Dr. George Pope and staff at Orlando Plastic Surgery Center raise awareness and funds during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Online PR News – 05-October-2011 – – October has been designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by various breast cancer charities across the country. The staff at Orlando Plastic Surgery Center has made a pledge to help raise awareness and critical funds for breast cancer research during this month.
Dr. George Pope, board-certified plastic surgeon in Orlando (ABPS) and lead surgeon/owner of Orlando Plastic Surgery Center, said that his practice will be donating 5 percent of the total cost of all surgeries scheduled in October to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center of Orlando.
“Just about everyone has a friend or family member who has been affected by breast cancer,” said Dr. Pope. “We are very excited to be able to help raise funds for research that will one day hopefully wipe out this disease.”
Breast cancer hits close to home for one member of the Orlando Plastic Surgery Center staff in particular.
In 1994, at age 32, Lisa Crews, cosmetic surgery coordinator at Orlando Plastic Surgery Center, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer.
“The doctor ordered eight treatments of chemotherapy,” said Crews.
A year following her treatment, Lisa’s cancer was in remission, and she was able to undergo breast reconstruction.
Highly experienced in breast reconstruction procedures, Orlando plastic surgeon Dr. Pope was able to perform Lisa’s surgery, matching her breasts sizes perfectly.
Today, Lisa inspires many women who come to Orlando Plastic Surgery Center: “I am proof that they can feel beautiful again after cancer.”
“I tell them to consider breast cancer an inconvenience, and that when they finish reconstruction, they will feel as if they have climbed a mountain. Nothing makes me happier when they come back and tell me I was right.”
Dr. George Pope is one of Central Florida’s most sought-after plastic surgeons (he was voted to the city’s list of best plastic surgeon by readers of Orlando Magazine three years in a row).
“Our patients value our high quality services, professionalism, and experience,” said Dr. Pope. “We’ve been part of the Orlando community for over 22 years, and we are proud to give back during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.”
About Orlando Plastic Surgery Center: Orlando Plastic Surgery Center is regarded as one of Central Florida’s premier plastic surgery centers. Services range from Orlando rhinoplasty and nasal contouring, breast augmentation, eyelid surgery / blepharoplasty, revisionist surgery, and Orlando gynecomastia. Liposuction and tummy tuck surgeries are also offered. Dr. Pope and his staff also provide minimally invasive procedures such as laser skin resurfacing (DOT Therapy, Cutera Laser), Botox ® injections, Latisse, Juvederm, and Restylane®,Visit orlandoplasticsurgerycenter.com for more information and to read the company’s blog. Orlando Plastic Surgery Center can also be followed on Twitter and “liked” on Facebook.