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Apollo Plastic Surgery - Simon Nicholson

Private Service, Plastic Surgery


Apollo Plastic Surgery is based at Alison Surgical Centre, a very well-equipped modern clinic and day-case operating theatre suite.
Our consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Mr Simon Nicholson, has full vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
  • skin lesion removal (including same-day 'see and treat')
  • breast surgery
  • facial surgery
  • hand surgery
  • body surgery
  • general reconstructive surgery
  • non-surgical treatments
  • burns.


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You may self-refer directly to Apollo Plastic Surgery or ask your General Practitioner to send us a referral. If the referral is for a skin lesion, please include a good…


Referral Expectations

You will have an initial consultation with your plastic surgeon who will assess your general health and discuss the best type of surgical procedure for you. You will be given instructions on medications to avoid before surgery.
"See and treat" patients: in some cases skin lesions may be treated at the initial consultation.
There may be a long wait time between your arrival and being seen for the consultation.


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Mr Nicholson is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider and registered ACC provider.


Contact the practice 8.30 - 5.30pm weekdays for appointments and enquiries

Procedures / Treatments

  • Haemangiomas

    Also known as port wine stains or strawberry haemangiomas, these are non-cancerous, vascular skin lesions.… More

  • Naevi / moles

    A naevus / mole is a common skin growth composed of pigment-producing cells.… More

  • Breast Reconstruction

    When a breast has been removed (mastectomy) because of cancer or other disease, it is possible in most cases to reconstruct a breast similar to a natural breast.… More

  • Hand Surgery

    Problems with the function of the hand can be the result of injury, birth defects or degenerative conditions.… More

  • Scar Revision

    Problematic scars can sometimes be improved by a surgical procedure which involves cutting out the old scar, closing the wound with stitches and, in some cases, re-orientating the scar so that it is made less conspicuous by natural lines in the skin.… More

  • Skin Lesions

    Skin lesions can be divided into two groups:

    benign (non-cancerous): e.g.… More

  • Skin Grafting

    If a scar to be revised or skin lesion being removed is particularly large, a skin graft may be performed.… More

  • Breast Enlargement

    Mr Nicholson performs breast augmentation (enlargement) by fat grafting, in which fat is removed from other areas of the body (e.g.… More

  • Breast Lift

    This is an operation that can lift and reshape sagging breasts.… More

  • Breast Reduction

    Surgery to reduce breast size usually involves making a cut (incision) around the areola (the dark area around the nipple) straight downwards and along the crease beneath the breast.… More

  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

    This procedure involves removing excess skin and fat from the lower abdomen +/- tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall.… More

  • Liposuction

    This procedure removes unwanted pockets of fat from under your skin in specific parts of the body such as the chin, neck, upper arms, stomach, hips and thighs.… More

  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

    Excess skin and/or fat can be surgically removed from your upper and/or lower eyelids to give your skin a less wrinkled and puffy appearance.… More

  • Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)

    The appearance of ears that are misshaped or protruding can be improved surgically.… More

  • Face Lift

    A face lift is designed to give the face a more 'refreshed' look, rather than make a person appear younger.… More

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Alison Surgical Centre
66 Alison Street
Hamilton Lake
Waikato 3204

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Alison Surgical Centre
66 Alison Street
Hamilton Lake
Waikato 3204

This page was last updated at 1:35PM on August 31, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Apollo Plastic Surgery - Simon Nicholson.