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Breast Augmentation Redo Due to Weight Gain, Breast Feeding

I had a breast augmentation 4 years ago after the birth of my second child. Thanks to weight gain, breast feeding and weight loss. I went from a B cup... READ MORE

Failure Rate for Breast Reconstruction Vs Breast Augmentation?

Hello doctors, I have read that women with radiation in the past who went for Breast Reconstruction with Breast implants have a very high risk of... READ MORE

"Corners" Protruding in Cohesive Silicone Implant 1 Week Post-op?

Last week I had implant replacement surgery from saline high profile 290cc to cohesive silicone mod profile 350cc. Now when i bend slightly or... 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

Do Mentor Memory Gel Implants Need to Be Replaced Every 10 Years?

I called the Mentor company yesterday because I had some questions about their warranties. The person I spoke to, who didn't appear to be very... READ MORE

1 Implant Needs Replacing, but Does Both Implants Have to Be Removed to Ensure Even Positioning? (photo)

My surgeon put in the wrong implant size in my right breast, so I am now a cup size bigger in the right breast than on the left (C cup left, D in... READ MORE

What Can I Do For Paper Thin Skin?

I had implant replacement done 02/14/13, from 330cc to 540 ccs saline unders- the skin under the right breast toward the middle of my body by the... READ MORE

Replacing 25+ Year Old Silicone Implants Vs Waiting Until They Leak: How Much More Complicated is the Surgery for the Latter?

After doing research here, and asking several docs personally, I am finding many opinions are to leave in my intact (per MRI/ultrasound) until there... READ MORE

How Soon After BA Can I Have Another Surgery?

I am a healthy active 31 year old having a BA with vertical lift split plane. How long after my BA do I have to wait to have a L5-S1 disc replacement... READ MORE

I Had an Infection After Breastlift Combined with Silikone implants, How Long Do I have to Wait to Put Implants Back In?

Over a month ago, I finally got the money to get a breastlift and get silicone at the same time after having two kids. Of course, I got an infection... READ MORE

When to Replace Implants?

I had augmentation in my early 20s but am now 45. I have been happy with my procedure but am beginning to notice hardening in my right breast. At what... READ MORE

26 Yr Old Implants & Mastoplexy?

Want very much to have a long over due rpl. decrease in size & lift. Is it more complicated a surgery? Higher fee? Could I expect a pleasing... 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

How Long Should I Wait to Have Implant Replacements After Severe Hematoma in Both Breasts Caused Implants to Be Removed? (photo)

I had a MM on 4/8/13 with a BA & TT. Severe bruising started around both incisions on day 10. Blood started leaking from the incision on my right... READ MORE

What Are the Signs That It is Time to Have Your Breast Implants (Saline) Replaced?

I want to be prepared financially if and when I need to have my implants replaced. Knowing what signs to look for would be very helpful. READ MORE

Would You Recommend New Ones After 2 Kids?

I had saline implants 8 years ago. Since then I have has 2 kids, breast fed them both, and now I have lots of rippling and lose skin. would you... READ MORE

MRI silicone keyhole? (photo)

Hello, I recently got a MRI to assess the state of my breast implants which I am getting replaced in the near future. While I need to wait until next... READ MORE

7 yrs post op. MRI shows both implants are ruptured. Can I get both removed and new ones put in all in one procedure? (photo)

Signs began 2mo ago. I got an ultrasound that lead to an MRI that discovered both are ruptured. I'm 29yrs old, no kids. Before implants I'm an A cup.... READ MORE

Old saline breast implants?

I've had saline breast implants since 1998. They are not behind muscle wall. One is hard, not changed in size, the other soft, has decreased in size.... READ MORE

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