Questions patients may have during breast reconstruction consultation

  • How will breast reconstruction impact my cancer treatment?
  • What are all my options for breast reconstruction?
  • Which reconstruction option is best for me, and why?
  • Can I choose to make my breast(s) smaller or bigger?
  • How many operations and office visits will a breast reconstruction require?
  • How long will my entire reconstruction take?
  • What is the best result I can expect?
  • Do you have before-and-after photos for different procedures that I can look at?
  • What should I expect when I wake up after an operation?
  • What will my recovery be like?
  • How long will my recovery take?
  • What are the potential risks, side effects, and complications of each type of reconstruction?
  • How many and what kind of procedures do you perform a year?
  • When will I be able to return to my normal routine (go back to work, return to my normal physical activities, exercise, etc.)?
  • What will my scars look like?

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