From what time does the statute of limitations run from- the surgery or the last visit with the surgeon?

Question Details: I had breast lift over 6 1/2 years ago. I was supposed to get implants that day as well. However, the doctor could not leave implants in because they cut off blood supply to my nipples. Within 3 days I had dark areas on both nipples, necrosis. The doctor said that it was my fault because I used cold packs under my arms. However, the documents given me instructed me to make 4 cold packs and use for swelling. As a result, I lost my entire nipple and big part of my left breast and my partial nipple and breast tissue on the right. I had multiple visits and procedures getting dead tissue removed. Fast forward to last week. I had surgery to remove the implants with a different doctor because of infection in my muscle under my right breast and capsular contracture. So it was very painful for weeks before surgery. I'm now recuperating. Can I sue the doctor who did the first surgery and "treated" what went wrong? I last saw him around 3 years ago. I have pictures showing what I went through.

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