Some women are fortunate to attain acceptable results within a year; others are not so lucky. I put my faith in reconstruction, but after four years of revisions and unremitting pain…I was done! It just did not work out for me, and I chose (what I call) “breast deconstruction.” The medical name is breast explantation.
No one plans that she will become one of the statistics for complications, but it is a reality for far too many. Below are more perspectives on this topic.