Month: November 2016

Measure Twice, Cut Once – More Natural-Looking Navel After DIEP Flap

She shapes the umbilical incision in a way that results in a hidden scar inside the umbilicus, for a more natural-looking navel. This careful shaping takes some more time in the operating room but provides better results after the initial reconstruction. 60-year old woman, 6 weeks after DIEP flap, without revision. Our surgeons use a …

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Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Are you specially trained in microsurgery? Breast reconstruction surgery using perforator flaps, such as a DIEP flap, requires extensive microsurgical training to accomplish safely and reliably. All of our surgeons are experienced in microsurgery.  Our surgeons focus their practice on advanced microsurgical breast reconstruction, and care for hundreds of patients per year. How many of …

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