When breast removal becomes necessary, the changes can be quite startling. Breast reconstruction in Maryland can enable women to rebuild their bust after a traumatic injury or surgical procedure, enabling them to continue enjoying their ideal curves and contours.
Associated Risks and Uncertainties
Virtually any woman who must lose her breast to cancer can have it rebuilt through reconstructive surgery. But there are risks associated with any surgery and specific complications associated with this procedure.
In general, the usual surgical complications—such as bleeding, fluid collection, excessive scar tissue, or difficulties with anesthesia—can occur. They are, however, relatively uncommon, and their likelihood is reduced even further by Dr. Cappuccino’s extensive experience.
As with any surgery, smokers should be advised that nicotine can delay healing, resulting in conspicuous scars and prolonged recovery. Occasionally, these complications are severe enough to require a second operation.