The diagnosis of breast cancer is often overwhelming to patients and the treatment options and reconstructive options can be confusing.  A Breast Oncology Surgeon will serve as a breast cancer patient’s main educator and help to devise a treatment plan.  If a partial mastectomy, commonly referred to as a lumpectomy, is decided upon, an Oncoplastic breast reconstruction in Virginia Beach may be an excellent option. Our surgeons at Galardi | Bowen Plastic Surgery are dedicated to the well-being of our breast reconstruction patients. We aim to rebuild breasts’ shape and form to bring back your confidence and figure.

What is Oncoplastic Breast Reconstruction?

Partial mastectomies, or lumpectomies, involve the removal of a portion of a woman’s breast tissue that involves the cancer.  Many times, this excision of tissue can leave a void in a woman’s breast that can lead to loss of shape. Often, a partial mastectomy patient will be referred to a Radiation Oncologist for consideration of radiation therapy.  Radiation therapy can be required for the optimal treatment of breast cancer.  The treatment of breast cancer is the number one priority for every patient.  Despite precautions, radiation therapy can contribute to misshapen breast.

The efforts of Oncoplastic reconstruction in Virginia Beach involves the combined efforts of a Breast Oncology Surgeon and one of our surgeons at Galardi | Bowen Plastic Surgery at one operation.  The Breast Oncology Surgeon will perform necessary removal of breast tissue and potentially a lymph node, while our Plastic Surgeon will utilize specialized techniques to fill the void left behind, lift, and re-shape the breast and then perform symmetry operations on the opposite breast.  By performing these reconstructive efforts at time of partial mastectomy, our surgeons at Galardi | Bowen Plastic Surgery are allowing for a patient’s optimal healing of healthy tissue.

Discuss Oncoplastic Breast Reconstruction in Virginia Beach with Galardi | Bowen Plastic Surgery

Our surgeons at Galardi | Bowen Plastic Surgery are equipped to take on the complexities of reconstruction to help simplify your decision.  Each surgical plan is individualized to your specific cancer treatment requirements and takes into consideration your cosmetic desires. Recreating your chest contours and rebuilding your confidence with oncoplastic breast reconstruction in Virginia Beach could be the best choice for you. Let our team help you create a specialized plan to achieve your ideal goals.