Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Smaller + Breast Reconstruction
I have just undergone a prophylactic mastectomy for breast cancer prevention. Two weeks ago, my tissue expansders were exchanged for 410 MF 335s. I am... 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
Had double mastectomy and due to being thin implants were the only option. My breasts have always been a whole cup size different from each other.... READ MORE
I previously asked why the doctor wouldn't do the plan that had been discussed numerous times. I told the doctor from day 1 I wanted smaller.... READ MORE
I am a genderqueer female, and my large breasts are painful, due to a poor breast implant revision '09. I have 200cc implants but developed natural... READ MORE
Diep Flap with the use of the tissue below AND ABOVE the navel. BRCA mutation, seeking risk reducing mastectomy
Plastic surgeon said my perforators are fine for diep flap, but will need to be happy with smaller breasts. Currently a B and will need to go down to... READ MORE
What are my options? I would like to have smaller implants or nothing at all. Keep in mind I'm active.
I was Dx with stage 3a breast cancer at 33 in 2012. I had a double mastectomy with reconstruction.My implants are Mentor Smooth Round Plus Profile... READ MORE
5 years ago I had a left breast mastectomy and had reconstruction at the same time. I selected to have a tram flap. I had chemo and radiation after.... READ MORE
I have a breast which has been made smaller due to infection of necrotic nipple and surrounding skin area?
As I had radiotherapy 15 years ago on right breast and also a BRCA 1 patient my double mastectomy went well but nipple on left side needed to be... READ MORE
What can be done when expanders are underfilled prior to implant surgery? Dr said he'll put smaller implants in. (photos)
More surgery?! Bilateral mastectomy Nov 2015. Expanders placed then. Had weekly fill 75-100cc 4 visits=350+cc. Nurse punctured left expander, replaced... READ MORE