Category: Oncoplastic

FAQs

FAQs

February 2, 2017April 18, 2018

Whilst it would seem that plastic surgery is new and topical, it has, in fact, been around for a long time. Its origins date back to the fourth century BC where plastic surgery was performed to reconstruct noses which were amputated as a punishment for infidelity. People often  ask what the word plastic means and...

A Stitch In Time

A Stitch In Time

February 1, 2017April 18, 2018

Patients often ask me about appropriate timing for their elective cosmetic surgery operations. “Is now the right time to have this done?” is a very common question. It comes from all types of people considering operations across the whole spectrum of cosmetic plastic surgery. It sounds like a simple question but in fact it is...

Who Does Cosmetic Surgery?

Who Does Cosmetic Surgery?

February 1, 2017April 18, 2018

The word plastic is of Greek origin and it means malleable or changeable. This is the origin of the description Plastic Surgery. Plastic Surgery is surgery to change the appearance of a person. Plastic Surgery has its origins in Reconstructive Surgery. The very early records suggest that it goes back over five thousand years. In...