Expnder - Sonoma County, CA

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My expanders were so big I slept sleeping up or 6...

My expanders were so big I slept sleeping up or 6 months. My skin was so tight it hurt. There is only 1 doctor that would take my insurance. I did not no this would be a 3 year procedure. I did however get some sort of inection a year after first set of implants, my skin was literally falling off. She yanked out implants in office and said I'll see you in 6 months. I had a melt down. Turns out I was allergic to stitching material. I am now happy with my implants. I have had them in for 9 months. She used different stitiching material and had no problems. I am set for nipples June 6 and I will be done. I do wish there would of been a choice of doctors as mine as no bedside manner. She doesn't really talk to me about anything, a yes or no answer and I have never been able to see pictures. I am however thankful for reconstruction. My original surgeon took way too much chest muscle on my side with no cancer. I opted for a double mastectomy as I had just lost my Mom to her 2nd round of breast cancer, my grandmother also passed away from it. It has been a long, long journey but worth it to feel like a woman again...
Dr Jane Doe

It's been a 3 year process and 8 surgeries.

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