Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q:  Would blue cross blue shield cover reconstruction of tubular breasts?   A:  I wish I could give you a definitive answer. The only way to be sure if your insurance would cover correction of the deformity would be to submit a request for pre-determination to...
Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Gail Lanter: Hello, thank you for visiting. Can I help you in any way? Visitor: Hello! There is so much information out there. My main concern is how long is the surgery and the estimated recovery time of this surgery after a double mastectomy? Gail Lanter: Including...
Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Gail Lanter: Hello, thank you for visiting. Can I help you in any way? Visitor: No, I just had a mastectomy and wanted to see if my scars are like other patients. I would like to know who, other than my surgeon, was involved in my surgery. Gail Lanter: There are many...
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...