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What breast reconstruction is better for me? I have 3 children, 2 are 2 year old twins. I have been told I need to lose weight if I want a DIEP? I want a reocnstruction that can give me perky breasts as I am only 24. Shall i have a DIEP or lat dorsi?

Hi Here are a few points that may help you in deciding your ideal breast reconstruction: 1) Ideally you want to be at your ideal weight before any major reconstructive surgery, but the reality is with 3 children, including twins under 2 that is unrealistic. You still can have the...

I had a lumpectomy and now have been told i need a mastectomy because the margins are very close. Should I have reconstruction at the same time?

Hi Juls You should definitely have a conversation with a plastic surgeon to discuss the options available to you regarding breast reconstruction. I suspect you won't need radiotherapy, because that is the reason you are having a completion mastectomy. If that is the case, then you can have an immediate...

Hi Having my tissue expanders out on the 27th May replacing for smooth round implants. I always thought i would have tear drop implants to get a more natural look, but my surgeon is recommending round implants for me? Size is going to be 420cc or 450cc each side. Can anyone please tell me their views on Rounds versus Tear Drop Implants? Thanks so much

Hi The decision between round and tear drop shaped implants is a personal one. After mastectomy and tissue expansion reconstruction it is hard to look natural but should that be your goal then tear drop shaped is a better choice. The benefit of round implants over tear drop shaped is...