Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Question:  I have had reconstruction after being diagnosed with breast cancer and having a double mastectomy. I have implants but did not finish with my reconstruction and one side looks deformed. Was wondering if the implants could be taken out and reconstruction...
Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Question: Dr. Kline,   I just watched the video on the gap surgery.  If a person had this, would the tummy tuck be involved?  I know it involves the buttocks, but does it extend to the stomach? I know I have enough tissue on my front, but it appears that the gap...
Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Question: While having Diep Flap Surgery, as the Surgeon is already working inside your abdomen, can he tighten the abdominal muscles at that time? Answer: Thank you for your question. Yes, it is possible to “tighten the muscles” of the tummy wall at the time of DIEP...
What to Wear After Breast Reconstruction

What to Wear After Breast Reconstruction

After breast reconstruction, there is a lot to do in order to keep yourself healthy, so it’s important to think ahead! Making a thorough recovery plan can help you heal as comfortably as possible, and an essential part of this plan is figuring out what to wear after...
Q&A: Ask the The Center for Natural Breast

Q&A: Ask the The Center for Natural Breast

Gail Lanter Hello, thank you for visiting. Can I help you in any way? Visitor Just looking to see if there are documented cases of additional surgeries needed after a DIEP surgery. I’ve had lots of stitches break through the incision line and had to go back for...
Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Question: I was a C cup before my double mastectomy. Now I have my expanders in and have received 340 cc of saline. How much do I need to get to a Full C cup. What will the finished surgery look like. I hear you look smaller than your expanders. I’m also going with...