Body Surgery

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



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

The Good On Fat


Fat has never enjoyed a good reputation.

Often despised, and never welcomed… until now!

There is immense research occurring at the moment into fat, and in particular, it’s regenerative properties. Through the use of fat injection in the face, breast, and body in both reconstructive and cosmetic applications, we have come to notice that the areas […]

By |March 20th, 2013|Body Surgery|Comments Off

“Corset” Abdominoplasty


Abdominoplasty. Tummy tuck. Apronectomy.

As a result of post-pregnancy changes, most women simply cannot completely “flatten” their abdominal area despite rigorous exercise and dietary control. Part of the reason for this is the irrecoverable stretch of the abdominal skin which exists in the majority of the population. The other less known reason is the irrecoverable […]

By |March 11th, 2013|Body Surgery|Comments Off

Does My Bum Look Big In This?

How would you answer this question? Or more appropriately, how would you like this question TO BE answered? I write on this much asked personal and often silent in-front-of-the-mirror question as I look out the window of a hotel bar, following the stream of after-work pedestrians passing by… somewhere, in South America. You see, […]

By |March 4th, 2013|Body Surgery|Comments Off