Scarring + Breast Reconstruction

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Scar Treatment After Mastectomy?

I have bright red scars after a mastectomy 2 months ago. They are flat and not painful but wider than I would have liked. Is there a treatment that I... READ MORE

Tissue Necrosis After Breast Reconstruction. I Would Rather Be Flat Than Look Like This? (photo)

I had skin sparing bilat mast, breast recon with TEs. 1 week later had reaction to surgical tape. PS said remove tape. I did so and discovered tissue... READ MORE

26 Year Old Wants Natural Looking Breasts After Mastectomy?

What are the best breast reconstruction methods, for a natural look and reduced visibility of scar tissue? I want to look as normal as possible and... READ MORE

Implant Surrounded By Adhesions And Scarring, And Want It Removed Safely. What's The Best Way?

I had a radical double mastectomy in 1974. I've had 11 surgeries on left side due to adhesions, rupture, scarring. I'm 68. I have small saline... READ MORE

Incisions for Tissue Expander Surgery? (photo)

I just had tissue expander surgery with an older Dr. He extended my mastectomy scars with the incision saying it was to prevent pectoral muscle damage... READ MORE

Mastectomy Scars Changed After Tissue Expander Surgery?

Two weeks ago I had tissue expander surgery 2 years after a bilateral mastectomy. My original scars had faded nicely but now they are red and a bit... READ MORE

Post Surgical Care to Minimize Scaring After Breast Reconstruction?

What restrictions, activities or therapies are helpful during healing from a breast reconstruction? READ MORE

Have Shrinkage, Radiated Reconstructed Side, Also Hardening/scarring/ 7 Wks Post Op, How Long Wait Period?

Radiation was 9 months ago, thought safe /since more cancer was found to have masectomy/reconstruction at same time. Radiated side is not working out,... READ MORE

Please Help! What surgical strategies will get rid of these Mastectomy Scars? (photos)

My TEs are fully expanded to 500ml and I will have my switchover surgery to silicone round implants in a couple of months. Is there anything my PS can... READ MORE

9 Surgeries. Thin skin. Pectoral muscle removed due reaction to Alloderm. Bilateral lat flap with expanders on 9/19/13? (photo)

I had NO chest left. Before surgery, looked like someone had scooped out chest with scoop. 1 week post op, rt side drained and oozed black. Very heavy... READ MORE

Red Bumpy Scars?

My second time around for implants. Lost them to infection last year and had to start over. This time my scars are almost round and thick, they feel... READ MORE

Medicaid Coverage for Breast Indentation?

I was a premature baby,i had a 50/50 chance of surviving,my lungs collapsed,at the time,surgeons cut open my right breast to stick tubes,so i can... READ MORE

Do You Inform a Patient for the Chance of Scars?

Should a Surgeon inform a patient written or verbally if there is a chance for scars after the surgery? I went to a Dr. for a needle biopsy and I... READ MORE

DCIS Question Regarding Margins and Recurrence to Scar After Mastectomy?

I had high grade extensive DCIS with paget's breast cancer. I had mastectomy and path report says, "extremely close margins superior. . ." .4 mm).... READ MORE

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