Plastic and reconstructive surgery

When most people hear 'plastic surgery' they think of cosmetic surgery - breast augmentations and facelifts. But plastic surgeons also offer hope to people with congenital abnormalities or scarred by accidents and fire. Talk to others who have had or are considering plastic surgery, cosmetic or otherwise.


Is there Funding for Surgery?

  • By HeiressRoxy · Posted June 21, 2011
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  • I am interested in having a tummy tuck, and a few other procedures done and these procedures are rather pricey. Does anyone know of funding for plastic surgery? Thanks Heiress Roxy ...

Breast Augmentation

  • By zeina · New reply May 20, 2010
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  • Hi! I am a healthy 27 year old with three children. I have been thin all my life and have zero breast tissue. I never developed breasts as a teenager and stayed the same throughout my adult life. I am ...


  • By topspeed · Posted April 17, 2010
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  • # I had a mastectomy, left side. Since then I have had a lot of pain in the area. ...


  • By queen1 · Posted September 13, 2008
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  • I had a mastectomy, left side. Since then I have had a lot of pain in the area, breast area, rib cage area. As I am getting older the pain has steadily worsened, as to an everyday occurrence. The area ...

Recovery - double mastectomy-breast reconst w/flap

  • By maxandannie · New reply November 19, 2007
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  • July 26, 2007 I had a double mastectomy and a reconstruction with flap. The surgery took 16 hours as there is a lot of micro surgery. August 30th my lower tummy "smile" was not healing properly so another ...

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