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How long is it between the first and second stage of breast reconstruction?

After the completion of your mastectomy and first stage of breast reconstruction, your doctor will likely have you wait between two to six months before starting stage two. Your doctor will want to make sure you have healed properly and that you have completed additional treatments before placing your breast implant.

What are the stages of breast reconstruction?

How is the second stage of breast reconstruction performed?

Do you have to have two stages of breast reconstruction?

How long does it take to recover from breast reconstruction surgery?

How long does the second stage of breast reconstruction surgery take?

What does it feel like after breast reconstruction surgery?

* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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