Location: WA
Member since 2/13/2012


  • 11 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews by G51

Explantation Surgeon - Seattle, WA

Thank you for inviting me to share my agonizing journey since the beginning; I am at the stage of "shopping" for a capable surgeon, experienced in removing old generation ruptured- leaking-hardened- silicone implants that were done along with a vertical mastopexy to remedy ptosis... READ MORE

Questions from G51

Risks, Expectations For Removal of 30-year Old Ruptured Silicone Implants Capsule (Intracapsular Rupture)? (photo)

What are the risks/ outcome of removal of 30-year old RUPUTURED silicone implants - smoker, age 51 (intracapsular rupture detected in recent mammogram pain under axila)? Does... READ MORE

Periareolar Vs Inframammary Fold Incision (En Bloc Capsulectomy - Ruptured Submuscular Silicone Implants) (photo)

Dear doctors, Which approach provides the most direct route for an en bloc capsulectomy and requires the least operative time? Will and inframammary incision provide less post... READ MORE

Recent comments from G51

Do not worry about the look after explantation. I had mine explanted in 2012 ,it was a huge relief to have those toxic silicone bags removed from my poor breasts after 30 years! I chose not to get new implants and waited for a year to... READ COMMENT

Hi BeabgleBaby1, How are you feeling? It's been a week! Have you seen how they look like yet? I hope your drains have been removed and that you're not in pain. Did the ps take pics of your capsules and / or implants? Mine did,... READ COMMENT

Thank you for the update Beagle Baby1. You must be feeling well enough to get on the computer and post an update! I hope you're not in a lot of pain, just discomfort from the drains, which will go away very soon! It's amazing that... READ COMMENT

Hello! You must be feeling much better now after your surgery. I too had my ancient silicone rocks removed almost 4 months ago and couldn't be happier! My doctor too recommended to have them removed and wait for at least 6 months... READ COMMENT

Hi Beagle Baby, Thank you for your comment! They don't look to bad. Now after almost 4 months my breasts have "deflated" a little bit but still look o.k. I personally think you made the right choice to have those uncomfortable... READ COMMENT