Breast Tissue Removal as preventative measure, replacement with Implants?
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Breast Tissue Removal as preventative measure, replacement with Implants
Is it possible, yes, but the appearance of your breast will not come close to a natural breast tissue appearance. You will look like a reconstructed breast after cancer as the thickness of the tissue over the implant will be much less.
Direct to implant reconstruction
Yes, this is possible for some patients. You might be a candidate for a direct to implant reconstruction. Good luck.
You must have a genetic work up to determine whether surgery which does not remove the nipples will mitigate against the development of cancer sufficiently. There are competing views of prophylactic surgery and this should be explored in detail with a team approach. Best wishes on your journey.
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