Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Natural Looking + Breast Reconstruction
7 years post op from bi-lateral mastectomy and reconstruction with McGhan 163 saline implants at 530 ccs ea. gained 25 lbs, look pretty flat don't... READ MORE
Considering 2 step tissue-expander surgery with full muscle coverage, an anotomical cohesive gel implant and no Alloderm versus partial muscle... READ MORE
I am just beginning expanding after my bi-lat skin sparing mastectomy.My PS noted I would have to decide in shape and size of final. In reading all... READ MORE
Bilaterial Mastecomy Patients; What Type of Implant Will Provide the Best Projection, Most Natural Look, No Rippling?
I'm 5'7", 140lbs, before cancer breast were 36DD, Reconstruction surgery date 8/8/13. Tissue expander@ 550CC. met with doctor today & I requested... READ MORE
What is the best implant for a mastectomy patient? I wanted Sientra but they don't make the implants very big.
I am 53 and active. 5'8, 150lbs. I wear 34/B. I had a single mastectomy. During my surgery, they inserted an expander and did a partial fill. My BW is... READ MORE
I am 43 years old, had bilateral simple mastectomy with immediate reconstruction with expanders. i will be having the expanders removed in 3 weeks,... READ MORE
If I Have a Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy, What is my Best Option for a Natural Looking Reconstruction?
I am a 23 y/o female of Ashkenazi descent (w/ 1 case of breast cancer in the family) about to be tested for BRCA mutations. If needed, I plan to have... READ MORE
Unhappy with Mentor implants. Will the high profile Mentor shaped implant still have a natural appearance nude? (Photo)
My 2 previous posts have included pics thanks for all of the answers but what I want to know is will the high profile mentor shaped implant give me... 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 don't want to end up with too much "roundness " at the top of my breast. I fear I'll end up with an even less natural shape, if using the round... READ MORE
What is the anatomical implant with the best projection for a 31" ribcage and 12.7 breast width diameter. My native breasts were narrow with a nice... READ MORE
Expanders+anatomical silicone implants. How to achieve natural ptosis and projection? I want natural looking breasts.
42,DMX (md.radical mastectomies),chemo.No radiation.Allergan 133 MX-13 500cc expanders (adm not used) I'll have swap to anatomical silicone implants... READ MORE
Which breast reconstruction procedure and specific technique offers the most natural looking breast with respect to scars?
I am scheduled to undergo a mastectomy for invasive ductal carcinoma in left breast. The right breast has probably benign findings following nodule... READ MORE
Looking down they look flat no volume on top r nipple area would like protrusion over all happy & realize different than augmentation most Breast... READ MORE
I was a 36b to begin with and currently I have 720 cc in each expander. I think I'm quitting here. Would this be considered a full c? I just want to... READ MORE