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 implants last? I tell my patients that we really don’t know. In general, they are very robust.
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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 it.
On Wednesday, October 14th, Dr Rodger Shortt presented at BRA Day (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day to a full house at the William Osler Hospital. He was one of 4 plastic surgeons from the GTA invited to present on the most up-to-date techniques in breast reconstruction.
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.
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 discussions and presentations by local experts, reconstructive plastic surgeons, and cancer survivors.