Breast reconstruction can improve feelings of breast cancer survivors
A plastic surgeon in Marshfield, Wisconsin gained a reputation of raising self-esteem for breast cancer survivors. An October 26 article of the Daily Tribune reported the benefits of breast reconstruction.
Marshfield Clinic plastic surgeon Dr. Kathleen Meyer observed that women who survive breast cancer must deal with complex social issues afterwards. For some women, identity especially relates to femininity and how they look. Women who undergo mastectomy procedures to remove the portion of the breast afflicted with cancer have a tough choice to make. Usually it is hard to decide if they are going to undergo another procedure to restore the normal look of their breasts through reconstructive surgery. However, Dr. Meyer helps numerous breast cancer survivors make the difficult decision through consultation. She believes that women become more comfortable with their decision if they are well-informed about the advantages and disadvantages of breast reconstruction.
The Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery team helps breast cancer survivors who decide to restore their natural look through breast reconstruction. Find out how our expert team can work for you in Des Moines by calling (515) 222-1111.