Ask Dr. Pane: Breast Implant Replacement
July 8, 2017
The Question Many people don’t realize this, but breast implants are generally not considered to be permanent. Depending upon the type, size, patient’s medical history and state of general health and activity, implants can generally be expected to last between 5-10 years. In extreme cases, such as the subject of this week’s Ask Dr. Pane […]
What Does Double Board Certification Mean?
June 16, 2017
Dr. Pane explains the process of board certification and what it means in terms of patient care. The Question Medical terminology can often be confusing and even impenetrable to the layperson. One example of this is the deceptively simple term, “Board certification.” Many patients seem to be under the impression that this is just a […]
Ask Dr. Pane: Will a second breast reduction help with removing scars?
June 14, 2017
Dr. Pane evaluates the case of a patient who would like to remove her scars from a previous breast reduction procedure. The Question In many cases, it’s hard to say for certain how a given procedure is going to work out until the healing process is complete. This could take several months to a year […]
Ask Dr. Pane: Labiaplasty Healing Process
June 8, 2017
Dr. Pane evaluates the case of a woman who underwent labiaplasty and is concerned about the healing process. The Question Labiaplasty, a procedure in which the outer and inner “lips” of the vulva which surround and protect the entrance to the vagina are sculpted to give a certain appearance, has grown greatly in popularity over […]