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Dr Jeremy Hunt: plastic surgeon

Dr Jeremy Hunt is a renowned plastic surgeon, appearing on shows such as Nine's Body Work. Having trained in Australia and the United States, he has been continually exposed to the latest advances in plastic surgery.

Breast reconstruction

Monday, April 3, 2006

Can breast reconstruction be done even though mastectomies have left little loose skin on the chest wall?

Yes they can be done. The objective in a breast reconstruction is to create a breast mound of the desired shape and size, provide skin coverage, and create a nipple and areolar on the apex of the mound. With extra skin it actually makes the procedure less technically difficult and is likely to achieve a better looking result.

Examples of Dr Jeremy Hunt's work can be seen on the ninemsn health Body Work pages.

Dr Jeremy Hunt FRACS Plastic Surgeon Suite 609, Eastpoint Tower, 180 Ocean Street, Edgecliff, NSW 2027 Phone: (02) 9327 1733

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