Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Nipple Sparing + Breast Reconstruction
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
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
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
Double Mastectomy. Is Having the Skin and Nipple Sparing Mastectomy the Best Way to Achieve the Most Natural Looking Breast?
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
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
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 had prophylactic nipple sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction I had breast aug 6 years ago with saline high profile overfilled to 425cc... READ MORE
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
I had a double mastectomy with nipple sparing, a month ago it started to peel and got pink. Also I am very allergic to tapes and surgical glue and i... READ MORE
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
My mom had breast cancer and though we don't have the brca gene mutation I would still like to get a prophylactic mastectomy so I don't have to worry... READ MORE
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
Its been a year since my nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy. I had inmediate implant reconstruction but my implants are encapsulated. Im currently... 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
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
Hi, I would like to replace my implants (bi-literal skin and nipple sparing breast reconstruction) for an either TUG or S-Gap flap. I am slim and... READ MORE
Implants Removal After NS Sparing Mastectomy, TUG Reconstruction Next Where Does the Stretched Muscle Go Unseen?
I will have my implants removed after ns sparing mastectomy. I have been unhappy with the odd appearance of the stretched muscle (that was created for... READ MORE