Breast Reconstruction Q&A
5 Ft 8 In To 6 Ft 0 In + Breast Reconstruction
A natural 34B breast size 5"8' with thin frame. Plastic surgeon suggests I need low profile expander but seems more common for people to have... READ MORE
I Just Had a Bilaterial Mastectomy. DCIS is the Right and my Decision to Remove the Left Breast. I Am 5'8' and 185 Pounds?
I just had a bilaterial mastectomy. DCIS in the right breast and my decision was to remove the left breast also. I am 5'8" and 185 pounds.I'm 51 years... READ MORE
Do You Recommend Breast Reconstruction Surgery Immediately Right After a Mastectomy in Obese Patients? I Am 258 Lbs., 5' 8".
Stomach is waayy out of shape. My BMI is 38. READ MORE
I am a 25 years old at 5'10.5" and 190 lbs. Asymmetrical Breasts - Different Shaped Implants for Each Side? (photo)
I am a 25 years old at 5'10.5" and 190 lbs; I have asymmetrical breasts. My surgeon suggested doing a tear shaped silicone expandable implant on my... READ MORE
I had prophylactic nipple sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction I had breast aug 6 years ago with saline high profile overfilled to 425cc... READ MORE
Im a 36E/F and would like to stay close to my same size. Im 32 and used to having large breasts as well as getting properly sized and fitted.I don't... READ MORE
Can fat grafting be used to add fullness/create cleavage? How soon can it be done after implant surgery?
I am 5'9", 180 lbs, and was a 34 D/DD prior to bilateral mastectomy. I had expanders replaced by 700cc high profile silicone gel implants March 6. I... 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
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
What is the best type and size of implant for immediate reconstruction following a bilateral mastectomy? (photos)
I am 5'9", 145 pounds, and the length of my chest from outer breast to outer breast is 14 inches. Eradicating the cancer is priority one! Yet I... READ MORE
I'm 5'9", 170 lbs and my upper body is a lil on the wider side currently I wear a 36B bra and off hand how big would a 600cc be?
Breast augmentation 600cc on 5"9",170 wider shoulder female currently a 36B READ MORE
Masectomy in May 2014. Natrelle silicone implant 375cc. Left side lifted and surgeon placed a smaller implant, 180cc (Photo)
I am 5'9 /135 pounds. Maybe I should have chosen a C cup instead of a B+ which is what the surgeon said I would end up with. At any rate, because I... READ MORE
I am 5'9", 230 lbs, with a bilateral mastectomy. I had radical chemotherapy and radiation. I am concerned about how much my right breast will stretch... READ MORE
I'm 5'9, 240 lbs. I currently have 750 cc tissue expanders. My PS is going to do a 740 cc Teardrop implant with fat from my stomach. My concern is... READ MORE
Is it possible to use round or oval implants after a mastectomy? My ps told me the upper poll would need fat transfer. Thoughts?
53, 5'8" 150lbs. Expander 530cc on left. I had a single mastectomy and wanted to use form stable but they do not seem to come in big sizes if you use... READ MORE
Can breast size be further enlarged post prophylactic bilateral mastectomy (no nipple sparing)? BRCA+, had surgery last week
280 cc of breast was removed and 1 step 350cc silicone implants with DIEP flap were put in same day. I struggle now if I chose the right size, or... READ MORE
Hello. Is moderate profile gel implants EVER used in cancer patients? Should I get a second opinion? thanks! Carrie
I am 39 ,dxg with breast cancer in 1/14 and had BLM in 2/14. I have tissue expanders with 550 cc. Desire natural full C. 5'10/ 130 pounds, slight... READ MORE
I had a left mastectomy. I'm 5'10, 180lbs. My bra size is 40DD. I almost had DIEP flap. What's the biggest implant I could have?
However, the artery in my chest was damaged and she wasn't able to complete the tissue transfer. She had to put in an implant. My implant is 750 ml,... READ MORE
I am 5"9 & over 200lbs. Doc lipo suctioned 500 cc of fat. Even though this was not a tummy tuck he said he was going to extract more than what was... READ MORE
Tuberous breast reconstruction: two different sized implants and one looks significanlty bigger? (Photo)
Pre op my breasts were asymmetric and virtually different cup sizes (Left was bigger, right fairly smaller.) I didn't want huge implants, just enough... READ MORE