Patient 7 Failed implant

The following photograph is of a woman that had bilateral cosmetic breast augmentation with implants. She had failure of the left implant, that was removed due to an infection, resulting in a scarred down left breast. The patient presented to Dr. Vasile with a goal of restoring the left breast with the most natural reconstruction, using her own fat. She also wanted the right implant removed from her body.

Below is the preoperative photo.

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Below is a postoperative photograph 3 months after reconstruction of the left breast with a DIEP flap (uses the fat from her abdomen), removal of the right breast implant and placement of a right breast DIEP flap. The abdominal scar will fade more at 1 year, and is cosmetically similar to a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty).

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