Although additional procedures are not necessary, many women find that the addition of a simple reconstruction enhancer achieves that "wow" factor. For women who are interested in exploring these options, we highly recommend allowing the breast reconstruction to "rest" for a few weeks before proceeding. We consistently achieve the BEST results when we delay this procedure.
During this procedure, a small amount of adipose tissue (i.e. fat) is gently removed (i.e. liposuction) from a donor area, such as your thigh or tummy. This tissue is then carefully and artfully placed under the skin of your breast. Fat grafting (aka fat transfer) can enhance the décolletage, improve the contour of the breast, and correct breast asymmetry.
* Side benefit = liposuction :)
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) has been used for quite some time in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery. Studies have supported the use of PRP for the treatment of osteoarthritis and tendon injury.
PRP injections promotes wound healing, increases collage formation, and contains growth factors that can improve the skin quality of the breast.
When applied to breast reconstruction, PRP injections can enhance the complexion, texture, and thickness of the skin, all while improving the wound healing process for the reconstructed breast.
* This procedure does not require any anesthesia and can be performed in the clinic.
This enhancer can be performed alone or in conjunction with PRP and/or fat grafting. Micro-needling is a procedure that relies on the creation of numerous microscopic punctures in the epidermis and dermis. These micro-punctures stimulate our body's natural wound healing process. This includes the release of numerous cytoplasmic growth factors which creates a cascading effect, leading to the production of collage and elastin. This enhancer will improve the texture and firmness of the breast skin.
* It can also reduce the signs of surgical scars and stretch marks!