Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Replacement + Breast Reconstruction
My doctor is recommending implants on my right breast after my mastectomy. I asked him if in 10-12 yrs (i would be 70-72) I would need another surgery? READ MORE
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
Is there a preferred waiting time after radiation, to replace expanders with the implants? READ MORE
I had double mastectomies over 20yrs ago and reconstruction. Per cancer cells. My implants ruptured. I went in surgery to have old out and new mem put... READ MORE
After a breast reconstruction following surgically treated breast cancer, when would be the best time for a nipple replacement procedure? READ MORE
Is an MRI Covered by Insurance for Future Checks on Silicone Implants That I Have Due to Breast Cancer Reconstruction?
I was diagnosed with cancer my right breast, and had a double mastectomy with immediate expander placement. I just had replacement surgery, with... READ MORE
I recently had to have my expander replaced. My 1st surgeon who put the expander in relocated and I had to find another doctor to complete my breast... READ MORE
I am having my expanders replaced with silicone implants. My current incisions are from my nipples toward my armpits. Is there a downside to making... READ MORE
I had reconstruction one right side with the silicone implant placed in early 2003. For past 6 months I have experienced tightness that feels like... READ MORE
I had breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, but the appears to have leaked. When they remove the silicone implant, will they be able to put in a... READ MORE
Last week I swapped my 600 round silicone implants for the new allergan 410s. I switched for a number of reasons. They look good. They look so natural... READ MORE
Hi, I would like to replace my implants (bi-literal skin and nipple sparing breast reconstruction) for an either TUG or S-Gap flap. I am slim and... READ MORE
Do you have to have the implants replaced over the years ? READ MORE
Can Seroma and capsular contracture be corrected with breast revision or reconstruction if implant is removed?
About 6 weeks after my tissue expander exchange with gel implants I developed a second mound beneath my breast. The mound developed a small round... READ MORE
Is It Safe to Have Highly Cohesive Breast Implants (Gummy Bear Implants) Without Being Able to Have a Screening MRI?
I had breast reconstruction 6 years ago with saline implants, and need to have them replaced already. I would much prefer to have the gummy bear... READ MORE
I Was Dx with DCI Last Year Second Phase of Reconstruction Gel Implants Place I Am Un Happy with the Size 1week Post-op?
Can I change implant sizes during nipple reconstruction? READ MORE
I had bilat diep Dec 2013. I was a 36c. The larger left breast had 342g removed, replaced with 596g of fat. The smaller right breast had 496g removed,... READ MORE
Pbm end of July. I had revision last week. Suspect flip. Does this mean another revision? Is surgery only option? (Photo)
2 biopsies, LCIS/ALH titanium chip, 2nd core/lumpectomy (same). BRCA neg. PBM=left breast covered LCIS/ALH & 4 lymph nodes on left - right 2 nodes (1... READ MORE
Want results like post :FINALLY SUCCESSFUL revision SURGERY after a bad reconstruction (round highs look real) (photo)
Want natural and full looking mentor round high implants to replace flat anatomicals.mentor 330 mod.plus anatomicals. Have written before but want... READ MORE