Hani Sbitany, MD, is one of a handful of surgeons who are pioneering and studying the outcomes of a new approach that is less invasive, has a less painful recovery, and results in more natural-looking breasts.

The procedure is called a prepectoral reconstruction, and involves placing the implants on top of the pectoralis muscle, just under the skin where breast tissue naturally resides.

“Whether it’s loss of strength, whether its chronic pain or whether animation deformity – there are drawbacks to putting these implants under the muscle,” says Hani Sbitany, MD, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at UCSF Health.

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