Procedures: Hidden Scar Mastectomy

Patients who are candidates for this surgery preserve their breast skin – including the nipple and areola.

Hidden Scar Mastectomy: Procedure Details

This technique begins with an incision under the arm, under the breast fold, around the nipple or down the bottom of the breast below the bra line. Reconstruction involves using a one of the perforator flap techniques (DIEP, or GAP), with the relocated tissue filling in and shaping the breast

Hidden Scar Mastectomy

Advances in microsurgery and breast surgery allow us to perform mastectomy with hidden scars as in a breast lift or augmentation, without leaving scars on the breast skin. Patients who are candidates for this surgery preserve their breast skin – including the nipple and areola. Ultimately, it is a choice between the patient and their breast surgeon if they are candidates for this surgery.

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Want More Information? Read “Ask the Doctor” Blog Series Below:

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...

Your Resensation® Questions, Answered.

You asked and our own Lindsey Weaver FNP-C, Dr. Craigie’s Nurse Practitioner and Site Administrator for our Sensation-NOW study, is here to answer all your Resensation® questions!  Q:   If I did the prophylactic mastectomy next summer with the DIEP reconstruction, I'm...

What words should I know before researching breast reconstruction options?

What words should I know before researching breast reconstruction options? Areola Pigmented skin surrounding the nipple. Breast augmentation Also known as augmentation mammaplasty; breast enlargement by surgery.  Most often performed with an artificial implant either...

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