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

My revision was done by Dr Boynton READ COMMENT

If you read the rest of the review you can see the whole story. Where you are at five days out is perfectly normal for them to be high and hard. I noticed a significant change right at one year where one implant migrated higher and... READ COMMENT

It seems as if Dr Ciaravino is trying to set his own trend of going over the muscle without fair warning of cap con risks. I never thought it would happen to me because I am healthy, but it did only 9 months after surgery. This is only... READ COMMENT

That's awesome. Had him for my first BA with good initial results but had rippling from day one with the overs he insisted on giving me and then developed cap con with a year and he was not interested in doing what I wanted for the... READ COMMENT

Wowsers!! You look great. So glad you got thru it all just fine. I also had a skin infection that started as a pimple 9 months after my first surgery and then cap con developed six months after that. It's a long story but all is well... READ COMMENT