Breast Reconstruction Q&A
150-169 Lbs + Breast Reconstruction
Hello, I am 27 years old - 5' 3" 155 lbs. Medium frame. I recently had a bilateral mastectomy and went thru the tissue expansion process and... READ MORE
Double mastectomy: reconstructed with 800cc/high profile/gel/below muscle. Even with such a large implant, it's NOT close to my size before... READ MORE
I am 30 and weigh 150. My Dr. said I would probably be able to remove the drains after 2 weeks because of my size but now I am going on week 3 without... READ MORE
I had a bilateral mastectomy w/ immd recon. After surgery one of my breasts had an fold in the cleavage area. My PS did some repair work during the TE... READ MORE
I am 16 years old and recently underwent breast reconstruction for my tubular breasts. Before the surgery they were very asymmetrical and oddly... READ MORE
I had a double mastectomy on March 27, 2013 and have had by 2nd expansion. My plastic surgeon explained to me that cup sizes are different than those... READ MORE
What is the best implant for a mastectomy patient? I wanted Sientra but they don't make the implants very big.
I am 53 and active. 5'8, 150lbs. I wear 34/B. I had a single mastectomy. During my surgery, they inserted an expander and did a partial fill. My BW is... READ MORE
I'm 5' 5'' and 150lbs. I currently have 350cc in my expanders and the size is a D cup which is bigger than I want to be when it is done. I'm concerned... READ MORE
Wondering about exchange size after double mastectomy with tissue expanders in filled to 420 cc causing back pain from surgery?
I'm 5'6 was a 38 B and weigh 156 pounds. Want ultra high profile silicon implants? I have had failed back surgeries READ MORE
What type of breast reconstruction would be best for me, post-mastectomy and post-radiation of my right breast? (Photo)
I'm 36, 165 pounds, and 5' tall. My bra size is 38B. I have breast cancer in my right breast MO advises right breast mastectomy with axillary node... READ MORE
I am 5' 6", and I weight 160 pounds. I will be having a bilateral mastectomy with tissue expanders immediately following surgery. What size implants (... READ MORE
49yo having TE implant reconstruction. PS wants to inject Lovenox 2 hrs before op. Should I worry about bleeding risks or DVT?
Had Uni mx 2 years ago, no anticoagulants, 4 other surgeries, no anticoagulants either. New PS surprised me telling me have risks , my age, my weight... READ MORE
I have a breast which has been made smaller due to infection of necrotic nipple and surrounding skin area?
As I had radiotherapy 15 years ago on right breast and also a BRCA 1 patient my double mastectomy went well but nipple on left side needed to be... READ MORE