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Guide to cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery alters a person’s appearance. Learn the difference between cosmetic and plastic surgeons, and know what to ask to your surgeon.

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Blepharoplasty

A blepharoplasty is an operation to make your eyelids appear younger and may improve your vision.

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Deviated septum

A deviated septum is a condition in which the nasal septum is significantly crooked, making breathing difficult. Find out about symptoms and treatment options.

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Breast augmentation (breast implants)

Women undergo breast implant surgery for many reasons. Learn about the procedure and the questions to ask.

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Rhinoplasty (nose job)

Rhinoplasty (often called a ‘nose job’) is surgery to repair or reshape the nose. But what questions must you ask before having one? Learn more here.

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Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a condition where males develop enlarged breasts – often called ‘man boobs’. It's very common and usually not serious. Learn here about the treatments available and where to seek help.

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Turbinectomy

The inferior turbinates can sometimes become permanently enlarged and block your nose. Surgery should relieve your symptoms.

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Septoplasty

Septoplasty will resolve a deviated septum, making it straight and relieving your symptoms of a blocked nose. Learn more about the risks and benefits of this surgery.

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Urethrotomy

A urethrotomy is an operation to treat a narrowing of your urethra. The narrowing is usually caused by scar tissue forming after inflammation, an infection or injury.

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Breast uplift

A breast uplift is an operation to improve the shape of your breasts. It is suitable only for certain women. You should consider the options carefully and have realistic expectations about the results.

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