When I found out that I had breast cancer, even though my oncologist said that I didn't have to hurry my decision about finding a plastic surgeon to do my reconstruction, I wanted to decide and get it scheduled with both surgeons as soon as possible. I did what my husband and I thought was right. I met with the surgeon that the breast cancer navigator recommended. I felt a little... more
I have my first augmentation with Dr. Bharti Jan 2014. I have 380cc high profile saline implants. I was so pleased with my results but overvthe year developed scar tissue problems. The implants were hard. I decided to have my revision on March 12 and had 475cc high profile textured silicone. I am 5 days post operation and I absolutely love my silicone implants. Dr. Bharti is a perfectionist.... more
My PCP referred me to a doctor on my insurance plan for explantation. All he tried to talk me into was getting new implants, which insurance does not cover. He was arrogant and unconcerned about anything other than defending silicone implants and how much they are "researched", are safe & last 30 yrs. His alliance is clearly to the implant companies and his wallet. It will not allow him to... more
I am scheduled for an implant swap - 330 cc saline for 425 cc silicone. My motivation for this surgery is for softer more natural feeling and looking breasts and for cleavage.
At my pre-op appt today the doctor measured my breasts and said we would use high profile implants to give me width so I could have cleavage. This seems to go against everything I have read -- I thought high profile... more