What options does someone who had expanders, then radiation, then a swap out surgery have if they don't like their profile size?
Doctor Answers 2
Radiation is tricky!
Thanks for the great questions. I'm sorry your frustrated with the size and shape of your breast. There are some other options, although it is difficult to give you an idea of what those may be without seeing you in person. Sometimes fat grafting needs to be dome multiple times before there is a significant change in the volume of the breast. If you're implant is not in the correct position, then this is something that should be able to be fixed. I always recommend that patients see another plastic surgeon for a second opinion if they are not happy. Hang in there and best of luck!
Unhappy with reconstruction
I'm sorry to hear about the difficulty you are having with your reconstruction. It is difficult to say what exactly can be done to improve the appearance without a flap procedure. Sometimes fat take can be enhanced in radiated patients with the addition of PRP. Technique is also important to maximize take. Consult with a plastic surgeon who does these procedures frequently.
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