The goal of breast reconstruction is to restore one or both breasts to near normal shape, appearance, symmetry and size following a mastectomy or lumpectomy.
Benefits Of Breast Reconstruction
Women who are diagnosed with breast cancer often feel overwhelmed and bombarded with far too much information to process. It is important that breast reconstruction is planned at the same time as cancer treatment. While not all women are candidates for immediate reconstruction (performed at the same time as the mastectomy or lumpectomy), most are - and should be fully informed about all the relevant facts before undergoing a mastectomy or lumpectomy.
There are many emotional, psychological, and physical benefits of reconstructive breast surgery. Studies have shown that women who have breast reconstruction after cancer experience an increase in feelings of self-worth and confidence. Women who have had breast reconstruction surgery report they have restored feelings of femininity and self-esteem.
Breast reconstruction in New York restores the appearance and symmetry of both breasts. This allows women to regain the confidence to wear clothing, such as swimsuits, gowns, and tank tops, that they would otherwise not wear.