Being diagnosed with breast cancer is one of the most harrowing experiences of people’s lives. If you’ve had a mastectomy to remove the breast, consider minimizing the distress you may feel through reconstructive surgery. Breast reconstruction in DC helps women reclaim and maintain their femininity.
Types of Breast Reconstruction Procedures in DC
The doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery understand how important it is during this time to be surrounded by friends, family, and a knowledgeable medical team who can help you through recovery. While you don’t have to choose breast reconstruction surgery, you should know all of your options!
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, fewer than 23% of women know the options available for breast reconstruction.
We offer the following procedures:
- Oncoplastic Breast Reconstruction
- Tissue Expander and Implant Reconstruction
- Reconstructive Breast Lifting/Reduction
- Direct-to-Implant Reconstruction
- DIEP (perforater flap) Reconstruction using abdominal skin/fat
- Latissimus Muscle Flap Reconstruction using back skin/fat/muscle
- Fat Grafting Reconstruction using fat from various locations
- Advanced Technique Muscle Animation Repair
What Should I Expect During the DC Breast Reconstruction Procedure?
The breast reconstruction procedure involves replacing or restoring the appearance of breasts which have been removed due to mastectomy or which have been altered. This process offers the chance to completely reinvent the appearance of your chest.
We understand that femininity means something different to every woman and so the desired appearance of the breasts is also particular to every woman.
Breast Reconstruction is one of the most personalized services offered at Bruno | Brown, and may involve a combination of procedures. During your consultation, you and your physician will discuss the many options available for your treatment based on your breast cancer, your expectations and goals, your associated medical conditions, and the decision that makes you comfortable.