Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Breast Tissue + Breast Reconstruction
Natrelle/Allergan 410 Shaped Vs. Sientra Shaped/Which Implant Is Better For Breast Reconstruction Appearance And Feel?
The Natrelle 410 seems to have a better shape but it is feels more firm than the Sientra. But the Sientra seems to fold and ripple more easily than... READ MORE
I had a breast reconstructive surgery and decided to go to a bigger implant. I am pretty thin but have broad shoulders. I went with 700cc and 800cc... READ MORE
I'm a 29 year old female who is extremely high risk for breast cancer. i.e mother and grandmother died of it at young ages. My doctor is recommending... READ MORE
Had 2 x failed reconstructions following mastectomy. Breast tissue removed 2 yrs after initial mastectomy. No follow up investigations done. Had 2nd... READ MORE
Can I remove my breast tissue and replace it with implants because I'm a very high risk for breast cancer?
My remove breast tissue and put implants because I'm high risk for breast cancer? READ MORE
With no breast tissue, approximately how many cc's implant would be needed for solid C cup on a petite frame?
I had bilateral prophylactic nipple sparing mastectomy reconstruction, now have very large and painful implants. I originally I had D cup, fairly... READ MORE
I had an uplift on left side and tissue expansion on right. However now I have to undergo tissue expansion on left side as its even more asemetric.... READ MORE
How long does Alloderm take to fully incorporate into breast tissue after having breast reconstruction after mastectomy?
I need to have another surgery to help even out my breasts. My doctor wants me to wait longer than I want to based on the alloderm and its... READ MORE
I have giant (34 H) breasts, after a mastectomy, can you take tissue from one breast making that breast smaller and use it to construct the other... READ MORE
I'm a 57 year old woman who six months ago weighed 270 and wore a 36B bra. In 7 months my weight went down to 127 and my bra size is now 34AA. I've... READ MORE
My right breast had cancer and it was removed. an implant was put it. right from day 1 i told the surgeon the implant was too big (first 2 pics) but... READ MORE
If implants are necessary due to lack of breast tissue and volume, is DIEP or latissimus dorsi flap the best option
S/p left radiation/lumpectomy 2008, gene mutation, planning bilat mx with recon. Definetly need implants due to lack of brst tissue and radiation... READ MORE
I can't bear any pressure or skin contact during breast tissue expansion. I am supposed to wear "compression". What do I do?
I had a BMX a few weeks ago and my first fill last week. I was down to OTC meds prior to the fill, now I have extreme pain. Burning skin made worse... READ MORE
Several months ago after what seemed a sucessful mastectomy,I experienced a bleed into the chest wall which was drained during surgery but has left me... READ MORE
37yts old and I've have tumors removed for the last there years but the keep growing back, my body rejected tamoxifen and I'm in the 4th year of my... READ MORE
What are the actual costs in Northern Ca. and best areas to get them done, with good prices and work? (photos)
I had very old, infected impkants removed 18 months ago, & since my insurance refused to pay for the removal, (despite a long-tern infection,... READ MORE
Can Anti-estrogen medications have a effect on delayed wound healing? Can this medication be affecting my healing process?
After stage 1 reconstruction of radiated breast tissue, I had a incision refusing to heal for 2 months. With the second stage surgery approaching I... READ MORE