Excess Skin + Breast Reconstruction

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Tram or DIEP Flap Using Stomach Apron for Breasts After Weight Loss?

I had breast cancer (Chemo./Rads.), and am awaiting reconstruction. I have lost 175+ pounds, and have a large stomach apron of excess skin. I was... READ MORE

I had reconstruction 10 years ago with silicone implants. Are my Implants Leaking?

I had reconstruction 10 years ago with silicone implants...Suddenly my left breast looks smaller and has a small pocket of loose skin on it. Is it... READ MORE

Does the Skin Around the Fat Grafting Get Tightened for Reconstructive Breast Procedures?

I have had a bilateral mastectomy, currently have expanders in place and am undergoing radiation. My PS said I would likely have to have fat grafting... READ MORE

Will downsizing 100 cc going from a DD to a full C create excess skin?

I am a breast reconstruction after a double mastectomy with previous implants (full C cup). No chemo or radiation treatments. The Alloderm used for... READ MORE

Will Medicare cover the cost to have the excess skin removed after a mastectomy?

The skin on her chest wall looks like pleats. She had a mastectomy on the other side years ago and that side is flat. She would like to get the excess... READ MORE

Can excess skin removed from my breast during reconstructive surgery be used to create my areola?

After reduction surgery one of my breasts developed an infection which delayed healing for months and in the process i lost one of my nipples. the... READ MORE

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