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PennyK

(2,298 posts)
Tue Oct 13, 2020, 03:27 PM Oct 2020

I'm finally symmetrical!

This past Friday I had one more breast surgery. One size larger implant, and now they match pretty well. there was also some fat grafting to fill in radiation-damaged areas. At last, I don't look weird (in clothes, that is...but the stitches will fade over time).

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I'm finally symmetrical! (Original Post) PennyK Oct 2020 OP
Congratulations! My mother wore a regular bra, one cup padded. I'm glad the reconstruction is Karadeniz Oct 2020 #1
Take a deep dive into the goodness of it all! Duncan Grant Oct 2020 #2
I'm glad your reconstruction went well. 58Sunliner Oct 2020 #3
New boobies! Congrats alfredo Oct 2020 #4
Thanks! PennyK Oct 2020 #5
I had one more mini 'improvement.' PennyK Feb 2021 #6
Do your happy dance. alfredo Feb 2021 #7

Karadeniz

(21,977 posts)
1. Congratulations! My mother wore a regular bra, one cup padded. I'm glad the reconstruction is
Tue Oct 13, 2020, 03:39 PM
Oct 2020

Turning out well!

PennyK

(2,298 posts)
5. Thanks!
Sat Oct 17, 2020, 11:04 AM
Oct 2020

There's still quite a bit of swelling, which should go down over the next few months.
Now the only falsie I have to wear is a wig...chemo was not kind to me in the follicular department.

PennyK

(2,298 posts)
6. I had one more mini 'improvement.'
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 10:53 AM
Feb 2021

Doctor grafted fat above and to the sides of my implant to better match my real breast.
The thing is, he took it from my upper tummy. Talk about killing two birds with one stone!!!! My chest looks better AND I get a slightly flatter belly. I think there might be one more adjustment in my future, but daughter' wedding is coming up (June) and I need to be fitting a dress, so maybe after that.

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