The Basics of Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is done to help restore one or both breasts following a mastectomy, and can greatly improve a person’s sense of well-being and confidence. There are multiple breast reconstruction procedures that can be performed, and can either be done at the time of mastectomy or at a later date. Because October is Breast […]

Fat Grafting and Breast Cancer

A really great tool to aid a plastic surgeon in breast reconstruction is the use of a patient’s own fat to reconstruct their mastectomy site.  Especially if the site has received radiation.  One concern brought up early in the discussion was whether or not the transplanted fat cells would encourage migration and metastasis of […]

Fat Grafting in Breast Reconstruction

I am a big fan of fat grafting.  It basically is taking fat from an area of your body where you don’t want it and placing it in an area of need.  I would say I use fat grafting in about 60 – 80% of my facelifts.  I am also using it more and […]