Procedures: Hidden Scar Mastectomy

Patients who are candidates for this surgery preserve their breast skin – including the nipple and areola.

Hidden Scar Mastectomy: Procedure Details

This technique begins with an incision under the arm, under the breast fold, around the nipple or down the bottom of the breast below the bra line. Reconstruction involves using a one of the perforator flap techniques (DIEP, or GAP), with the relocated tissue filling in and shaping the breast

Hidden Scar Mastectomy

Advances in microsurgery and breast surgery allow us to perform mastectomy with hidden scars as in a breast lift or augmentation, without leaving scars on the breast skin. Patients who are candidates for this surgery preserve their breast skin – including the nipple and areola. Ultimately, it is a choice between the patient and their breast surgeon if they are candidates for this surgery.

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Q&A: Ask the Doctor

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July Q&A #2

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July Q&A #1

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