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Re: Just diagnosed
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Posted by Newman on February 27, 2016, 12:08 pm, in reply to "Just diagnosed
Hello Amanda - I have only the left side removed... an expander placed during the surgery and within 6 months my reconstruction was completed. The plastic surgeon created a new nipple from the skin and then I has a tattoo when that portion healed. The color is almost an exact match to the one I was born with...looking up close, can you tell the difference - yes but I feel like my old self. It's a personal decision whether or not to have that portion of reconstruction done - but getting the color close - made me feel like it was no diffennet than what I had before.
it's been almost 6 years and the color remains the same...
wishing you well...
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