Cleft Lip & Palate With more than 75,000 new babies born each year in Ireland at the moment, between 90 and 100 are born with a cleft of the lip and/or palate. While this can initially be distressing for the parents and family, reconstructive plastic surgery is possible to [...]
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Burns Burns can be the most devastating injury sustained by humans. A major burn can be life-threatening, and leave life-long mental and physical scars. Even minor burns can be disabling. Prevention is paramount. Burns commonly happen in the home. Kettles and cooking pots should be pushed to the back [...]
Breast Reconstruction Breast reconstruction is now considered a routine aspect of breast cancer treatment for those women facing mastectomy. Most people are suitable for reconstruction and patients are encouraged to seek a referral for assessment by a plastic surgeon, if they wish to consider reconstruction. Timing Reconstruction can be [...]