Dr. Cambeiro is a board-certified plastic surgeon performing breast reconstruction surgery in Las Vegas, Nevada. If you live outside of the Las Vegas area, please contact us to learn more about our fly-in program.
- Most women who undergo mastectomy are medically appropriate for breast reconstruction. One may choose to undergo breast reconstruction at the same time that the breast is removed. The best candidates for immediate breast reconstruction, however, are women whose cancer, as far as can be determined, seems to have been eliminated at the time mastectomy.
- Some women however would like to wait to have their breast reconstructed. Many women are not comfortable weighing all the options while they are struggling to cope with a diagnosis of cancer. Others simply do not want to have any more surgery than is absolutely necessary. Some breast reconstruction patients may be advised by their surgeons to wait, particularly if the breast is being rebuilt in a more complicated procedure using flaps of skin and underlying tissue.
- Women with other health conditions, such as obesity, high blood pressure, or smoking, may also be advised to wait.
- Reconstruction of a breast that has been removed due to cancer or other disease is one of the most rewarding surgical procedures available today. New medical techniques and devices have made it possible to create a breast that can come close in form and appearance to matching a natural breast, either with a patient's own tissue, or with a breast implant. Las Vegas breast reconstruction patients of Dr. Cambeiro have a variety of options.
- Please keep in mind; post-mastectomy breast reconstruction is not a simple procedure. There are often many options to consider as you and Dr. Cambeiro explore what is best for you.
Always discuss all of your concerns and expectations with Dr. Cambeiro before your procedure date.
"I came for a follow up after having surgery 4 years ago. Dr. Cambeiro is amazing. He remembered me, which is huge in my books. I would and do recommend him to everyone. His work and personality are second to none."*Your results may vary.
If you are considering breast reconstruction with augmentation in Las Vegas plastic surgeon Dr. Cambeiro invites you to request a complimentary consultation or give our office a call at (702) 734-4100 for confidential and informative answers to all your questions. If you prefer, you can send us an email using our discreet online form.