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Plastic Surgery Is A Choice After Breast Cancer

Posted On: January 20, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Implants, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Revision, Breast topics

Going through breast cancer and losing a portion or all of your breasts can be traumatic. A decision to undergo plastic surgery can be hard not only physically but also emotionally. As a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, I am thankful for my training, so I can help women who have battled breast cancer regain their self-esteem.

Education is very important during this journey. The better informed a woman is, the more comfortable and confident she will be with her decision. Most of my patients who are in this situation need time to process the information before making a decision. During my consultation and examination, I take time with my patients to help guide them through the available options and discuss the risks and benefits.

For more information on the actual approach for breast reconstruction, please visit breast revision after breast cancer and reconstruction. See also the video below of Dr. Linder explaining his pre-op marking for a breast reconstruction cancer revision surgery.

To schedule your consultation with Dr. Linder or to learn more about breast reconstruction surgery, call our office at 310-275-4513 or fill out our online contact form today.