What to Expect After Breast Reconstruction: A Timeline of Recovery, 1 Month, 3 Months, 6 Months, and 1 Year

What to Expect After Breast Reconstruction: A Timeline of Recovery, 1 Month, 3 Months, 6 Months, and 1 Year

Posted in: Breast Cancer Blog , Friday October 29, 2021

Video Transcript My name is Dr. Haritha Veeramachaneni. I’m a plastic surgeon at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, and I specialize in breast reconstruction. A patient can best prepare for their reconstructive surgery by asking lots of questions. We’re more than happy to talk to you about all of these concerns and put your mind… Continue Reading

Mammograms for Women with Implants

Posted in: Breast Cancer Blog , Friday October 29, 2021

Video Transcript My name is Dr. David Mattos. I’m a plastic surgeon at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group. A mammogram is an x-ray that we take of the breast and a specific x-ray of the breast, because what it normally does is it actually compresses the breast tissue in a way that allows us to… Continue Reading

Skincare Treatment for Cancer Patients

Posted in: Breast Cancer Blog , Tuesday October 19, 2021

Video Transcript Hi, my name is Stacyann. I’m one of the Medical Aestheticians here at Deep Blue Med Spa. I have been in the field of aesthetics for seven years, and I’ve been with Deep Blue Med Spa for two years. Chemo and radiation really impacts the skin by making it very sensitive to the… Continue Reading

Lori’s Story

Posted in: Breast Cancer Blog , Tuesday October 19, 2021

Video Transcript So, my name is Lori. My surgeon is Dr. Veera. Every year I went for my mammo and when I went for my mammo in October of 2018, the radiologist called me in the room and said, “You know, it looks very different from the mammo before.” When I walked out of the… Continue Reading

Overview of Flap Surgery Options

Posted in: Breast Cancer Blog , Tuesday October 19, 2021

Video Transcript I am Dr. Irena Karanetz. I’m a board-certified plastic surgeon at Long Island Plastic Surgical group with fellowship training in breast reconstruction. Tissue flap surgery is one of the main types of breast reconstruction outside of using implants, during which patients own tissues are used to recreate the breast mound following mastectomy. During… Continue Reading

Treatment Options for Lymphedema

Posted in: Breast Cancer Blog , Monday October 18, 2021

Video Transcript I am Dr. Tom Davenport. I’m a board certified plastic surgeon at the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group. And one of my specialties is breast reconstruction. Lymphedema is an obstruction of the lymphatic system, and this can happen with breast cancer, and specifically after a mastectomy of radiation treatment or with any disruption… Continue Reading

Direct to Implant Breast Reconstruction

Posted in: Breast Cancer Blog , Monday October 18, 2021

Video Transcript I’m Dr. Jerry Chang. I’m a board-certified plastic surgeon, and I’m a partner at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group. I’ve specialized in breast reconstruction now for 10 years. 60% to 70% of my patients are breast reconstruction patients. Implant-based reconstruction is the most common form of breast reconstruction. And typically, it’s a two… Continue Reading

IS Clinical Harmony Facial

Posted in: Breast Cancer Blog , Friday October 15, 2021

Video Transcript Hi guys. It’s Laura coming to you from the Babylon office. As you know, it is breast cancer awareness month. And with that being said, I would like to talk to you about a very special facial that we are offering here at Deep Med Spa. It is called The Harmony Facial by… Continue Reading

DIEP Flap Reconstruction

Posted in: Breast Cancer Blog , Friday October 15, 2021

Video Transcript I’m Dr. Tommaso Addona. I’m the president of the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group. A DIEP flap is a form of reconstruction that we can offer patients. It stands for D-I-E-P, deep inferior epigastric perforator flap. It’s a lengthy description that basically says we can borrow a patient’s tissue from their belly and… Continue Reading

Prophylactic Mastectomy and Reconstruction

Posted in: Breast Cancer Blog , Friday October 15, 2021

Video Transcript I’m Dr. George Xipoleas. I’m a board certified plastic surgeon here at the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group. I have been doing breast reconstruction surgery since I started here. And that’s approximately eight years. So women may opt to undergo a prophylactic or preventative mastectomy for multiple reasons. In women who have a… Continue Reading

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