Gynaecomastia is a male-affecting condition whereby a man's breasts will experience abnormal growth. It is, unfortunately, an extremely common condtion that affects men of all ages, but one that thankfully can be effectively treated. In this article, esteemed consultant oncoplastic breast surgeon, Professor Philip Drew, provides a comprehensive analysis of gynaecomastia, outlining the causes, symptoms, and main treatment options.
Prophylactic mastectomy is a preventative procedure which can be life-saving for women genetically presdisposed to developing breast cancer. In this article, highly esteemed consultant oncoplastic breast surgeon Mr Hazem Khout gives expert advice on what women should consider when deciding if they should opt for the procedure.
Top surgery, a procedure to remove breast tissue and alter the shape and appearance of the chest, is something those undergoing female-to-male transition are very likely to consider. In this article, highly respected plastic surgeon Mr Christopher Inglefield gives expert insight on what patients can expect from the procedure.
Our health services have reacted to the coronavirus in an efficient and effective way. However, other fields of treatment like plastic and reconstructive surgery, which may have been deemed 'non-essential' in March 2020 had to slow down or stop completely. In part two of this series of article from esteemed consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon Mr Kelvin Ramsey, he talks to Top Doctors about how plastic surgery procedures changed during the pandemic and what happens if patients have COVID or COVID symptoms around the date of their operation.
The COVID-19 pandemic undoubtedly affected all aspects of healthcare, including the field of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. In part one of this double article, Mr Kelvin Ramsey, a prominent consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon, speaks to Top Doctors about the current provision for patients looking for these types of procedures. He also reflects on UK healthcare providers' impressive response in the height of what was a global emergency.
An abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) surgical procedure is a highly effective way to remove excess skin and fat around the abdomen. In this all-you-need-to-know abdominoplasty guide, revered consultant plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon, Mr Hrsikesa Sharma, explains what the operation involves, who the ideal candidate for the surgery is, and what patients should do beforehand to help increase the chances of a successful tummy tuck surgery.
Consultant plastic surgeon Mr Aftab Siddiqui returns for part two of his tummy tuck article series with the risks and rewards of the procedure, as well as advice on how to manage the recovery process.
There are a number of reasons why patients might wish to have their breast implants removed. In our latest article, revered consultant aesthetic, oncoplastic and reconstructive surgeon, Mr Maisam Fazel, outlines when and how breast implants are typically removed.
As with many cosmetic procedures, tummy tuck is becoming more and more popular. In this two-part guide, expert plastic surgeron Mr Aftab Siddiqui explains this popularity shares his knowledge on this procedure and some steps you can take before the surgery to help ensure it is a success
A facelift procedure can do wonders when it comes to rejuvenating the physical appearance of the face and can make patients look up to 15 years younger. In our latest article, revered expert London-based plastic surgeon, Mr Navid Jallali, describes what a typical facelift surgical procedure involves, and also reveals how long it typically takes for patients to fully recover from the facial operation.