Tissue + Breast Reconstruction

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Double Mastectomy with Tissue Expanders. Left Side is Much Bigger - Normal?

I had a double mastectomy on aug 12 and tissue expanders put in right away. the left side has been getting much bigger than right. I had fluid drained... READ MORE

Will losing weight after bilateral reconstruction adversely affect their appearance?

I had a bilateral mastectomy 1 year ago and am now in the process of filling my expanders. I've been trying to lose weight but have a goal of 30 more... READ MORE

What Do You Think of Using Tissue from Reverse Abdominoplasty for Breast Reconstruction?

In 2000 I had a gastric bypass and lost 140lbs. I have had an abdominoplasty, thigh lift and breast reduction. My doctor is suggesting that I go for a... READ MORE

How is an areola grafted onto a reconstructed breast..where does the donor tissue come from?

How is an areola grafted onto a reconstructed breast..where does the donor tissue come from? and how does it get a blood supply to thrive? does the... READ MORE

Dr Was Supposed to Raise my Areolas and While Doing So, Left Remains and So Now I Have Areola with Tissues Underneath? (photo)

I had this done 4 years ago. How much will it cost to snip the areola tissue underneath? Do I have to go under? Can they just numb it, slice it off... READ MORE

Can I have my own tissue reconstruction if expander now in place?

I had a left mastectomy in July 2015 with expander put in and filled after. I had to have IMRT radiation done 25 sessions. Everything that I read... READ MORE

Does Medicare cover breast reconstruction for a partial mastectomy?

I was given no information so I consulted with my surgeon who recommended breast conserving surgery over a mastectomy. My right cancerous breast was... READ MORE

Breast reconstruction 6 months after radiation? (Photos)

I had a skin sparing mastectomy March of 2015. Chemo and radiation finishing in December 2015. If I have expanders, what is the hospital stay and... READ MORE

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