Breast Reconstruction

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Most often performed after a mastectomy removes one or both breasts, reconstruction surgery involves a series of procedures such as nipple reconstruction and breast implants to rebuild the breast. LEARN MORE ›

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In 2011, I had a mass removed that was precancerous from my right breast. My mother and sister had each had breast cancer twice. I was tempted at that time to do bilateral mastectomy as a preventative measure. I went to see a local plastic surgeon who showed me after pictures that horrified me.... READ MORE

This cancer nightmare started July 2014. Let me start by telling you I went to my doc asking for ultrasound of right breast because I had a lot of pain. I was told it can't be cancer because pain is not a sign (BULL). I preferred ultrasound as going thru peri menopause I was so tender I knew I... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction My second stage II breast reconstruction for dcis grade 3 b/c, is good to go with talented, (board certification+experience) soft spoken, ( concerned +focused )micro-surgeon Dr Gupta. He will complete a reduction and lift on both breast. Finding that trust we placed... READ MORE

After having a right mastectomy on 5th July, 2013 resulting from a multi focal lobular cancer diagnosis I wanted to regain my body symmetry. After speaking with my breast surgeon about having a DIEP Breast Reconstruction , Dr Sharon Lara, she recommended Dr Fred Clarke for the procedure. On... READ MORE

I wanted to feel pretty and feminine again after my double mastectomy. My original implants were nice, but my husband and I wanted to go a bit larger. Also, the smaller ones did not lay right when I would bend forward. I talked to Dr Pacella about this and he suggested a fat transfer to improve... READ MORE

Bi-lateral Mascetomy in December 2010, 475cc implants in April 2011. I am very unhappy with the size and look of them. I am told I will never be perfect but as you can see from the pictures they are not even close. I have been very insistant that I want to go larger and have them re-shaped... READ MORE

It's been 1 week 3 days since i done surgery, oufff and outchhh !!! all been and doing great at this moment but i was sufforing 8/10 about 4 days after the surgery... the surgery was preventive mastectomy on right breast since left was my cancer one, and they put expander in both under the... READ MORE

I was diagnosed with two different cancers in my right breast Feb 5,2015. After second opinions with surgeons and 2 ps, I have decided to have both breasts removed with delayed reconstruction. Since I had a tummy tuck previously, that type of reconstruction was off the table for me. It is my... READ MORE

Dr.Kelishadi is irreplaceable. 3 months post op second reconstruction post breast cancer / mastectomy . One visit and he worked a miracle . I don't cry anymore when I see my scars . I look in the mirror and love who he made me ....whole again. The best there is , and a human being like no other... READ MORE

I've lurked on the site but this is my first time posting about myself. Here goes....I guess my journey began back in 2002 when I was originally diagnosed with BC. I went through a radical lumpectomy, 4 rounds of AC (Adriamycin Cytosin) and 6 weeks of radiation. I was diagnosed as an early... READ MORE

My double mastectomy, expander process and implant placement was a complete mess. I endured 4 surgeries, thousands of dollars out of pocket, a life threatening MRSA inflection and 10 months out of work only to end up with the inability to move either arm normally, constant pain, and a cosmetic... READ MORE

After having 3 kids my Boob's were really sagging and my areolas were big. So before sugery i was a 36c and my goal and my husband was 36dd i had been searching for doctors for a year, inclusive i wanted to go to DR to get my surgery done over there since its a little more cheaper, but after... READ MORE

I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer after finding a 1.2 cm lump in my right breast. I had a double mastectomy on December 11, 2014 and started chemotherapy on January 8, 2015. Happy Holidays to me - lol. My plan was to be "flat and fabulous" and forgo any type of breast... READ MORE

Diagnosed with breast cancer in May and knew immediately bilateral masectomy with immediate reconstruction was the best choice for me. Dr. Steele and his staff have been amazing throughout this crazy and confusing journey from the very beginning. His bedside manner instills confidence during a... READ MORE

Following a rather complex bi-lateral mastectomy with extensive scarring and not being given the option of reconstruction, I plunged into a deep depression. My feelings of self image, worth, femininity were at an all time low, I felt I looked like a monster, not a woman at all, I stopped going... READ MORE

Being diagnosed with breast cancer at 34 years old can be overwhelming. I was ex with a very aggressive high grade DCIS in my left breast on 08/28/14. I decided to undergoe double mastectomy with TE reconstruction on 10/21/14. I hope to be able to support and encourage anyone with the same fears... READ MORE

I was diagnosed with breast cancer and felt totally devastated! I was a very private and modest person and my "femininity" was very important to me. The thought of having a bil. mastectomy crushed me! Dr. Ambay was absolutely wonderful answering all of my and my husbands questions,... READ MORE

When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer, I was told it was one lobular carcinoma. After two lumpectomies, I learned it was in fact two masses and my wonderful breast surgeon, Dr. Danelle Chambers, recommended a mastectomy and Dr. Scott Rotatori as a plastic surgeon. Fortunately, my lymph... READ MORE

Dr. ANIGIAN came highly recommended! I wore he and his staff out with a gazillion questions but they were always amazing and super professional and managed to answer all of my questions even through the high struggle! I AM STILL a work in process because I just got a bilateral mastectomy. I... READ MORE

I had breast cancer in 2010. I had to get a breast augmentation so I chose this doctor for my surgery. I was not pleased with the outcome at all. I went back to fix the problems and it still does not look good. One is high and the other one is low. This prevents me from wearing certain clothes... READ MORE

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