This is a beautiful personal story of one woman's experience. For women wondering about the differences between Aeroform gas tissue expanders and saline tissue expanders then this short video might be of interest.
When Tracy Posner underwent a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in December 2015, she had the unique experience of having one AeroForm® tissue expander and one saline expander.
As a busy mom of two kids, Tracy found the convenience of the self-led tissue expansion provided by AeroForm® to be the preferable choice. She’s able to fill her tissue expander in the comfort of her own bedroom or bathroom, instead of having to travel to her doctor’s office.
Read the story, watch the interview
There are many stages of adjustment after undergoing a mastectomy and reconstruction and then more adjustments as time goes by as you begin to accept your new breasts. Sexual intimacy is part if the long road to recovery from breast cancer, love can heal these wounds.
Read the post at PRMA Centre for Advanced Breast Reconstruction
By: Courtney Floyd
Some great steps forward have been achieved with these new guidelines, but does this still mean your dentist can perform your breast reconstruction? Of course that sounds crazy, but it is also legal. Its is so important to have a reconstructive surgeon suitably qualified for the job, steer clear of the cosmetics. To find a surgeon qualified to do your reconstruction two good tools to help include
In Australia, a plastic surgeon has to complete a medical degree and then do at least seven years of post-graduate surgical training. But anyone who has graduated from medical school can call themselves a cosmetic surgeon, and perform breast operations, liposuction and even facelifts.