Reconstructive + Breast Reconstruction Q&A
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 reconstruction on one side and insurance paid for that. I now want a reduction on the other side. Any suggestion?
Will insurance pay for a reduction after reconstruction from cancer READ MORE
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