Microsurgery is a subspecialty of plastic surgery which includes a surgical microscope to assist certain reconstructive procedures. These are typically performed on intricate and small blood vessels and nerves less than a few millimeters in diameter. The degree of precision afforded by microsurgery is indispensable when it comes to complex breast reconstruction techniques. Dr. Zampell in Torrance is a veteran microsurgeon, having completed a demanding fellowship in microsurgery at the University of California Los Angeles.
Who makes a good candidate for microsurgery?
Dr. Zampell’s Torrance microsurgery is just one of the innovative specialty techniques practiced during autologous breast reconstruction. Dr. Zampell will perform an in-depth physical evaluation at the time of your initial consultation, after which she will determine the best course of action for resolving your concerns. If microsurgery is required, Dr. Zampell will explain the procedure and its goals to you in detail. Rest assured, you will leave your consultation feeling fully informed and empowered.