Breast Cancer Reconstruction Surgery Techniques

There are basically three different techniques for breast cancer reconstruction. Instead of surgery, women may choose to wear a prosthesis that fits into a bra. Until 30 years ago, this is what most women did. Today there are two other choices:

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Keep in mind that there are many variations of these techniques. It is important to understand that your surgeon should have the skill to personalize his or her surgical approach to create results that are attractive and very functional. After reconstruction of the breast itself, many women choose to have nipple reconstruction to create a breast that looks as natural as possible.

To find out more about breast reconstruction surgery on Long Island and in the New York metro area, click here to request a phone consultation from Dr. Keller, a renowned plastic surgeon specializing in reconstructive flap procedures. You can also call the practice at 516-482-1100 to schedule an appointment.