Member since 9/13/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Beware of Silently Leaking Implants -- Arizona

Long ago (over 30 yrs ago) and far away (I was living in a foreign country) my mother suggested we have breast implants. She did not need them, so I am to assume she found me as flat and uninteresting in that department as I had...I came back to the U.S. to get the surgery and have that bonding time with my "far too young for her age" mother. Two weeks after I left the country to return to my... READ MORE

Questions from abuelita

Is There a Lab Test That Could Be Done After Explantation of Leaking Silicone Implants to Prove It Before Sending to Mentor?

Apparently my Mentor silicone gel implants have been leaking for five years. Neither the imaging facility or the doctor told me until after this year's mammogram. I have seen... READ MORE

Why Do Docs Other Than Plastic Surgeons Seem to Say It is Ok to Leave Silicone Silently Leaking Implants Alone?

If they are not bothering you and your breasts still look and feel good? Is there any real science that proves it is worth the surgical risks to replace them if they are found... READ MORE

No Results at All with Restylane. Could the Product Have Gone Inert?

I had Restylane injected into the perpendicular lines above my upper lip last week. So far NO RESULTS. Could the product have been inert? There was initial swelling and some... READ MORE

Recent comments from abuelita

I had Restylane injected into the wrinkles above the upper lip last week. Aside from the bruising, there has been no change AT ALL in the area. So far I feel it has been a waste of money. I plan to contact the doctor. You would... READ COMMENT

I think you would have gotten an expert answer if you had put your question under "Ask a Doctor. My opinion is that you should go to a dermatologist about the rash. I asked a similar question (but not about the rash, about leaking)... READ COMMENT

Be aware that the surgery, aside from risks, may be the start of a very long journey throughout your life. The implants may have to be replaced multiple times in your lifetime. If you are fully aware of that and its risks, go ahead. ... READ COMMENT

Oct, 22; prices really to be determined based on warranty and approval of implants that go back to manufacturer. READ COMMENT