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Contributions By: Tracy Pfeifer, MD, MS

Are InstaBreasts Worth The Hype?
Body

Are InstaBreasts Worth The Hype?

The “InstaBreast” aka the “vacation breast” is a hotly contested, often-criticized procedure in which a saline solution, purportedly designed to last up to 24 hours, is injected into the breast. Read more

Dr. Tracy Pfeifer on how modern breast surgery reduces scarring
Body

How Today’s Breast Implant Surgeries Reduce Scarring

Women who consider breast implant surgery often worry about scarring. There is an obvious reason for this, as scarring can diminish the youthful, natural appearance of breasts, and cause women to become self-conscious about their appearance—defeating the purpose of breast implants in the first place. Read more

Mammogram questions answered by Charlotte's Book Expert Tracy Pfeifer
Women's Health

Why You Shouldn’t Listen To The American Cancer Society On This Issue: Understanding The Right Mammogram Rules

Ever since the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued their new Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines in 2015, my patients have been coming into my office confused about what they should do about a mammogram. Read more

Saline vs silicone breast implants: an in-depth look at these two types of breast implants and the Ideal Implant
Body

Your New Breasts: An In-Depth Look At The Ideal Implant

Since the early 60s, when breast augmentation surgery came to the mass market, there have been only two options: saline vs silicone breast implants. Read more

Medical Beauty

Inside The Oscar Gift Bag: Is The “Vampire” Breast Lift Worth It?

What’s inside the $200K Oscar Gift Bag this year? Well, aside from a year’s worth of unlimited Audi car rentals and an all-expenses-paid trip to Israel, vouchers for the “Vampire Breast Lift” Read more

Best Sunscreens
Sun Care

Protect With the Best: Our Experts’ Favorite Sunscreens

It’s your best friend, it’s your secret weapon: in the long run, a sunscreen can make all the difference for your skin, so choosing wisely is imperative.  Read more