Breast Surgery – What are my Options?

Breast Surgery – What are my Options?

Breast surgery is one of Australia’s most popular cosmetic surgery procedures and it is also one of Dr Hunt’s most commonly preformed surgery. There are many reasons why women decided to undergo breast surgery; they may feel their breast are too small, too large, uneven or need a lift after pregnancy and breast feeding. Whatever the reason, Dr Hunt is here to help! During your initial consultation Dr Hunt will discuss what you want to achieve and decide which procedure will be right for you, to get the best results possible!

There are numerous breast surgery options to consider in order to achieve the desired results. Dr Hunt describes each procedure and the results you can expect from each.

Breast Implants

Breast augmentation surgery, commonly known as a boob job, is a procedure that uses implants to increase the size of the breasts. If you are unhappy with the size of your breasts, then this is the best breast surgery option for you. During your consultation with Dr Hunt he will discuss the different implant and sizing options to achieve the best shape and size for you.

Breast Reduction

Many women who are considering breast reduction surgery suffer from back pain and discomfort due to their large breasts. A breast reduction helps to achieve smaller, firmer breasts that are in better proportion to your body.

Breast Lift

As you get older breasts can lose their shape and firmness and begin to sag. This can be due to several factors such as weight loss or weight gain, pregnancy, breastfeeding and ageing. As well as lifting the breasts, a breast lift can also firm and reshape them. Breast lift surgery can also be combined with a breast augmentation if you’d like to increase the size of your breasts, as well as lifting them.

Mummy Makeover

After pregnancy many mothers find that their bodies don’t always return to how they were before pregnancy. A mummy makeover refers to a combined surgery – usually pairing a tummy tuck with either a breast lift or breast augmentation.

Breast Implant Revision

There may be many reasons for wanting your current breast implants to be revised or changed. You may be unhappy with their shape or size, had complications with your implants such as deflation or leaking or complications after surgery. Whatever the reason, Dr Hunt can help you achieve the result you were originally hoping for.

Breast Asymmetry

Most women have one breast that is slightly bigger than the other, however in some cases it can be more extreme and noticeable than others. A breast reduction or a breast augmentation can help correct the discrepancy between uneven breasts.

Breast Reconstruction

If you have had breast surgery to treat cancer or another disease, then you may be considering a breast reconstruction. Reconstructive surgery is complex and must be tailored to your specific needs. The type of surgery you had – lumpectomy, mastectomy, node removal – will have a big influence on the type of reconstructive procedure you require. Dr Hunt will thoroughly explain all the options to you, and you will find a welcoming and supportive environment.


Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health professional.

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