Weight Loss + 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

What Do You Think of Using Tissue from Reverse Abdominoplasty for Breast Reconstruction?

In 2000 I had a gastric bypass and lost 140lbs. I have had an abdominoplasty, thigh lift and breast reduction. My doctor is suggesting that I go for a... READ MORE

Will losing weight after bilateral reconstruction adversely affect their appearance?

I had a bilateral mastectomy 1 year ago and am now in the process of filling my expanders. I've been trying to lose weight but have a goal of 30 more... READ MORE

Is It Best To Lose Extra Pounds Before Breast Reconstruction?

I have 35 years and in November of 2010 I had a mastectomy on the left breast. They put an expander and now …after chemotherapy, is time to... READ MORE

Post op tnbc in left breast.lumpectomy both breasts much smaller. Will I be eligible for reconstructive surgery?

They are now uneven much smaller and no longer firm due to operation and loss of weight. Will I be eligible for re-constructive surgery to both... READ MORE

Will insurance cover surgery to correct adverse affects on implants after 60+lb weight loss if original implant was covered?

I'm 24 years old and BRCA2+. I recently had a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy with immediate direct to implant reconstruction that was fully covered... READ MORE

If I lose weight, will it effect the skin I presently have to work with?

7/1/14 had lumpectomy with bilateral reduction for symentry. Margins were not clear and on 10/3/14 I underwent bilateral mastectomy with... READ MORE

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