Direct to Implant

Direct to Implant breast reconstruction (also known as "single-stage" or "Alloderm one-step") involves placing the final breast implant at the same time as the mastectomy. Unlike traditional 2-stage implant reconstruction using expanders, the reconstruction is completed in one surgery. 

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Patient Stories

Wendy from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,

​I had my One-Step with Alloderm in November 2012 with Dr. Chrysopoulo. I traveled from Oklahoma City.

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Heather from Singapore,

Because I had already done a lot of research on breast surgeons, with the hopes of getting surgery sooner than later, I knew who I was going to trust my life to for this. I flew 9,996 miles, from Singapore to Houston, and then drove to PRMA in San Antonio.

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Melanie from Valencia, California,

When I first looked at the pictures on the PRMA website, I could see both from the photos and the tone of the website, that the doctors at PRMA were not simply out to save the woman’s life, but to help her regain a sense of herself.

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Michelle from San Antonio, Texas,

Was I really going to this? What would I look like? Who voluntarily does this I thought to myself…. I do!! This is to save my life.

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Direct to Implant

Direct to Implant breast reconstruction (also known as "single-stage" or "Alloderm one-step") involves placing the final breast implant at the same time as the mastectomy. Unlike traditional 2-stage implant reconstruction using expanders, the reconstruction is completed in one surgery. 

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