Love Handle Flap

Case 1
Love Handle Flap
Love Handle Flap

Love Handle Flap

This 50 year old woman underwent a double mastectomy for breast cancer. Dr. Rad rebuilt her breasts with double love handle flaps and Nipple Reconstruction.


Case 2
Love Handle Flap
Love Handle Flap

Love Handle Flap

This 36 year old woman had right breast cancer for which she had a mastectomy and DIEP flap (performed by another surgeon – see “BEFORE” image). She discovered that she had the breast cancer gene so she needed a left mastectomy as prevention. Dr. Rad rebuilt her left breast with a love handle flap. The scar is hidden in the natural fold underneath her left breast. Only about 30 surgeons worldwide have the skill and ability to perform the love handle flap operation.


Case 3
Love Handle Flap
Love Handle Flap

Love Handle Flap

This 57 year old woman had right breast cancer. She was treated with mastectomy and implant reconstruction by another surgeon. After radiation, her breast skin contracted severely and the implant became exposed and it had to be removed. Years later she found Dr. Rad who performed a love handle flap operation to correct the deformity and restore symmetry.