Patients who have undergone previous implant-based breast reconstruction often suffer from complications like an excessive pain, or weakness. This is often a result of having the implants sub-muscularly. Pre-pectoral breast reconstruction can substitute biological mesh products (called acellular dermal matrices) for muscle to protect, cover, and support a patient’s implants.
The doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery consider various factors when deciding on the technique that will give you the best results. These factors include your specific cancer diagnosis, planned adjuvant therapy, whether to use implants or tissue for the reconstruction, and more.
While there are many patients who still benefit from a more traditional method of breast reconstruction, the number of patients eligible for pre-pectoral breast reconstruction is growing. During your consultation, your doctor will discuss whether this technique is the best option for you.
This technique is used for:
Finding the right plastic surgeon for your pre-pectoral (over-the-muscle) breast reconstruction procedure is critical. Our doctors have decades of experience making each and every patient feel beautiful and confident with the latest, most innovative practices.
Surgery Time: 2-3 Hours
Recovery Time: 2-3 Weeks
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
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