DIEP Flap Reconstruction
DIEP flap breast reconstruction can help women who have experienced the life altering effects of breast cancer, trauma or congenital deformities. The DIEP is considered the Gold Standard in breast reconstruction, especially for those who have had radiation and failed implants. Also known as deep inferior epigastric perforator flap, this type of breast reconstruction involves state-of-the-art techniques. The procedure involves transfer of tissue from your abdomen to your chest wall, to reconstruct the breast.
Benefits from the DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction:
- Women who have undergone mastectomy on one or both breasts may benefit from this type of reconstruction
- Natural warm, soft looking breasts
- No need for implants
- Maintain core strength
- Lifetime surgery
- You get a Tummy Tuck!
Dr. Lee is the only Microsurgeon in El Paso that performs this surgery, previously patient’s would have to travel out of town to benefit from this procedure