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Breast reconstruction is necessary when a person has under gone a surgery to remove his or her breasts (mastectomy) or part of the breast (lumpectomy). Most of the time this is due to cancer surgery. The surgery rebuilds the breast to match the other side. In some cases with Breast cancer surgery, both sides are involved. In this case, your reconstruction will be based on what the ideals are and what you once had. Generally, your Plastic Surgeon will help you figure out what goals we will want to achieve. The nipple or areola is also reconstructed through plastic surgery techniques and other adjunctive steps.
Most women who have had a Mastectomy can undergo Breast Reconstruction. Depending on whether you have some or all of your breasts removed, you may or may not need reconstruction. Your plastic surgeon will undergo all of the options for you.
More on Breast Reconstruction: Breast reconstruction are achieved though different plastic surgery techniques that attempt to restore the breast to your most normal shape, size and look following breast cancer | mastectomy surgery. Our goals are the same as yours. We want the best results for you. With that said, your results can be variable. Our Plastic Surgeons Dr. Parikh can do the best surgery possible and there will still be variables that are out of our control. Some things to think about are:
1. Your reconstructed breast may not feel like your breasts before all of your surgeries.
2. Your surgery will involve incisions that will most likely be visible. We will do our best to make sure these incisions look the very best.
3. You will also have incisions in other parts of your body that will be needed to add tissue and help with the reconstruction of your breasts.
4. Symmetry is the goal but sometimes this may not be completely possible given the symmetry present in all of our bodies and from the differences from the cancer surgery each individual breast will go through.
5. Placement of mesh may be needed for reconstruction.