Breast Reconstruction Q&A
5 Ft 0 In To 5 Ft 3 In + Breast Reconstruction
Hello, I am 27 years old - 5' 3" 155 lbs. Medium frame. I recently had a bilateral mastectomy and went thru the tissue expansion process and... READ MORE
I am going to have prophylactic mastectomy with reconstruction. The plastic surgeon that I've consulted told me that he uses gummy bear implants.... READ MORE
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
- 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
What are the best techniques to repair this? Delayed reconstruction after double mastectomy even with 24 hours support bra wear. Spacers in for 3 1/2... 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
3 months ago I had reconstructive breast surgery, not satisfied with size, position too low and right breast bothers me. (Photo)
I'm 5'2 and weight 120lbs, my implants are allergen silicone 340 cc. Do I have double bubble on right breast? Is there a way to improve the appearance... READ MORE
I am 5'3, 98 pounds, large 32A. Finishing chemo in 1mo and am debating radiation vs. bilateral mast. I have had a consult with a PS who highly... READ MORE
I had mastectomy in 2004 and have silicone implants.MRI showed ruptured left implant sitting in the tissues created capsule.The implant feels... READ MORE
I had a bilateral mastectomy w/ immd recon. After surgery one of my breasts had an fold in the cleavage area. My PS did some repair work during the TE... READ MORE
Related to my previous posts about being unhappy with my mentor implants after mastectomy due to flatness I. Is there any way I can have high... 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
I had a bi-lateral mastectomy in 12/11 and radiation on the left side. I'm now considering reconstruction. I am small - 5'3/4" and 103 lbs. One doctor... READ MORE
My expanders looked odd when naked but good with clothes on.i wanted that same fullness and size, but more natural looking. Dr put in anatomical... READ MORE
I am in good health other than the cancer and will not require post surgicial radiation or chemo. I am over weight at 140 pounds and am 5'3" tall. I... READ MORE
Originally diagnosed with IDC in June 2013. Received 9600 cygs and hyperthermic therapy from aug 2013 til February 2014. It's back. Now I must have... READ MORE
Is there a way to fix a problem with oversize breast pockets, sagging and pain post reconstruction? What are my options?
After final reconstruction, prophylactic tissue sparing mastectomy with spacers at 8 weeks and permanent implants (425cc silicone/34 C) 3 /12 months... READ MORE
I measured my breast today and my bra size is a 34ddd, the same size I was when I had the reduction. I have a small frame at 5ft 2in and 118lbs. This... READ MORE
After breast reconstruction with silicone implants and fat grafting, when and how should massage be done?
I am 61, 5'1" 105 lbs. and had 260 ml implants and some fat grafting. I'm unclear about how much massage, how to do it, how often and for how long. READ MORE
Is it normal to need fat grafting after having a complete bilateral mastectomy w/immediate reconstruction? (photo)
I had a complete bilateral mastectomy w/immediate reconstruction. (NOT nipple sparing) Mentor Expanders were placed. I also lost skin & tissue twice... READ MORE