Location: Saint Albans, WV
Member since 10/4/2012


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Questions from TMHfan2012

At 5'6", 170 Lbs. What Bra Size Would Equal 700cc's Using Tissue Expanders?

I had a lumpectomy followed by radiation therapy 18 years ago. Six weeks ago I had a bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction using alloderm and tissue expanders. My... READ MORE

How Will Past Radiation and the Number of Cc's Injected in TE Affect the Decision for the Size of Permanent Implants?

My tissue expanders are now at 450 cc's (radiated 18 yrs. ago) and 550 cc's on the non-radiated side. This is my 2nd occurrence of early breast cancer. I still have one or two... READ MORE

Going from 750 Cc's in Tissue Expanders to 650 Cc's Silicone Implants?

In a month I will be going for my exchange surgery. I have had my expanders filled to 750 cc's, even the side that was radiated many years ago. My plastic surgeon plans on... READ MORE

How Long for a Natural Look with 700cc Silicone Implants?

Two weeks ago I had my exchange surgery using 700 cc's cohesive gel implants. I am very pleased with the outcome as I had one breast radiated 18 years ago and it looks very... READ MORE

Recovery Time After Exchange Surgery of TE and Silicone Implants?

It has been just over two weeks that I had my exchange surgery,...tissue expanders to 700 cc's silicone implants. I wear a bandage over the top part of my breasts to help the... READ MORE

Silicone Implants After a Bilateral Mastectomy? (photo)

My plastic surgeon expanded my tissue expanders to 750 ccs, then replaced them with 700ccs cohesive gel silicone implants. Before the exchange surgery, I was wearing a 36 D... READ MORE

How Long Should You Wear a Bandage over Your Breast Following Exchange Surgery, Tissue Expanders for Silicone Implants?

I had a double mastectomy about 5 1/2 months ago with immediate reconstruction. Almost two months ago, silicone implants replaced my tissue expanders. My healing has gone very... READ MORE

Is There Any Additional Cosmetic Surgery After Nipple Reconstruction and Tattooing of the Areola?

I just had bilateral nipple reconstruction two weeks ago, and it seems as though my breasts still do not have a round appearance as I expected. I think they look "boxy" and... READ MORE

After having breast reconstruction 3 years ago, can an incision split open under the skin?

I have no pain, but after taking a shower, I noticed this place on the breast that I had had a lumpectomy and radiation 20 years ago. My PC was able to expand me fully and used... READ MORE

Recent comments from TMHfan2012

When I was diagnosed in '94, all I was told was that it was a slow growing cancer, very rare. Fortunately, I found it very early, a dime had been slipped under the skin. I had a lumpectomy and a full round of radiation,.....was... READ COMMENT

I had radiation 19 years before getting breast cancer again 19 years later. Like you, I was afraid that the expansion would hurt, but nope! Even with a tighten left side chest wall muscle, the only experience I had was a backache,...... READ COMMENT were expanded far more than me. My PS took me to 750 and my implants are 700. They are cohesive gel silicone and I love them. Victoria Secret bras fit very well. I went from a padded B cup to filling a D.....a big change for... READ COMMENT