Surgical Alternative to Breast Prosthetics

An Alternative to Using Breast Prosthetics – Breast Reconstruction for Patients in Tampa, Clearwater, Palm Harbor, Lutz, Trinity, and Beyond

Breast prosthetics, which are artificial breast forms designed to be worn inside bras and clothing, have long been the only option among for breast cancer patients who have had mastectomies to remove one or both of their breasts. And, while prosthetic designers have worked to develop newer models of prostheses that look and feel more natural than the older versions, many women still don’t feel comfortable with the idea of wearing breast prosthetics day after day.

From the constant worry about a prosthesis falling out, to a lack of confidence in their feminine appearance, there are plenty of reasons why mastectomy patients look for an alternative to breast prosthetics. A common option for these women is breast reconstruction, and thanks to recent medical and technological advancements, this procedure can now produce natural-looking results for mastectomy patients, giving them the renewed sense of self confidence they strive for. 

Breast reconstruction is still a complex procedure, however, so it’s important to find a surgeon who specializes in this type of breast surgery. Dr. John Roach is a highly regarded breast surgeon well-known for his skill and expertise in reconstructive surgery, and he offers both implant and tissue flap breast reconstruction procedures for women from Palm Harbor, Wesley Chapel, Lutz, Clearwater, and elsewhere throughout Florida. Patients who are interested in breast reconstruction as an alternative to using breast prosthetics can visit Dr. Roach at the Bayside Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Tampa. He will take the time to sit down and educate you on the different types of reconstructive surgery, and can offer sound, professional advice as to which plastic surgery procedure may be best for you.

To find out if choosing breast reconstruction surgery over breast prosthetics is the right decision for you, contact Bayside Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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