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What is a Typical Timeframe To Keep in Tissue Expanders After Final Fill?

How long should tissue expander stay after final fill? I had my last fill on Feb 15 and now 370cc,I feel that my PS is in a hurry for the... READ MORE

Revisional Breast Reconstruction for Capsular Contracture - Best Option?

I went to 4 surgeons and got 4 varied recommendations. I am unable to decide the way to go....2 out of 4 would use alloderm. I am concerned about the... READ MORE

Is Scar Tissue Removal Possible After Breast Implant Reconstruction and Radiation?

Last year I had a mastectomy due to multiple malignant phyllodes tumors. Immediate implant reconstruction surgery took place. I underwent 31 days of... READ MORE

Allergan Style 410 or Mentor CPG Versus Free Flap Reconstruction?

I had bilateral breast reconstruction w/ saline implants almost 17 years ago. The implants lasted 13 and 15 years, and deflated due to capsular... READ MORE

Can Neoform Be Used over Breast Implants After Radiation?

I have capsular contracture due to radiation and need a revision to reconstructed breasts after breast cancer. I've had consults with two different... READ MORE

How Will my Right Breast Capsular Contracture After Reconstruction Be Surgically Corrected? (photo)

I want more aesthetic results with the left too. In my previous questions I am getting responses on how I should be happy with my reconstruction... READ MORE

Typical Recovery for Be-lateral Mastectomy with Reconstruction?

What is the typical post-op for a bi-lateral prpphylactic mastectomy and possibe capsular contracture along with it. i don't know if i have cc or... READ MORE

Can I Massage my Breast Implants with a Seroma in It to Prevent Another Cc? (photo)

Had reconstruction surgery 9 days ago. I have a seroma in my left breast which i just had a capsulectomy on (implant was removed 3 months ago due to... READ MORE

Double Mastectomy 4 Years Ago Followed By Implants, Two Fat Transfers, Capsular Contraction?

I had a double mastectomy four years ago followed by implants. I have had two fat transfer and all of the sudden three moths later have tenderness and... READ MORE

Pectoral Muscle Removed, Normal?!

Last Aug I had breast reconstruction. After 8 weeks I developed a grade 3 capsule that was infected. I had the implant removed and a capsulectomy done... READ MORE

Just a year ago I had a bilateral mastectomy. It was preserved my skin an nipple. Right away I had recontruction in a 34b size?

Now im getting second surgery due to capsular contracture and fix appareance. Doctor suggested 420cc saline low profile. I wanted a little bit more... READ MORE

Post breast Cancer Mastectomy I have developed capsular contracture. Do you recommend capsulotomy or capsulectomy?

I have developed capsular contracture post bilateral prophylactic mastectomy eight months ago with reconstruction and saline implant (under pectoral... READ MORE

I had a preventive double mast 11 years ago, my saline implants were very firm and well rounded. Why do I have pain?

In the last 2 weeks, I have started to have pain, see visible changes. Implants have movement to the side, not up & done. my L breast seems to have a... READ MORE

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