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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I will admit, I was very hesitant to see a male doctor about my reconstruction. I almost didn't go for my consultation. But after meeting with Dr. Schwartz, I knew he was the one! He is very educated, compassionate, easy to talk to and explains things until you understand. I was scheduled for... READ MORE

63yr old. Had bi-lateral masectomy with tissue expanders and silicone implants in 2010. Recent studies showed right implant ruptured within capsule. These are before and after foto. I will update as soon as I can see the results. Hopefully I will start feeling better. I believe that the ... READ MORE

Because this was breast cancer and not elective I was scared. From the front office to the nursing staff to Dr. Gross himself, I was put at ease from day one. If I had to have fake boobs then I at least wanted them to look good and they are beyond what I could have imagined. Never a wait time.... READ MORE

Dr Janssen has been more amazing to me than any Dr I have been seeing on my Cancer journey and I say that with all honesty. He will tell you he has an ego right from the start and that is what you want but he is way more than that. The time him and his staff have taken with me is amazing and has... READ MORE

I am a 47 yr old wife and mother of 3 boys. I was diagnosed with breast cancer at my annual mammogram (it was found with ultrasound). Based on there being several small spots in the left and suspicious areas on the right it was agreed to do a double mastectomy. Through all the inner turmoil the... READ MORE

I turned 50 in May 2014. I had a routine breast ultrasound in June, which led to an MRI assisted biopsy and a diagnosis of STAGE 1 breast cancer in my right breast by July, 2014. I immediately began researching plastic and reconstructive surgeons. I was referred to Dr. Max Polo by several... READ MORE

On January 5, 2015 I had my reconstruction surgery in which I was so excited and looking forward to it. Not knowing that the outcome was going to be bad. I am now having to learn to deal with dents on my breasts, nipples not being centered & size is way off. Totally disappointed have not seen Dr... READ MORE

My motivation was to see if cold caps work and to be in control of something- keeping my hair during a time where I'm going to feel sick, months and months of chemo, surgery, losing a part of my body, having radiation, and possibly going in to early menopause. My motivation was not to have... READ MORE

I was diagnosed with cancer in March of 2013. I considered either having no reconstruction or reconstruction with implants. I chose two-stage reconstruction with implants. My timeline: May 2013 – Bilateral skin sparing mastectomy and tissue expander insertion. I work in an office and... READ MORE

From the moment I walked into the office I knew this was a group of medical professionals who truly care about their patients. I am a registered nurse and have worked with numerous physicians and offices. This office is the best. They are always professional and make you feel like you matter.... READ MORE

After cancer treatment and two mastectomies, Dr Rodger Shortt performed a bi-lateral reconstruction surgery on me. Then over 6 months he gradually expanded me until the final implant surgery. I highly recommend Dr. Rodger Shortt for his work and professionalism. He is a class act focused on... READ MORE

I have had 6 surgerys with Dr. Davoudi. He is the best in town for sure! I go to a breast cancer support group and I have seen lots of work. I have to tell I look the best! This guy Runs late sometimes but he knows what he is doing. The bottom line is you want the best job.. This guy is the... READ MORE

Dr.Peter Ashjian is an amazing surgeon located in Glendale, Encino and sometimes Valencia, California. In our first consultation, he put me at ease immediately and made me feel that I would be in good hands. All true! My DIEP surgery lasted 15 hours on Feb 4,2014 because he refused to give up... READ MORE

I'm young, 31 years old, and product breastfeeding my breasts grew a lot and were fallen. This condition had me very discouraged, four years with low self esteem unable to use swimwear or dresses I wanted to use the steep fall and excess skin. I decided it was time for change and after several... READ MORE

Dr Johnson is AMAZING (along with Irene & Kristina. I had a Double Nipple Sparing Mastectomy 9/23/14 by Dr Shonholz (PERFECT DR); Allomax & Tissue Expanders placed w/ 60cc's. Cellulitis w/ 7 day hospital stay 10/20; Had 2 fills before TE ruptured. Surgery for implants today (320cc's). LOVE this... READ MORE

Bilateral mastectomies for unilateral infiltrating carcinoma with immediate tissue expander placement. SEVERE pain and muscle spasms started immediately post op and were unrelieved with pain meds +/or muscle relaxants. Plastic surgeon was very aggressive in pushing forward towards swap out but I... READ MORE

It took me 5 years to decide what, if anything, I was going to have done after having a bilateral mastectomy in 2007. I finally decided to participate in a study looking at the latest version of the gummy bear breast implants. I have been completely satisfied with the results. I am finally... READ MORE

I have suffered Symastia (uni~boob) for the majority of my adult life it is very Complex to repair and finding a doctor who is familiar with repairing it is not easy. I found Dr. Paul Chasan from a google search of Symastia I actually jumped for joy when I first found a name for my condition,... READ MORE

I will be having a reconstruction after mastectomy. Today I went to a different PS and she suggested that I do a two step reconstruction...tissue expanders, then silicone implants. I originally wanted saline but the doctor recommended the other. I didn't qualify for the DIEP or TRAM flap due to... READ MORE

After many years of stressing about the right doctor I am so thankful that I crossed paths with Dr. Repta. I had an unusual problem called congenital symmastia. Basically I had no cleavage and was so uncomfortable in low cut tops or bikinis. I had surgery in high school with a different doctor... READ MORE

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