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What Are “Dog Ears” And Can They Be Avoided?

Posted by on 20 September 2018

After a Double Incision Mastectomy procedure, a “dog ear” can be the result of excess skin and fat that protrudes and puckers from the outermost portion of the incision as it curves around the side of the chest towards the armpit. “Dog Ears” are the most common reason for a revision surgery after a double incision mastectomy and no matter who your top surgeon doctor is, there are a variety of factors that can influence the results from your surgery, including the development of dog ears. During your post-operative appointments, your surgical site and chest will be examined and Dr. McLean will carefully track your progress and recovery to ensure it is as smooth as successful as it can be. Preventing Dog Ears After a Double Incision Mastectomy If a dog ear does in fact occur, a revision surgery can easily correct the issue, but it is important to remember…

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5 Tips for Dressing After FTM Surgery

Posted by on 5 September 2018

After your top surgery, you’ll want to make sure that you’re as comfortable as possible. As you will be quite sensitive following the surgery, you’ll want to make sure that you’re dressing in a way that is comfortable, causes no pain, and promotes recovery. Once you’ve passed recovery, you may…

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