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What is the best type and size of implant for immediate reconstruction following a bilateral mastectomy? (photos) i am 59, 145 pounds, and the length of my chest from outer breast to outer breast is 14 inches. Minor adjustments in size and position of the breast can be carried out when the. After an implant breast reconstruction, you will get a card with your implant information (including the style and size). This information is important and can be useful if you need a replacement or future surgery. After breast reconstruction, you should measure yourself to find your bra size. Because bra sizing can be a little more difficult after breast surgery, you may want to visit our store or speak to one of our expert bra fitters. Breast reconstruction is most commonly performed following a mastectomy. Women who want to restore the volume and shape of their breasts may choose to get breast implants, tissue (commonly called flap) reconstruction, or a combination. In autologous tissue reconstruction, a piece of tissue containing skin, fat, blood vessels, and sometimes muscle is taken from elsewhere in a womans body and used to rebuild the breast. Different sites in the body can provide flaps for breast reconstruction. Flaps used for breast reconstruction most often come from the abdomen or back. The expander is a balloon-like sac that starts off flat and is slowly expanded to the desired size to allow the skin to stretch. Once the skin over the breast area has stretched enough, a second surgery is done to remove the expander and put in the permanent implant. Having breast reconstruction does not make it harder to find a tumor if your breast cancer comes back. Getting breast implants does not take as long as breast reconstruction that uses your own tissue. But, the size, fullness, and shape of the new breasts are more natural with reconstruction that uses your own tissue.