Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Capsular Contracture + Breast Reconstruction
How long should tissue expander stay after final fill? I had my last fill on Feb 15 and now 370cc,I feel that my PS is in a hurry for the... READ MORE
Last year I had a mastectomy due to multiple malignant phyllodes tumors. Immediate implant reconstruction surgery took place. I underwent 31 days of... READ MORE
I had bilateral breast reconstruction w/ saline implants almost 17 years ago. The implants lasted 13 and 15 years, and deflated due to capsular... READ MORE
Had reconstruction surgery 9 days ago. I have a seroma in my left breast which i just had a capsulectomy on (implant was removed 3 months ago due to... READ MORE
I want more aesthetic results with the left too. In my previous questions I am getting responses on how I should be happy with my reconstruction... READ MORE
Post breast Cancer Mastectomy I have developed capsular contracture. Do you recommend capsulotomy or capsulectomy?
I have developed capsular contracture post bilateral prophylactic mastectomy eight months ago with reconstruction and saline implant (under pectoral... READ MORE
I had a double mastectomy four years ago followed by implants. I have had two fat transfer and all of the sudden three moths later have tenderness and... READ MORE
Success rate of fat grafting to correct capsular contracture after Breast Reconstruction? Is this a bad boob job? (photo)
I had breast cancer, a double mastectomy, chemo, and radiation on my right breast. This July I had 800 cc silicone implants. Now, only a month later,... READ MORE
What is the typical post-op for a bi-lateral prpphylactic mastectomy and possibe capsular contracture along with it. i don't know if i have cc or... 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 preventive double mast 11 years ago, my saline implants were very firm and well rounded. Why do I have pain?
In the last 2 weeks, I have started to have pain, see visible changes. Implants have movement to the side, not up & done. my L breast seems to have a... READ MORE
Had Implants for 10 yrs, then stage 1 breast cancer, lumpectomy, and radiation. Now I have capsular contracture. Any suggestion?
After having implants for 10 years, in January of this year I had a lumpectomy followed by radiation. 5 months later, capsular contracture. The... READ MORE
Can Seroma and capsular contracture be corrected with breast revision or reconstruction if implant is removed?
About 6 weeks after my tissue expander exchange with gel implants I developed a second mound beneath my breast. The mound developed a small round... READ MORE
2011 triple neg on my left breast, BRCA1, chemo and bi-lateral mastectomy with radiatin to the left chest wall. Waited a year and began reconstruction... READ MORE
Is it safe to have Radiotherapy 3-4 weeks after a Mastectomy with immediate Implants & Strattice Mesh?
I had my mastectomy with immediate silicone implants & strattice mesh exactly 2wks ago today. I have been told I need 3 wks of radiotherapy. Planning... READ MORE
I have alloderm in place to form the pocket for my tissue expanders but i read doctors comments saying they use it additionally to reduce risk of... READ MORE
Last Aug I had breast reconstruction. After 8 weeks I developed a grade 3 capsule that was infected. I had the implant removed and a capsulectomy done... READ MORE
Just a year ago I had a bilateral mastectomy. It was preserved my skin an nipple. Right away I had recontruction in a 34b size?
Now im getting second surgery due to capsular contracture and fix appareance. Doctor suggested 420cc saline low profile. I wanted a little bit more... READ MORE
57 yr old, radical unilateral mastectomy in 2000 with 15 yr. old saline now have grade 3 capsular contracure. I am a non-diabetic, non-smoker, non... READ MORE
Recommendation on Boston plastic surgeon specializing in revisional surgery? Should implants be placed under muscles?
I am 7 months post op from a nipple sparing bi lateral mastectomy due to diagnosis of stage 1 breast cancer. I have 375 cc mentor Memory gel implants.... READ MORE