There are many things to think about when making choices about breast reconstruction. In addition to medical reasons to choose one option over another, there are also your personal values and preferences. Use the answers to the questions below to help you decide which option you would prefer.
Talk to your reconstructive surgeon about any medical issues that may affect which options will be best for you. Ask your doctor:
Breast reconstruction options include:
Also, when thinking about different breast reconstruction options, ask yourself the following questions:
Like with any surgery, you’ll want to aware of any possible risks. After having breast reconstruction surgery, be sure to ask your doctor any questions you may have.