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What Do I Need to Consider when Having the Areola Tattooed?

After skin sparing mastectomy with nipple reconstruction and tram flap procedure, my entire areolar complex was sacrificed. The original tatoo from... READ MORE

Can DIEP Reconstuction Be Done with a BMI of 22? (photo)

I am BRCA + and am scheduled for prophylatic mastectomy with implant reconstruction in November. Recently, my sister consulted with a PS who does DIEP... READ MORE

Largest Projection Breast Implants Available (For Breast Reconstruction)? (photo)

- I am 26, had a BMX with TEs - I got Mentor Smooth Round - Ultra High Profile: 590 cc (diameter = 12.5 cm, projection = 6.3 cm) - I'm 5'2", 115 lbs... READ MORE

Possible to Do Single-stage Breast Reconstruction Years After Mastectomy?

I had a bil mastectomy in 2007, I was only a AA cup. I do not want more than that as I was comfortable. I am a small woman, 118 pounds. Would it be... READ MORE

Implant vs Flap Breast Reconstruction. Having a Hard Time Deciding; Any Advice?

I am having a bi-lateral mastectomy soon and researching reconstruction. I've seen 2 doctors: one who performs direct 1-step implants w/alloderm; the... READ MORE

I Was Considering a Breast Reduction/lift. I Heard of a Mesh Lift Where They Create Scar Tissue to Support the Breast?

I remember reading about this mesh lift many years ago but haven't really heard much about it since. I was just wondering if there is any new... READ MORE

What Would Be Best Type of Breast Reconstruction?

Hi, Second time TNBC patient, was recently told that I have BRCA1 mutation and will therefore be having double mastectomy. I am considered thin at... READ MORE

Can I Get an Areola Reduction/reconstruction? My Right Nipple is Also Misphaped (photo)

I'm 27, 115 lbs and my breasts have always bothered me and make me self conscience. I feel it's mostly my areolas that I don't like. My breasts used... READ MORE

Does implant rippling after reconstruction always require surgical revision or can it improve on its own?

I had a nipple/skin sparing prophylactic bilateral mastectomy with tissue expander placement in June of this year. In October I exchanged for... READ MORE

Afraid of Being too Small? 530cc Filled Expanders.

I had a pbm in Feb and I currently have 530 cc filled expanders . I have decided to go with the 410 anatomic implants . They will be 580ccs . My... READ MORE

Had a Double Mastectomy and the Implant Continues to Fall. Is This Normal? What is Causing the Implant to Continue to Fall?

Left breast cancer, breast implant falls 1 inch below right breast usually 2-3 months post-op, rippling of implant starts to show..each time. 5/7"... READ MORE

Right Breast mastectomy, left breast much smaller due to weight lose?

At the time of my mastectomy I weighed 135, since then I have lost down to 115. I wore a 34D size bra. My implanted breast has remained high and not... READ MORE

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