Breast reconstruction is a procedure used by plastic surgeons to essentially rebuild a breast damaged or removed due to breast cancer treatment. On occasion, a breast may need to be reconstructed after complications following a breast reduction. Breast reconstruction is important to many cancer survivors who want to feel feminine again. Most reconstruction procedures involve the use of some type of breast implant to restore fullness and confidence. The surgeon will recommend the method of reconstruction best suited to each patient.
For women who want reconstruction, medical tourism offers an opportunity to receive top-notch care by a qualified plastic surgeon in many location around the world. While the expense of the procedure is far less than that of traditional plastic surgery options, patient care is never compromised in any way.