Cohesive Gel + Breast Reconstruction

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Silicone Implants After a Bilateral Mastectomy? (photo)

My plastic surgeon expanded my tissue expanders to 750 ccs, then replaced them with 700ccs cohesive gel silicone implants. Before the exchange... READ MORE

Are There Any Significant Advantages to Using Alloderm in Delayed Bilateral Breast Reconstruction?

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

Who's most satified, DIEP Flap or Cohesive Gel Implant Patients?

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

How long can I wait before I decide if I want to have nipple and areola reconstruction surgery?

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

What can I do if I notice that my gummy bear implant is starting to rotate?

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

Will fat grafts work where I have muscle constricture?

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

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