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Reviews & Stories
Two-stage makeover 1st-Tummy tuck and breast lift, 2nd-silicone implants held in place with a belladerm sling
Hello community members. I will start by telling you that I was born with a very unusual tubular breast deformity and asymmetry. In 2000 I underwent a benelli/crescent lift hybrid along with sub-muscular 350cc saline implants. Shortly after ( An update to yesterday's review (a good portion of my text did not show up). After my initial implants in 2000, I have had two "bottoming outs". ... READ MORE
Questions from makingchanges2014
I Need Help Locating a Physician Atlanta, GA Experienced in Sub-facsical and Strattice/alloderm Grafting?
I had a sub-muscular implant placement with round, over-filled saline implants, along with a purse-string mastopexy; the initial surgery was 10 years ago. Bottoming out... READ MORE
My PS informed me that during the pre-op he would be using belladerm instead of alloderm to create a breast implant sling. Is belladerm an inferior product? Does belladerm... READ MORE
My PS is using belladerm to create an internal sling to hold my new breast implants in place-I have a history of repeated bottoming out and lateral displacement. Two of the PS... READ MORE
Are drains necessary when using belladerm with an augmentation? What are the risk of not having a drain?
I had an explant due to bottoming out and lateral displacement. During the explant, I had a full anchor lift. I am now moving to stage two of the breast surgery; I am getting... READ MORE
I am having a revision for a small "dog ear" on my hip. How long do I have to wait to submerge in water?
I am having a revision for a small "dog ear" on my hip. The doctor is using local to numb and revise. My question is-How long do I have to wait to submerge in water? Lakes?... READ MORE
If belladerm was "eaten up" in 6 months, would switching to allomax be futile? -What are my other alternatives to ADM? (photo)
I had an explant (350cc), followed by lift and gel implants (250cc). Because of history of bottoming out, the ps used Belladerm in the lower pole. Now, 6M later and left... READ MORE