Two Weeks Post Exchange Surgery

I was really eager to see my surgeon again two weeks after my exchange surgery. It was finally time to get the dressings off and to discuss where we go from here. Removing the dressings, while not as nerve wracking as after my bilateral mastectomy, still made me a little nervous. I had been so happy with how well the scars had healed before this surgery – was that all going to be messed up now? Were the new incisions somehow going to be messy, or maybe they haven’t healed as well as they did previously? I was particularly worried …

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My Exchange Surgery – From Tissue Expanders to Implants

I only had a few day’s notice that my exchange surgery was going ahead but I wasn’t at all worried or nervous. At least not about the surgery itself. I was both worried and nervous that my surgery would be cancelled and not go ahead. I was originally booked to have my surgery on April 23rd. But late in March the Australian government announced that all elective surgery would be cancelled until further notice to preserve medical supplies for the corona virus emergency. I initially thought my surgery would be cancelled, but I was luckily able to be rescheduled for …

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