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Should Reconstruction Expanders Move Under the Skin?

I have had my tissue expanders in place since bilateral mastectomy 11/15/10. I stopped getting fills after December 20th so I could heal from my pain,... READ MORE

What Are the Benefits of Reconstruction for Tuberous Breasts?

I am Native American and have Tribal Health Insurance. I am trying to put together information about having my Tuberous Breast Deformity corrected. I... READ MORE

What Are the Reason(s) for Tissue Expanders in Breast Reconstruction?

In a skin sparing mastectomy breast reconstruction where radiation therapy is not planned are tissue expanders used to enlarge the remaining skin or... READ MORE

Nipple & Areola Construction from Alloderm?

Is it possible to use Alloderm to create the areola and nipple after breast reconstruction using tissue expanders and implants? Have any of you... READ MORE

If I have the BRCA gene what are the best options or plan of attack for mastectomy and reconstruction?

I'm 35, with a family history of breast cancer.. (mom, stage 4 at age 42, paternal grandmother, maternal aunt). I'm in the process of getting tested... READ MORE

Breast reconstruction after double mastectomy (skin and nipple saved)? (photos)

Hi, I am a cancer patient and I am having double mastectomy (skin and nipple is saved) and breast reconstruction same time, I want to achieve a 34dd... READ MORE

Saggy skin with tissue expanders after nipple-sparing mastectomy? (Photo)

Two weeks ago I had a bilateral nipple sparing mastectomy with reconstruction with tissue expanders. They removed 372g from left and 402g from right.... READ MORE

Does a deip or tummy tuck from reconstructive breast surgery cause any loss of sexual feeling?

I would like to know the truth about this. Will a deip or tummy tuck involve severing of any of the interconnected networks of muscles, ligaments,... READ MORE

Post op tnbc in left breast.lumpectomy both breasts much smaller. Will I be eligible for reconstructive surgery?

They are now uneven much smaller and no longer firm due to operation and loss of weight. Will I be eligible for re-constructive surgery to both... READ MORE

Plastic surgeon performing mastectomy?

A highly reputable plastic surgeon I consulted with said he wanted to perform my mastectomy prior to reconstruction. He says a plastic surgeon can... READ MORE

I have had a bilateral mastectomy and am concave. How many cc's would equal a large c or small d cup? (photo)

I want to get reconstruction to return to a 36 c or 36d. How many cc's would be needed in the implants? READ MORE

What would cause small patches of light pink/redness on breast two years after mastectomy/reconstruction? (photo)

I am BRCA+ and had a prophylactic mastectomy with tissue expanders about 2.5 years ago, silicone "gummy bear" implants 6 months later. I recently... READ MORE

Is implant possible for delayed breast reconstruction post Radiotherapy?

1) Is implant an option post radiotherapy? Could be inserted a foreign material to expended breast to support thin skin rather than tissue flap from... READ MORE

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