Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q: Hello, I’ve had a surgeon tell me that it would be more painful for breast reconstruction surgery than the pain that I experienced in the first surgery. Is this true? A: Hi, Thank you for your question. If your first surgery was having a mastectomy and no breast...
Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q: I had bilateral surgery with skin sparing mastectomy 2 months ago. I had considered the flap reconstruction, but have a stomach hernia. What are your thoughts on that? A: Thank you for your question. Your question indicated that you have had mastectomy already and...
Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q: I had breast cancer surgery (lumpectomy) and radiation in 2008. My right breast is slightly smaller with a small indention scar. I am interested in possibly having breast reconstruction/reduction surgery to improve the appearance of my breasts. Just researching at...
Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q: Hello, I am curious about what you mean by natural breast? Although I would not be a good candidate for extensive surgery because I have congestive heart failure, I am just interested in knowing there are options. It’s been four years since my dbmx and I opted for...
Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q: Hi, I am a 36-year-old double mastectomy patient with 600cc implants. I have never felt the same with these implants. Hoping my natural tissue would be more accepted by my body. We fight so hard for our health, this is so hard on me. I am young, I surf and am...