Low Risk of Complications With Immediate Breast Reconstruction, Study Shows

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Thursday, September 15, 2016

For women battling breast cancer, a mastectomy can be as much an emotional blow as a physical one. But research has shown that immediate reconstruction is safe and doesn’t impact cancer treatments. Plus, the psychological boost to the woman’s self image and confidence benefits the woman too.

“The breasts are a part of the normal female anatomy and often times when they are removed, women have a severe sense of loss or feeling that they are not whole,” says Dr. Samina Wahhab of Allentown, who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons. “Reconstruction significantly reduces this feeling of loss and begins the positive journey toward psychological healing and recovery.”
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