A major concern for many women when considering breast reconstruction surgery is how their breasts will look and feel afterwards.
What kinds of sensations and pains will go along with it? How long will it take to heal, and what will you look and feel like afterwards? The list goes on and on.
All of these questions and more are very important to a lot of women who are going through mastectomies and reconstruction or considering whether or not they want to make that treatment decision. And we think they deserve to get some answers to their questions!
In the video below, Dr. Julie Billar will discuss what to expect after getting tissue expanders, a nipple-sparing mastecomy, and flap procedures using autologous tissue. She describes all the sensations you’ll feel, talks about the healing process, and more.
Watch the video to learn about expanders, implants, and the tools you’ll need to help you make the right decision for you. Check it out!
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