Facial Plastic Surgery in Wellington
Facial plastic surgery includes cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Reconstructive plastic surgery is usually performed by a
to improve function, but it may also be done to make people appear more normal. It corrects impairments caused by burns; traumatic injuries, such as facial bone fractures and breaks; abnormalities present at birth, such as cleft palates or cleft lips; developmental abnormalities; scarring from infection and disease; and cancer or tumours.
include rhytidectomy or ‘facelift’, involving removing wrinkles and sagging from the face; browplasty, a ‘brow lift’ or ‘forehead lift’, which lifts eyebrows and smoothens forehead skin; and midface lift or ‘cheek lift’, which involves tightening of the cheeks. Other procedures often accompanying facial plastic surgery are lip enhancement, improving the lips’ fullness; and rhinoplasty or ‘nose job’, reshaping of the nose.
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Craig MacKinnon is a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon.
He has been part of the Wellington Plastic Surgery Institute since 2002 and bases his private . . .