Blog Articles by Dr. Rodger Shortt, Plastic Surgeon, MD, FRCSC

February 08, 2017

The Longevity of Breast Implants: Do They Have To Be Replaced?

The Longevity of Breast Implants - Do they have to be replaced?

I see a lot of patients for breast surgery. It is a significant part of my practise. I do both cosmetic breast surgery and reconstructive breast surgery. One of the questions that I often get from both groups is how long will my[...]READ MORE

Category: Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction

November 25, 2016

Why I Love Speaking at BRA Day (Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day)

Why I Love Speaking at BRA Day (Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day) - Dr. Shortt, Plastic Surgeon - Oakville / Toronto

A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of being an invited speaker at BRA Day 2016 (Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day) in Mississauga. This is the third year in a row that I have spoken at BRA day, and every year I just love[...]READ MORE

Category: Breast Reconstruction

July 05, 2016

Plastic Surgery for Men Part 2: Gynaecomastia or Man Boobs

Plastic Surgery for Men Part 2: Gynaecomastia or Man Boobs / men running in the beach

This is for the men out there, or ladies with men in their lives, who may be interested.  I previously talked about plastic surgery for men to give them a more youthful appearance. The focus then was on the face.  Today[...]READ MORE

Category: Breast Reconstruction

June 01, 2016

Why Breast Surgery is my Specialty

Why Breast Surgery is my Specialty - Dr. Rodger Shortt - Plastic Surgeon, MD, FRCSC - Oakville / Toronto

With so many plastic surgeons doing cosmetic surgery as well as breast augmentation surgery, you would think it would be a straight forward procedure. This misconception couldn't be further from the truth. Why are there so[...]READ MORE

Category: Plastic Surgery, Breast Augmentation, Breast Fat Transfer, Breast Reconstruction

October 19, 2015

BRA DAY 2015: Promoting Education, Awareness and Access for Women About Breast Reconstruction

BRA DAY 2015: Promoting Education, Awareness and Access for Women About Breast Reconstruction

"BRA Day is an initiative designed to promote education, awareness and access for women who may wish to consider post-mastectomy breast reconstruction, providing important information, education and updates to empower women[...]READ MORE

Category: Breast Reconstruction

November 21, 2014

BRA Day 2014 - Is Breast Reconstruction Right For You?

Dr Shortt - surgical breast reconstruction Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

October 15, 2014 marked the forth annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day.  The Halton region celebrated BRA Day on October 21, 2014.  Barriers to access, awareness and education are the main focus of BRA Day, with[...]READ MORE

Category: Breast Reconstruction

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