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It will help to know how to prepare for surgery, and what to expect when you're recovering. We're still getting our information about breast reconstruction ready for our new site. While we're working on that you can still find information and advice on our existing site.
If you have had or are about to have breast reconstruction, we have information about what to expect.
An important part of making your decision about breast reconstruction is having realistic expectations about the result.
Breast reconstruction surgery can cause many different emotions. It can take time to adjust to your new breast(s).
Your reconstruction surgeon will explain what types of operation can be done and answer any questions you have.
If you have any problems after breast reconstruction surgery, contact your breast care nurse or surgeon for advice.
Before going home you’ll be told how to look after your breast(s) and wounds. Contact the hospital if you’ve any concerns.
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