Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Brava + Breast Reconstruction
I have been dx'd with IDC and will be having a bilateral masectomy in March with reconstruction. I love the idea of BRAVA as a more... READ MORE
My 57 year old friend has a mild case of Sjogren's. She also had a Mastectomy. She would like to have Breast Reconstruction. One doctor turned her... READ MORE
I am 53 and had a bilateral mastectomy. I had chemotherapy and no radiation. I am considering reconstruction. First, does implant surgery require... READ MORE
I need to gain about half a cup size permanently in my breasts, but I really don't want to have surgery to do so. If I use the BRAVA correctly, will I... READ MORE
Brava wasn't yet available when I had my bilateral with reconstruction (tissue expanders / silicone implants). I haven't seen any discussions of it... READ MORE
If I have a reconstruction with the BRAVA bra and fat transfer, how long will the results last? Over time, is there a likelihood of fat necrosis or... READ MORE
Hello. I had a unilateral Mx July 2012. Then I had chemo and radiation. I was going to do a DIEP flap procedure but found out about BRAVA. Did 3 Brava... READ MORE
Can fat grafting with Brava be used for a women who had diep flap surgery that failed to give enough volume to breasts?
I was only able to achieve a small b cup size with the flap and desire to be at least a full C. READ MORE
I have to have a mastectomy followed by 5 1/2 weeks of radiation. The doctor is recommending the DIEP. I saw the Brava and am wondering if that might... READ MORE
Is Brava Required for Fat Grafting Breast Reconstruction when You Are Getting Your Implants Removed?
Isn't the expansion already there from the implants? Mine have been in for six years. READ MORE
I had a Brava assisted fat grafting 250 mg to my L breast. Am I ready for a nipple and ariola graft and an aditional mastopexy. Or should I get... READ MORE
I am at the point now that my MD suggested Brava as a treatment although he has never had any experience with this. I just had muscle taken out of my... READ MORE
OC California Lady needs Dbl Mas Reconstruction Brava aft or Lat Back Flap? Which would you do for your daughter/wife? (Photo)
HI, I have thin skin& leftside was radiated 28 days. Had dbl Mas & have current expanders @ apx480 PS says skin looks good but thin & diep not an... READ MORE
3/15dblmac remove15nodesleftcancerside left arm swelled I have stg1manageable lymphedema Dr Calva/Brava sent me followin: Fat grafting reverses... READ MORE
I had mastectomy dec 14 DCIS, and reconstruction with 355 ccl Silicon implant in same procedure, no adjuvant therapy. Unfortunately I have got... READ MORE
Would it be ok to have fat grafting done immediately after removing the expanders? All in the same procedure (Photo)
I'm a good candidate for the BRAVA procedure and that will be the route I take. My left side is pretty damaged from radiation I doubt it would even... READ MORE
I am interested in the Brave+aft procedure for bilateral mastectomy and looking for a doctor that does this. Any suggestions?
I know the Miami Breast Center does this, but I was wondering if there are other doctors as well? READ MORE