Location: PNW
Member since 3/31/2012


  • 23 total posts
  • 4 questions

Questions from Hope63

Intentional Deflation Followed by Explant W/ Lift Approach..pros? Cons?

I've had saline implants since 2003, and want them out. No complications, just no longer want the look or maintenance. Since they've been in so long, and are over... READ MORE

Explant/Lift at the Same Time.

I want my implants removed, and am pretty sure I'll want a full lift, too, as I have larger implants and a decent amount of natural tissue. (saline, high profile,... READ MORE

How Much Riskier is It to Be a Patient That Quits Smoking 3 Mo Prior to an Explant/lift Vs Nonsmkr?

I have smoked off and on for 30 years. (I'm 50) it's never easy to quit, but I always did, immediately, with my pregnancies and 3 mos prior to my BA. I plan to have an explant... READ MORE

How Much Will Scar Tissue from Getting an Explant/Full Lift Interfere W/ Mammography Diagnostics?

I have only seen this touched on, very briefly, & w/o details. I would love to have my 10 yr old smooth, saline, unders removed, and will most likely need an anchor or... READ MORE

Recent comments from Hope63

Best wishes for your procedure with Dr Salemy today! I hope it went smoothly, and you achieve the results you're hoping for. Just think, you're done w/ boobie surgeries! Congrats : ) READ COMMENT

Wise woman! The picture journal is so helpful to us, & you :) Thank you! READ COMMENT

2 of my 4 children were C-sections. If I can be wide awake for THAT, this should be a walk in the park. ;) READ COMMENT

Hello! Thank you so much for this review. I'm in PDX, and called a few docs here for explant quotes, and they're $5,000+, , and won't do anything but general anesthesia, which I too would LOVE to avoid. (GA kicked my booty, with my BA,... READ COMMENT

Hi, found your story by doing a search for Dr Susan Kolb. Did you do a review of her explant? I'm researching for an explant/lift. Thanks! READ COMMENT