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Mastectomy​​​​ offers a transformative journey with Dr. Yily De Los Santos. With expertise and compassion, Dr. Yily guides patients through the reconstruction process, restoring confidence and wholeness after mastectomy. Her personalized approach and commitment to excellence ensure exceptional results and patient satisfaction.

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What is Mastectomy ?

A mastectomy is a surgical procedure in which one or both breasts are removed. It is most commonly performed as a treatment for breast cancer, particularly when the cancer has spread throughout the breast tissue or when there’s a high risk of recurrence. Mastectomy may also be done prophylactically (preventively) for individuals with a high risk of developing breast cancer, such as those with certain genetic mutations like BRCA1 or BRCA2. There are different types of mastectomy procedures, including total mastectomy (removal of the entire breast), modified radical mastectomy (removal of the breast tissue, some lymph nodes, and sometimes the lining over the chest muscles), and radical mastectomy (removal of the entire breast, underlying chest muscles, and lymph nodes). After mastectomy, individuals may choose to undergo breast reconstruction surgery to restore the appearance of the breasts.


What are the benefits of Mastectomy ?

Mastectomy, the surgical removal of one or both breasts, offers several benefits. Firstly, it can effectively treat or prevent breast cancer, particularly in cases of advanced disease or high genetic risk. Mastectomy may reduce the likelihood of cancer recurrence. It can also provide emotional relief for individuals with a strong family history of breast cancer, alleviating anxiety about developing the disease. Furthermore, for transgender individuals seeking gender-affirming surgery, mastectomy helps align physical appearance with gender identity. Lastly, mastectomy can sometimes improve quality of life by reducing physical discomfort associated with large or asymmetrical breasts.


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What is the recovery process like after mastectomy?

After a mastectomy, initial recovery involves pain management, typically a hospital stay of 1-2 days, and monitoring for complications. Patients gradually resume activities over several weeks, avoiding heavy lifting. Wound care, pain management, and emotional support are crucial during this time. Follow-up appointments monitor healing and discuss further treatments if needed. Long-term, physical and emotional recovery progresses with time, supported by regular follow-ups and adherence to treatment plans. Each individual’s journey varies, requiring personalized care and support.


Is mastectomy​​ covered by insurance?

In many cases, mastectomy procedures are covered by insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid, as they are considered medically necessary treatments for conditions like breast cancer or high-risk situations such as prophylactic mastectomy for those with a strong family history of breast cancer. However, coverage can vary depending on the specific insurance plan, policy details, and individual circumstances. It’s essential to check with your insurance provider to understand your coverage, including any deductibles, co-pays, or pre-authorization requirements, before undergoing a mastectomy or related procedures.


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