Finding the right time for a mommy makeover
by firstname.lastname@example.org on July 8, 2020 at 10:00 pm
A mommy makeover is a procedure for women who are dissatisfied with the physical changes brought about by pregnancy and […]
Plastic surgery safety precautions in the coronavirus era
by email@example.com on June 25, 2020 at 10:00 pm
While many have been adjusting their day-to-day lives in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, interest in plastic surgery […]
Chrissy Teigen removed her breast implants: Five things to know if you consider the procedure
by firstname.lastname@example.org on June 15, 2020 at 10:00 pm
Author, TV host and model Chrissy Teigen posted a comical, cute “Bye Boobies” card from her 4-year-old […]
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.