Type + Breast Reconstruction Q&A
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 am considering a revision from smooth round silicone implants following bilateral mastectomies to the Sientra shaped implants. Which base shape is... READ MORE
I've had a bilateral mastectomy and for reconstruction by plastic surgeon has suggested gummy bears. I am fine with that but I am wondering if there... READ MORE
I am 43 years old, had bilateral simple mastectomy with immediate reconstruction with expanders. i will be having the expanders removed in 3 weeks,... READ MORE
Is Changing Type of Procedure During Operation a Usual Occurrence? Have Diep 1 Side and Tram on Other Side,
Diep side is the radiated side,also side with gram negative pseudomnas, been on Cipro 3 wks, this is the breast that has shrunk and has abnormal... READ MORE
I'm 15 and I only have one tuberous breasts. My mom agreed that if it sagged more I could get it done. What would be the best implant for the... READ MORE
What specifically are the types of bras/undergarments I need for double skin and NSM mastectomy w/expander/implant reconstruct.?
What do I need to wear right after first surgery and then at what intervals do I need a different type and at those various intervals what... READ MORE
I will be having a unilateral right mastecomy soon and am a candidate for an immediate reconstruction but I will lose the nipple. I would like the... READ MORE
How Many Different Types of Breast Prosthesis or Shapers are available? Do I need one? READ MORE
Double mastectomy w/ expander, 25 rounds of radiation positive margin. When can I get reconstruction? What type is best? (photo)
I have double mastectomy with expander on 120 cc on both. I did 25 treatment of radiation due to positive margin. 1 month after the radiation doctor... READ MORE
If my implants are already in but I haven't had nipple reconstruction yet, is it too late to make any changes?
My plastic surgeon hasn't included me on any decisions and I'm very unhappy with my look. My breasts are far apart with a large flat spot between them... READ MORE
Had a bilateral mastectimy (nipples removed), what brand & type of implant should I get (round vs anatomical, textured, not)?
Was a full 32DDD /34DDD at 5' , 10-115 lbs before bilateral mastectomy (non nipple sparing). No chemo or radiation. What are my options for... READ MORE
3yrs ago I had a double mastectomy. I had expanders put in the first fill i felt sick called Dr asap - What happened?
When i contacted my surgeon 15 minutes after the fill he was not concernef ended up in emergency surgery a week later. was never told what type... READ MORE