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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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 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

I am a BRCA 1+ patient who opted for a prophylactic double mastectomy with reconstruction last year. I chose to put my care in the hands of Dr. Meade and I am so glad I did. He made a couple of scary surgeries look like nothing. He worked side by side with my breast surgeon and made me look... READ MORE

I'm 34, a wife, a mother of 3 kids and a breast cancer survivor with breast of a 20 year old ???? I was a little apprehensive about the outcome of breast reconstruction after my bilateral mastectomy but after meeting this brilliant and welcoming surgeon, my concerns and mind were put to ease. Dr... READ MORE

I found out I had breast Cancer in Janaury 2014. After much prayer I felt that my healing would be through a double mastectomy. Dr. Teotia was 100% truthful and 100% thorough with every sept that my Journey would entail.. With our finial decision as a family Dr. Teotia supported me in every way... READ MORE

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

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