Breast reconstruction often follows mastectomy for breast cancer treatment. This video details the options women have available for this type of plastic surgery.

Breast implants are a popular choice for women who have had a mastectomy. Patients can pick between saline or silicone implants, depending on their cosmetic preferences. Recent medical advances also allow plastic surgeons to use a patient’s own soft tissues when reconstructing the breast site. In some cases, patients may receive reconstructive surgery with a combination of implant and soft tissue materials. Women have a variety of choices for breast reconstruction; researching options and interviewing prospective doctors can provide patients with a more informed view of their options.

Blackhawk Plastic Surgery provides breast reconstruction services for women in the Danville, Pleasanton, Livermore, Alamo, and San Ramon communities. To schedule an appointment, call (925) 736-5757.