Under the Knife

Just a super quick update this morning. At 12:15 PM I will be reporting to the hospital for the “fixing of the fixing.”

At the end of September I ended up with an infection in the left tissue expander. Because of the infection the tissue expander was removed. After a few weeks to heal and a consult with the infectious diseases doc I was cleared to have the surgical repair!

Originally a simple tissue expander was placed. Saline was used to gradually expand it until the desired breast size was reached at which time the expander would be replaced with an implant. Because of the scar tissue from the removal surgery the skin will not stretch so a little more complicated procedure will be done. Just like with the right side a Latissimus Dorsi Flap procedure will be done. I’ll be in the hospital for a couple days to make sure the flap takes.

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