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 am 44 years of age and just after my 39th birthday I was diagnosed with breast cancer (grade 3). Had a lumpectomy and axillary clearance, following by 6 months of chemo and then radio. Was then tested for the BRCA gene and came up BRCA1 positive. My breast surgeon, Caroline Baker (who, by the... READ MORE

Total reconstruction bilateral. you can PM me for more info. my horrible journey is prob not yours. i will be happy to help you thru yours! the photo is an explantation, both implants exploded after a car wreck, and 6 months later, silicone sucked out, they cannot get it all. a breast lift with... READ MORE

I had no motivation when it came to this surgery. I was diagnose with breast cancer and I had to get reconstruction of the breast and implants. I was so scared and didn't know what to expect. Dr. Leedy explained to me what was going to happen and that I will be fine in the long run. He was VERY... READ MORE

Due to my life as a Personal Fitness Trainer, my pectoral muscles pushed and displaced my under the muscle 20 year old saline implants from in front of my chest to out under my arm pits :-( After consulting with 3 other Plastic Surgeons both on island and the mainland, I was so happy to... READ MORE

At 17 years old I had a biopsy for what the dr thought was a cyst. It wasn't I had pre-cancerous cells in what he found and he recommended I get a BMX. At 17?!? I could not at the age of 17 comprehend his recommendation. So I started seeing a breast specialist every 3 months and getting breast... READ MORE

After treatment for breast cancer, I was left lop-sided with an ugly mastectomy scar in place of my right breast. I had maintained a positive attitude throughout my battle with cancer, taking the advice of medical professionals in order to free myself of any cancer cells. I was not horrified... READ MORE

Had mastectomy with amazing Breast surgeon, had reconstruction with Dr Johnson (tissue expanders placed with allomax, & 4 drains- 2 on each side). Got cellulitis after new drain placed to remove seromas- 1st drain wasn't placed right- so needed a new one put in. Stayed a week in hospital... READ MORE

I needed breast reconstruction due to breast cancer. She made the most devastating news a woman can get so much easier, because of her knowledge and the way she explained the process to me I knew I would be in good hands and did not worry about the outcome which came out great. Saying thank you... READ MORE

I am so blessed to have found such a great doctor. He did an incredible job. I am breast cancer survivor and recently the implant that was placed inside me back in 2009 just did not look right and I was not happy with it. Dr. Alex Kim removed the implant and did a tram flap reconstruction. I... READ MORE

My life has dramatically changed due to my epic fail breasts. I have a lot of life left and didn't want my boobs to be an obstacle to that happiness. I have had ongoing breast issues for 13 yrs and this was the only recommended choice for me. I always appreciated my breasts because it was never... READ MORE

My Disfigured breasts after a double Masctomy left me feeling sad and uncomfortable with my body. Dr Hamawy gave me the vision that my stretched out skin, excess fat and scar tissue could all be addressed. I had reconstruction of my breasts and stomach and lipo of my flanks and butt- I am... READ MORE

I've been waiting for my boobs to "come in" since I was 11. Finally, now that I am 39, I can proudly say that they have arrived. The wait is over! All joking aside, living with tuberous, small breasts has been one of the most painful experiences of my life. Not only were my breasts mis-matched... READ MORE

For the past year, I have been a breast cancer/reconstruction patient of Dr. Keegan at Fifth Avenue Millennium Aesthetic Surgery in NYC. Dr. Keegan was the 3rd plastic surgeon I consulted with, and I selected him as my surgeon based on his compassion and kindness. Dr. Port of Mount Sinai... READ MORE

12/28/2014 I consider Dr. Chasan to be a genius. I have had procedures with doctors featured on the Real Housewives (Orange County and Beverly Hills). Dr. Chasen not only corrected those procedures but gave me what I believe now to be perfect, PERFECT, results. His staff is professional,... READ MORE

BILATERAL MASTECTOMY with SKIN SPARRING RECONSTRUCTION - Dec 1, 2014 Hello all - I am 53 yr old mom, overweight with VERY LARGE BREASTS. During a routine breast ultrasound, found breast cancer STAGE 1 in left breast. Immediately decided to get bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction. ... READ MORE

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2013, underwent unilateral mastectomies and four rounds of chemotherapy. I planned to have breast reconstruction surgery from the time of my diagnosis. My surgeon, Dr. James Hagens, recommended Dr. Gary Talbert for my breast reconstruction. In November... READ MORE

Dr. Song was recommended by my Breast Surgeon, Dr. Cursio, to perform the reconstruction of my breasts. I'm 55 and very physically active. I just wanted my same size (B) but was very concerned about keeping my strength and flexibility. My results are amazing! I feel completely normal but... READ MORE

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in May, 2013 and began the research in my treatment options and decided to go a more permananent route with a bilateral mastectomy and breast reconstruction. The process of finding a good plastic surgeon, I quickly learned, was not like shopping for a car but... READ MORE

I cannot convey how amazing this process was. Not only was my life saved, but I was given phenomenal cosmetic results. I was blown away by how efficient their fly-in program was. Beth (Office Manager) has the process down to a science. Once I arrived in NY for my consultation, I knew from... READ MORE

I am very greatful to Dr. Khouri and his full crew at the clinic. Dr. Khouri has been devoted in this kind of surgery for over 20 years. He created brava, new techniques etc. to lead this fat graft breast reconstructin surgery in the world. I met so many doctors at his clinic coming to learn... READ MORE

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