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How To Fill a Hole: Principles of the Plastic Surgery Reconstructive Ladder

Holes.

 

They can occur anywhere on the face or body, and can be composed of missing skin, cartilage, muscle, bone, or any other form of hard or soft tissue.  Holes on the body can result from a myriad of reasons, with the two most common causes been trauma and tumour removal.

A hole on the human […]

By |October 18th, 2016|Body Surgery|0 Comments

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s disease affecting the hand is a progressive and potentially debilitating condition commonly encountered in the Australian adult population. In most cases, patients learn to live with it, until such time when it begins to intrude upon their activities of daily living. In this article, we’ll take a look at the anatomical basis of […]

By |October 18th, 2016|Body Surgery|0 Comments

Breast Implants or Breast Lift?

Many patients present for breast enhancement, but are unsure if what they require are breast implants or if they require a lift (mastopexy) procedure, with or without implants. Of course, to be entirely sure, a complete assessment by a fully qualified plastic surgeon experienced in breast enhancement surgery is necessary. However, there are a […]

By |June 27th, 2016|Breast Surgery|0 Comments

REVISION RHINOPLASTY

Why is Revision Rhinoplasty Tougher?

Revision rhinoplasty, also commonly referred to as secondary rhinoplasty, is any time the nose has surgery performed on it after the first surgery. Revision rhinoplasty is more often than not more difficult to perform than a primary (first time) procedure. It takes more time to complete, will often require materials […]

By |October 13th, 2015|Face Surgery|0 Comments

SPREADER GRAFT

What’s A Spreader Graft?

Plastic Surgeons who perform rhinoplasty on a regular basis and who apply the latest techniques in both primary and secondary rhinoplasty will be more than familiar with the term “spreader graft”.

This term will occasionally be mentioned during a rhinoplasty consultation, whether it be for functional or cosmetic reasons, or both. Many […]

By |October 13th, 2015|Face Surgery|0 Comments