For women facing a breast cancer diagnosis, it can seem like the challenges just keep coming one after the other, from dealing with the diagnosis itself to determining a treatment plan to getting through a mastectomy or lumpectomy surgery. For those who required or opted for a mastectomy, or whose lumpectomy resulted in dramatic changes to their breast(s), one of these challenges is deciding what type of breast reconstruction to have. As a double board-certified plastic surgeon with a special interest in breast reconstruction, that’s where I come in.
I’ve dedicated my YouTube channel to educating the public about many elements of plastic and reconstructive surgery in order to empower patients to be knowledgeable about their own procedures. One of my videos is ideal for women who are just beginning their breast reconstruction journey and who need a brief summary of their options:
Finding the best breast reconstruction option for you is a process which requires patience and research, as well as help from an experienced plastic surgeon, but in the end, restoring your confidence with breasts that make you feel comfortable can be well worth the effort. Schedule a consultation with me, Dr. Franklyn Elliott, to discuss your breast reconstruction options in more detail. Or, for more helpful information about plastic and reconstructive surgery, join me on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.