Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Weight Loss + Breast Reconstruction
I had breast cancer (Chemo./Rads.), and am awaiting reconstruction. I have lost 175+ pounds, and have a large stomach apron of excess skin. I was... READ MORE
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
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
I have 35 years and in November of 2010 I had a mastectomy on the left breast. They put an expander and now …after chemotherapy, is time to... READ MORE
Am 8 days post op from breast reconstruction exchange from expanders to implants. Do I need a do over? (photos)
I think I don't have any symmetry they don't resemble breasts? Do they and how could this be corrected? Also my cleavage is very close and I'm worried... 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
Will insurance cover surgery to correct adverse affects on implants after 60+lb weight loss if original implant was covered?
I'm 24 years old and BRCA2+. I recently had a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy with immediate direct to implant reconstruction that was fully covered... READ MORE
7/1/14 had lumpectomy with bilateral reduction for symentry. Margins were not clear and on 10/3/14 I underwent bilateral mastectomy with... READ MORE
I had a DIEP flap in 12/2014 & wore a compression garment for up to a month. Since then, I have lost approximately ten pounds, but have a much larger... READ MORE