The creation of new breasts after a mastectomy can dramatically improve your self-image, self-confidence, and quality of life. If now is the right time to reclaim your curves, you’re in the right place for compassionate, professional, expert breast reconstruction services.
Standards set by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons consider breast reconstruction a good option for you if:
If breast reconstruction is for you, Dr. Rosenberg considers it a privilege to join you on this reconstruction journey. You deserve the best plastic surgeon in Maryland, and with Dr. Rosenberg, you’ll get results you’ll love.
There are two common breast reconstruction procedures: implant-based reconstruction and autologous breast reconstruction. You can discuss with Dr. Rosenberg which type will be best for you during your consultation, where he will delve deeper into the breast reconstruction process.
Contact us today to schedule your breast reconstruction consultation and take a step towards your optimistic future.
An implant-based reconstruction uses an implant to recreate the breast form. Implant-based reconstructions account for approximately 70 percent of all reconstructions, and can be performed in one or two stages.
A one-stage implant reconstruction is performed recently after a mastectomy before the tissue has had time to shrink. The implant is placed directly in the breast without using expanders.
A two-stage reconstruction takes place in two stages: gradually stretching the skin and muscle enough to create a pocket, and then inserting the implant.
You have many options when it comes to types of breast implants. Be sure to browse our Types of Implants page to get a better idea of what your options are before your consultation.
During this type of breast reconstruction, the breast is reformed using your existing muscle, fat, and tissue taken from other areas of your body. There are four common areas from which an autologous breast reconstruction takes tissue:
Dr. Rosenberg will discuss whether or not he thinks you’re a good candidate for this type of reconstruction. Because this procedure needs to use healthy blood vessels, it isn’t recommended for women with diabetes, connective tissue disease, or vascular disease. All these risks and factors will be discussed during your consultation.
During the breast reconstruction consultation, Dr. Rosenberg will perform a comprehensive evaluation and discuss your goals for the reconstruction. Together you will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each type of reconstruction, and discuss the potential risks. He will then carefully advise you on the type of reconstruction that suits you best, according to your body type, desired look, and lasting effect.
When choosing a plastic surgeon for your breast reconstruction, always select a surgeon that is certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and with extensive experience in cosmetic or reconstructive breast surgery.
When you schedule your breast reconstruction consultation in Maryland, Dr. Rosenberg will perform a comprehensive evaluation and discuss your goals. View before and after photos of actual patients and schedule your consultation online today.