Michigan Plastic Surgery


Breast Reconstruction in Lansing

As the battle against breast cancer rages on, more and more women are victorious in their fight against the disease. Though new treatments are still being tested, one of the most effective procedures in removing cancer is still a full mastectomy, or removal of one or both breasts. For breast cancer survivors who have undergone a mastectomy, even when all traces of breast cancer are gone, the physical and emotional scars remain.

Breast Reconstruction in East Lansing

Fortunately, breast reconstruction procedures can help restore a woman’s breasts, helping her regain confidence and a renewed sense of self in the wake of her cancer treatments. Breast reconstruction can be performed by board certified plastic surgeon Lee H. Colony, M.D., F.A.C.S. The surgery can be performed either immediately following a mastectomy or later down the road. If you are considering breast reconstruction surgery, a consultation with Lansing’s surgeon Dr. Colony will give you the opportunity to explore all of your options for surgery, including the specific method of reconstruction itself. One way to reconstruct the breast is through using a patient’s existing tissue to construct new breast mounds. Another method of reconstruction involves the use of either silicone or saline implants. Sometimes, in Lansing plastic surgery, both implants and existing tissue are used. Though silicone implants tend to look and feel more like real breasts, a number of patients do prefer implants that are filled with sterile saline solution. Together, you and Dr. Colony will go over the specifics of each type of implant so you can make an informed decision.

Scheduling a Consultation in the East Lansing Area

At Michigan Plastic Surgery, Dr. Colony and his team are dedicated to their patients’ safety, comfort, and satisfaction. It is their goal to help patients look and feel their best. Breast reconstruction surgery is about so much more than the physical results. It can help restore your confidence as you move forward past cancer treatment.

Those living in Okemos, Grand Ledge, and the Lansing area can call Michigan Plastic Surgery for more information on breast reconstruction today.


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