Implant-Based Reconstruction

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Posted: August 15, 2022
Capsular contracture is the most common problem with implant-based breast reconstruction. Although surgeons employ several preventative strategies, such as thorough health screenings, minimal implant handling, and under-the-muscle placement, capsular contracture still happens. Learn how to… Read Full Post
Posted: June 30, 2022
You already know how important it is to lay the right groundwork for surgery. After all, you have experience getting ready for a mastectomy procedure as well as breast reconstruction. But now that you’re pursuing corrective surgery to address complications or aesthetic imperfections, you might want… Read Full Post
Posted: April 20, 2022
You don’t have to live with the choices you made during your first implant-based breast reconstruction. For example, you can decide to change your implant type. These days, silicone implants are far more popular than saline ones, and lots of women are making the switch. Our board-certified plastic… Read Full Post
Posted: April 07, 2022
The recovery process is an essential part of any surgical procedure. Breast reconstruction is no different. Here are six recovery rules that will promote healing and help things go smoothly: Don’t eat a big meal: It’s best to start with clear liquids. Eat bland foods such as toast and crackers and… Read Full Post
Posted: March 07, 2022
Implants remain the most common method of rebuilding breasts after mastectomy surgery. However, that does not mean they are well-understood by prospective reconstruction patients.  Our board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeons want you to have the information you need. Here, we debunk… Read Full Post
Posted: February 07, 2022
Many women feel an overwhelming sense of closure after finishing their breast reconstruction. That is why the idea of encountering complications or needing more surgeries can be upsetting.  If you are in this situation, it is important to realize that you are not alone. According to a study… Read Full Post
Posted: January 10, 2022
Although you probably believed your breast reconstruction journey was behind you, that may not always be the case. You could decide that you are dissatisfied with your cosmetic results. Or you might develop a complication over time that adversely impacts your health or quality of life. It is… Read Full Post
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