Location: Houston, TX
Member since 8/22/2013


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Reviews by Mamamel1974

My breasts were very small and empty. - Breast Augmentation - Houston, TX

After having three children and nursing for over 6 years, my breasts were very small and empty. I was concerned about going under the muscle because I practice yoga daily and did not want to lose pectoral strength, so Dr Ciaravino recommended 225 cc above the muscle. It was a flawless, pain free... READ MORE

40 Years Old, 3 Kids, Revision for Capsular Contracture - Houston, TX

I had 225cc HP over the muscle implants put in April 5 last year and noticed a hardening on my right side this April, a year later. I had had a horrible staph infection in November near the nipple on the same side. Went to my PS this April to discuss the hardening and he confirmed capsular... READ MORE

Questions from Mamamel1974

What kind of infection is this on my breast? (photo)

I had a BA 9 months ago. Two weeks ago, a pimple appeared on my right breast and got worse. I also felt a lump under the skin on the same breast. My gyno took a culture, and... READ MORE

Can I reduce my chances for recurring Capsular Contracture if I switch from Subglandular to Subpectoral Implants?

Last April I had 225ccHP subglandulars silicone implants put in and have now developed capsular contracture on the right side. If I get the capselectomy and go under the muscle... READ MORE

Recent comments from Mamamel1974

Who's your doc? I'm in Houston too. READ COMMENT

I agree. You don't want to compromise your recovery. You can't even open a tube of toothpaste after without pain; there's no way to pick up a baby. READ COMMENT

Just fine. Very happy with the results. READ COMMENT

Nope, never had surgery. Had three babies but the third was natural. Well, I did have two BAs, if that counts. The revision was complex and I recovered pretty fast from that. My first ba was a breeze. Read my story. No worries. READ COMMENT

I am 5'2" and 105 lbs and had 225 overs for my first BA and it was ok but very small. My yoga students didn't even notice a difference!! I still needed push-up bras!! It's a lot of money for a small change. I developed capsular... READ COMMENT