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Could a Tight Dressing After a Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Cause Decreased Blood Flow/necrosis? (photo)

I had a "nipple sparing" bilateral mastectomy with expander placement due to + BRCA 1 genetic test. The Dr. "on call" (not my surgeon) ordered a... READ MORE

Did my Wife Receive Nipple Saving Surgery or Not? (photo)

My wife had DIEP nipple saving surgery 7 weeks ago. She did not have cancer prior to surgery. We notice two weeks after the surgery that her nipples... READ MORE

Reconstruction Rippling with Silicone?

Hello, I had breast reconstruction on Oct 19 2012. I had a nipple sparing mastectomy followed by expanders followed by round silicone Hp 600cc... READ MORE

Options for dent/rippling in one breast after nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy with direct to implant reconstruction? (photo)

5 months out from mastectomies & immediate implants w/ Alloderm. IMF incisions. 371g removed on left, 446g removed on right, and 435cc Natrelle... READ MORE

Is there still hope for partially black nipple to survive? (photos)

I am 2wks post op from nipple sparing PBM (BRCA1 carrier) with expanders. One mo prior, I had a nipple delay and my left nipple developed scar tissue... READ MORE

Did my surgeon choose the correct breast implants?

I had prophylactic nipple sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction I had breast aug 6 years ago with saline high profile overfilled to 425cc... READ MORE

Alloderm infection after surgery, softening of the breasts after bilateral nipple sparing mastectomy and sensation (Photo)

1) if the alloderm is going to get infected after reconstructive surgery for breast cancer, how soon after the surgery is it typical for the infection... READ MORE

I had a nipple sparring mastecomy. With the expanders my nipples are always erect will that continue that way after exchange?

I had a nipple sparring mastecomy. Next month I will be exchanging my tissue expanders for silicone round implants. With the expanders my nipples have... READ MORE

I am undergoing a nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy in 11 days. Are tissue expanders a must?

I have been diagnosed with DCIS and am undergoing a nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy in 11 days. I have been told I can go directly to silicone... READ MORE

What type of specialist would I see? No one knows where to refer me (Photo)

I had a prophylatic nipple sparring double mastectomy about 3 months ago. My plastic surgeon.PT and PCP are perplexed. All 3 professionals have no... READ MORE

L May Have to Have Bi-lat Skin/nipple Sparing Mastectomy. I Have Chest Wall Implants Now. Results?

I am waiting on BRCA test results. Due to DCIS in 2007. I have saline implants in the chest wall on both sides. I am a D cup. If the BRCA is positive,... READ MORE

Enhancing my Size After Reconstruction. Can I Do That?

I had a dbl mastectomy with a nipple sparing reconstruction. Everything turned out great but now i am wishing I went somewhat bigger. Can that still... READ MORE

How many revisions are recommended with DIEP flap reconstruction?

Looking to do bilateral prophylactic mastectomy; diep flap recon with Nipple sparing. How many revisions do most people have? I heard that one... READ MORE

25 year old having bilateral nipple sparing mastectomy. B cup at present. Wish to be C cup after surgery.

I want to know if you could be able to tell I have had this surgery done just by looking at my breasts? I want to know what my breasts will look and... READ MORE

Can a skin/nipple sparing masectomy and immediate reconstruction be done along with a tummy tuck?

Can a skin/nipple sparing masectomy and immediate reconstruction be done along with a tummy tuck? Or is this too much to do at once? I have been... READ MORE

it's a 420cc moderate saline breast implant good for me? How will I look?

Its been a year since my nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy. I had inmediate implant reconstruction but my implants are encapsulated. Im currently... READ MORE

One stage or two stage reconstruction after nipple sparing bilateral prophylactic mastectomy?

Which is better, what are the pros and cons for the two. I am a BRCA+ patient, already 34 d cup and would like to either be a full C cup or a small D.... READ MORE

I'm a candidate for a nipple-sparing mastectomy and immediate reconstruction. Can I go smaller in breast size?

I am 5'4", 114 lbs. with a breast width diameter of 11.25 and am a full b. I had a consultation w/ a surgeon for the NSM and one consultation w/ a... READ MORE

Would like opinions on the use of fat grafting to enhance results at the 2nd stage of reconstructive surgery?

I recently had a prophylactic bilateral simple nipple sparing mastectomy. I currently have Tissue Expanders in place. My doctor plans to replace my... READ MORE

Should I be satisfied with this result? Had bilateral nip sparing mastectomy after diagnosis of invasive breast cancer (photos)

Sadly, my nips turned black and I had full nip necrosis on one side and partial necrosis on the other. Next, I had expansion, implant exchange, fat... READ MORE

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