Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Gummy Bear Implants + Breast Reconstruction
I live in Oregon. I am a mastectomy patient. READ MORE
Breast cancer - Bilateral mastectomy - Tissue expanders - Chemo - Radiation only on the right breast.Reconstructive surgery will be 10 months after... READ MORE
If their not the same, which one do you think is the best? I was wanting a comparison, so I can make up my mind. I just recently had a double mysectomy. READ MORE
I had a double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction using 395 cc mentor textured cohesive gel implants in August 2014. In March 2015 the right... READ MORE
Is It Safe to Have Highly Cohesive Breast Implants (Gummy Bear Implants) Without Being Able to Have a Screening MRI?
I had breast reconstruction 6 years ago with saline implants, and need to have them replaced already. I would much prefer to have the gummy bear... READ MORE
Double mast April 2014. Instead of tissue expanders PS used old implants from prev Augmentation.I had 400 saline implants in July 2014. Changed PS, he... READ MORE
Hi there, I suffer from chronic mastitis and fibrocystic breasts. The recommended procedure is skin-sparing mastectomy with reconstruction using gummy... READ MORE
I am 51, 5'4", 224 lbs. Bra size before... I was 38C and some 39D. I have gummy bear implants the largest they make. The right is too low. It... READ MORE
At the beginning of 2015 I had a bilateral Masectomy w/immediate 1st stage reconstruction surgery. I had Expanders with saline placed under my muscles... READ MORE
I had breast recon 7 weeks ago. I have the 410 gummy bear under the pectoralis. The right implant is perfect but the left implant shows ripples on the... READ MORE
It has been over a month since surgery, both incisions are closed and look perfect. My right breast is swollen, red, and I have fevers ranging from... READ MORE
I just had breast reconstruction after mastectomy due to breast cancer. Is it normal to have 2 different implants put in?(photo)
My ps suggested 2 differnt forms for my implants. ""gummy bear" for mx side, round for the other. I did have radiation and he suggested flap but I... READ MORE
After bilateral mastectomy for stage 1 Rt breast invasive cancer,I had expanders,10 weeks later had silicon gummy bear implants placed with... READ MORE
I had a bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction at the same time. I used to be a D and now I'm a lot larger than that. They put 555cc saline "gummy... READ MORE
What's the best option to correct capsular contracture for 53 year old after mastectomy with 410 gummy implant?
They built a wall w mesh and body rejected it, went capsular contraction for the second time. Doctors want to do DIEP. Getting conflicting advice.... READ MORE
Follow-up: Genderfluid person with oversized breasts causing self esteem issues wants Voluntary mastectomy with reconstruction.
25 yo size 38 F. Reductions leave large verticle scars and the result is often an unattractive wide shape. I can live with large horizontal scars as... READ MORE
Hi. I'm 29 and had a prophylactic mastectomy due to brca gene. The reconstruction with gummy bear implants was a year ago in August. Recently I've... READ MORE