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Breast Implant Revision Surgery in Brisbane Real Patient Story: Breast Implant Revision Surgery by Dr Eddie Cheng. Breast Implant revision surgery can be complex particularly when it involves previous treatment for breast cancer.  In this video my my patient had previous breast augmentation surgery performed elsewhere 12 years ago. Fast forward 9 years and unfortunately she developed […]

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Areola and Nipple Tattooing Following Breast and Nipple Reconstruction Areola re-pigmentation and nipple tattooing is the final stage of breast reconstruction and is considered by: ladies with areola colour and/or nipple loss ladies with or without nipple reconstruction. The Tattooing process may begin 12-16 weeks after surgery, please check with Dr Eddie Cheng to confirm […]

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Which breast implant size is right for me?

Dr Eddie Cheng, Specialist Plastic Surgeon in Brisbane offers Crisalix VR 3D consultations. For the first time, our patients will be able to “try on” their new breasts to finally answer the questions every patient has: “How will I look with breast implants?” and “What size breast implants suit me best?”.  Aesthetic surgical candidates interested in […]

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Would you like to enhance the overall shape and appearance of your breasts? Perhaps you’ve experienced pregnancy and breastfeeding, and would like to restore a firmer, more youthful look? What is breast augmentation? Breast augmentation is a procedure in which the breasts are made larger with the use of silicone breast implants. Patients may choose […]

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Thursday, February 8th

Breast Implants and Breastfeeding

Two common questions we answer relating to breastfeeding and breast implants are: 1. How long should I wait after breastfeeding until I have breast implant surgery? Dr Cheng recommends a minimum of 3 months, but somewhere between 3 and 6 months is ideal for a couple of reasons. Firstly we need to make sure the […]

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Wednesday, October 18th


Today is BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day. The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons launched BRA Day Australia in 2013 to raise awareness about breast reconstruction so all women, no matter where they live, have the same access to information. BRA Day is not about trying to talk people into having a reconstruction; but simply to […]

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Dr Cheng was invited to speak to The Queensland Radiation Oncology Training Group where he discussed breast reconstruction options for women diagnosed with breast cancer. In Australia only 13% of women who undergo mastectomy go on to have a breast reconstruction.  Often women are simply not aware of all their options and never have an […]

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Saturday, May 13th

Update On Breast Implant Safety

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FAQs-on-ALCL-2016_UPDATERecently the media has questioned the safety of breast implants in relation to a rare form of lymphoma called Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA‐ALCL). Relative to the many millions of breast implants in the global community there are only a small number of reported cases (globally, around 400 reported cases of this rare […]

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