Dr. Xiaoti Xu, Plastic Surgeon, Mia Aesthetics with West Kendall Baptist Hospital, says breast reconstruction is about rebuilding the breast after suffering from cancer and trying to give them what they had before as possible.
He also explains a…
There are two types of breast reconstruction: autologous, meaning tissue from part of the body (back muscle, lower abdominal fat or gluteal fat), and using implants, says Dr. Xiaoti Xu, Plastic Surgeon with West Kendall Baptist Hospital.
Surgeons recommend about four weeks of not lifting anything that is heavy, if a woman had a breast reconstruction.
Dr. Miguel Angel Medina, Director of Microsurgery with the Miami Cancer Institute, explains that after four weeks, women begin their
Flap, fat grafting, and tissue expansion are types of surgery techniques for breast reconstruction. Dr. Miguel Angel Medina, Director of Microsurgery with Miami Cancer Institute, says there are two major pathways: breast reconstruction with an implant or breast construction…