Location: Bell Gardens, CA
Member since 1/10/2014


  • 33 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 6 questions

Reviews by MindyydniM

Upcoming Mastectomy with Reconstruction - Conyers, GA

I will be having a reconstruction after mastectomy. Today I went to a different PS and she suggested that I do a two step reconstruction...tissue expanders, then silicone implants. I originally wanted saline but the doctor recommended the other. I didn't qualify for the DIEP or TRAM flap due to... READ MORE

Questions from MindyydniM

I am scheduled for a mastectomy soon, and I am having trouble with implant sizing. May you please make suggestions? (photo)

I used to weigh 400lb and I have lost 157lbs and have been at a stable weigh for 2 years. I am happy with where I am at and I carry my weight very well. I have always had... READ MORE

I had a mastectomy and breast reconstruction feb 5 2014 and still in pain. Is this normal? (Photo)

I had a mastectomy with immediate reconstruction with alloderm and tissue expanders placed under the muscle and was filled to 500cc per breast during this procedure, and still... READ MORE

Will 800cc implants look right on my frame and will they feel better than tissue expanders? What would be an ideal size? (Photo)

I had a mastectomy with reconstruction on feb 5, with alloderm and tissue expanders. I was filled to 500cc. Its been three weeks and I went for my first expansion. I am now... READ MORE

Adjustable gel/saline implants by mentor? (Photo)

MyTE are 770cc and will be getting 800cc at exchange surgery.I want silicone feel and I like the idea of saline because of overfilling. I love the idea of the two being... READ MORE

How are woman getting over 800cc implants in the USA. Even with breast reconstruction after a mastectomy? (Photo)

I am just wondering this because I have TE filled to 770cc and I am a larger woman and feel totally un-proportioned. my PS said she wont fill a saline implant much over 800cc.... READ MORE

Why do I look pregnant after my panniculectomy? (photos)

I have lost over 157lbs on my own and have 3 children. I am 31 and was left with a huge pannus. My insurance covered the removal of this due to recurring infections. I have... READ MORE

Recent comments from MindyydniM

Not at this time...I have 3 kids an school starts soon...my husband works nights and my mother is terminally ill and she doesn't have much longer to live. I really wish I could travel! READ COMMENT

I too am 31 and had a mastectomy with reconstruction in February of this year. You have a great plastic surgeon....mine however, doesn't seem to want to go any other route other than expanders/implants. I feel like most women get a... READ COMMENT

I hope your new ps gives you amazing results because you deserve them! Ill be thinking of you and will keep in touch READ COMMENT

I get my next surgery July 17 ..... READ COMMENT

I am feeling much better but I went to my pro op appointment and I am slightly disappointed because I now have big fat flaps under my armpits and my ps will not cut them off because she said that's its cosmetic...but honestly isn't have... READ COMMENT