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.
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).