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Breast Reconstruction

Naples Plastic Surgery

Choosing Breast Reconstruction Surgery is a personal and empowering decision, influenced by a range of factors, including emotional and physical considerations. Individuals navigating the aftermath of breast cancer, lumpectomies, or seeking prophylactic breast reconstruction due to BRCA-positive results, may choose this path to explore options that align with their unique desires.

Whether you have undergone a mastectomy or are scheduled for one due to a cancer diagnosis or risk reduction, our expert surgeons are here to provide guidance and support in your journey toward Breast Reconstruction. 

Why Choose Breast Reconstruction?

Comprehensive Care in Collaboration:  Dr. Walsh and Dr. Bonett collaborate seamlessly with Naples’ top breast surgeons, conducting Breast Reconstruction Surgery alongside cancer removal in a single procedure at a local hospital. This collaborative approach ensures comprehensive care, addressing both medical and aesthetic aspects in one transformative journey.

Tailored Solutions for Your Unique Journey:  The decision to pursue Breast Reconstruction is as unique as the individual making it. Naples Plastic Surgery offers tailored consultations, considering factors such as surgical history, mastectomy details, and personal expectations. This personalized approach ensures that your journey aligns with your specific needs, concerns, and aspirations.

View Video Transcript – Breast Reconstruction Surgery

A breast cancer diagnosis is a very difficult time in any woman’s life. It’s not only difficult from an oncological or cancer standpoint-knowing that you must go through treatment and surgery but also, from a reconstructive plastic surgery standpoint where patients will start questioning, “Well, what will I look like without a breast or a reconstructed breast,” and they have legitimate concerns about body image.

Here at Gardner Plastic Surgery we see a lot of patients with breast cancer and we have preoperative consultations to explain to them what their reconstructive options are. Now, given the different types of surgeries that may exist, there are various options for reconstructions. We can use implants, we can use your own tissue, or even a combination of both in certain circumstances.

Every patient is different, every patient is unique, and the goals that each patient may have will help us decide together what is the best option for breast reconstruction for you. If you’re seeking breast reconstruction or have had reconstruction in the past and are seeking options to improve your size, shape, or symmetry, please don’t hesitate to come see us for your consultation.

Navigating the Breast Reconstruction Process

Individualized Consultation: The journey begins with a one-on-one consultation, where our surgeons assess your unique circumstances, answering questions and addressing concerns.  

Varied Surgical Approaches: Breast Reconstruction techniques are diverse, utilizing natural tissues, implants, or a combination based on individual needs. Whether utilizing fat transfers via liposuction, direct to implant technique, fat grafting, or using tissue expanders (a two-stage surgery), our surgeons craft a tailored plan to achieve natural, aesthetically pleasing results. 

Thoughtful Recovery: Understanding that recovery is as vital as the procedure itself, Naples Plastic Surgery prioritizes your comfort. Post-procedure recovery is monitored with care at the local hospital where the procedure will take place.

Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction in Naples 

While many breast reconstruction surgeries are conducted soon after the mastectomy, the procedure can also be performed months or years after a mastectomy or lumpectomy. 

Prior to any surgery, our surgeons always meet with their individual patients in a one-on-one consultation and physical examination to evaluate all elements of the planned reconstructive procedure. This evaluation will be tailored according to whether the mastectomy is planned or has already been performed, with typical elements addressed during the consultation including: 

Breast reconstruction Naples, FL
  • Surgical Options
  • Implant Options
  • Patient’s Surgical History
  • Mastectomy/ Lumpectomy
  • Existing Medical Conditions, Allergies and Medical Treatments
  • Patient’s Surgical Expectations and Limitations
  • Post Surgery Treatment and Recovery Regimen

Recovering from Post-Mastectomy Reconstruction  

The recovery period for post-mastectomy breast reconstruction depends largely upon the scope of the mastectomy and reconstruction, as well as the overall health of the patient. Usually, as an outpatient procedure, most patients are released to go home several hours after the procedure, though some stay overnight at the hospital for additional monitoring.

After the procedure itself, patients can expect to experience bruising, swelling, and soreness in procedure areas, but this will be alleviated with prescribed pain and anti-inflammatory medications. Your surgeon may suggest other post-operative care conditions as warranted. Many patients are able to return to work and most normal daily activities within two weeks, though some patients may need additional recovery time.


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Consult with Naples Plastic Surgery About Your Breast Reconstruction Options

If you would like to learn more about post-mastectomy breast reconstruction at Naples Plastic Surgery, our surgeons have a keen eye for aesthetic detail and extensive training from some of the top names in the art of plastic surgery. To learn more about how Naples Plastic Surgery can help you restore your breasts and sense of womanhood through post-mastectomy breast reconstruction, contact us today at 239.566.2611 to schedule your initial consultation. 

Your Breast Reconstruction Procedure

At Naples Plastic Surgery, health is the highest priority to Dr. Walsh and Dr. Bonett, which is why they work with great care and precision when performing breast reconstruction surgery in order to improve the appearance and functionality of the breasts. Our plastic surgeons take great pride in helping patients begin their journey toward accomplishing their aesthetic goals and are deeply committed to helping patients obtain the results they seek.

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with Dr. Gardner, Dr. Baccaro, Dr. Walsh, and Dr. Bonett

The surgical team at Naples Plastic Surgery has a long-standing, stellar reputation for outstanding levels of skill, talent, and beautiful results. Dr. Paul M. Gardner, Dr. Leopoldo M. Baccaro, Dr. Mark Walsh, and Dr. Andrew Bonett are all highly trained, experienced, and respected in the Naples community.

At their state-of-the-art surgical suite in Naples, our plastic surgeons use their many talents, and personalized compassionate approach, to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals.

Naples Plastic Surgery is Proud to Serve Patients from Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and All Over the Country!

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