Location: Florida, NY
Member since 3/22/2014


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Questions from Sand428

Considering revision of breast reduction and am weighing up the risks vs desired results. How common is nipple loss?

I had a breast reduction a few months ago and still feel too large. I was a small DD and am now a D. I have no idea what technique was used but I have a lollipop scar. My PS... READ MORE

How is scar revision done around the areola?

How is scar revision done around the areola? I had breast reduction and had wound openings around one nipple so I have thicker scars around it and it sticks out further than... READ MORE

Would a free nipple graft ensure a safer 2nd breast reduction?

The consensus here seems to be that a patient seeking a revision to a recent breast reduction to go smaller is higher risk for nipple loss. My PS is very adamant about this... READ MORE

Overcorrected after LASIK enhancement. Initial LASIK performed 17 years ago. When can I have the overcorrection revised?

I was way over corrected with an enhancement performed in Jan 2014. I am 50 so now can't see anything close up. Very frustrating. Then in June 2014 had to have epithileal... READ MORE

Will insurance pay for a revision?

I had a breast reduction earlier this year and paid for it myself. One of my breasts is now larger and is painful due to scar tissue.. I'm not sure I want to go back to the... READ MORE

Recent comments from Sand428

Mandolynn I hope you end up the size you want. You look nice and even. We had our surgery around the same time last year and I also did not see much of a change. And one of mine is bigger. I am thinking of asking for a full revision... READ COMMENT

Bless your heart. You are in my prayers that this heals speedily and without the need for skin grafts. READ COMMENT

Be careful. My surgeon told me to NOT put ice on mine because it constricts the blood supply to the nipple. Your results look great! READ COMMENT

Sorry gg1002 I just saw this. So,sorry you are upset. It was an emotional experience for me too. Yes the opening gets yellow stuff in it but my doc said it is not pus. Or mine wasn't. It is your body trying to form a scab. He... READ COMMENT

Most of us end up with one a little but bigger than the other. Your wounds will close very slowly and the scars will shrink. Surgeons always tell you your results are fine and everything will change in time. I think they know we will... READ COMMENT