about
axogen

Resensation® is a highly advanced technique of performing breast neurotization using allograft nerve tissue developed by Axogen.

nerve repair experts

Axogen has over 10 years of experience as a leader in surgical solutions for peripheral nerve repair. Our products are used primarily by reconstructive plastic surgeons, hand surgeons, and oral and maxillofacial surgeons in a wide variety of nerve repair surgeries.

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life-changing choices

Losing one or both breasts can be overwhelming—it’s why many women choose reconstructive surgery. But one thing you may not be aware of is that after reconstruction, women can experience anywhere from partial to complete numbness in their chest.

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discover your options

With Resensation you have the opportunity to not only look—but potentially feel—more like yourself again. This surgical technique has the potential to restore sensation to your breast as part of a natural tissue breast reconstruction.

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In my practice, I let women know that they are not stuck with numb breasts, even if they’ve previously had implant-based breast reconstruction or no reconstruction at all.

Constance Chen, MD

Resensation surgeon

I want to offer women the chance to not just have reconstructed breasts, but to look in the mirror and feel beautiful. I want them to feel confident and to not be constantly reminded of breast cancer.

Jules Walters III, MD

Resensation surgeon

By being able to offer the potential of sensation we can really take breast reconstruction to the next level. Sensation was the part that was missing.

Kamran Khoobehi, MD

Resensation surgeon

Resensation Blog

Christine
how resensation® helped one woman love life again

Christine assumed numbness would be a part of life post-mastectomy. Resensation showed her, you don’t have to accept the inevitable.

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Building community when diagnosed with breast cancer

Building a supportive community when diagnosed with breast cancer or BRCA is vital. Here are tips to get started.

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Resensation patient
real talk about breast cancer and resensation®

We’re here for you with some real talk about what it’s like having breast cancer, and the Resensation technique.

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breast cancer and resensation in your words

For those beginning their breast cancer journey, we reached out to our community for their words of encouragement.

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