Dr Shortt’s Blog
An area of plastic surgery that I sub-specialize in is surgery of the breast. I love sculpting and creating a beautiful and natural looking breast. I do so with breast implants, with fat transfer and even by moving tissue from one area to another There is no perfect surgery, and everyone needs something tailored to their own needs and goals. Some patients would look great with a small breast implant that has a teardrop shape; while others may want something larger and fuller at the top of the breast.read more
What is the secret to creating a natural looking tummy tuck? For some time, I have been trying to advance the tummy tuck techniques that l learned during my plastic surgery training, to create a more beautiful, contoured abdomen. One of my favourite surgical techniques is to create a hollowed-out area of the lower abdomen, just inside the hip bones.read more
Are you worried about pain after plastic surgery? I see a lot of patients in my practise for a variety of different types of plastic surgery. I think it is really important to take plenty of time to explain surgery options and expectations to my patients.read more
There are many myths about fat grafting to the breast. I perform a lot of fat grafting procedures and I hear about them at my office all the time. So let’s go over some of myths now and try to clear them up.read more
As a plastic surgeon I care a lot about scars. My reputation is on the line every time I make an incision in someone. Beyond my reputation, I really want people to be happy. It gives me great pleasure to see a scar heal and be barely visible; it is a competition with myself each time I operate.read more
How do celebrities look so great post-pregnancy and what surgeries are they getting to look this way?
I was answering questions in Realself recently, when I came across this question and I thought I would share my response. Some celebrities look amazing after pregnancy… as though they never had a baby at all. Several things contribute to this.read more
There is a lot of talk about vaginal rejuvenation recently. It seems everyone is interested in talking about it. So what is it and why is it so popular? Vaginal rejuvenation encompasses many things… but broadly speaking is broken down into “functional” and “cosmetic” concerns.read more
Which is better… an implant or fat transfer for a breast augmentation? Will it give me a more natural looking result? I get asked this question a lot from patients, from doctors, even from people who I meet socially. There is a lot of interest in breast enhancement and augmentation. With everything, there are pros and cons to each and every choice.read more
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