Breast Cancer: A Sarasota Salute To Pink

2018-10-16T06:01:43-04:00October 15th, 2018|

Breast Cancer facts will be the subject of many events, commentaries, and blogs over the next few weeks.  October features a global recognition of the meaning of pink. Likewise, Altiora Plastic Surgery & Medispa recognizes the campaign for Breast Cancer awareness.  We are wearing our pink ribbons and we hope you are doing the same.  [...]

Breast Reconstruction Closes the Cancer Loop in Sarasota

2019-03-25T12:10:06-04:00October 2nd, 2018|

Breast reconstruction after cancer surgery used to be reserved for a wealthy few.  The Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1997 changed that forever.  Then, in 1998, legislation declared breast reconstruction following mastectomy to be a right in the United States.  Since those early times, breast reconstruction following treatment for has continually improved. Breast [...]

Nipple Sparing: A Beautiful Option

2016-01-27T22:40:23-05:00January 27th, 2016|

If you are diagnosed with cancer and facing a mastectomy, you will undoubtedly want to become informed about various options for your surgery.  Likewise if you are cancer-free currently but meet the criteria for genetic predisposition, you might be facing the same choices as you consider a prophylactic mastectomy. At Orlando Cosmetic Surgery, we see [...]

Breast Reconstruction: Worth The Trip!

2016-01-12T20:11:59-05:00January 12th, 2016|

Here at Orlando Cosmetic Surgery, we are fortunate to be centrally located in our state and in a major metro-area where many mastectomy patients have access to Dr. Orlando Cicilioni's breast reconstruction expertise.  "Breast reconstruction has been shown to improve body image and self-esteem when compared to no reconstruction."  Yet, even as the new the [...]

Breast Reconstruction: A Pink Ribbon Issue

2015-10-20T19:43:36-04:00October 20th, 2015|

When something is marked with a blue ribbon, it is often a prize. It often means it is number one, or it is of prime importance. However, Orlando Cosmetic Surgery believes the most important ribbons of October are not prize ribbons, and they are not blue or red. They are the pink ribbons of Breast [...]

A Pink Salute and Special Pampering!

2015-10-09T21:32:24-04:00October 9th, 2015|

Orlando Cosmetic Surgery pauses the pursuit of their typical blogging topics and takes this time to honor the Pink Cause of October. Most of us recognize the pink ribbons in honor of this month's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, but this blog is a salute to all the feelings behind the facts regarding breast cancer. When [...]

Breast Augmentation: Think Outside the Cup

2015-08-04T22:32:17-04:00August 4th, 2015|

You have decided that breast augmentation at Orlando Cosmetic Surgery is a beautiful option for you.  You have visited with Dr. Orlando Cicilioni and discussed incisions and anesthesia. Now it's time to discuss and consider your implants.   Just as many situations require you to think outside the box, choosing a breast implant for your [...]

Beware of Counterfeit Dermal Fillers and Botox

2015-06-26T05:46:59-04:00June 26th, 2015|

Orlando Cosmetic Surgery recently became aware of a US Food and Drug Administration and international clean-up of illegal online sellers of many types of medical devices, including illegal prescription drugs, dermal fillers, and  Botox. Because of this  special crack-down, Orlando Cosmetic Surgery is compelled to gently warn you:  Guard against backdoor beauty shop Botox, counterfeit [...]

Our Awareness Never Ends!

2014-10-29T06:45:56-04:00October 29th, 2014|

As we close Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Orlando Cosmetic Surgery can not help but utilize a blog to recognize and officially support the current friends, relatives and patients who are battling the disease. We also celebrate the survivors and remember those loved ones who have lost the battle. It would have been hard to miss [...]

Breast Cancer Decisions, Barbara Walters and the BCRF!

2014-10-10T22:05:58-04:00October 10th, 2014|

Because beautiful breasts, and the beautiful reconstruction of breasts after cancer surgery, are essential and aesthetic specialties here at the Orlando Cosmetic Surgery, we have a special connection to October's observation of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Bravo For Barbara and the BCRF! At a recent Breast Cancer Research Foundation event, legendary news broadcaster Barbara Walters [...]

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