scrappy37

RealFriend
Location: Houston, TX
Member since 3/2/2012

Activity

  • 1,487 total posts
  • 4 reviews
  • 1,979 comments
  • 3 questions

Reviews by scrappy37

Part 1: Capsular Contracture at 4 months post op- Houston, TX

Hello everyone! First off here are my stats. 5'5", 177 lbs., 38 yrs. old., No children- and no plans for any. Pre-op 36 small C, Hoping for a full C, small D. (and really, no more than that!) The plan is 371 cc in the left, and 392 on the right Cohesive Gel Silicone, Inframammary Incision,... READ MORE

5 Months Post-op, with Capsular Contracture. Trying to Figure out What to Do - Houston, TX

Hello Ladies! Well sad to say that I am only 5 months post op of getting my BA done. I have developed Capsular Contracture in my left side and am considering getting an explanation instead of fighting to keep these babies in. I have read too many stories where ladies were getting... READ MORE

Part 2: Capsular Contracture at 4 Months Post Op- Houston, TX

You can read Part 1 of my journey here. Hello Ladies! It's been almost 3 weeks since I started my ultrasound appointments. The therapy is done for 10 minutes at 2.0 (Kwh?), although yesterday she did it at 2.5. My hubby and I are thinking that it has softened the CC boob up some.... READ MORE

Revision for CC 1.5 weeks post-op (Mar. 27,2014)- Capsulectomy, Strattice, and New Implant - Houston, TX

Hello Ladies! I was diagnosed with CC (capsular contracture) on my left side at 4 months post op and I am now 1 year and 2 months post op. I plan on getting revision by the end of the year which includes a capsulectomy (removing the capsule), implanting strattice, and replacing implant with a... READ MORE

Questions from scrappy37

What Could Happen if You Don't Take It Easy After Your Breast Augmentation Like You're Supposed To? (photo)

Hello! I am wondering what could happen if you don't take it easy after your Breast Augmentation like your supposed to? i.e. vacuuming, lifting more than 5-10lbs, someone said... READ MORE

CC with Explant and Leave in Capsule?

Hello! Thanks for taking the time to view/answer my question. I have CC in my left side. I am thinking that it will always want to come back so am considering an explant. My PS... READ MORE

How Much Would You Charge for Capsulectomy with Strattice, and New Implants? (Houston, TX) (photo)

Hello, I am wondering what the average price is for capsulectomy with strattice, and new implants? How much for two breasts? And finally, have you ever had, or heard of a... READ MORE

Recent comments from scrappy37

Hey girl!!! Yes, doing good here no problems! How are you doing? READ COMMENT

I would agree that it definitely felt different than the last time. The sponginess is fluid built up under the skin. I've had that- it goes away. I also had a drain. Do you have one of those? Yes, fingers crossed! Time will tell, but... READ COMMENT

Oh, I guess you don't have a review. I did see some of your comments including that you've had 5 surgeries in 16 months. That's crazy! And I'm feeling for you. Were they all with the same doctor? And how much time to heal between? 3 months? READ COMMENT

Hi Sillykim....good question! I remember my breast felt firm, but I do not recall it ever feeling lumpy. I could not get it to move much but I didn't try too hard either. If you are thinner than me, its likely that you have less fat... READ COMMENT

Hey Swift, so sorry to hear you are at a standstill! If you can find a way to make it to Texas, Dr. Vitenas did a great job with my CC using Strattice. He does an excellent job with breasts and I am uber co fident he could fix your... READ COMMENT