The unfortunate woman who has breast cancer can have a new breast constructed. It can be done at the time of breast removal or even a long time after breast removal. The methods used for reconstruction are:
- Balloon expansion of the chest skin and placing an implant
- Swing the skin from the back to the front and put an implant under the chest muscle and the skin flap from the back
- Use of the lower abdominal skin to form a new breast in the chest
- Fat injection to the flat chest while sucking the skin with a vacuum device
The new nipple and areola can be created with a small surgery under local anesthesia after the breast mound has been reconstructed.