Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Bigger + Breast Reconstruction
Is it possible to increase breast size with reconstruction following a mastectomy? Will it increase both breasts, even though only one will be... READ MORE
Hi there. i had a bilateral mastectomy due to er- pr- her2 +3 b cancer. ive had my tissue expanders removed they where filled up to about 510cc's and... READ MORE
My plastic surgeon says my skin is too tight/thin around tissue expanders to expand anymore. Can a bigger implant be inserted?
I had prophylactic mastectomy with expanders. I am at 350ccs and doc says my skin is too tight to expand more. I am disappointed as I wanted to be a... READ MORE
3 months ago I had reconstructive breast surgery, not satisfied with size, position too low and right breast bothers me. (Photo)
I'm 5'2 and weight 120lbs, my implants are allergen silicone 340 cc. Do I have double bubble on right breast? Is there a way to improve the appearance... READ MORE
I am very small/petite, and my plastic surgeon chose an SM expander. Otherwise she said it would fill on the sides but I want to go D size... READ MORE
I have NF1 and my right breast has fibromas and was much smaller then my left breast. I got breast surgery, My left 225 CC. My right breast 275 CC for... READ MORE
What can I do to decrease my fluid output so that I can have my JP drains removed after having them for 3 weeks already?
I had a bilateral mastectomy with TE's in Oct 2014. My swap was 3/2015. On 6/29, I had a revision done - larger implants with Alloderm above/below... READ MORE
I had a Prophylactic Mastectomy last year. Prior to surgery I was a full C my wt was approx 360lbs. I could not get the Spacers so I was told by the... READ MORE
I had a dbl mastectomy with a nipple sparing reconstruction. Everything turned out great but now i am wishing I went somewhat bigger. Can that still... READ MORE
Wanting to increase your breast size after reconstruction with implants? Will expanders be needed again?
Hi, I am two weeks post opp. I had my expanders exchanged for 505cc textured round HP silicone implants. I was expanded to 450. they are shaping up to... READ MORE
2 wks ago I had mastectomy immediate implant & strattice. Im feeling v tight as he put in largest implant he could. I have got to have radiotherapy &... READ MORE
I had a bilateral mastectomy. Left side with expander, right side direct implant. 600cc texture natrelle implants, I am smaller then I wanted to be is... READ MORE
Breast Reconstruction. I have a question for my friend: does she need bigger implants to fill the breast? (Photo)
She had SLE and took high doses of cortisone which increased her bra size from 34C to 40H in 3months. She did reduction from 40H to 34D in 2011. Due... READ MORE
Do I Need to Be Concerned About Skin Problems Later if I Go Up to 420cc Size Withy Panders & Receive Memory Gel Implants?
I had a double mastectomy with nipple and skin sparing. No radiation, I was BRCA positive. I want to go up to 420 cc and am at 360 now with expanders READ MORE
I had Breast Augmentation in Feb of 2014 & was diagnosed with IDC breast cancer in Dec. Will I be able to get a bigger implant?
I had a lumpectomy and will be starting radiation soon. I really don't want my breast size to change. Will I be able to get a larger implant to... READ MORE
What is the largest silicone implant on the market? My ps told me 800 cc is the biggest silicone implants made.
I am 57 years old and had a double mastectomy. I wore about a 38 D Prior to breast cancer. I had the expander exchange 5/17/16. Prior to surgery he... READ MORE
Have breast expansions filled to 360. Doctor wants to stop expansion due to thin skin. Can I ask for more and medically be safe?
Reconstructive surgery due to double mesectomy. Age 45. Was a B cup size prior to mesectomy. Want to know the medical fluid amount to accommodate a C... READ MORE
Are there any options for making the breast larger once the implant has been put in on a radiated breast?
I had a mastectomy on the left side, with an expander put in immediately following the surgery. Followed by 6 weeks of radiation. A week ago I had the... READ MORE
After lumpectomy and radiation (completed in May 2015) I now have one breast sitting 2-3 inches higher than the other. I also have existing breast... READ MORE
Met with plastic surgeon about reconstruction surgery, told me I cannot go larger that I naturally am...Why?
I met with a plastic surgeon today to consult about breast reconstruction surgery. I had a mastectomy on my right breast (not skin sparing). I am... READ MORE