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Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

admin | 11/09/2019

This procedure is the removal of excess skin and fat from the abdominal (stomach), area. It is used to improve the cosmetic appearance of the stomach including the umbilicus. It has gained more popularity in the private sector over the last few years due to restrictions imposed in the NHS on offering this surgery due to the lack of funding. I have noticed a significant increase in the numbers of this type of surgery in my private practice over the same period.

The abdominoplasty procedure also includes tightening of the sheath of tissue that surrounds the abdominal muscles which brings

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Treating men with Botulinum Toxin A (Botox)

Treating men with Botulinum Toxin A (Botox)

admin | 22/03/2016

Injection of Botulinum Toxin A is the commonest cosmetic treatment performed in 2014 according to the latest statistics provided by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) as of 8th July 2014. (1)

The total number of Botulinum Toxin treatments as surveyed in 95 countries world wide amongst 2700 Board certified Cosmetic Plastic surgeons was 4,830,911. (1)

The non-surgical market in the UK is rising year on year. It was estimated to be worth £2.6 billion pounds in 2010, and now is estimated to be £3.6 billion pounds in 2015, a £1.0 billion sterling increase in 5 years. (2)

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A picture speaks a thousand words

A picture speaks a thousand words

admin | 22/03/2016

I was so moved and humbled by my first experience on the charity mission with the LEAP Global Missions team in January 2016; I have developed an apatite for more charity work.

I have also learned from this experience that there is so much suffering in this world and a pair of hands my not be suffice to contribute; however, well organised charitable team work is a powerful way to help those who are most in need, especially when supported by the appropriate funding.

Thus funding is not necessarily financial, but may also include medical equipment, and dressing, which are

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Liverpool Echo Article

Liverpool Echo Article

admin | 18/03/2016

A Merseyside plastic surgeon has spoken of the horrors of the war in Syria after helping to treat bombing and shooting victims.

Ali Juma, 53, who works at the Spire Murrayfield Hospital in Wirral , described how he treated patients left injured by shrapnel and even a baby boy who was badly scalded in an accident at a refugee camp.

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Wirral Globe Article

Wirral Globe Article

admin | 11/01/2016

A LEADING plastic surgeon from Wirral is heading to Jordan on a mission to treat wounded Syrian refugees whose lives have been torn apart by the civil war engulfing the country.

Dr Ali Juma will travel to Jordan in January to help with an international humanitarian effort by offering his medical skills in the capital, Amman.

The eight-day mission, organised by worldwide charity LEAP Global Missions, will see Dr Juma and a cohort of international plastic surgeons perform round-the-clock reconstructive surgery on children and adults who have suffered devastating war wounds including electrical burns, and traumatic injuries caused by gunshots

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The origins of Plastic surgery, a brief history

The origins of Plastic surgery, a brief history

admin | 12/05/2015

Cosmetic surgery is a subspecialty of plastic surgery and often the words are used interchangeably as is in this article.

Each year plastic and reconstructive surgeons improve the lives of millions of patients across the globe for many indications and reasons; however, the ultimate outcome is to provide a better cosmetic look to a disfigured body or face.

Motivations for having cosmetic surgery can be divided into external influences like indirect coercion by a spouse, media, and celebrity influence. However, the internal motivations are also multitude and may include the wish to alter a specific disliked feature; in addition to

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