Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Cohesive Gel + Breast Reconstruction
My plastic surgeon expanded my tissue expanders to 750 ccs, then replaced them with 700ccs cohesive gel silicone implants. Before the exchange... READ MORE
I live in Oregon. I am a mastectomy patient. READ MORE
Two weeks ago I had my exchange surgery using 700 cc's cohesive gel implants. I am very pleased with the outcome as I had one breast radiated 18 years... READ MORE
Considering 2 step tissue-expander surgery with full muscle coverage, an anotomical cohesive gel implant and no Alloderm versus partial muscle... READ MORE
Would like opinions on the use of fat grafting to enhance results at the 2nd stage of reconstructive surgery?
I recently had a prophylactic bilateral simple nipple sparing mastectomy. I currently have Tissue Expanders in place. My doctor plans to replace my... READ MORE
I am 7 weeks post reconstruction with cohesive gel implants under the muscle. Will the pain and my muscle reactions ever lessen?
I am 7 weeks post reconstruction with cohesive gel implants under the muscle. Every time I flex my pectorals, exercise or use, they ache. It feels as... READ MORE
I've calmed down on the cohesive gel implant safety and may consider one for my single breast revision. I'm wondering which set of patients have... READ MORE
At the beginning of 2015 I had a bilateral Masectomy w/immediate 1st stage reconstruction surgery. I had Expanders with saline placed under my muscles... READ MORE
I had a double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction using 395 cc mentor textured cohesive gel implants in August 2014. In March 2015 the right... READ MORE
I had a double mastectomy in 06. I switched my implants to the cohesive gel implants in 2014. I have major indentations where the muscle constricts in... READ MORE