Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Exchange + Breast Reconstruction
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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