Breast Cancer Recovery

When a woman gets treated for breast cancer through a surgery, she has the option of going through another surgery that will help remake and shape her breasts. The reason a lot of women do this is because once the ovaries and tubes are removed from breasts, then the breasts lose shape and many women experience sagging, even if the women are at a younger age. If you do opt to get breast reconstruction done then you should ideally talk to both a plastic surgeon whose specialty is breast reconstruction, and to the doctor who performed the surgery to treat cancer. If both agree that it is safe for you to get the reconstruction done, then you should have no problem.

A lot of women feel that this is the best way to go about things to get their lives back to normal after beating cancer. Having a part of your body removed will feel strange for any person and many women who have undergone surgery for breast cancer feel that it helps their self esteem rise once they can feel as if cancer did not take much away from them and that they do not look like they have a distorted chest. A good reconstructive surgeon will be able to rebalance the breasts and things will look normal after the surgery.

There are many benefits for women who want to get the reconstruction done on themselves. First of all they can wear dresses with lower necklines or bikinis without their chest looking off balance. They will not have to wear an external prosthesis to fill out their bras, and they can be happy knowing their body looks as it did before and do not have to worry about the lack of breasts or breasts of different sizes on their bodies.