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

How is an areola grafted onto a reconstructed breast..where does the donor tissue come from?

How is an areola grafted onto a reconstructed breast..where does the donor tissue come from? and how does it get a blood supply to thrive? does the nipple get formed from this... READ MORE

Recent comments from evesue

My belly button was crusty for awhile too started putting hydrocortisone on it and vitamin e oil and it improved; ;will your doctor do a stage 2 scar cleanup surgery at a later date? im 12 weeks out and standing perfectly straight... READ COMMENT

His website says you cant have an armlift if u have had a mastectomy?? so now im confused? do you like your armlift? im debating asking him about one..was it outpatient also? can I ask what did it cost? READ COMMENT

So did he redo your pap scar on your second surgery as well as your diep scar? id love to see pictures can you pm me? ive had similar proceedure READ COMMENT

I took 5 weeks off work for my 4 stacked flap surgery but truthfully I could have gone back in 2and a half since I don't do any heavy lifting .. so I think you over estimate the recovery time for gap flaps alone.. READ COMMENT

I cant believe a breast surgeon would even work with a ps that does this kind of work..i had implants and hated them too,,very irritating..and they were put in correctly....get katy steligos guide to reconstruction book and find dr... READ COMMENT