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Guide to cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery aims to improve how you feel about your appearance. Learn the difference between cosmetic and plastic surgeons, and know what you need to ask.

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Rhinoplasty

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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Abdominoplasty

Abdominoplasty (also called a ‘tummy tuck’) is cosmetic surgery to alter the shape of the abdomen. Learn about the procedure and the questions to ask.

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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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Turbinectomy

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

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Male-pattern baldness

Learn about male-pattern baldness and sort through some of the myths.

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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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Breast reduction

A breast reduction is an operation to make your breasts smaller. It is suitable only for certain women. You should consider the options carefully and have realistic expectations about the results.

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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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