Member since 3/4/2014


  • 7 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

53, Silicone Implant Removal After 11 Years, No Lift, No Capsulectomy, 2 Previous Lifts and Saline Implants - Seattle, WA

I am embarrassed to post my pictures, but I have relied on so many brave women sharing their stories that it seems only fair I do the same. I am two weeks post-op. My surgery was a breeze, about 1 hour under general. I was up and walking within a few hours and only took Tylenol for minor pain. Unfortunately, within 2 days I developed a horrible reaction to the surgical adhesive, which... READ MORE

Questions from Restore

How likely am I to lose all breast sensitivity or my areola(s) from a third breast lift? (Photo)

Is it possible to do a lift without cutting the areola? My first anchor lift was about 25 years ago. The second about13 years ago. In both cases I wanted firm, perky breasts,... READ MORE

Should I wait to do a lift after explant? Silicone sub-muscular approx. 12 years ago. Will I ever look normal and perky? (photo)

This is a f/u to nipple necrosis question. I would appreciate your advice on best approach for optimal outcome. Lift at same time, or wait until things settle? This will be my... READ MORE

Removing 10 yr. old silicone, sub-muscular implants. New Dr. for my explant/lift or prior Dr. for explant only? Does it matter?

Improved results if the same Dr. performs the explant/future lift? (if my breasts can handle 3rd attempt). Should explant be done by the doctor who installed them (too large,... READ MORE

Recent comments from Restore

I am 53, thin, and 3 weeks ago I had my 10+year old sub-muscular silicone implants removed. With implants I didn't look as firm and perky as you, and I didn't have a lift. My breasts have already changed post-explant, and if I had... READ COMMENT

I would be thrilled if I looked like you! READ COMMENT

Thank you for sharing. You look amazing and you are proof positive that in the hands of a skilled surgeon, one doesn't need to resort to implants to achieve desirable results. I am so regretful I didn't just go with a lift 14 years... READ COMMENT