Breast reconstruction surgery can help to raise a woman’s self-esteem and level of confidence. This procedure is designed to create the appearance of natural-looking breasts that were surgically removed due to a mastectomy (after the removal of breast tissue) or another illness. Reconstructed breasts are nearly identical to the size and shape of real breasts, and may also involve the creation of a new nipple and areola (the darker area surrounding the nipple).
There are several things to know when considering breast reconstruction, and because it is not a simple procedure to undergo, a patient may be required to visit Dr. Chau’s office several times.’
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