Breast reconstruction is done through a number of plastic surgery techniques. It is acted upon to restore a breast after a mastectomy. The result of a breast reconstruction is notably a physically and emotionally gratifying for a woman who has lost a breast(s) because of cancer or any other circumstance.
The brand new breast(s) can spectacularly improve the patient’s self-esteem, self-confidence and overall quality of life.
Although breast reconstruction can provide a comparatively natural-looking breast(s), BUT:
NOTE: If only a single breast is distressed, it can be reconstructed alone. Furthermore, a breast augmentation, breast reduction or breast lift may be suggested for the other breast to develop symmetry of both breasts.
A breast reconstruction is an excellent option if:
Breast reconstruction involves a number of procedures performed in multiple stages. It can:
During the Treatment
Breast Reconstruction Procedural Steps:
After the Treatment
Subsequent to the breast revision operation, dressings or bandages will be placed to the incisions. The treated breasts should be supported with elastic bandage or support bra to lessen swelling and to support the brand new contour throughout the healing period. Soreness and swelling for a number of weeks is normal.
Exercise and physically demanding activities can resume once the surgeon gives the patient a go signal. As time goes by, post-surgical swelling will diminish and incision lines will lighten.
The surgeon will give the patient pieces of advice on how to take care properly the surgical spot, what are the medications to apply or intake orally for faster healing and to lessen the probability of infection and when to follow up with the surgeon.
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