Autologous Breast Reconstruction

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Posted: October 13, 2021
Implant-based procedures dominate the world of breast reconstruction. Implants were used in approximately 75 percent of all breast reconstruction surgeries performed in 2020, according to new statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Let’s look at why the implant approach is so… Read Full Post
Posted: September 09, 2021
Everyone bounces back from breast reconstruction at a different pace. The good news is that you can take steps to avoid post-surgical stumbling blocks such as discomfort, swelling, and delayed healing. Start with these tips from our board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeons. Stock Up… Read Full Post
Posted: August 09, 2021
When implants are used for breast reconstruction, surgeons often place them under the chest muscle. Flexing that muscle can sometimes cause the breasts to move in unusual ways.  While most women hardly notice the movement, others experience implant displacement. This means that their muscle pushes… Read Full Post
Posted: July 14, 2021
It’s relatively rare to develop an infection after breast reconstruction. If one does occur, it can often be cleared with antibiotics, though corrective procedures may sometimes be necessary. Here’s what you need to know about this complication, including how often it happens, what to look for, and… Read Full Post
Posted: June 07, 2021
Exercising after breast reconstruction is a great way to get back to your usual activities and recover your full range of motion. It also has some incredible benefits for mood, energy, and sleep. Below is a general timeline of when you should get moving after surgery and what activities you should… Read Full Post
Posted: March 09, 2021
Most women can achieve great results from either autologous reconstruction or implant-based reconstruction. In some situations, however, combining these two techniques will provide the best outcome. This approach is called hybrid breast reconstruction. Is Autologous Reconstruction with Implants… Read Full Post
Posted: December 15, 2020
The goal of breast reconstruction revision surgery is to correct any issues that occurred with your first reconstruction procedure. These problems may affect your appearance, comfort, or health. You may even be looking for reconstruction options becuase you chose to not have reconstruction years… Read Full Post
Posted: November 17, 2020
We regularly see women who are unhappy with the results of breast reconstruction surgery performed elsewhere. Some have experienced complications or poor cosmetic outcomes, while others did not have access to advanced techniques at the time. The Breast Center Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery… Read Full Post
Posted: October 08, 2020
We understand that getting ready for breast reconstruction can be overwhelming. Whether you already have a date for your procedure or you are just beginning to weigh your surgical options, you want to know what to expect. The recovery process, in particular, can be a source of some uncertainty. To… Read Full Post
Posted: September 15, 2020
Instead of using implants, autologous breast reconstruction procedures take a flap of tissue from another part of the body to rebuild a breast mound. Historically, surgeons have relocated skin, fat, and sometimes muscle from places like the inner thigh (TUG Flap), the back (Latissimus Flap), or the… Read Full Post