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

Congrats!!! That size will be amazing!!! CC is not so bad, and some of the research does not support that textured implants helps prevent it. What's more important for prevention is going under the muscle and avoiding bruising or... READ COMMENT

Thanks!! Yes, I am feeling back to normal. READ COMMENT

Yes, they are super soft and squishy. They feel like real tissue. I've heard saline feels hard. READ COMMENT

I am your size and I had rippling with silicone overs, so now I have a revision with silicone 350s unders. Saline would have been much worse and visible from day one, not just palpable. Both of my docs never let me even consider saline... READ COMMENT

Looking good!! Buy a wedge pillow!! I slept on mine for5 weeks post op. READ COMMENT