I had bi-lateral mastectomy and am in reconstruction now with tissue expanders. I heard the muscle contracts down and makes them smaller in the end. I... READ MORE
My plastic surgeon expanded my tissue expanders to 750 ccs, then replaced them with 700ccs cohesive gel silicone implants. Before the exchange... READ MORE
How many CC should be added in the expander during the breast reconstruction after the mastactomy, to get size "C" with selicon implant ? READ MORE
I had prophylactic bilateral mastectomies with tissue expanders in August. Exchange to silicon implants in December. My plastic surgeon suggested fat... READ MORE
It has been just over two weeks that I had my exchange surgery,...tissue expanders to 700 cc's silicone implants. I wear a bandage over the top part... READ MORE
Currently I undergo radiation tx after unilateral mastectomy which has been about 2 months ago. My plastic surgeon is great and satisfied with the... READ MORE
Four weeks ago I underwent a skin sparing mastectomy with tissue expanders. Four weeks later following my surgeon filled the expanders up 300 ml, then... READ MORE
Breast cancer survivor w tissue expanders confused about what type of implant round or tear drop? My surgeon gave me great advice asked me to think... READ MORE
I'm 7 weeks post tissue expander surgery and can now get back to working out. My surgeon told me I have to limit the use of my pec muscles to 5-10 lbs... READ MORE
I was diagnosed with breast cancer and had bilateral mastectomy with tissue expander reconstruction. I was filled with 350cc's. It was done about... READ MORE
I had dcis in one breast and a bilateral mastectomy 4 weeks ago. The P.S. has put in about 100 cc of saline so far. I am having lots of pain from the... READ MORE
I currently wear a 34B bra. I am having bilateral nipple/skin sparing mastectomy due to phyllodes tumors. My Dr. is suggesting expanders before... READ MORE
How Long Should You Wear a Bandage over Your Breast Following Exchange Surgery, Tissue Expanders for Silicone Implants?
I had a double mastectomy about 5 1/2 months ago with immediate reconstruction. Almost two months ago, silicone implants replaced my tissue expanders.... READ MORE
I had a BMX with TEs about 5 weeks ago. The left side never drained much - always less than 20 ml a day. When drains came out, the left side got... READ MORE
I had a double mastectomy in August 2005. I still have tissue expanders in due to a series of events that made it impossible to get to and from... READ MORE
What can I do to decrease my fluid output so that I can have my JP drains removed after having them for 3 weeks already?
I had a bilateral mastectomy with TE's in Oct 2014. My swap was 3/2015. On 6/29, I had a revision done - larger implants with Alloderm above/below... READ MORE
I just had tissue expander surgery with an older Dr. He extended my mastectomy scars with the incision saying it was to prevent pectoral muscle damage... READ MORE
In a month I will be going for my exchange surgery. I have had my expanders filled to 750 cc's, even the side that was radiated many years ago. My... READ MORE
I Have Severe Pain After the Exchange of Tissue Expanders for Silicone Implants 2.5 Weeks Ago, Why Would this Be?
I had a b/l mastectomy for DCIS in 9/2011 with tissue expander placement (with Alloderm) and was always very uncomfortable with the expanders. I am... READ MORE
I am scheduled to have a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy with tissue expanders in a couple of weeks. The doctor has suggested that if I want another... READ MORE