Breast Reconstruction

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Most often performed after a mastectomy removes one or both breasts, reconstruction surgery involves a series of procedures such as nipple reconstruction and breast implants to rebuild the breast. LEARN MORE ›

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In the big scheme of things being alive and healthy is the most important thing, but the thought of losing my breasts was extremely scary. Thanks to Dr. Apostolides I ended up with Picture Perfect Poster Boobs for Breast Cancer!!! My new girls are better than the old ones!   With... READ MORE

A month and two weeks ago I had undergone my first surgery. My left breast was an A cup and my right breast was a C cup with premature sagging and a much bigger nipple as compared to my left breast. I am 19 years old and had first noticed this difference when I was 14. Since the age of 15, my... READ MORE

After a long journey with Cancer!! Doctor Khoobehi did a wonderful job with my reconstruction. I had implant reconstruction after chemo, radiation and unilateral mastectomy. In order to make the breast softer after radiation Dr Khoobehi did fat injections.   READ MORE

I was previously a patient of Dr. Salzberg when I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma breast cancer. I went into surgery absolutely calm knowing that I was in the best hands possible. I had a double mastectomy and immediate reconstruction with follow up nipple reconstruction on one side... READ MORE

Dr Pousti recommended that I have a two-stage procedure for safety purposes and to achieve the desired look and size I wanted. I had a breast lift at Stage 1 and breast augmentation in Stage 2 three months later. My surgical procedures went smoothly and I am very pleased with the outcome. READ MORE

Unfortunately, almost 3 months into reconstruction it failed. I decided to go with an expander with my radiated skin. My PS was very honest from the beginning that I was very high risk. I was so confident that it would succeed. It didn't! Now I need to make a choice if I will do a flap. I hate... READ MORE

I am 2 weeks post OP and have a lot of questions.. my right breast has had a lot of work done to it so... I had reduction and lump removed 1985, then a mastectomy 1990, then a tram flap 1998.. and now an implant August 29,2012.. it is still quite sore, tight.. and oh.. also have a nipple.. have... READ MORE

My reconstructed implant is still swollen. I believe it will shrink a little. I had a mastectomy with tram flap surgery with skin sparing 8 years ago. My reconstructed breast was very small and I decided to have a silicon implant. This is the result after 12 days of surgery. Hi... READ MORE

All I can say is wow. Speechless. First, I never knew that breasts could be made to look normal again after breast cancer and mastectomy. What people should really understand is every single medical procedure, big or small, surgical or not, is a process so be patient and healing depends on the... READ MORE

Pretty obvious - I had a double mastectomy I interviewed 3 plastic surgeons. Did not like #1, however I loved #2, Dr. Jeffrey Lang. However, even though breast reconstruction is 100% covered by insurance, his office said I had to pay up front and then get reimbursed! Since I didn't have... READ MORE

I am a woman whole loves beauty and when I had gone through the loss of my breasts and then complications on on side, I thought I would never be able to have that beautiful outer shell again. then I meet Dr. Mountcastle. READ MORE

After having breast cancer in 08 and a biliateral mastecomy. I had 3 different breast implant surgerys due to difficults problems for 3yrs and never was satisfied with the results and things were not getting better so i decided to take a chance of finding another doctor for a second apenion... READ MORE

I had had numerous lumpectomies in prior yrs and 13 in that year alone, finally electing to be proactive, I chose the procedure of a bi-lateral mastectomy to reduced my already high risk of cancer and the number of times I was having to go in for lumpectomies. My lumps were solid... READ MORE

Stage II BC in both breasts-opted for Saline implants...one got encapsulated..removed..and then switched to Silicone. READ MORE

I had a hysterectomy and double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction with implants. My first surgery went much better than I thought. I did however have to get a revision surgery for the implants, which I was told about upfront by my plastic surgeon. He told me to expect several. Next... READ MORE

Found out less than year ago BRACA 1+. Breast Dr. Sent me to hve B MRI/ 3d Mammo every 6 months for monitoring. 6 months after Mammo MRI found a .25 tumor w other area of concern. Biopsy came back positive for high grade cells. Stage 0(great)!Shock and terror to say least. My mother had it twice... READ MORE

My diagnose was advanced DCIS and a double mastectomy was my decision. Dr. Trott was recommended to me by one of the top breast doctor's in LA. I meet a couple and decided that her brut honesty with explaining what to expect was who I wanted to be my doctor. I am relieved I went with her. I had... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction Prophylactic Mastectomy Gratitude to me means thankfulness, counting your blessings, and acknowledging everything that you receive. I am so thankful as going through such a difficult journey and knowing that Dr. Beck was there and will be there every step of the way.... READ MORE

Dr. Revis sucessfully treated my symmastia. I had one of the worst cases he had ever seen, what equated to essentially a 5" hole in the center of my chest. Using the internal bra technique and permanent sutures, he successfully treated what was a devasting issue for me. Not many surgeons have... READ MORE

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in late summer of 2015 at the age of 45. I was fortunate enough to have one of the top oncologists in Spokane perform a mastectomy on me. She recommended Dr. Buchanan for breast reconstruction. At my initial appointment with Dr. Buchanan, I hadn't yet had the... READ MORE

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How much does Breast Reconstruction cost?

The typical cost for Breast Reconstruction ranges from $800-$100,000 with an average cost of $15,825. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 787 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more