Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Fat Graft + Breast Reconstruction
I had prophylactic bilateral mastectomies with tissue expanders in August. Exchange to silicon implants in December. My plastic surgeon suggested fat... READ MORE
There is a hollowed or sunken area above the implant. Can the fat grafting help? Or would it be worth while? READ MORE
Breast Reconstruction Rippling. Previous Fat Grafting to Help With Ripples. Minimal Results. Suggestions?(photo)
I am a 29 year olf female 1.5 years post breast reconstruction with submuscular high-profile mentor silicone implants (450cc). I am experiencing... READ MORE
Fat Transfer For Tuberous Breasts? Good or Bad Idea? Does Stem Cell Fat Transfer Increase Risk of Cancer? Price Estimate? (photo
My breasts are believed to be tuberous. I am unhappy w/ their shape/size, but I am uncomfortable w/ the idea of implants. I am not a full breast cup,... READ MORE
On Sept 28 2011 I had a DIEP Flap procedure performed. I had a bi-lateral Mastectomy due to breast cancer. Underwent Chemo and Radiation. After the... READ MORE
Can fat grafting to breasts after double mastectomy promote the regrowth of residual breast tissue and breast cancer?
I have heard that (the stem cells from?) fat grafting to breasts (that have had double mastectomies) can actually promote the re-growth of any residue... READ MORE
I had DCIS, lumpectomy and rads in 2008. In 2011 I had tissue expanders and exchange after six months of painful expansion. Six weeks later the wound... READ MORE
Reconstructed breasts post breast cancer with Natrelle cohesive gel implants and rippling? Can this be fixed? (Photo)
I had breast cancer with nipple sparing double mastectomy, tissue expanders removed and now have 410 natrelle cohesive gel anatomically shaped... READ MORE
Hi In 2012 I had fat grafting done with stem cells and a second one done with fat grafting alone and removal of an implant. One side of my breast is... READ MORE
Nipple reconstruction/fat grafting after double mastectomy, and implant reconstruction. Is it painful?
How long is this surgery? What kind of anesthesia is used when both procedures are done at the same time? Is the recovery painful? Lengthy? Thank you. READ MORE
Nipple Relocation Surgery & tattoo after successful Nipple Sparing Unilateral Mastectomy Reconstruction?
I had a Nipple Sparing Uni Mastectomy with expander placement in May 2013. In Oct 2013 I had recon with implants on my mastectomy side and an... 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
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
Can fat grafting be used to add fullness/create cleavage? How soon can it be done after implant surgery?
I am 5'9", 180 lbs, and was a 34 D/DD prior to bilateral mastectomy. I had expanders replaced by 700cc high profile silicone gel implants March 6. I... READ MORE
What can I do to decrease my fluid output so that I can have my JP drains removed after having them for 3 weeks already?
I had a bilateral mastectomy with TE's in Oct 2014. My swap was 3/2015. On 6/29, I had a revision done - larger implants with Alloderm above/below... 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
Going from expanders to implants and fat grafting. Is it possible to use a smaller implant and more fat?
When going from expanders to implants is it possible to use a smaller implant and more fat? to do this should I get a little over expanded as to not... READ MORE
I had a failed Tram Flap Procedure and I am wondering what is my best option to at least improve the appearance? (photos)
I had a failed Tram Flap Procedure and I am wondering what is my best option to at least improve the appearance. I am thinking of having another... READ MORE
Im told I have excessive fat necrosis after a masectomy and tissue expander placements this year. I had implant exchange 2 weeks ago and the surgeon... READ MORE
After breast reconstruction with silicone implants and fat grafting, when and how should massage be done?
I am 61, 5'1" 105 lbs. and had 260 ml implants and some fat grafting. I'm unclear about how much massage, how to do it, how often and for how long. READ MORE