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31 Years Old, Prophylactic Mastectomy and DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction - Dallas, TX

I was interested in DIEP Flap because I've had 2 kids, had gained a bit of weight, and saw it as a good opportunity to not only start over with a new body, but also have breasts created from my own tissue rather than implants. Keeping my own nipples was very important to me rather than having reconstructed nipples. Because I had very large breasts prior to my mastectomy (36H), I met with one... READ MORE

Recent comments from texasweather

DIEP can be either. For reconstruction performed immediately after mastectomy, (depending on cancer) you can do skin sparing and the doctor just uses the flaps without skin and places it in your natural breast shell. But for women who... READ COMMENT

Those are as up to date as they get, they were taken July 9. Not much has changed since then! :) my scars are pretty well all faded and are skin color now. READ COMMENT

I'm sorry, that has to be so frustrating.. :( Is traveling to a surgeon an option? READ COMMENT

Yes I am BRCA2 positive and had my mastectomy done preventively. READ COMMENT