Safety + Breast Reconstruction

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Are MRI's Safe Following Breast Reconstruction with Areola Tattoo That Contain Iron Based Inks?

I have Natrelle 410 implants in both breasts(real and reconstructed). I was told to have any needed MRI's prior to the areola tattoo procedure because... READ MORE

Is it safe to leave a deflated tissue expander in your breast until reconstruction?

Last October 2013, I was diagnosed with right breast stage 3c breast cancer. My treatment plan was surgery w/ a double mastectomy, chemo, and then... READ MORE

Leaving tissue expanders in after double mastectomy. Is this normal?

Hi, my plastic surgeon (in Australia) said it's now safe to leave tissue expanders in instead of having the second operation to replace them with... READ MORE

Is it safe to have Radiotherapy 3-4 weeks after a Mastectomy with immediate Implants & Strattice Mesh?

I had my mastectomy with immediate silicone implants & strattice mesh exactly 2wks ago today. I have been told I need 3 wks of radiotherapy. Planning... READ MORE

Is it safe to have my current breast implants replaced 15 months after lumpectomy and radiation?

I've had breast implants for several years, and following weight loss, a lumpectomy and radiation, I would like to have my implants replaced with... READ MORE

Why would my plastic surgeon want to exchange expanders out during chemo and I have no complications?

I have 6 more chemo and 6weeks radiation. It just does not seem safe with that type of decisions. Should he not wait until 3-4 months after all this... READ MORE

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