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Plastic surgery is a set of surgical procedures that focuses on the repair or reconstruction on parts of the body by changing soft tissue structure.

Surgery, injury and congenital conditions are all reasons why plastic surgery may be needed. The plastic surgery team at Tyneside Surgical Services main interests are:

  • Facial reconstruction following cancer, traumatic and congenital defects (eyelids, ears, nose and lips)
  • Perineum and genital reconstruction
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Hand surgery
  • Microsurgery

Cosmetic surgical procedures (normally offered as a private patient) include:

  • Facial surgery (eyelid and brow surgery, facelift and rhinoplasty)
  • Breast Surgery (breast augmentation, breast reduction, mastopexy (breast lift), inverted nipple correction, lipo modeling, correction of gynaecomastia (excess male breast tissue))
  • Body contouring surgery such as abdominoplasty