Location: Toronto, ON
Member since 7/26/2009


  • 13 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 4 questions

Reviews & Stories

Nipple Sparing Mastectomy with Immediate Onestep Reconstruction!

I am the luckiest woman in the world! The excellent Dr.A. Ashikari was responsible for the mastectomy, leaving my nipple and skin intact and hiding the cuts and stitches in places under the breast that can not be seen! No slash across the breast! The wonderful Dr. Salsberg did the reconstruction in one step with alloderm, so no follow up surgery is necessary. The result is you wake up with... READ MORE

Alloderm for Breast Surgery

Did not need expander, constant visits, any skin or tissue taken from any other part of my body after single, simple mastectomy. Alloderm and implant was used on the inside, my own skin on the outside. So happy to have been the right candidate. Canada could not do it right, so I had to trael to the States and I am very happy to have been treated by the p[ioneer of that system, in New York:... READ MORE

Questions from ittvagyok

I Had a Mid Face Lift, Did Not Have my Eyes Done, but my Eyes Are Elongated Slits 2 Weeks Post Op?

Will my formerly bigger, round eyes return to their shape again and will the new wrinkles and folds now surrounding them be gone? i did not have my eyes done, because they were... READ MORE

Tattoo for nipple?

The tattooing on my breast reconstruction which formed the nipple is getting very pale. Can someone recommend a dr. in Toronto or Manhattan where they had success? Thanks READ MORE

Recent comments from ittvagyok

Cover the scar and let the other parts hang out ;-) I don't think the sun is good for it. Love, and best READ COMMENT

Biocorneum works immediately on my 5 year old scars. It is fabulous, though not available in Canada, READ COMMENT

He is the best! We are the lucky ones! READ COMMENT

Good Luck! Only the first week will be a tad unpleasant, but think of the results! Be nice to yourself, eat good food only, drink lots of water and relax. Read, watch TV, put cream on your face! all the best! READ COMMENT

Get someone at the doctors office to get you the meds before you arrive. The antibiotics and the pain medicine should all be under $100. READ COMMENT