Patient Resources

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Patient Resources

Meet our Content Writer – Emily Lanter

At Furman University, Emily was one of those students who actually enjoyed writing 10-page research papers. She graduated in 2020 with a History Degree and a Minor in Greek and Roman Studies. As our Content Writer, Emily has researched and written our blog posts and...

Frequently Asked Questions About Resensation

*full video is at the bottom of this post* What is Resensation? Resensation is a new surgical technique that has the potential to restore sensation to a woman’s breasts after mastectomy, as part of autologous, or free flap, breast reconstruction surgery. Plastic...

DIEP vs TRAM:  What’s the Difference?

Breaking down the similarities and differences of common natural breast reconstruction procedures. With all the advancements in recent years, there are now so many options for natural breast reconstruction. When figuring out the kind of surgery you should have, it’s...

Ask The Doctor: Phase 2 DIEP

Question: I’m currently seeking a surgeon for Phase 2 DIEP. My plastic surgeon here did a great job for Phase 1, but doesn’t seem interested in correcting what I think is a problem for Phase 2. My breast size is currently a DD and I do not like the size. Heavy and my...

Behind the Scenes: Pre-Certification and/or Pre-Authorization

You’ve had your consultation with our surgeons and a surgery date has been coordinated for you. Now what? It’s time for our surgery scheduling staff to ask your insurance company for Pre-Certification and/or Pre-Authorization. If you’ve had a diagnosis of breast...