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EXCESSIVE SWEATING

Mon 12 November 2018

Historically patients complaining of excessive sweating, particularly under the arms, has been both a big problem and one that has been difficult to properly treat. Historically this often would involve surgery into the armpit to try and disconnect the sweat glands from the skin and invariably they would grow back. A more aggressive approach is by carrying out a sympathectomy to the cervical sympathetic chain, which is quite a major procedure, not without risk, performed by a vascular surgeon.

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RHINOPLASTY - a patient tells it like it is

Wed 7 November 2018

Sometimes surgery does not go quite as planned and a patient comes to us, wanting previous surgery by another surgeon put right. They choose DRG Plastic Surgery for the experience and honesty that they know inform Mr David Gateley and Miss Victoria Rose’s decisions: surgeons at the top of their game who tell it like it is.

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LOVE YOUR BODY

Fri 2 November 2018

I have a friend who talks about her body as if it were a decrepit building: ‘Got to shore up the crumbling edifice!’ she laughs, surveying her face in the mirror. Another references hair removal as if tackling some overgrown waste ground. Rather than celebrating our bodies we wage war on them. Well, why not call a temporary ceasefire? Hang out a white flag and cease hositilities for a moment?

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PLASTIC SURGERY TO THE RESCUE

Fri 26 October 2018

A common misperception is that plastic surgery focuses only on cosmetic procedures. In reality, plastic surgeons work in all disciplines within a busy hospital. Plastic surgery is one of the few medical disciplines that does not focus on one area of the body, but instead is used anywhere on the body where specialist plastic surgery intervention is needed.

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