Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic surgeons perform more than one million reconstructive procedures every year. Reconstructive surgery helps patients of all ages and types ?? whether it's a child with a birth defect, a young adult injured in an accident, or an older adult with a problem caused by aging.


Breast Reconstruction

Reconstruction of a breast that has been removed due to cancer or other disease is one of the most rewarding surgical procedures available today. New medical techniques and devices have made it possible for surgeons to create a breast that can come close in form and appearance to matching a natural breast.

Scar Revision

Plastic surgeons can often improve the appearance of a scar, making it less obvious through the injection or application of certain steroid medications or through surgical procedures known as scar revisions.

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is diagnosed by removing all or part of a skin growth and examining its cells under a microscope. It can be treated by a number of methods, depending on the type of cancer, its stage of growth, and its location on your body.

Wound Care

Wound care is an advanced form of reconstructive surgery that is performed to treat a variety of wounds or trauma to the skin. Treatment may require stitches, flap surgery or possibly a graft.

Tissue Expansion

Tissue expansion is a relatively straightforward procedure that enables the body to "grow" extra skin for use in reconstructing almost any part of the body. A silicone balloon expander is inserted under the skin near the area to be repaired and then gradually filled with salt water over time, causing the skin to stretch and grow.

Reconstruction After Mohs Surgery

Reconstruction surgery is then used to correct cosmetic abnormalities caused by Mohs surgery. Techniques involved in reconstruction include skin grafting, local flaps and free tissue transfer, among others.