Skin cancers are the most commonly occurring cancers
Unfortunately Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancers in the world due to a multitude of reasons:
Skin cancers are generally more common in People:
Skin cancers including melanoma can occur in any racial type of skin, highlighting the importance of:
At MODE, we receive referrals from GPs and Dermatologists, and work hand in hand with them in the care of skin cancers. As a Plastic Surgeon, Dr Aggarwal’s expertise is to precisely treat skin cancers with the best possible scar result.
Why you may need a Plastic Surgeon for Skin cancer treatment
As a plastic surgeon, Dr Aggarwal treats skin cancers almost on a daily basis, with skin cancers forming a large part of his public and private practice.
Patients see Dr Aggarwal for skin cancers
Not all skin lesions are skin cancers. In fact many are not and can be treated via non-surgical means.
These lesions are small, irritated areas of the skin usually due to sun damage. They are also known as ‘sun spots’, or ‘solar keratosis.’
One of the most common lesions found on the skin, affecting up to 44% of men and 37% of women aged 20-69yo (in a prevalence study conducted in Nambour QLD). The number of these lesions increases with age.
What do actinic keratosis look like?
Where do they occur?
Do they have any symptoms?
What happens to actinic keratosis?
Do skin cancers come from actinic keratosis?
What are the treatment options for actinic keratosis?
Are there alternatives to surgery for SCC?
Yes these include:
A variety of techniques are used by Dr Aggarwal to reconstruct the defect after the skin cancer is removed.
At all times the treatment of skin cancer is paramount, taking appropriate margins and performing the reconstruction that offers the best long term cosmetic result.
Every surgery carries risks, and therefore one must consider if risks outweigh the benefits for your own personal situation. If they do then the surgery may be well worth it. Dr Aggarwal will discuss the pros and cons of surgery with you during your consultation.
Dr Aggarwal is a well regarded, respected, highly skilled and experienced Specialist Plastic Surgeon. Graduating at the top of his class throughout his training, Dr Aggarwal has completed fellowship training at some of the world’s most prestigious reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery institutions. He continues to publish research is prestigious plastic surgery journals, and is actively involved in the training of future plastic surgeons.
What sets Dr Aggarwal apart from others is his personal, affable and warm nature. Not only does he pay attention to detail, to producing natural, beautiful results but he ensures that the patient’s journey is just as special as their outcome. Dr Aggarwal looks after patients at two of Sydney’s most prestigious public hospital campuses (RPA and POWH/RHW), and operates privately on the North Shore.
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.
North Shore - Breast Reconstruction Dr Shagun Aggarwal is a cosmetic and reconstructive Specialist Plastic Surgeon based on the North Shore, Sydney, and at 2 prestigious public hospitals in Sydney – Prince of Wales and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals. Dr Aggarwal is passionate about breast reconstruction and a sub-specialist in this field. In fact he pursued two international premier breast...Read More