Inspira Implants for Reconstruction - Williamsport, PA

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Hello I wanted to write a review on the allergan...

Hello I wanted to write a review on the allergan natrelle inspira implants. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in oct 2015 at 28 I was advised to get masectomy on my infected left breast and my right to prevent future reoccurance as breast cancer runs very strong in my family. I was able to do a skin sparing/nipple sparing on my right breast and skin sparing only on left. After healing from breast implant swap from expander to final implant i will be shating my nipple from right as it is large enough to do so amd a skin graft for areola. My doctor only uses natrelle brand implants,and I saw the new inspira she'll is filled more and that there were 2 types if cohesive gel to choose from. With being so young I wanted to be sure that my breast looked as normal as possible after this huge tragedy. I must add I was very small chested a flattee 32b with a small frame I weigh 100 lbs with bwd of 11.5 I chose the high profile to give me some upper pole fullness I never had and I wanted the 295cc responsive but she was not able to fit the 295 cc so she placed the 265 cc high profile responsive (SRF)265. So far in love the inspira it looks nice and I still have some dropping and fluffing to do. They feel nice and soft and can barley tell they are not natural. I can not wait to do my nipple reconstruction. I also would recommend this type of implant to any one especially women with little best tissue or woman like me going through breast reconstruction. I will upload some pics of progress.

Inspira 265 high profile

1.5 month post op

Had revison 8/16/16

So ladies sorry it's been so long since I have updated! But I had so e complications with my previous implants and surgeon!! I found a hard spots on my breast and knew that it was the ADM they added at last surgery to help cover the implants folded and created a hard spot also my implants had a huge gap between them. I brought these issues to my surgeons attention and she said that she though the hard spots was OK and the gap is fine and that was best result I was gonna get!! So I went to a surgeon at Geisinger in Danville named Dr.Joseph DeSantis and he said that he seen the problems I was referred to and he could fix it and not only the issues I seen he said theta I appeared she didn't even center the impmants behind my nipples there was more implant on the sides of breast. Also after I healed I didn't really care for the inspira implants as they were kinda hard didn't really have any movement. So on August 16 the I went in for surgery and Dr DESantis marked me up and said that we were gonna use between 300 350cc Mentor Memory gel implants and either high profile or moderate plus. He would use his discretion during surgery as he would use sizers and would sit me up n see what looked the best. He decided on 350cc high profiles. As he said that looked most natural and that the moderate plus was to wide and didn't give me enough projection. During surgery he removed scar tissue (capsulectomy) and opened pocket to accomodate the new implant. And let me tell ya these implants are far better than the natrelle inspiras they are softer and squishy now at 5 days post op than whatvthe inspira were 5 months post op. I think that had to do with the implants themselves and the way the surgeon placed the implants. I am so very happy with my results!!!
Scranton Plastic Surgeon

When I first met dr lavallee I was in a tender spot after being diagnosed with breast cancer I took her as being rude and not very sensative. Although I still feel she could have handled me differently she is very professional and very good at what she does. She will use her judgment and use what is best for you and not just shove any implant in that you ask for as it needs to look good and be safe and not damage your skin and stretch it to thin. If I had to do it over I would still choose her to go to.

2 out of 5 stars Overall rating
1 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
1 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
3 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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