Orange County Plastic Surgeon Dan Mills MD on Cutting-Edge of Breast Surgery during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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More than one million women worldwide are diagnosed with breast cancer annually, and the American Cancer Society estimates the United States has the largest number of new cases with 190,000 each year. This October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and at his Orange County plastic surgery practice, Dr. Dan Mills continues to be a driving force within the plastic surgery community with his participation in implant studies, and his recent implementation of an innovative technique for breast reconstruction in Laguna Beach.

Dr. Dan Mills Orange County Plastic Surgeon

The American Cancer Society estimates that 190,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the United States, with more than 1 million diagnosed worldwide. As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month approaches, Dr. Dan Mills, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Orange County, is raising awareness for the disease and supporting those patients that have been affected by breast cancer with an innovative technique for breast reconstruction. Developed by Cytori, a medical technologies company that focuses on the potential of stem and regenerative cells found in adipose tissue, Dr. Mills says he is able to use pure fat grafts to turn back some of the effects of radiation for patients with their own fat-derived regenerative cells to reconstruct the breast.

In further support of his patients and his pursuit of the latest innovations in breast surgery, Dr. Mills will be lectured on October 4th in Toronto at Plastic Surgery 2010, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Conference on his twenty years of experience performing breast augmentation in Orange County. The lecture concerned his 20 years extensive experience with a specific technique known as TransAxillary SubPectoral Augmentation (TASPA), which allows Dr. Mills to place an implant beneath the chest wall muscle through a small incision in the armpit leaving an inconspicuous scar.

Whether Dr. Mills is performing cosmetic procedures like breast reconstruction or the tummy tuck in Orange County, he says his ultimate goal is the safety and health of his patients. However, as Dr. Mills raises awareness for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, he says he looks forward to continuing to pursue the latest technological advancements in breast reconstruction to further promote awareness and empower his patients that have been affected by the disease.

About Dr. Mills

Dr. Dan Mills received his medical degree from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He then completed his general surgery residency at Wright State University, and his plastic surgery residency at the Medical College of Ohio. Dr. Mills is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, and is a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Mills and his Aesthetic Plastic Surgical Institute are located at 31852 Pacific Coast Hwy., Ste. 401 in Laguna Beach, CA 92651, and can be reached at (949) 681-9956 or

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