Flap surgery is often used in breast reconstruction and other procedures designed to restore form and function to body areas that have lost skin, muscle mobility, fat, and/or skeletal support. The experienced plastic and reconstructive surgeons here at the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group have trained in some of the most prestigious medical institutions in the world and have an extremely high rate of skill in performing a range of flap surgery procedures. We aim to rebuild what has been lost with improved function and natural-looking results.
Contact our LIPSG plastic and reconstructive surgeons for more information on flap surgery at our Long Island, New York practice.
Flap Reconstruction Surgery
A flap is living tissue relying on its own blood supply that is moved from one area of the body to another. A local flap uses a section of skin and tissue that are near the wounded area. One end of the flap remains attached so that it is continuously nourished by its original blood supply. The flap is ultimately repositioned over the treatment site.
Breast Reconstruction Flap Types
There are a number of flap types that can be used in breast reconstructive surgery. These include:
If you are considering breast reconstruction surgery – or procedures designed to reconstruct portions of the body that have been lost due to cancer, trauma, and other causes – please contact one of our plastic and reconstructive surgeons at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group. We will be happy to meet with you and discuss your options. LIPSG doctors can help you rebuild what has been lost with natural, beautiful results.
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