Facial trauma consists of a range of injuries to areas of the face that normally require emergency treatment. Read more about facial trauma here.
Microvascular reconstruction is an advanced technique for rebuilding facial deformities using blood vessels, bone, tissue, muscle and skin from other parts of the body. Read more about facial deformity here.
This is the term for skin cancers which affect more than 100,000 people in the UK every year. The most common form is non melanoma with melanoma being rarer and more serious. Read more about skin malignancy here.
The salivary glands in the mouth constantly produce saliva to keep the mouth moist and help with the digestion of food. Read more about salivary gland surgery here.
Dentoalveolar surgery relates to procedures on jawbone that supports and surrounds teeth including routine operations. Read more about dentoalveolar surgery here.
A dental implant is a titanium screw placed into the jawbone to anchor a false tooth or teeth. Read more about dental implants here.
The removal of wisdom teeth is a common procedure to relieve the pain and discomfort from impacted teeth. Read more about wisdom tooth surgery here.
The temporomandibular joint is a hinge of cartilage between the jawbone and the skull which is powered by the muscles that guide chewing and speech mechanics. Read more about temporomandibular joint disorders here.
A rhinoplasty is an operation to change the shape or resize the nose which is carried out under general anaesthesia. Read more about rhinoplasty here.
Genioplasty is the medical term for chin surgery to correct the balance of bones in the face and jaw. Read more about genioplasty here.
The left side of the face is not a mirror image of the right side. These differences are natural and vary from person to person but in some cases, there is a huge disproportion. Read more about facial disproportion correction surgery here.
Heavy, drooping eyelids, dark circles around the eyes and sagging skin create an ageing look and in many cases this appearance comes too early in life – some people can develop the characteristics from the late teens. Read more about eyelid rejuvenation here.
The visible signs of ageing such as loose skin, wrinkles, crow’s feet and frown lines can be improved with a range of face lift techniques. Read more about facelifts here.
Reconstructive facial surgery is performed to repair and reshape structures affected by birth defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infections and diseases. Read more about reconstructive facial surgery here.
Well-balanced facial features are promoted by facial structures with defined contours that balance from the forehead through the chin and into the neck. Read more about ageing face surgery here.