Breast Reconstruction in New Jersey
Breast cancer patients can trust The Peer Group for Plastic Surgery for their breast reconstruction procedures. We specialize in this and other breast surgery treatments, offering our services to the residents of Livingston and Morristown, NJ.
What is Breast Reconstruction?
Breast reconstruction is a breast surgery procedure used to reduce the impact of breast cancer treatment on the breasts. Many patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer undergo a mastectomy or lumpectomy throughout the course of treatment. These procedures can alter the shape and appearance of the breasts, often affecting a woman's sense of femininity and wholeness. At The Peer Group, we offer breast reconstruction surgery to help restore the breasts and thereby patients' confidence. To see the results that we have helped patients achieve, please refer to our breast cancer reconstruction before and after images.
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How Much Does Breast Reconstruction Cost?
The exact cost of treatment will vary depending on your unique treatment goals and the specific approach we take to treatment. During your initial consultation, we will thoroughly discuss your goals in order to determine the breast reconstruction technique that is best for you. Once we develop a customized treatment plan, we will be able to inform you of the exact cost of treatment. You can learn more about the cost of your treatment and your payment options by visiting our financing page.
What is the Breast Reconstruction Procedure Like?
The breast reconstruction surgery is a complex procedure that will significantly vary based on your condition and your treatment goals. These treatments will begin with delivering anesthesia, ensuring you remain safe and comfortable throughout the procedure. Some patients may only need breast implants for a successful reconstruction. You can learn more about this technique on our breast augmentation page.
Other patients may require tissue transplant, often referred to as a flap technique. This tissue is usually taken from the stomach, buttocks or thighs to produce results that look and feel as natural as possible. In some cases, we may recommend a combination of both implants and flap techniques. During your consultation, we can give you a more specific outline of your treatment process.
What is the Breast Reconstruction Recovery Like?
The recovery process for breast reconstruction will vary depending on the treatment method used. Most patients experience swelling, bruising and discomfort for a few weeks after their treatment. You will need to take time away from work and other activities in order to rest and heal following your surgery. We also recommend patients abstain from any exercise or heavy lifting for at least six weeks after treatment.
What Results Can I Expect from a Breast Reconstruction?
The goal of breast reconstruction is to restore shape to the breasts and minimize the effects of breast cancer treatment. For this reason, patients are typically encouraged to wait to undergo treatment until their breast cancer treatment is complete. After breast reconstruction, the results will be permanent.
Are you considering breast reconstruction at The Peer Group? If so, contact us today to schedule your consultation and get started with treatment. We are proud to offer this procedure to the residents of Livingston, Morristown and the nearby communities of New Jersey.