Breast reconstruction is intended to rebuild the shape of the breast according to the needs and desires of the patient and can be done simultaneously with a mastectomy.
The reconstructed breast will not have the same sensation and feel as before since the only tissue remaining on the chest wall is a muscle and a thin layer of skin and nerves were removed during the surgical procedure and cannot be restored.
If only one breast is affected, we might consider a breast lifting, reduction, or augmentation for the other breast to create a symmetric and natural look and to improve the size and the position of both breasts. Breast reconstruction can have a huge impact, physically and emotionally, with visible incision lines always present, but with the right care, it can actually enhance your self-confidence, femininity, and feelings of wholeness.
About Dr. Matteo Vigo
Dr. Matteo Vigo has more than 10 years of practice in the field of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery.
He graduated as a Medical Doctor from the University in Milan (Italy) in 2004 and started his residency period in the Plastic Surgery and Burn Unit in Verona, Italy in 2005. He worked in the Breast Unit where he developed his skills in breast reconstructive and aesthetic surgery alongside the full spectrum of plastic surgery procedures. In 2009, he qualified as a Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon for his work on “Total Breast Reconstruction with Fat in Patients with Breast Implants” for which he received a quotation of 70/70, cum laude.
During his work in the field of aesthetic surgery, he developed in-depth experience in breast surgery, liposuction and body reshaping techniques. He was the main instructor and lecturer for Europe and the Middle East for “Celution and Pure Graft systems” by Cytori (a San Diego-based Company), lecturing in various specialized congresses around the world.
Dr. Matteo Vigo started working in Dubai in 2012. He was Chief of Surgery and Chief Medical Officer at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital until March 2017. During his time at the Bioscience Clinic Middle East, he developed an interest in the field of regenerative medicine focusing on the use of stem cells.
Dr. Matteo Vigo joined the aesthetic team at the Amwaj Polyclinic in September of 2018. He became Medical Director of the clinic in December 2018.
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Amwaj 2 Building, P11
Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai
United Arab Emirates