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What is Breast Augmentation Surgery?

What is Breast Augmentation Surgery?

What is breast augmentation?  Breast augmentation surgery is a cosmetic procedure performed to increase the size, balance out the size, or otherwise improve the appearance of the breasts to the preference of the patient. Breast augmentation is done using implants (silicone or saline) or fat transfer from another part of the body.  Why do people […]

Meet Your Surgical Team: The Pros Who Play a Role in Your Procedure

Meet Your Surgical Team: The Pros Who Play a Role in Your Procedure

It’s no secret surgery can be overwhelming—but knowing who’s involved with your procedure is a great way to ease your nerves. Today, we’re breaking down everyone you might meet along your surgery journey and what they do for you.  1. Circulator or Circulating Nurse Acts as your advocate while you’re under anesthesia Communicates your needs […]

Is Your Surgery Going Digital? What To Know About Telemedicine and Surgery

Is Your Surgery Going Digital? What To Know About Telemedicine and Surgery

As the world navigates a global pandemic, it’s no surprise that reducing unnecessary contact is a huge focus for healthcare providers. One way they’re doing so? The use of telemedicine. While telemedicine might feel brand-new to patients everywhere, the truth is it’s been around for quite a while—and we’re likely to see it grow in […]

Less Pain, Faster Recovery, Fewer Scars: Are You Eligible For This Surgery Type?

Less Pain, Faster Recovery, Fewer Scars: Are You Eligible For This Surgery Type?

At Mend Well, we’re all about empowering you to take control of your surgery experience—and that often starts by arming yourself with knowledge and making sense of medical jargon. You may have heard doctors or surgeons use the term “laparoscopic surgery”—but what does it mean and is it the right approach for your procedure? Today, […]