Breast cancer unfortunately affects 1 in 8 women in this country. In some families carrying certain genes such as BRCA1 or 2 the risk can be as high as 80% during a woman’s lifetime.
Treatment for breast cancer often involves lumpectomy or mastectomy and adjuvant treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. While the main breast cancer treatment will be mostly coordinated by your breast surgeon, Dr Aggarwal will work with you and the breast surgeon to offer you the best reconstruction possible.
Breast reconstruction empowers a woman to restore their physical appearance, regain confidence, and remove the stigmata of this illness.
The aim of breast reconstruction is to:
At Mode we aim to go one step further and will try to make your reconstruction look good even without clothes however this can be difficult to achieve as scars from mastectomy surgery will usually be visible, and perfect symmetry of a reconstructed breast to a native breast can be very difficult to achieve.
Breast reconstruction with latissimus dorsi muscle flap and implants can be:
Who Is Latissimus Dorsi and Implant Based Reconstruction good for?
The main reasons for having a latissimus dorsi flap in addition to a breast expander or implants (rather than expander or implant alone) include:
You have had radiation:
Latissimus Dorsi Flap Breast Reconstruction can be an excellent choice for you if:
Who Is Latissimus Dorsi Flap and Implant Based Reconstruction NOT good for?
Dr Aggarwal is fellowship trained in the world’s best plastic surgery centres in both autologous (own tissue) and implant based reconstruction, and performs this surgery at a multitude of private hospitals across Sydney.
At MODE, Dr Aggarwal will guide you through the various breast reconstructive options, and help you select the one that is right for you.
Dr Aggarwal only use the highest quality implants from the leading manufacturers who back their implants with lifetime guarantees. At Mode Plastic Surgery we will never employ cut price or cheap implants that have not had the most rigorous testing or safety profile
There is much lower incidence of gel bleed/ silicone seepage
An implant breast reconstruction is very different to having a breast augmentation and the risks of complications are generally higher than for breast augmentation.
Highly skilled Fellowship Trained Plastic surgeon – know you are in the safest of hands with a Plastic Surgeon who is experienced, highly respected, and appointed at premier Sydney hospitals- including the SAN, RPA, POWH and RHW.
If sedation or general anaesthetic is required, it is delivered by an accredited anaesthetist
Have your surgery at premier, accredited Sydney private hospitals
We provide written quotes, so there are no surprises.
We make you our top priority. Need to ask a question, worried about dressings or something else post op? We will always be at your beck and call.
Our patients love us! Feel free to read our reviews online on independent websites, or you can speak to some of our existing patients who will gladly speak about their plastic surgery journey.
We pride our practice in personalised, professional and ethical care. Your safety and satisfaction is our utmost priority – we only provide sedation or general anaesthesia in accredited facilities and after your procedure you will have direct access to Dr Aggarwal and his staff to answer any questions or concerns.
At your first consultation, Dr Aggarwal will explain a personalised treatment option for your desired results. A comprehensive medical history and examination is followed by discussion of surgery, examination of before and after photographs and trial of implants in the case of breast augmentation. Remember to bring a referral for your consultation, to claim the Medicare Rebate.
We will always be upfront about all costs of surgery including surgical, anaesthetic and hospital fees. Our quotes are valid for 12 months so there is no pressure to decide quickly.
To help achieve your goals, we will tailor treatment options to what you actually need. We will never recommend surgical or non surgical treatment if its not going to achieve what you want. We aim to deliver beautiful, natural results.
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