Dr. Leo Lapuerta
Dr. Leo Lapuerta

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2 Stage Procedure to correct Polands Syndrome - 6 Months after Second Surgery*

Procedure Details

This young patient was born without a right pectoral muscle. Her condition is referred to as Polands Syndrome and it is correctable with Plastic Surgery. She traveled over 3 hours to visit with Dr. Lapuerta and chose him as her surgeon despite the distance. Dr. Lapuerta suggested a 2 stage surgery to correct her asymmetry. The first procedure, he place a tissue expander to stretch the skin over several months. Once the right breast was stretch to her desired size, she proceeded with the second surgery for symmetry. Dr. Lapuerta exchanged the tissue expander for a tear dropped shaped implant and a full breast lift on the left side.6 months after surgery, she is so happy with her results!


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