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|10/17/2011||I had reconstruction with saline implants and the left implant is too far to the left. My PS has told me she can correct this with more alloderm and a few sutures to hold the implant in place. However, the tissue expander was actually placed too far to the left and she told me she would correct this during the exchange surgery and she did not. How difficult is it to move an implant closer to the center if the "pocket" is not in the right position? Should I seek a second opinion? (It has been 6 months since my exchange surgery.)|
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|10/17/2011||it is "operator dependent" meaning that each plastic surgeon does things a little different than another. we have "redone" thousands of women here. if you want to come for a consultation just call 443-287-2778.|
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