There are several different manners in which to reconstruct the breast following mastectomy. There are times when decreasing the size of the mammary prosthesis can help improve tissue characteristics and facilitate symmetry. One of the more challenging aspects of breast reconstruction is establishing symmetry of the inframammary folds. Once the inframammary folds are symmetric, establishing implant volume to attain symmetry is is easier. Nipple areola complex tattoo can provide a nice finish to the reconstruction.
About Brian Dickinson
Dr. Dickinson is a Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon operating out of Newport Beach, California. He believes that the reconstructive and aesthetic surgical principles appropriately complement each other and share's his techniques and advice freely.View all posts by Brian Dickinson