Tissue Flap or Implants/Expanders?

  Posted on March 31, 2014   Last updated on December 7, 2017 |   

Learn more about the three basic forms of breast reconstruction. You can opt for breast implants by utilizing tissue expanders or use your own tissue from another part of the body to create or a combination of both. There are three types of procedures if you choose to use your own tissue: DIEP flap, Latissimus flap, and Gluteal flap – all pertaining to different parts of the body. Visit our breast reconstruction page to learn more about this life-enhancing procedure.

Dr. Patrick Hsu specializes in two types of medical operations (using tissue flaps and breast implants/expanders) to reconstruct your breast(s)


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