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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What a year 2015 has been. This is a very shortened version of what I wanted to write. I left out the doubts, fears, and quite a bit of the healing process. I can add that later. January 6, 2015, I have a biopsy of my right breast. That Friday, January 9th, I learn I have Lobular Carcinoma in... READ MORE

Do not go to Dr Criswell. Horrible results, scaring, and several complications. When I was having lots of problems she would not call me or get me In to see her for over a week. I've had 2nd and 3rd opinions from other plastic surgeons that were shocked at her results. Having to have her work fixed. READ MORE

I was diagnosed with a Invasive Cell Carcinoma in June after finding a lump in my left breast while on vacation. The past 3 1/2 months have been grueling to say the least. There are so many tests and decisions to make. Before this, I never knew there were so many forms of breast cancer, or so... READ MORE

I have seen Dr Bajaj she said she would do my surgery do to breast cancer, but I had to take off 45 lb I've done that and now, the reception won't give me an apoitment. This has been very devastating. I didn't ask for cancer. It's not like I'm going in to get lipo or to fix may face to look like... READ MORE

Cancer sucks, but I'm very lucky and had a great team help me KILL it! I had a double mastectomy 11/19/14 & was off work 6 weeks. I remember it like it was a vacation (hubs waited on me, peeps visited and brought food, I slept TONS, wasn't allowed to clean, etc.) I don't even remember pain,... READ MORE

Diagnosed with ductal & inflammatory breast cancer April 19th 2015. Had 7 rounds of Chemotherapy (Carboplatin, Taxotere, Herceptin & Perjeta. Finished chemotherapy on 9/2/2015. Surgery scheduled 10/8/2015. Double mastectomy. Still in the works of healing. I will have reconstruction in... 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

I had breast implants since 1989 and had them replaced in 2006. (size D) Last December, I was diagnosed with cancer in my left breast. I had a mastectomy in February. I didn't have reconstruction immediately because we were wanting to see if I needed radiation or chemo. Thankfully, I did not... READ MORE

I am now 6 years out from my breast cancer with reconstruction. I elected to have a bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction. I have never regret having this done and have always been very happy with my results. Dr. Tierney was and still a wonderful doctor and very good at what he does. I would... 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

I had a double mastectomy and chose to have reconstruction. I am so happy that my breast cancer surgeon referred me to Dr Heck he and his staff are so amazing with the care they have given me. I am very happy with the outcome. My confidence level and self-esteem have both improved. I can't... READ MORE

On July 8th of this year I had a breast reconstruction with THE best doctor ever. I had a difference in size on my breasts one was a size D and the other was a DD, I spent my whole teen years struggling finding the right bathing suits and the right clothing that didn't show the difference.... 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 cancer robs you of many things including your breast, reconstruction is a way of feeling whole again. I had two-stage reconstruction. At the time of my mastectomy I had tissue expanders inserted. After weekly "fills" of saline water I am now at my chosen size and I am awaiting implants in... READ MORE

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

After going thru a nightmare for a year with another surgeon (not associated with Dr. Harper or Charlotte Plastic Surgery) Dr. Harper came to the rescue. He spent 4 hours making my breast perfect! He has the best bed side manner and is so polite. Doctor of The Year Award would be pretty close!!... READ MORE

Im a wife/ mother of 2. Just had my surgery a week ago today. I had a double mastectomy with expanders put in (200cc) i have 2 drainage tubes that are still in but have a feeling tomorrow they will be taken out since there is not much draining out anymore. They don't bother me as much as my... READ MORE

In December 2014, I was diagnosed with two types of breast tumors that could ultimately kill me. I was working with a breast surgeon in my area to plan out the steps of recovery. It has been a very physical and emotional road, but I am gratefully on the other end. Within the last 9 months, I... READ MORE

My doctor found some small lumps in my right breast during a routine pap. After a mammogram and an ultrasound I was scheduled for a biopsy. After biopsy I was diagnosed with DCIS in the right breast. I opted for a double mastectomy because cancer runs in my family. I've seen and heard about... READ MORE

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