Exchange + Breast Reconstruction Q&A
I am planning to go under an exchange surgery from expander to implants. I am 5'1", 105lbs., whose chest width (arm pit to arm pit) is 12 inches. In... READ MORE
Will Insurance Cover Implant Exchange under Cancer Mastectomy Reconstruction? Is Procedure Realistic?
I Had Dbl Mastectomy W/ Reconstruction (Saline Implants). My Left Breast Has Always Had a Couple of Wrinkles/ Bubbles. I would like to exchange my... READ MORE
Following a double mastectomy, and then the tissue expander exchange surgery, found a small painful lump.
I had DCIS in left breast and had a double mastectomy with TE that were replaced in May with silicone. At my checkup, I was told to massage my breast... READ MORE
I have had an implant exchange after mastectomy this year. I have 2 very large areas of fat necrosis and am wondering about my options. One surgeon... READ MORE
Am 8 days post op from breast reconstruction exchange from expanders to implants. Do I need a do over? (photos)
I think I don't have any symmetry they don't resemble breasts? Do they and how could this be corrected? Also my cleavage is very close and I'm worried... READ MORE
I had my exchange surgery in April of 2014. In the last month the cleavage has a ripple. The right breast has a long strip coming down from my neck... READ MORE
I had a double mastectomies in september with expanders at 300 cc each. The drains were removed 3 weaks later, then a day or 2 after I develpoed... READ MORE
I had double masectomy with breast expander implants on 1/30/15. I am happy with my breast filled size of 420 cc. I have to begin chemo in 1 month.... READ MORE
Why would my plastic surgeon want to exchange expanders out during chemo and I have no complications?
I have 6 more chemo and 6weeks radiation. It just does not seem safe with that type of decisions. Should he not wait until 3-4 months after all this... READ MORE
17post op expander exchanged to implant & noticed one side is lacking a fullness on my upper pole or middle area. Advice?(photo)
Will it get fuller later on or do i need a revision? I mentioned my concern to my surgeon but he said that he already added some fats from my own body... READ MORE
What are the best results for implant exchange , b4 or after radiation? I have a skin flap from my back on one breast currently.
MY PLASTICS WANTS TO DO BEFORE RADIATION. READ MORE
I am 3 weeks post op from having my TEs exchanges for larger ones. There was quite a bit of pocket work done. I am still getting 80ml from the left... READ MORE
What are some reasons my exchange surgery is much more painful a recovery than my preventive mastectomy and expander placement?
I was told this was much easier, not true! My ps described he would be doing some lipo to smooth out my bra line. I woke up in the worst pain and 1... READ MORE