evesue

Location: Conifer, CO
Member since 5/17/2014

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Questions from evesue

Going from expanders to implants and fat grafting. Is it possible to use a smaller implant and more fat?

When going from expanders to implants is it possible to use a smaller implant and more fat? to do this should I get a little over expanded as to not have my skin compress the... READ MORE

In viewing a lot pictures of diep flap procedures I am really confused. Why do they look so different from each other?

. .some people have circle scars around the areola ,,some have gigantic football looking grafts..some just look like they have had a reduction with one vertical scar.. does it... READ MORE

Can a flap reconstruction be done after tissue expansion is already underway?

I am having second thoughts about having silicone implants placed after reading about some of the horrible things happening to some of these wonderful ladies on this forum.... READ MORE

When the exchange is done to implants can that capsule be used to support the fat transferred grafting for mastectomy patient?

Since a capsule forms around tissue expanders.. when the exchange is done to implants can that capsule be used to support the fat transferred grafting and the implants be on... READ MORE

How does alloderm help reduce capsular occurrence ?

I have alloderm in place to form the pocket for my tissue expanders but i read doctors comments saying they use it additionally to reduce risk of capsular contracture when the... READ MORE

What sequence of reconstructive grafting should I pursue ?

I want to get rid of silicone implants I had placed after bilateral mastectomy..if I try to rebuild with fat grafting only I may be able to achieve a half size breast which... READ MORE

Recent comments from evesue

Anxious to see your results..minimal discomfort sounds amazing.. I took my drivers test in Greensburg when i turned 16 READ COMMENT

Also what incision line is your breast surgeon going use? that can determine your final breast shape quite a bit.. u tube has a lot of good videos explaining the differences, there is also a great book by Kathy Steligo called the... READ COMMENT

Why did u decide to go with implants? they have to lift up and extend your pectoralis muscle to hold the implant in place...mine are.very painful and unnatural feeling with pushing and pulling movements of the arms..sounds like you ... READ COMMENT

Are you still pleased with your results? did you have to have any additional fat grafting done? how long did it take to be pain free? READ COMMENT

Thats exactly how i felt too!!! everyone says you should just be glad that that cancer is taken care of..and i certainly am thankful for that but that doesnt alter the fact that weve been altered and have unnatural sacks instead of... READ COMMENT