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Maybe he used absorbable tacks and they show up on the X-rays. Your surgeon’s denials are probably just from a lack of a path forward. He put the mesh in as Bard directed and doesn’t know what to do now that you have problems. A common situation for those who have post-procedure pain, as you can see from other posts on the site.
As for uploading pictures, some image handling programs, like Google’s Picasa program, have an “export” function that allows you to shrink the image size down to a useful level, with no significant loss in quality. I can shrink 1 Mb down to 800 kb. You might check your iphone settings or see if there’s an app. I don’t know iphones.