Expander + Breast Augmentation

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Does Shape of Tissue Expander for Breast Reconstruction Matter?

After radical mastectomy on left breast following cancer (but no chemo or radiation required), two plastic surgeons have recommended lat flap surgery... READ MORE

Incision Swelling a Week After Exchange, is That Normal?

I had a tissue expander cuz of breast cancer and exchanged a week ago today for 550cc gel implant. Wore a compression vest till yesterday and had no... READ MORE

Rippling and Fat Grafting?

I had a double mastectomy and will be replacing my expanders with silicone implants under the muscle. I am 5'7, 138 lbs, have thin skin and was a 34C.... READ MORE

Tissue Expander for Tuberous Breasts?

I am 19 years old and my surgery to fix my tuberous breasts is scheduled for this winter. I am getting expanders put in both breasts and then I have... READ MORE

How Much Does and Expander Cost Along with a Lift and Areola Reduction? (photo)

Previously I asked what is the best procedure/combo of procedures to fix my severe asymmetry.Some surgeons mentioned I should get a tissue expander on... READ MORE

Expanders are Expanding Out to the Sides But Not Forward, Is This Correctable?

I wanted more cleavage than was provided in addition to wanting a larger size. It seemed that the expanders initially expanded away from my chest... READ MORE

What Happens if You Get Breast Expanders and May Have an Infection in One of Them?

What Happens if You Get Breast Expanders then You May Have an Infection in One of Them? READ MORE

Is it possible to get larger size saline implants (over 800cc) to at least take me to a large C/small D cup?

Within the last two months, I had a bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction. Within four weeks, I was completely filled with 800cc in my... READ MORE

For a Biofilm Infection on a Breast Expander; is It Safe to Remove and Replace in 1 Surgery?

I am 8 months post-mastectomy, with expanders in, and my dr thinks I have a biofilm infection on one side. I have been on zyvox 3 weeks. Do I need to... READ MORE

I just had a final implant replacement. Will my breast end up dropping more? (photos)

After having the expander in place , it actually ended up being very close to my breast (in braless clothing, nearly level). So I expected the new... READ MORE

When Will my Bilateral Tissue Expanders Begin to Be Increased? Also Can TE Be Overfilled?

I have has multiple augmentations due hematoma, & bottoming out. I am 5"5 and 115lbs. 6 days ago I had bilateral alloderm slings and tissue... READ MORE

Is a plastic crinkle sound normal with an breast expander, the sound being internal?

The right breast size is the same but the left breast has a large area that is literally rock hard and the right does not. Maybe like the right has... READ MORE

Follow Up: How much can TE from MENTOR be safely filled beyond their recommended max fill volume? (Photo)

Then the warranty's already expired by the250cc overfill.My limited founds can only cover1more surgery,I had 3 in the last 19months through bacterial... READ MORE

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