Breast reconstruction surgery recreates the shape of the breast following a mastectomy or, occasionally, breast conserving surgery. It can be done at the same time as your surgery (immediate reconstruction) or as a separate procedure at a later time, even many years later (delayed reconstruction).
There are many different options available for reconstruction and much to consider so it can seem overwhelming. Some people decide breast reconstruction is not for them. This is sometimes called “staying flat”.
The decision is a personal one. It is an individual choice whether a person wants to have a breast reconstruction, go flat or wear a breast prosthesis. It is important to be comfortable with your decision and your body’s look and feel. This webcast will explore the current options and issues affecting people considering breast reconstruction. Hear from leading experts, as well as a woman who has chosen the option of “staying flat”.
This webcast was recorded in 2019.
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