AnneR

Member since 3/21/2013

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Incisions for Tissue Expander Surgery? (photo)

I just had tissue expander surgery with an older Dr. He extended my mastectomy scars with the incision saying it was to prevent pectoral muscle damage. Is this technique... READ MORE

Advantages & Disadvantages to Alloderm Put in During Implant Exchange?

I currently have tissue expanders. My surgeon will use alloderm to make a hammock during implant exchange. What are advantages & disadvantages of using Alloderm at this... READ MORE

Healing and activity post implant exchange with silicone following tissue expansion?

3 weeks since implant exchange. Had expanders for 11 months. Does that make pocket more stable? Been doing housework-washing floors on hands & knees, vacuuming. Didn't get... READ MORE

How long should nipples stay covered with gauze after nipple reconstruction? (Photo)

How long should nipples stay covered with gauze after nipple reconstruction ( now 4 weeks). Scabs and redness present. I apply petroleum jelly daily. Is this ok? Can I massage... READ MORE