What is Breast Reconstruction?

 

Plastic Surgery Foundation Detailed Animation of Reconstruction Process

 

Many ask, what is breast reconstruction?
The simple answer…. the goal of breast reconstruction is to restore one or both breasts to near normal shape, appearance, symmetry and size following mastectomy, lumpectomy or congenital deformities.  Watch this video at breastcancer.org for an excellent overview of options and the process involved in life after mastectomy… for a new you!  

My Hope Chest is supported thanks to grant funds from the Plastic Surgery Foundation.