Losing one or both breasts to cancer can be a very traumatic experience. However, there are many advances in breast reconstruction surgery that can help you restore your breasts with results that look very natural. Dr. Thomas Crabtree can effectively rebuild and restore your breasts to achieve a desired shape and size during a breast reconstruction procedure. Dr. Crabtree will help you decide whether to use breast implants or other advanced techniques to reconstruct your breasts for the most aesthetically pleasing results. As an experienced plastic surgeon, he has performed numerous breast reconstruction surgeries and will use the utmost care and precision to achieve your cosmetic goals.
In the initial consultation, Dr. Crabtree will use the time to get to know you, learn about your expectations and discuss a plan to achieve your goals. He will discuss the variables of the surgery and create a custom approach for your procedure. In addition, the cost of your breast reconstruction should be covered by your insurance provider. Our staff can help coordinate the financing of your surgery with your insurance provider, and help you navigate the details regarding required criteria for coverage. During this initial appointment, photos will be taken to submit to the insurance company for your prior authorization. Once approved by the insurance company, we will schedule your procedure and your pre-operative appointment where we will go over the specific details of the surgery, measure and order the implants if necessary and fill out all required pre-op paperwork.