Southern DHB Plastic Surgery
Public Service, Plastic Surgery
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Procedures / Treatments
Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate
A cleft lip occurs when there is a failure of normal structures to join together during formation of the lip, resulting in a gap in the lip.… More
This occurs when the bones of an infant’s skull fuse together before the brain has finished expanding.… More
Also known as port wine stains or strawberry haemangiomas, these are non-cancerous, vascular skin lesions.… More
A naevus is a common skin growth composed of special pigment-producing cells.… More
These are bulging veins that lie just beneath the skin (superficial veins).… More
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
Problems with the appearance or function of the hand can be the result of injury, birth defects or degenerative conditions.… More
Scar appearance can be improved by various methods including a surgical procedure known as scar revision.… More
Skin lesions can be divided into two groups: benign (non-cancerous): e.g.… More
If the scar to be revised or skin lesion being removed is particularly large, a skin graft may be performed.… More
Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Surgery can be carried out to improve the appearance of your nose e.g.… More
Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
The appearance of ears that are misshaped or protruding (‘bat ears’) can be improved surgically.… More
Ph (03) 218 1949, 24 hours / 7 days
PO Box 828
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This page was last updated at 3:27PM on February 14, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Plastic Surgery.