Timing Your Breast Reconstruction
Your breasts can be recreated after mastectomy while you're still asleep on the operating table, or anytime down the road.
Immediate breast reconstruction
Having breast reconstruction at the same time as mastectomy isn't a must, but it has definite advantages:
Delayed breast reconstruction
Immediate reconstruction has advantages, but for some women, it's not the right choice.
You may wish to forego immediate reconstruction if: