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Categories for Flat Closure

Types of Aesthetic Flat Closures

| December 18, 2023 December 21, 2023 | , |

Aesthetic flat closure is a mastectomy technique that preserves the natural shape and contour of the breast. Unlike traditional mastectomies, aesthetic flat closure provides chest wall reconstruction that maintains the breast mound and avoids the concave, “sunken” appearance that mastectomy can sometimes create. If you’ve decided to go flat, the most important consideration you’ll need... Continue Reading

What is an Aesthetic Flat Closure

| December 14, 2023 December 21, 2023 | , |

Aesthetic flat closure is a surgical procedure commonly performed after a mastectomy for patients who choose to remain flat instead of opting for breast reconstruction. The surgery is also a method of gender-affirming care for transgender men. It works by removing breast tissue and then tightening and smoothing the remaining tissues and excess skin to... Continue Reading

Living Flat After Mastectomy: What Patients Are Saying About Flat Closure

| April 20, 2021 August 2, 2023 | |

In a study by the Journal of Clinical Oncology, roughly 25% of double-mastectomy patients and 50% of single-mastectomy patients opt out of reconstructive surgery. And experts have noted the following reasons as to why they choose this route post-op: Health issues that make multiple surgeries inadvisable for their bodies The need to recover quickly and... Continue Reading