients than you ever will from a textbook orContinue reading ““My surgical practice: Presenting aesthetic flat closure as an equal option to mastectomy with reconstruction””
Surgeons specializing in aesthetic flat closure and looking to reach more patients can now apply to be listed on the NPOAS Directory!
Meet Our Advisors: Dr. Yara Robertson, MD, FACS
When Louise asked her surgeon about revision, he refused to see her and did not refer her to plastics.
AmySue Benker of Naples, FL tells her story, including how she decided to go flat.
Plastic surgeons are spreading the word – aesthetic flat closure. Our sincere thanks to Directory surgeon Dr. Ron Israeli and the team at NYBRA Plastic Surgery, including Drs. David Light & Jonathan Bank, for taking the next step forward towards parity! #flatfriendlysurgeons Watch NYBRA’s recent discussion for Sharsharet, a nonprofit serving Jewish women and familiesContinue reading “Aesthetic Flat Closure on the NYBRA Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery!”
The NPOAS Flat Friendly Surgeon’s Directory now has over 200 listings!