Advantages and Disadvantages of DIEP Flap

Advantages and Disadvantages of DIEP Flap

There are a lot of options to choose for breast reconstruction but how would you know that it would be the best option? There are a lot of ways to know and one of them is to consult your doctors. If some women are having a difficult time looking for the right doctor, they may inquire at Breast Reconstruction Associates. One option for the breast reconstruction that is available at Breast Reconstruction Associates is the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap, also known as DIEP Flap. It is a complicated process which involves removing blood vessels, together with its fat and skin attached to them, from the abdominal area. To know more about it, here are some of the advantages and disadvantages of DIEP Flag: ADVANTAGES –          Its natural source is from your own body; no implants provided –          Gets the same result of having a “Tummy-Tuck” –          The abdominal scar can be hidden because of the design marked by the surgeons –          A new and better breast shape can be attained –          There is less risk for a development of having incisional hernia DISADVANTAGES –          It takes a longer time to recover –          Not all patients are candidates for breast reconstruction –          Scars and possible complications –          Possible implants will be provided if limited of skin and tissue in the breast area There will always be advantages and disadvantages in every choice we make, but here at Breast Reconstruction Associates, patients obtained more on its advantages rather than its disadvantages wherein experienced doctors and staffs provide the most natural possible...
Dr. Habash as a Plastic Surgeon from His Patients

Dr. Habash as a Plastic Surgeon from His Patients

All doctors at Breast Reconstruction Associates have one goal and that is to offer a woman with breast cancer state of the art breast reconstruction through a team approach of compassionate and individualized care. That is one of the reasons why their patients highly recommend them. One of the doctors that is highly recommended by patients in Breast Reconstruction Associates is Dr. Habash. He is one of the plastic surgeons who focused his practice solely on breast reconstruction ensuring that he is able to stay up to date on the latest options available. There are quite a number of patients who have been referred to Dr. Habash. One patient mentioned that Dr. Habash offered her the DIEP Flap, also known as the deep inferior epigastric flap, for breast reconstruction and she was happy with the outcome.  Not only was she happy about the outcome, she was also very grateful for the assistance and caring of the staffs. Moreover, just like the other doctors at Breast Reconstruction Associates, Dr. Habash does not only treat his patients through surgery. He and his staffs also treat them through words and care. It is few of the key factors why patients gain more confidence within themselves before, during and after their surgery; for doctors like Dr. Habash and the staffs understand what breast cancer survivors have been through and knows what they need the most. To know more about the inner thoughts of several satisfied patients on the staffs and doctors like Dr. Habash, visit our Testimonials...