Procedure: Breast reconstruction is a set of surgical techniques to try to recover the appearance of the breasts and improve life quality of the woman who has undergone a mastectomy.
Duration: The duration for breast reconstruction depends on the technique used and if done at the same time of mastectomy or after.
Your doctor will tell you approximately how long it will take.
Hospitalization: It depends on each case and the duration of surgery.
Side effects: Pain and temporary swelling, bruises, and numbness in
the skin for a short period. A transient decrease in sensitivity.
Recovery: Return to normal activities: 7-14 days.
Strong activities: 3 months.