I had multiple procedures with Dr. Polo. I had reconstruction after a Double Mastectomy and I had the implants and Nipple Reconstruction. My comment is particularly on the Nipple Reconstruction. At that point I was going through almost a year's worth of surgeries. I was at a point where I didn't want more procedures and was not going to be doing the Nipple Reconstruction. I was on the fence... more
Being diagnosed with breast cancer at 37 years old was a shock and the realization that I needed a bilateral mastectomy was overwhelming, especially being single. In my mind I was thinking, "Will I ever have normal breasts again?" After meeting with Dr. Bogue I knew he was the one who would not only make me look normal again, but actually better than before! This is no exaggeration, my breasts... more
In November of 2011 I was given the devastating news that I had breast cancer and that a mastectomy would be required. When I called Dr Bogue's office, sobbing, to schedule an appointment to discuss reconstructive surgery, Claudia answered with a calm and reassuring voice. She was so kind and patient and assured me that he was a great doctor and that he would take... more
I had a transflap with Dr. Sean Simon in 2009 due to breast cancer. As if, the experience of having breast cancer was not hard enough, the doctor told me I qualified for a transflap knowing that I had a C-section and therefor the surgery would not be successful. Well, it wasn't.
First, when I was ready for the surgery, on my way to the surgery room, the nurse gave the message that the... more