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Algonquin Breast Reconstruction, Fox River Breast Reconstruction

Rebuilding and reshaping the breast using saline or silicone implants or the patient’s own fat or muscle tissue.

Procedure: Raise and reshape sagging breasts by removing excess skin and repositioning remaining tissue and nipples.
Length: 3 to 5 hours.
Anesthesia: Local with sedation, or general.
In/Outpatient: Inpatient.
Side Effects: Loss of sensation in the breast is possible; however, some feeling may return. Permanent scars.
Recovery: It may take up to six weeks to recover from a combined masectomy and reconstruction. Overhead lifting, strenuous activity and light exercise may be resumed after 3 to 6 weeks after surgery.
Duration of Results: Variable.

Call our Algonquin, Illinois plastic surgery office at 847-458-8808 to schedule your personal consultation with board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Thors.