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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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I had an amazing experience with Dr. Lee! Just saying her name brings tears to my eyes because she was so patient with me.

I lost both breasts to inflammatory breast cancer. I've undergone 11 surgeries with prior surgeons for breast reconstruction to no avail. They were deformed and I hate looking at myself every single day. Then, I was referred to Dr. Lily Lee... she listened patiently with empathy and concern. She... READ MORE

Grateful for Breast Reconstruction with Dr. Meade! Lift + DIEP Flap + Implants + Fat Grafting

I've been called a tough lady with lots of fortitude...diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in 2002 @ age 37. Two lumpectomies, six rounds of chemo, 33 rounds of radiation, and 5 years of Tamoxifen provided me with protection from the dreaded "C" for 12 years. Fast forward 12 years (2014)..... READ MORE

Tissue Expanders/Silicone Implants following Bilateral mastecomy

After cancer robs you of many things including your breast, reconstruction is a way of feeling whole again. I had two-stage reconstruction. At the time of my mastectomy I had tissue expanders inserted. After weekly "fills" of saline water I am now at my chosen size and I am awaiting implants in... READ MORE

Unbelievable Reconstruction/Revision Results

Dr. Ferguson is a true artist! His work is absolutely incredible. He also showed patience and grace responding to my crazy questions. He was able to deliver on his promise to make my breast look natural post mastectomy! Pictures don't do justice to his level of attention to detail. READ MORE

I couldn't be happier. What an amazing experience!

I couldn't feel more lucky to have Dr Doubek as my plastic surgeon. His bedside manor is the best I've ever received and his knowledge of the many options and healing process for all, was very impressive. I hope to have him and his team of wonderful ladies as my doctors for many many years to... READ MORE

33 Yr Old Mother of 2 - Providence, RI

Hoping I will be able to get my breasts reconstructed. I had my surgery this past May 2016 , after wanting to get them forever. I'm not sure how long you need to wait before discussing what type of revision options there are . I was very hopeful that they would settle nicely like I see on most... READ MORE

Dr.Hall gave me my 30th vow renewal

Dr. Hall and everyone in her office were a God send to me. They were with me from my breast cancer diagnoses thru the reconstruction process and believe me when i say i was one angry patient. Every breast cancer patient needs a Dr. Hall in thier life. I will forever be in her debt. Juanita Colon RN READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction Following Bilateral Mastectomy Using Silicone Implants - Tampa, FL

I had a bilateral mastectomy without radiation or chemo following a diagnosis or early stage breast cancer. Dr. Soler was present when the mastectomy was performed and inserted the tissue expanders at that time. The following 6 months I was followed by Dr. Soler for weekly expansion and then for... READ MORE

I'm a new woman now!!

My Mr. DOCTOR IS A HERO! There is no words to express how satisfy and comfortable I'm now. After my breast reduction I feel that reborn again. I'm a new woman. The doctor's team work, oh my God, they're awesome his assistant, the Secretary, therapist, nurses, doctors... Oh God, how love and... READ MORE

40years Old, Breast Surgery at Korean Plastic Surgery Review - Incheon, KR

Breast implant surgery immediately after complete removal of breast cancer tissue. Pros of a Korean clinic: speed, efficiency, good pharmaceuticals that are branded (no generics at university clinic settings) Cons: not enough explanation and plastic surgeon prof questioning as to why I was... READ MORE

3D Nipple Tattoos

6 months following my second DIEP flap procedure, I had my nipples tattooed on. This was the final phase of my reconstruction and I was soooooo excited! Reneé immediately made me feel at ease. She is professional, calming and a true angel. She first drew on aeroela and nipple circles and ... READ MORE

DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction - Post Double Mastectomy. New Orleans, LA

At the age of 46, I was diagnosed with stage 3A invasive duct all carcinoma in my right breast. I had several months of chemotherapy, followed by a double mastectomy, and then 38 radiation treatments. My skin and underlying tissue were fairly damaged from the extensive radiation and my... READ MORE

Reconstruction After BMX

Dr. Bucky and his team in Philadelphia are exceptional. I was fortunate as a breast cancer patient of Dr. Dahlia Sataloff (the premier surgeon in Philly) to be "assigned" to Dr. Bucky for my recon. This is the equivalent of winning the lottery. His work is phenomenal and in addition he his an... READ MORE

Bilateral Mastectomy with Tissue Expanders and Radiation to Follow - Toronto, ON

Hello ladies, I just had bilateral mastectomy 2 weeks ago and had 2 fills on expanders. 1 during surgery and 1 at follow up appt. My question is I want to hear some success stories with expanders and radiation!!!! I have a wonderful team of doctors from Princess Margaret Hospital Toronto who... READ MORE

Ongoing Nipple Sparing Reconstruction, DIEP Flap, Fat Transfer, and Possibly Implants - Mount Pleasant, SC

What a year 2015 has been. This is a very shortened version of what I wanted to write. I left out the doubts, fears, and quite a bit of the healing process. I can add that later. January 6, 2015, I have a biopsy of my right breast. That Friday, January 9th, I learn I have Lobular Carcinoma in... READ MORE

Finally Help After A Drastic Weight Loss & Previous Breast Reduction - Mississauga, ON

At a young age due to back issues, I had 7 pounds of breast removed during a breast reduction. Over the next couple years I had lost an vast amount of weight. The end result of the two was an upper body with an excessive amount of left over and hanging skin around my back, sides under my arm (of... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction at It's Finest - New York, NY

For the past year, I have been a breast cancer/reconstruction patient of Dr. Keegan at Fifth Avenue Millennium Aesthetic Surgery in NYC. Dr. Keegan was the 3rd plastic surgeon I consulted with, and I selected him as my surgeon based on his compassion and kindness. Dr. Port of Mount Sinai... READ MORE

Breast Cancer Survivor age 50 - Boston, MA

After learning and processing the devastating news that I had stage 3 breast cancer, I started reading about treatment and reconstruction options. After my modified radical mastectomy, I needed chemo and radiation treatment. This made me a candidate for delayed reconstruction. Now I had time to... READ MORE

43 Years, Family History of Breast Cancer - Sydney, AU

My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at 38 years old and she unfortunately passed away at 45 years. The loss of my mother and the fear of being diagnosed myself (my mother had no sisters but two of her aunts also succumbed to the disease at a young age) has always being a worry for me and... READ MORE

My Case is Ongoing I Am a Breast Cancer Patient - Dallas, TX

Dr. ANIGIAN came highly recommended! I wore he and his staff out with a gazillion questions but they were always amazing and super professional and managed to answer all of my questions even through the high struggle! I AM STILL a work in process because I just got a bilateral mastectomy. I... READ MORE

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