Breast reconstruction surgery may be performed after a mastectomy to restore the full breast appearance. In any reconstructive or cosmetic surgery procedure, the surgeon will discuss all aspects of the procedure during the initial consultation to help the patient make an informed choice. At this initial stage, the surgeon will also usually show breast reconstruction before and after photographs.
Dr. Wright Jones is a well-known, double board certified plastic surgeon providing breast reconstruction and various other procedures of the breast, body and face. Dr. Jones likes to educate his patients properly about the procedure before they decide whether to go ahead with it. He provides breast reconstruction to patients in Atlanta, Buckhead, Stockbridge, Marietta, GA, and surrounding communities.
What are Breast Reconstruction Before and After Images?
Before and after images in case of breast reconstruction plastic surgery refer to a set of pictures belonging to a previous patient who has received the same procedure with successful results. The set includes images taken prior to the procedure and after the procedure at a stage when the swelling and bruising has subsided, and full effects of breast reconstruction have appeared.
The cosmetic surgeon will obtain these photographs with the consent of the patient and show them to new patients in a discreet manner. The only purpose of the surgeon here is to inform and educate new patients about different aspects of breast reconstruction surgery. Before and after photos can enable new patients to comprehend the potential effectiveness of breast reconstruction before they make a final choice.
When a patient is considering breast reconstruction surgery, she may only have a limited idea of how the procedure may help to meet her personal aesthetic goals and how it may improve her overall breast appearance. Some women may be apprehensive about whether the results turn out to be natural looking or not.
Breast reconstruction will usually involve decisions such as the type and size of breast implants to be chosen. For the patient, it can be a difficult proposition to make the most appropriate choices on her own. This is where the surgeon may make use of breast reconstruction surgery before and after photos to help her make the right decisions. Dr. Jones receives patients from Atlanta, Buckhead, Stockbridge, Marietta, GA, and nearby areas for breast reconstruction.
Experienced surgeons know that highest patient satisfaction levels in any aesthetic procedure are typically achieved by patients who have clear goals and realistic expectations. Therefore, they prefer to show breast reconstruction before and after photos at the very outset to ensure that the patient understands what to expect and what not to expect from it. This mitigates the possibility of any disappointment occurring at a later stage.
Many surgeons choose to provide before and after photos on their practice website. This gives free access to new patients who can review the breast reconstruction before and after photos online before they are even ready for a first visit to the surgeon’s office for a breast reconstruction consultation.
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