Silicone Implant + Breast Reconstruction

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How Long Does It Take Implants to Look "Normal" After Reconstruction Surgery?

Hello, I am 27 years old - 5' 3" 155 lbs. Medium frame. I recently had a bilateral mastectomy and went thru the tissue expansion process and... READ MORE

What Are my Options for Filling an Indentation Left After Lumpectomy?

I have under the muscle silicone implants. My lumpectomy was 5 1/2 years ago. Can Alloderm or Juvederm be used to fill in an indentation area on the... READ MORE

Over the Muscle Implant Placement After Radiation Therapy?

I have had a bilateral mastectomy. I have under the muscle silicone implants. I had radiation treatment on the right breast and the implant is... READ MORE

Mastectomy and Reconstruction w/ Memory Gel Implants

I am going to have prophylactic mastectomy with reconstruction. The plastic surgeon that I've consulted told me that he uses gummy bear implants.... READ MORE

Recovery Time After Exchange Surgery of TE and Silicone Implants?

It has been just over two weeks that I had my exchange surgery,...tissue expanders to 700 cc's silicone implants. I wear a bandage over the top part... READ MORE

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

Will Insurance Cover Implant Exchange under Cancer Mastectomy Reconstruction? Is Procedure Realistic?

I Had Dbl Mastectomy W/ Reconstruction (Saline Implants). My Left Breast Has Always Had a Couple of Wrinkles/ Bubbles. I would like to exchange my... READ MORE

Saline or Silicone Breast Implant After Mastectomy?

If I increased from a size Full B/Small C to a Full D (this is following a Mastectomy for ductal carcenoma) and the doctor plans to use Alloderm or... READ MORE

750cc in Tissue Expanders Currently. Is 800cc Correct for Silicone?

I am 6 weeks out of Preventative Bilateral Mastectomy, BRCA1 positive, pathology is clear. Skin Sparing, not Nipple sparing.My PS was able to make... READ MORE

Rippling with Implants After Reconstruction? (photo)

I had reco after a m with silicone implants. I have what I guess may be "rippling" in my left breast. I had an expander leak around 280 ccs... READ MORE

What Could Be the Cause of Hardening in Breast After Implants?

I had silicone implants put in in June. It's been about 6 weeks and I have a hardening in my left breast. The area is about 3 inches long and an... READ MORE

Why Did I Have a Bad Reaction to Silicone- I've Heard There Are No Silicone Allergies?

BRCA 2 positive,Profolatic Double Mastectomy, bad reaction to expanders of brest reconstruction waited 6 months then tried again,reconstruction with... READ MORE

Lattisimus Dorsi Flap With Silicone Implant Reconstruction After Radiation? (photo)

I had left breast Mx on 3/ 2011, followd by 33 trtmts of radiation; total of 60.4 Gy over 33 fractions,ended 6/ 2011. Reconstruction on 4/ 2012 as... READ MORE

My Silicone Gel Implant is Flat in the Nipple Area, Will That Round Out?

I am 5 days post op and this was placed after my expander that was in place post mastectomy. The scar is across the area tha is flat, so I don't... READ MORE

Mastectomy and Reconstruction Following Radiation

I had a lumpectomy and radiaiton 18 years ago and 9 years ago (first left, then right breast).1 year ago I was genetically tested and carry the BRAC1... READ MORE

Pains After Breast Reconstruction with Silicone Implant?

I have severe back pain,,its now 2 years after my mastectomy and silicone implant .and also sharp pain on my left chest..pls can someone help me READ MORE

How Do I Choose Ideal CC Amount for Breast Reconstruction?

I had a skin sparing BM. I want full C'c. My TE's are filled to 575cc's now. I need 100 over what ever size I pick. I'm trying to... READ MORE

Going from 750 Cc's in Tissue Expanders to 650 Cc's Silicone Implants?

In a month I will be going for my exchange surgery. I have had my expanders filled to 750 cc's, even the side that was radiated many years ago. My... READ MORE

Infected Implant After Brest Reconstruction No Radiation

Had double mastectomy with expander placement. One expander became infected and was removed. Have since had bilateral silicone implants placed with... READ MORE

Reconstruction Rippling with Silicone?

Hello, I had breast reconstruction on Oct 19 2012. I had a nipple sparing mastectomy followed by expanders followed by round silicone Hp 600cc... READ MORE

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