The Graphic Gallery


The  Mastectomies

bi-lateral mastectomy with immediate sub~muscular expander placement

Something to go by

August 15, 2013

Natural left breast 

(non-cancer side)

ALL breast tissue removed via bilateral mastectomy with expanders placed August 16, 2013

August 30, 2013

unfilled expander in place, bandages off, drains out

Fills 4x100cc/1x50cc injected through skin and muscle wall, through self-sealing internal expander port valve

September 10, 2013

First fill

go to surgery and recovery

The Fill

bi-weekly tissue expander fills for future for implants 

go to reconstruction

The Exchange 

expanders for implants 

Expander exchange

June 2, 2014

"permanent" implants placed under muscle

Implant information card

June 2, 2014

carry this card

New "profile"

September 7, 2014

love the skin you're in

go to reconstruction

The Result

Implants Mentor Cohesive III 480cc

go to integration

The Details

Nipple reconstruction with permanent areola tattooing

RIGHT reconstructed nipple wit.h permanent tattooing. 

LEFT reconstructed nipple with permanent tattooing

go to reconstruction

The Variables


RIGHT- capsular contracture 

LEFT- ruptured capsule

go to complications

The Removal

Explant with Enbloc

the culprits

the aftermath

go to  more surgery

pause   breathe   shift