Breast Reconstruction

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Breast reconstruction is most commonly performed following a mastectomy. Women who want to restore the volume and shape of their breasts may choose to get breast implants, tissue (commonly called "flap") reconstruction, or a combination. Doctors tend to recommend tissue reconstruction for patients who have undergone radiation therapy, due to their increased risks for capsular contracture (a problematic scar tissue response to implants). Nipple reconstruction is also frequently part of the process. LEARN MORE ›

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Mastectomy to Reconstruction. San Francisco, CA

First and foremost I cannot say enough positives for Dr. Kind and his staff. When facing a mastectomy and cancer it makes such a difference to have caring and extremely skilled caregivers. His front office people are cheerful and helpful. I have never waited more than 10-15 minutes, shockingly... READ MORE

Breast Cancer and Beautiful, It Can Happen.

The phone rings and the person on the other end introduce herself as a surgeon. Well, when you are waiting for breast biopsy results you already know it is not good if a surgeon is calling you. Of course I was somewhat prepared my sister had breast cancer 4 years earlier and I had a negative... READ MORE

Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with BRAVA and AFT (Fat Transfer)

Total breast reconstruction (post-mastectomy) using fat grafting and BRAVA is a very uncommon reconstruction choice. As such, it is difficult to find surgeons experienced in the procedure. Dr. Bucky is one of just a handful of surgeons who regularly use BRAVA and have done reconstruction with... READ MORE

37 Year Old, Breast Reconstruction and Fat Transfer After Breast Cancer

I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age 36 (ductal carcinoma, invasive ductal and papillary carcinoma). I immediately decided to go for a double mastectomy as soon as possible. I previously had saline implants for approximately 12 years and breastfed two children. Really wasn't sure what... READ MORE

56 Yr Old Breast Cancer Survivor

I was diagnosed with breast cancer October 2014 I had a mastectomy done in November and started chemo December 26, 2014 after my chemo I did radiation. I'm from Cape Cod and traveled to Boston to see Dr. Samuel Lin after my initial consultation I decided to do the deep flap I wish my doctors... READ MORE

42yo cancer survivor

I was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was 35 years old. I had a lumpectomy in 2010 and was initially OK with the small size difference in my breasts. Fast forward seven years, the effects of early induced menopause have me looking like to empty socks with a very noticeable size... READ MORE

Nipple sparing mastectmay

I am 7 days post op I had a preventative mastectmay, direct to implant with Mentor 425 cc's. I was an A/B, and currently am a C. I weigh 118lb and am 5'3''. One breast is a bit larger than the other because they took more tissue out of the right breast. But so far post-op has gone well with no... READ MORE

30 Year Old Whose Life Has Changed for the Better

After years of not only being morbidly obese, but having incredibly large breasts which were very very asymmetric, i walked into Dr Damien's office and my life changed forever. Dr Damien with his caring and encouraging nature - helped me lose 25kgs pre surgery. I had two surgeries to get the... READ MORE

49yr Old, 2 Grown Kids, 5'3" 126lbs, ILC Cancer - Really??? - St. Louis, MO

So, to start with, I was diagnosed with ILC breast cancer in my left breast on November 2nd. I had my annual mammogram performed a few weeks prior and the radiologist saw something a bit different from my last exam. We did an ultrasound which showed nothing conclusive so an aspiration or... READ MORE

Breast Cancer Survivor

I was determined to have full breast again. I was nervous but knew that I was in good hands. Dr. G is an artist. I'm so happy. I hear my filled an A cup and now I'm a full DD. I had previously had 2 lumpectomy surgeries and I was happy that he was confident that my breast would look natural. He... READ MORE

DIEP Breast Reconstruction,Breast Lift 2014, Brava, Liposuction Fat Grafting 2015 - Redlands, CA

Dr.Miles was recommended to me from the past chief surgeon of LLUMC because he was an excellent micro vascular surgeon to perform my DIEP breast reconstruct. He is a true artist and his caring nature to the patient and family is outstanding. I have held hands and prayed with him before ... READ MORE

38 Year Old, Mom of 3, Much Needed Reconstruction, Reduction and Lift

Dr. Rumallu is truly a blessing. Several years of excessive monitoring due to density, paired with an early cancer diagnosis and three children, my breasts are now perfect! Working along side my Oncologist, Dr. Rumallu and his staff have continued to exceed expectations. His surgical center was... READ MORE

Bilateral Mastectomy Reconstruction

While there were two surgeons involved (General and Plastic), this review is for the plastics work. The general work was done very cleanly and correctly. I decided, at 36, to have a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy as there is a strong history of breast cancer in my family. When speaking to... READ MORE

Double Mastecmony with Reconstruction Tissue Expanders - Palo Alto, CA

I was told he was the best. He was three hours from my home. Never got answers or advise. He never really heard to me. I felt rushed and unimportant. He team is not on the same page. My reconstruction failed ended with an infection leaving with one breast. Last visit he was rude uncaring and... READ MORE

The Miracle Maker - New Hyde Park, NY

I needed to have breast reconstruction after a devastating diagnosis of breast cancer. After my reconstructive surgery, I was able to say out of every bad comes some good. My breast look amazing! My breast has not looked like this in years. I am in my 50's and I now have nice perky firm breast!... READ MORE

Diep Reconstruction at Age 64

Single side Mastectomy leaves you dependent on a prothesis to not look very odd. I wanted the DIEP construction as it would be using my own natural tissue and I understood it would adjust in line with my RHS breast if I lost or gained weight . In anticipation of the reconstruction I had a... READ MORE

Dbl Masectomy - Saint Clair Shores, MI

The outcome of fat graphting first, then implants (after radiation) was perfect!! It was several procedures of over 8-10 months, but the results were fabulous and there was never a delay, as soon as I healed, Dr. Kayser was ready to move forward in reconstruction. He did an exceptional job and... READ MORE

Mastectomy with Tissue Expanders and Alloderm

In October 2015, I underwent a bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction using tissue expanders. I chose implant based reconstruction because I didn't have enough abdominal fat for DEIP and didn't want to sacrifice my lat muscles for a flap. I talked to several plastic surgeons until I... READ MORE

47 Years Old -BRCA2 +Double Mastectomy- Mentor High Profile 800 Cc

I am currently recovering from my breast reconstruction surgery. I had a double mastectomy 5 years ago.I had a very suspicious area on both breasts w MRI was ruled precancerous. I am BRCA2+ and elected for a prophylactic double mastectomy w expanders placed. 2 sets of expanders later I had my... READ MORE

Doctor Neil TANNA Best Plastic Surgeon EVER! - New York, NY

I would like to write a review on doctor Tanna becauses he gave me back my femininity that I lost after the double mastectomy due to a breast cancer. This plastic surgeon is amazing he eased my mind before surgery and gave me his cell phone to answer any of my questions and take away my worries.... READ MORE

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