Breast procedures are a specialty of the LoTempio practice. Dr. LoTempio is a natural choice for women seeking a surgeon with the ability and empathy to bring about an ideal outcome with their breast procedures. Dr. LoTempio is also one of a select group of doctors who specialize in microsurgical breast reconstruction using perforator flaps—among the most leading-edge breast procedures currently in practice.
Many women view the breast as the embodiment of femininity. So when breast surgery is needed, whether for reconstructive or cosmetic purposes, the surgeon must be aware of both the physical and emotional considerations in play. Because of this, Dr. LoTempio takes a collaborative approach
Reconstruction and Microsurgery
After a mastectomy, many women feel as though they’ve lost a part of their feminine identity. One of the reasons Dr. LoTempio chose to specialize in breast surgery and microsurgical breast reconstruction is that this is a very personal form of surgery.
Dr. LoTempio performs breast augmentation using both saline-filled and silicone gel-filled breast implants. The type of implant that gets used depends on the patient. After discussing the available options and getting feedback about what is important to the patient.
As a microsurgical breast reconstruction specialist, Dr. LoTempio is an expert in creating an aesthetically pleasing breast even when there is very little tissue to work with. In the case of breast reduction, the abundance of tissue makes beautiful results that much more attainable.
The passage of time is an unavoidable reality for every woman. For some women, this can result in sagging, “deflated” breasts. Aging, weight gain and loss, pregnancy, and breastfeeding all can make the breasts lose their elasticity, firmness, and shape.