Although there is nothing wrong with keeping your tissue expander indefinitely, I think you will feel much better after your tissue expander has been removed and you have a softer silicone gel implant placed. This implant exchange procedure is usually a pretty quick procedure and the recovery is relatively very benign. If you are not satisified with implant reconstruction, you may consider a procedure like a DIEP flap using your own tissue. Wishing you a speedy recovery.
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