Reveal Plastic Surgery
2581 Samaritan Drive #102
San Jose, CA 95124
Phone: (408) 356-4241
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
For some women who have had a mastectomy, it may be helpful to consider breast reconstruction in San Jose as part of the journey to feeling whole and confident again.
Our board-certified plastic surgeons understand the extensive challenges facing women fighting or recovering from breast cancer. They form close relationships with their patients to provide support and compassion throughout the treatment process. All 3 of our surgeons have had extensive experience throughout their careers performing a variety of reconstructive procedures, including breast reconstruction in particular. For breast reconstruction procedures, our surgeons are very skilled and have an extremely high success rate.
Before & After Photos
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What to Expect
Our surgeons customize procedures to meet the needs of each San Jose breast reconstruction patient, so each procedure is slightly different.
- They often performs TRAM flap techniques which use your own skin, muscle and tissue from your abdomen to create a reconstructed breast. TRAM flap procedures are a good option for women who have lost a significant amount of breast tissue.
- Breast implants can also be used to recreate the breast mound. If this method is used, a 4- to 6-month period for tissue expansion may be required. During this period, an inflatable implant will be placed underneath the skin and will be filled slowly so that the skin is stretched and can accommodate a standard breast implant.
- Often, a flap technique instead of tissue expansion will be used in combination with augmentation and breast implants. In addition, a variety of techniques can be used to recreate the nipple and areola.
After breast reconstruction, bandages and a support bra will protect your new breast. Pain medication will be provided for any discomfort that you may experience. As directed by your surgeon, you should be cautious for a period after surgery and avoid any extreme movement or abrasion.
Our Plastic Surgeons
Our board-certified plastic surgeons have decades of combined experience performing cosmetic procedures for the face, breasts, and body. Their expertise, superior care, and impressive outcomes draw patients from across the San Francisco Bay Area. Their caring, down-to-earth personalities cultivate lasting doctor-patient relationships.
Your New Look
When performed by a surgeon with significant reconstructive experience, the results of breast reconstruction look and feel very much like natural breast tissue. Most women who choose our practice are extremely happy with their results and have renewed self-confidence, making breast reconstruction a rewarding experience for patient and surgeon alike.