What's the difference between a breast reduction and a breast lift?
by firstname.lastname@example.org on October 19, 2018 at 11:00 pm
Breast reduction and breast lift procedures can be great options for women who wish to reduce or alter the position of […]
What are realistic changes that can be made to the nose in a typical rhinoplasty?
by email@example.com on October 16, 2018 at 11:00 pm
Patients often seek out a rhinoplasty to reduce the overall size of the nose and to reshape the nose to address […]
Breast augmentation recovery – what you need to know
by firstname.lastname@example.org on October 12, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Learning what to expect after a breast augmentation and how long it will take to feel completely recovered can help […]
Breast reconstruction is performed after a woman has been surgically treated for breast cancer, either by mastectomy (whole breast removal) or lumpectomy (partial breast removal). Several different types of reconstruction may be considered, including reconstruction with implants, with your own tissues (autologous or flap-based), or with a combination of the two.
What To Expect
Breast reconstruction can be performed at the same time as breast cancer removal (immediate) or at a later time (delayed). The best breast cancer care comes when the entire team of doctors – medical oncologists, breast surgeons, radiation oncologists, breast radiologists, and plastic surgeons – work together. Involving the plastic surgeon from the very beginning is an important part of the entire process of treating and recovering from breast cancer. As a reconstructive surgeon, my goals are: (1) first, to ensure you receive the best and safest cancer care possible; (2) second, to reconstruct your breast(s) as aesthetically and comfortably as possible.