A quiet suburb in Stoke was turned upside down when, in a moment of total madness and drug-fuelled insanity, a man reversed his car into a random thirteen-year-old girl at high velocity. The rear bumper smashed into her right thigh and she was thrown backwards against a low garden wall and over a hedge into the […]
A working definition of ‘re-do’ surgery is an operation carried out in order to rectify a previous procedure that has gone wrong or has not achieved the desired outcome. There are many terms used to describe this type of surgery, such as ‘touch-up’, ‘revision’, ‘adjustment’, ‘secondary surgery’ to name a few. The semantics vary and […]
Hiroshi talks about his recent trip to Japan and the differences in cosmetic surgery in the UK and Asia.
Should I go or should I stay? Over the last few months we have all been inundated with claims and counter claims over the benefits of leaving or remaining in Europe. The debate will be settled by our votes. We will weigh up the conflicting arguments on the economy, immigration and the effects of European […]
The role of fat in our bodies is complex. There are several types of fat but in its various forms it acts as an energy store, a shock absorber and it is essential for many of the core metabolic pathways of life. Its anatomical distribution also has a profound impact on the way we look […]
Last week I was involved in two paediatric cases, which reminded me of the power of plastic surgery. For the first patient, I was asked to assist a colleague at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital with a thirteen-year old girl who had facial asymmetry due to an excess amount of abnormal skin. This had resulted from […]
Making a new ear out of a person’s rib (bone, cartilage and skin) is called autologous ear reconstruction.