Surgical Treatment

The descriptions presented herein are simple and use common rather than technical terms in order to be better understood. However, Links to reference Sites are indicated with more detailed descriptions of each procedure.
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FACIAL AESTHETIC SURGERY

FACE AND FOREHEAD

Frontal Rhytidectomy (supraciliary).
To raise the eyebrow in a more defined manner or reduce the size of the forehead.

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FACIAL WRINKLES & JOWLS

Facial and/or Cervical Rhytidectomy (thread lift, mini face lift, MACS Lift).
For facial rejuvenation, adapted to each case and can range from fast procedures under local anaesthetic to more extensive and reparative interventions in all areas of the face, repositioning the deeper-lying structures and volumes that are normally found in young faces.

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NECK

Isolated cervical rhytidectomy (with liposuction).
To correct excess skin and fat on the neck and reposition the deeper-lying muscular structures.

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EYELIDS & UNDER EYE BAGS

Blepharoplasty (correction of the eyelids and under eye bags).
To enhance the beauty of the eyes and reduce the look of fatigue. May involve scars.

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NOSE

Rhynoplasty.
To reduce the hump on the nose, narrow the tip or diminish size of the nose, usually without leaving visible scars. This procedure can be combined with the improvement of breathing difficulties, such as in cases of deviated septum (with the collaboration of an ENT specialist).

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EARS

Otoplasty.
To improve the shape and position of the ears, setting them closer to the skull. In more pronounced cases, this procedure can be performed as early as at 4 years of age.

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INJECTION OF FAT IN THE FACE

Lipofilling (with growth factors).
To replace facial volumes with a natural look and fill deep creases and lips. Also used in cases of facial lipodystrophy caused by medication.

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FACIAL VOLUMES

Alloplastic Augmentation of the Face (frontal, jaw, chin…).
To enhance cheekbones or the chin immediately and permanently..

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FACIAL SKELETON

Orthognathic Surgery (Advancing / setting back jaw, chin).
To reposition the bones of the face, altering the overall look more radically. Requires careful and lengthy orthodontic preparation (dental devices).

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BREAST SURGERY

AUGMENTATION

Augmentation Mammoplasty.
To replace or recreate the shape and volume of breasts using implants or the patient’s tissue.

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LIFT

Mastopexy (breast lift).
To raise and reposition the already existing shape and volume of breasts (involves scars).

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REDUCTION

Reduction Mammoplasty.
To reduce the volume and weight of breasts.

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CORRECTION & ASYMMETRY

Corrects asymmetric breasts, Poland Syndrome and tuberous breasts.
In cases of great difference in shape or volume, using various techniques.

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INVERTED NIPPLES

Invaginated nipples.
Such that the shape and protrusion of the nipple is longstanding.

MALE BREAST REDUCTION

Gynecomastia.
To eliminate excessive fat or glandular tissue in male breasts and enhance the muscular component of the pectoralis major.

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BODY CONTOURING

Also Post-Obesity
FAT ASPIRATION

Liposuction (Lipoplasty, Lipostructure, Liposcuplture, Lipomodelling, Vibroliposuction.)
Ideal for removing excess localised fat. Can be performed on any part of the body, from the dorsum of the foot and ankle to the neck.

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VOLUME AUGMENTATION

Lipofilling (breasts, buttocks, calves …).
Using fat that is aspirated from one area to augment another, such as removing from thighs to augment buttocks.

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ABDOMEN

Abdominoplasty / Mini Abdominoplasty.
To remove excess skin and fat from the abdominal area and tighten the abdominal wall, usually complemented with liposuction to ‘love handles’ in order to improve the waistline.

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ARMS

Brachioplasty.
To remove excess skin and fat from the upper arms, also commonly named ‘bat wings’.

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TORAX

Thoracoplasty.
To remove excess skin and lateral flaccidity from the thoracic area, usually following great weight loss.

FEMALE GENITALS

Labiaplasty and modelling of the labia majora, hymenoplasty.
To aesthetically improve the genital area by reducing the labia minora (in the case of hypertrophy, a relatively common occurrence after pregnancy), augmentation of the labia majora to correct atrophy caused by menopause or reconstruction of the hymen for cultural reasons.

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THIGHS

Cruroplasty
To reduce flaccidity in the inner thighs. Involves at least one scar in the groin.

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BUTTOCKS

Filling with fat, hyaluronic acid and implants.
Augmentation of the gluteal area, giving it a rounder, more curvaceous and attractive appearance.

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CALVES

Filling with fat, hyaluronic acid and implants.
Augmentation of the calf area to improve contour.

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WAIST & BACK

Body lift.
Surgery involving belt line (circular) incision to remove excess skin and fat from the abdominal and lumbar region, also lifting the buttocks.

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PAEDIATRIC RECONSTRUCTIVE PLASTIC SURGERY PROCEDURES

HEMANGIOMAS

Integument surgery.
Removal of congenital cutaneous tumours such as nevus pilosus and haemangiomas.

CLEFT LIP & PALATE

Clefts of the lip, alveolus and palate.
Primary and secondary repair of the lip and palate.

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FINGERS & HAND

Congenital hand disorders.
Amputation of extra fingers, separation of webbed fingers etc.

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RECONSTRUCTIVE PLASTIC SURGERY PROCEDURES

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MOLES & CYSTS

Cutaneous tumours.
To remove skin nevi and cysts from any area.

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TUMORS OF FACE AND SCALP

Head and Neck tumors.
Excision of branchial and thyroglossal duct cysts, parotid and submaxillary glands tumors.

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CROOKED SMILE

Facial palsy.
To revitalise the face in cases of irreversible paralysis of facial movements.

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ABSENCE OF BREAST

Breast Reconstruction (Expander-prosthesis, Flaps).
To reconstruct the breast, usually after a mastectomy. The reconstructive options vary from patient to patient, ranging from more simple procedures such as placing an expander and later replacing it with an implant, to using tissue from the abdomen or back to supply the new breast with quality skin and fat.

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HAND SURGERY

Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Dupuytren’s contracture.
Addresses hand conditions with symptoms such as numbness, pain and functional.

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SCAR REMOVAL

Various surgical techniques, dermabrasion, laser.
To replace unattractive scars with less discernible ones.

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