Before and After Gallery

Revision of Breast Reconstruction

This is a 55 year old female after a partial mastectomy and an attempted reconstruction by an outside plastic surgeon. She’s referred to Dr. Schwartz To address her significant right breast deformity she just want breast reduction result. The entire lower outer half of her right breast must be removed, including skin and underlying breast tissue, and replaced with a flap from the back. She is shown here six months after her flap reconstruction by Dr. Schwartz. She is very pleased with her final result.

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This is a 55 year old female after a partial mastectomy and an attempted reconstruction by an outside plastic surgeon. She’s referred to Dr. Schwartz To address her significant right breast deformity. The entire lower outer half of her right breast must be removed, including skin and underlying breast tissue, and replaced with a flap from the back. She is shown here six months after her flap reconstruction by Dr. Schwartz. She is very pleased with her final result.

This is a 53 year old female who underwent bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction with implants and radiation to the left breast. She had a complication requiring removal of her implants. She was told that she now required a flap reconstruction from the abdomen or back Given her previous history of left breast radiation therapy.  She wanted to attempt implant based reconstruction and was referred to Doctor Schwartz for discussion of this. Doctor Schwartz was able to inject fat into the left breast to improve its skin quality and then proceed with an implant-based reconstruction.  She is shown here six months after her final surgery. She is very pleased with her results.

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This is a 53 year old female who underwent bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction with implants and radiation to the left breast. She had a complication requiring removal of her implants. She was told that she now required a flap reconstruction from the abdomen or back Given her previous history of left breast radiation therapy. She wanted to attempt implant based reconstruction and was referred to Doctor Schwartz for discussion of this. Doctor Schwartz was able to inject fat into the left breast to improve its skin quality and then proceed with an implant-based reconstruction. She is shown here six months after her final surgery. She is very pleased with her results.

This is a a 60 year old female who underwent a left partial mastectomy for breast cancer with an outside surgeon who was unable to clear her margins. She was unhappy with the location of her scar and was told that she required a mastectomy. She was referred to Dr Schwartz for additional cancer surgery and reshaping of her breasts with repositioning of her scar. She is shown here two months after surgery with successful removal of her breast cancer Without performing a mastectomy and she get desire breast reduction result, repositioning of her scar and reshaping of both of her breasts. She is very pleased with her final result.

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70 year old female presents to our clinic after bilateral mastectomy and failed implant-based reconstruction with an outside surgeon. She refuses any additional attempts at implant reconstruction. She has a history leg clots and is therefore a poor candidate for any type of abdominally-based tissue reconstruction. We offer her bilateral tissue flaps from the back (muscle-spring latissimus dorsi flaps). Her surgery is completed within four hours and she is discharged home the same day. She is considering nipple reconstruction in the future.

This is a 44 year-old female who underwent both right and left mastectomy for breast cancer with another surgeon from an outside hospital. Her reconstruction with implants failed, requiring removal of her implants and loss of significant left breast skin. Given her significant obesity and diabetes, she just want breast reduction result Dr. Schwartz advised her against implant-based reconstruction or using her own tissues from the abdomen as both strategies are prone to failure in high risk patients. Using a strategy and get breast reduction result that Dr. Schwartz first described and published, he was able to optimize blood flow to her tissues in the back and reconstruct her in one surgery with just a single night stay in the hospital. Her new reconstructed breasts are soft and warm without need for an implant and her only additional scar lies in the bra line from front to back.

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