What To Expect After Breast Reconstruction

What To Expect After Breast Reconstruction

What is Breast Reconstruction? Breast reconstruction surgery is a procedure to reshape the breasts back to normal, typically after a diagnosis of breast cancer. The two categories of breast reconstruction surgery are implant-based and flap type. The Ideal Candidates You are a candidate for breast reconstruction surgery if: • A breast cancer treatment was, or […]

What to Know About Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Often, surgery forms an essential part of breast cancer treatment. You may ask your surgeon about your options to reconstruct the shape and appearance of your breasts while you heal. This will help you understand your options for breast reconstruction surgery. Here is a quick guide. What is Breast Reconstruction Surgery? Breast reconstruction surgery comprises […]

5 Reasons to Choose DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Over Implants

There are several reasons why women choose DIEP flap reconstruction over breast implants and the most common one is the preference for the natural feel and look of using your own tissue. Here are some of the benefits of this technique. Breasts that look and feel natural after mastectomy During your DIEP flap breast reconstruction, […]

What are My Options for Breast Reconstruction After Cancer?

If you’ve received a breast cancer diagnosis, it can be helpful to know what your options are after treatment. Breast cancer treatment usually involves the partial (lumpectomy) or total removal (mastectomy) of the affected breast. After these procedures, breast reconstruction using a variety of methods is an effective way to restore your breasts with the […]

A Quick Guide to Breast Reconstruction Options

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we have put together a mini guide regarding available breast reconstruction options. Breast reconstruction is an option for men or women who have undergone a mastectomy or for those who have tested positive for a gene mutation (like the BRCA gene) as a preventative measure. Read on to […]

3 Breast Reconstruction Facts

While mastectomy is often correlated with the concern of cancer, deformity, or loss of the breast, it can also be associated with breast reconstruction, which can play a positive role in a patient’s life. Breast reconstruction can help women to feel better about their bodies following mastectomy or lumpectomy. If you or a loved one […]

Benefits of the Spy System

At Gawley Plastic Surgery, we are proud to announce the arrival of a new, cutting edge piece of technology! The Spy System is a breakthrough visualization technology to help during breast reconstruction surgery. Read on to learn more about this amazing piece of equipment and the benefits it offers for both surgeon and patient. What […]

Myths About Breast Reconstruction, Debunked

With celebrities like Angelina Jolie under the spotlight due to her openness about breast reconstruction surgery, many people are discussing the procedure today. However, not everyone seems to be clear on the specifics of breast reconstruction. Read on to learn about popular breast reconstruction myths, and the truth that lies behind them. Myth: Patients need […]