Absence of breast by birth or loss of breast due surgery for cancer can be major source of psychological stress and social embarrassment for the patient. Breast reconstruction by various method is possible using either patient own body tissues or with the help of implants.
At times the breast reconstruction may be combined with tummy tuck in suitable cases. After cancer surgery, breast can be reconstructed either at the same time can be done as separate procedure once the patient has completed radiotherapy & chemotherapy.Reconstruction of breast gives improved self confidence and relief from psychological trauma. Also the patient no longer needs to wear any external prosthesis.