Dr David Campbell  

                                                                                     MB BS FRACS

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

149 Wickham Terrace  Brisbane

(07) 3839 7800

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Common Myths -     Invisible surgery  -  Surgery with plastic dressings  -  Surgery with plastic glues  -  It's all done with Lasers        

Do you find the term Plastic Surgery a bit puzzling?  It doesn't have to be.

It is derived from the greek term "Plastikos", meaning "To change shape, or mould", just like plastic products can be  moulded into various shapes.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a specialised type of surgery which aims to change the shape of any part of your body.  This may be for cosmetic reasons, functional reasons or a blend of both.  Plastic surgery may be performed to enhance an area which has never been ideal, or to restore or rejuvenate an area which has become less ideal with aging, sun damage, cancer or injury.

Plastic surgery is not just a handful of fancy tricks to make you look better.  It is a broad set of principles, skills and techniques, combined with the judgement and experience to apply them wisely.  This is why you need to be careful not to be blinded by gimmicky advertising, and unrealistic promises.  It is wise to check if the Surgeon you are consulting is accredited in the specialty of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at one or more of the major hospitals in town, and be sure he or she is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons.

 

Related links - 

The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons - Home Page


    Main Office:        

    Suite 82,  Level 8,  Morris Towers,   149 Wickham Terrace,    Brisbane    Qld  4000   

Phone: (07) 3839 7800

Fax:  (07) 3839 4334

info@davidcampbell.com.au

Also Consulting at:  

 

Emerald Medical Group - Superclinic. Pilot Farm Road,  Emerald,   Qld  4720   Ph: (07) 3839 7800

Bywater Medical Centre, Canossa, 169 17- Mile Rocks Road, Oxley,     Qld. 4120       Ph: (07) 3839 7800

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