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Incision Swelling a Week After Exchange, is That Normal?

I had a tissue expander cuz of breast cancer and exchanged a week ago today for 550cc gel implant. Wore a compression vest till yesterday and had no... READ MORE

Rippling and Fat Grafting?

I had a double mastectomy and will be replacing my expanders with silicone implants under the muscle. I am 5'7, 138 lbs, have thin skin and was a 34C.... READ MORE

Tissue Expander for Tuberous Breasts?

I am 19 years old and my surgery to fix my tuberous breasts is scheduled for this winter. I am getting expanders put in both breasts and then I have... READ MORE

How Much Does and Expander Cost Along with a Lift and Areola Reduction? (photo)

Previously I asked what is the best procedure/combo of procedures to fix my severe asymmetry.Some surgeons mentioned I should get a tissue expander on... READ MORE

Will the pressure on a flight affect my breast expanders?

I am going on a 2 hour flight and am concerned about the air pressure in the cabin of planes. Will the pressure affect breast expanders as I am... READ MORE

Expanders are Expanding Out to the Sides But Not Forward, Is This Correctable?

I wanted more cleavage than was provided in addition to wanting a larger size. It seemed that the expanders initially expanded away from my chest... READ MORE

Is it possible to get larger size saline implants (over 800cc) to at least take me to a large C/small D cup?

Within the last two months, I had a bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction. Within four weeks, I was completely filled with 800cc in my... READ MORE

What Happens if You Get Breast Expanders and May Have an Infection in One of Them?

What Happens if You Get Breast Expanders then You May Have an Infection in One of Them? READ MORE

XL BA: Overfilled Saline Breast Implants vs Expander Implants

What are the differences? I know it that, the expander can be poured filled repeatedly. An overfilled saline implant overcharged how big? Is it not... READ MORE

For a Biofilm Infection on a Breast Expander; is It Safe to Remove and Replace in 1 Surgery?

I am 8 months post-mastectomy, with expanders in, and my dr thinks I have a biofilm infection on one side. I have been on zyvox 3 weeks. Do I need to... READ MORE

Need plastic surgeon opinion on Tuberous Breasts Deformity with Breast Augmentation? (Photos)

During my consultation the PS said there is a chance that he may need to do two surgeries. He explained he'll be going in through periareolar... READ MORE

Are my expanders placed too far apart? (photos)

I had a bi-lateral skin and nipple sparing mastectomy in December with immediate expander placement. I have had 3 "fills" totaling 175 cc of saline so... READ MORE

Is a plastic crinkle sound normal with an breast expander, the sound being internal?

The right breast size is the same but the left breast has a large area that is literally rock hard and the right does not. Maybe like the right has... READ MORE

I just had a final implant replacement. Will my breast end up dropping more? (photos)

After having the expander in place , it actually ended up being very close to my breast (in braless clothing, nearly level). So I expected the new... READ MORE

When Will my Bilateral Tissue Expanders Begin to Be Increased? Also Can TE Be Overfilled?

I have has multiple augmentations due hematoma, & bottoming out. I am 5"5 and 115lbs. 6 days ago I had bilateral alloderm slings and tissue... READ MORE

XL surgeons in London or Kent?

Hi. Does anyone know of Any surgeons in London or Kent who will do XL augmentation? 1000 or possibly 1200 expandables? Thanks READ MORE

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