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5 Things To Expect After A Mastectomy

Posted by Melissa Chefec

NY, NY, USA, July 13, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — There is no way around it: Mastectomy surgery—the surgical removal of one or both breasts—is a big deal. This major procedure is performed on *more than 100,000 women in the United States each year. Despite its prevalence, however, many women do not know what to expect in the days and weeks afterward, according to plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist Dr. Constance M. Chen. Whether performed by itself or combined with immediate breast reconstruction using implants or natural tissue flaps, mastectomy surgery can surprise women in both its complexity and what its recovery involves, says Dr. Chen, a board-certified plastic surgeon with special expertise in the use of innovative techniques to optimize medical and cosmetic outcomes for women undergoing breast reconstruction. Click HERE for the full article.

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