One specific area such as the forehead,
cheeks or the neck may require surgery to bring it into balance
with the rest of the face, or all areas of the face may be treated
to provide a more youthful appearance. The latest endoscopic techniques
are employed where indicated.
This surgery may be combined with a facelift or
performed on its own when indicated.
This procedure is commonly performed for noses which
are out of balance with the rest of the face. Attention is also given
to the airways if they are a problem.
A common operation usually left until the child has
started school, but not uncommonly done for adults
Now that the breast implant debate is settling down,
more women are considering breast augmentation. There are new implants
for improved results and each patient is individualised to achieve
the optimum outcome. Breast uplifts (mastopexy) can be performed if
the breasts have dropped after breast feeding or weight loss. A breast
reduction can give significant relief for large, heavy breast that
are uncomfortable and restrict activities.
This is commonly performed after childbirth or weight
loss and may involve tightening of loose muscles. It may be combined
This is best performed for isolated fatty deposits
rather than for an overall weight problem.
This technique utilises the patients own
fat to fill out lips, cheeks, creases or other irregularities.
These are used to fill out facial and lip wrinkles
as well as lip augmentation. Scars can also be injected. Wrinkles
can also be softened by an injection to weaken the underlying muscles.
Surgery including any necessary reconstruction procedures
such as skin grafts and flaps.
Particularly post traumatic reconstruction, Dupuytren's
disease and carpal tunnel syndrome.
For reversal of vasectomy and complex reconstructive
Following a mastectomy. Includes the use of tissue
expansion or flap procedures.
Following burn or other injury.
For patients with a permanent paralysis from Bell's
palsy, tumours or strokes.