Is a Breast Reconstruction Right For You?

Is a Breast Reconstruction Right For You?

Women choose to have breast reconstruction for a variety of reasons. Seeking breast reconstruction in Charleston SC may be following a mastectomy or due to illness or injury. There are several options for the procedure. Each has pros and cons and the best way to determine which is right for you is to consult with Dr. Dixon and Dr. O’Neill and discuss your medical background, your goals, and preferences.

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction is most commonly sought after a full or partial mastectomy. Your surgeon may discuss the procedure with you ahead of time, because some breast reconstruction techniques begin with the mastectomy itself. Others can be performed later on. You don’t have to decide right away about having your breast or breasts reconstructed. It’s a decision you can make when you feel ready to move forward.

Breast Reconstruction Surgeons Near Me

When seeking breast reconstruction in Charleston SC, you’ll want to keep two major factors in mind- the experience and skill of the surgeon and Breasthe convenience of the location. The last thing you’ll want to do after a major procedure is travel a long distance to home or to an unfamiliar hotel. Fortunately, Dr. Dixon and Dr. O’Neill serve the Charleston area, making them both a good choice because of their long years of experience and skill, and the convenience of a doctor that’s close to home.

Breast Reconstruction Charleston SC

When you come in for your initial consultation, we’ll discuss your medical history, your personal concerns and goals, and begin to design a treatment plan that’s tailored to your specific needs. Once you’ve decided upon a type of breast reconstruction- an implant reconstruction, or flap reconstruction, for example, we will schedule your procedure. Call today to discuss your options for breast reconstruction surgery in Charleston SC.

A picture of Patrick J. O’Neill, MD wearing his doctor attire.

About the Author

Upon completing medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC, Dr. O’Neill completed nine years of residency training. These nine years included a full general surgery and a plastic surgery residency, both at the Medical University of South Carolina, and a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery. Dr. O’Neill has extensive certifications, training, skills, and knowledge that make him a successful physician who can carry out your next plastic surgery procedure. His expertise and technique will result in the beautiful and natural look you desire post surgery.

Board Certified:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Sub-Certification in Hand and Microsurgery

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