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Lymphedema is a condition characterized by painful swelling in the extremities, which can be addressed with surgical treatment options.
During your lymphedema surgery consultation, be prepared to discuss:
Your plastic surgeon will also:
Be sure to ask your plastic surgeon questions. It's very important to understand all aspects of your type of lymphedema and potential treatments. To help, we have prepared a checklist of questions to ask your plastic surgeon that you can take with you to your consultation.
It's natural to feel some anxiety, whether it's excitement or a bit of preoperative stress. Don't be shy about discussing these feelings with your plastic surgeon.