Sometimes being a woman is tough. There is so much pressure placed on being beautiful, feminine and shapely. While you can purchase clothes, makeup and other items to improve the way you look and feel, sometimes there are situations that happen beyond your control that have a direct impact on how feminine and shapely you are. There are some major changes in life like illnesses, pregnancies and more; which all play a major part on a woman's body. Sometimes in order to improve the quality of health and life, it is necessary to have a partial or full mastectomy. Choosing to have any type of mastectomy can be challenging and scary. Thanks to the practice of plastic surgery, there are some doctors that specialize in breast reconstruction.

If you are in the process of undergoing some sort of treatment for cancer or some other health condition and are considering plastic surgery, it is important that you talk with the doctor that is in charge of your treatment. Let them know that you are interested in seeing a doctor that performs breast reconstructions. While you may feel that you will not have anything to worry about, a large factor that determines how good of a candidate you are for the procedure is the type of treatment you are having and your overall health.

Once you get the go ahead from your doctor, take some time to consult with several plastic surgeons that specialize in breast reconstruction. Inform them of your situation and find out what they can do for you. You will find that they can handle any type of situation and provide you with a great alternative to having to wear a prosthetic for the rest of your life. You do not have to live the rest of your life without a pair of shapely and attractive breasts. There is no reason for you to be unhappy that you made a decision to save your life that robbed you of some of your physical attributes. With the help of plastic surgery, you can have a bosom that is full and shapely. They will look realistic and feel natural. No one will be able to tell you had a mastectomy unless you tell them.

Keep in mind that just because you made the choice to have plastic surgery does not mean that you will regain the curves you lost overnight. Depending on the type of method your plastic surgeon uses can determine the length of time it takes for your transformation to be complete. Most of the work can be completed within one operation, however you may need some breast reconstruction before your chest is complete. Just because you have had a major illness or life changing event does not mean you are any less of a woman. By making the choice to have plastic surgery, you can avoid having to end some some of the emotional changes that affect many women who have suffered from breast loss.