Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Age 65-74 + Breast Reconstruction
For patients over 70 years of age who have a mastectomy, will Medicare cover reconstructive surgery at an older age? READ MORE
I am a 65 year old woman with moderate sized breasts. I am having a mastectomy on right breast due to DCIS, Stage 0. I am considering breast... READ MORE
I Am 68 Had a Mastectomy 6/2008 Reconstruction 5/2009 Developed Pseudomonas Had Implant Removed 12/2009. Should I Try Again?
I Am 68 Had a Mastectomy 6/2008 Reconstruction 5/2009 Developed Pseudomonas Had Implant Removed 12/2009. Should I Try Again? READ MORE
After my reconstruction surgery which included an infection. Last operation 3/12/2014. I am so upset how I look. Dr said I need liposuction in... READ MORE
I had a Mastectomy with silicone implant. Incision hasn't closed & continues to drain 8 weeks post op. What should be done?
I am 65years old, completed chemo 12 weeks ago and had a complete response,no other health issues.my plastic surgeon feels I was not having enough... READ MORE
Had mastectomy with implant.Implant removed -never closed completely.Will have radiation.What options remain for reconstruction?
After 9 weeks,implant was removed. Radiation will be to breast and lymph nodes.not sure that I want to undergo DIEP flap due to age(65). Not... READ MORE