Reconstructive & Cosmetic Facial Plastic Surgery
When people refer to facelifts, they are generally speaking about rhytidectomy. Rhytidectomy literally means ‘excision of wrinkles’, a term which was first used when surgeons basically excised a strip of skin in front of the ears and pulled the skin tight over the face.... Read more.
Nose surgery, also known as rhinoplasty, can be performed for purely cosmetic reasons, but can also be done for deformities of the nose that are congenital or are as a result of trauma. The most common techniques come under the banner of either ‘open’... Read more.
Eyelid surgery can be one of the most effective ways of reducing the signs of ageing. As we age, excess loose skin of the upper eyelids and bulging of the fat pads of the lower eyelid give the appearance of tired or ageing... Read more.
There are a number of reasons why people visit a plastic surgeon to discuss their ears – the two most common reasons being: for children – they stick out, for adults – they have a skin cancer that needs removing and require ear reconstruction. Children “Bat... Read more.
Most people think that facelifts, necklift, browlifts and eyelid surgery are the only way to rejuvenate the face surgically. This could not be further from the truth. What we see on the outside of someone’s face is the result of the shape of the... Read more.
Successful outcomes in facial rejuvenation begin with a careful assessment by a surgeon and his team. Each patient has different requirements and in most cases after a detailed discussion, specific concerns can be identified that have relatively simple solutions. Smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles,... Read more.
Orthognathic surgery is surgery of the upper and lower jaw with the aim of creating a harmonious facial profile. A team approach involving the surgeon (trained in either plastic and reconstructive surgery or oral and maxillofacial surgery), an orthodontist and a dentist is the... Read more.
Facial trauma occurs mostly as a result of interpersonal violence, road accidents, sporting injuries or rarely, industrial accidents. Either the bones or soft tissues can be involved. The key to successful treatment of these injuries is factoring in both functional and cosmetic components to the... Read more.