Pictures of patients who have undergone mastectomy and breast reconstruction using perforator flaps are contained in this section. We believe that seeing photographs of women who have had different types of breast reconstruction can be a useful part of the information-gathering process when you are considering breast reconstruction surgery. The before-and-after photographs in this section represent actual breast reconstruction procedures performed by Dr. All photographs used with permission. The photographs in this section, which are of patients in our practice who have provided consent to display their photographs online, are intended for for general informational and educational purposes only. Individual results vary based upon a number of factors including body type, age, breast size and lifestyle.
Breast reconstruction can help restore the look of the breast after a mastectomy. The surgery is done by a plastic surgeon. Although most breast reconstruction is done in women, men may get reconstruction if they wish. Discuss your options with your plastic surgeon, breast surgeon and oncologist and your radiation oncologist if you are having radiation therapy. Your plastic surgeon should be comfortable with it. Getting a second opinion from a plastic surgeon from a different hospital or group practice can:. Learn more about getting a second opinion.
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Breast reconstruction is a surgical procedure that restores shape to your breast after mastectomy — surgery that removes your breast to treat or prevent breast cancer. One type of breast reconstruction uses breast implants — silicone devices filled with silicone gel or salt water saline — to reshape your breasts. Breast reconstruction with breast implants is a complex procedure performed by a plastic surgeon.