The goal of breast reconstruction is to restore one or both breasts to a normal form following either lumpectomy or mastectomy therapy for breast cancer or genetic susceptibility. There are a variety of techniques available including implant placement or use of the patient’s own tissue to accomplish this goal.
Disproportionately large breasts can cause pain and discomfort, in addition to other physical and emotional distress. A breast reduction surgery removes the excess tissue to develop a breast size that is aligned with the body.
In the case of a serious fracture, surgery may be required to repair the area. An open surgery is when an incision is made to correctly reposition the bones. For a complex break, a reconstructive procedure may be necessary.
Skin cancers often require surgical resection and then restoration of normal form and function via reconstructive techniques. A board certified plastic surgeon is your best option for reconstruction of these often cosmetically sensitive areas.
Mohs surgery is frequently performed by dermatologists to remove skin cancers in cosmetically sensitive areas. A board-certified plastic surgeon is your best option for repairing these surgical defects in a way that preserves form and restores function.
These are noncancerous lesions that emanate from joint spaces or tendon sheaths. They can often interfere with movement and function by compressing nearby structures. Surgery to remove these lesions can bring significant relief.