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

I was wondering about the walker part..since im having it done in new orleans i am trying to figure out what all i need to bring with me..im sure i wont be able to stand up straight for awhile how long did it take you? i also sleep on... READ COMMENT

Oh my. . My 600cc implants are killing me when I bend over or try to reach anything above my shoulders. . You must be doing great to tolerate 800..I'm going to convert to my own tissue in dec.. But I don't have enough to do a diep flap... READ COMMENT

WHEN DID YOU HAVE YOUR MASTECTOMY? WAS IT BILATERAL? DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE ANY OTHER TREATMENT OTHER THAN SURGERY? WHAT SIZE EXPANDERS DID THEY IMPLANT? HOW MUCH ARE THEY PUTTING IN YOUR FILLS? READ COMMENT

SO DID YOUR DIEP FLAP NOT TAKE? WAS IT BILATERAL? WHAT WAS YOUR MASTECTOMY COMPLICATION? WAS YOUR CANCER ALL REMOVED WITH GOOD MARGINS?? READ COMMENT

What kind of reconstruction did you have? were you planning to do implants? did you have nipple sparing mastectomy? any idea why the tissue died? did the diep flap get stacked into one breast ? READ COMMENT