Commonly known as weight loss or obesity surgery on the local scene, bariatric surgery, which used to be sought from abroad by those who need it, is now available in Uganda and people no longer have to travel abroad to undergo to treat this health issue.
Cosmetic Breast Surgery can have a tremendous impact on a woman's self esteem, and totally change the way she views herself. There are three different procedures that can be performed: Breast Lift, Breast Enhancement or Augmentation or Breast Reduction
A face lift, or rhytidectomy, will tighten the skin around the face, chin, and neck. It will also improve the jaw line, sagging cheeks, and loose neck skin. However, it will not improve the forehead, eyelids, eyebrows,
A forehead lift, or browlift, is normally performed at the same time as a face lift. This procedure will alter the muscles and tissues in the area above the eyes in order to smooth the forehead and minimize frown lines, giving you a more youthful and refreshed look.
Breast Augmentation (Implants)
Breast augmentation can be performed to make smaller breasts appear larger, balance breasts that are asymmetrical, or restore fullness that has diminished with age or as a result of pregnancy. The implants are placed either directly under the breast tissue or beneath the chest wall muscle, giving the breasts a fuller and more natural shape.
Eyelid surgery will give you a more youthful and refreshed appearance. Eyelid surgery can remove loose skin from the upper eyelids, reduce a puffiness, remove wrinkles from the lower eye lids, remove bags and circles from underneath the eyes and correct any lower eyelid droopiness.
Breast reduction, or mammaplasty, is preformed to reduce breast size. Most women seek a breast reduction in order to alleviate pain in the back, neck, and shoulder. Breast reduction will also help make a woman feel less self conscious about her breast size, and allow one to wear a wider variety of clothing styles.
Nose surgery, or rhinoplasty, can change the shape of your nose by re-contouring the underlying cartilage and bone. The size and shape of the nose has a tremendous impact on the way a person looks and ultimately one's self esteem. Whether a person is simply unhappy with the one's nose, aging or injury has changed the shape or appearance,
Gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts is a common condition, which may cause social anxiety and/or physical discomfort for a man with this condition. Most of the time, this condition can be corrected through a simple liposuction procedure. But in more complicated cases, a combination of surgery and liposuction may be necessary
Chin surgery, or mentoplasty, will reshape the chin either by enhancement with implants or through reduction surgery on the bone. Most of the time, chin surgery is done along with nose surgery in order to achieve proper facial proportions, as the size and shape of the chin may magnify or minimize the perceived size of the nose.
An arm lift, or brachioplasty, is designed to remove the redundant, flabby and sagging skin folds of the upper arms. Not only is the hanging skin unsightly, but it can also interfere with one's ability to wear certain types of clothing, and my cause underarm skin rash or irritation.
Ear correction, or otoplasty, is most commonly performed to correct protruding years. Protruding ears can be a source of embarrassment for many children and adults leading causing extreme self-consciousness. This procedure can be performed on children once the ears have reached full size, which is usually around the age of five or six, but can also be performed on adults as well.
A thigh lift, or thighplasty, will tighten loose sagging skin on either the inner or outer thigh, giving one more attractive, firmer, and youthful looking legs. Most patients choosing to have a thigh lift, done are those who have lost a massive amounts of weight after bariatric surgery. As a result of years of weight gain and obesity,
Lip enhancement and reduction is another popular cosmetic procedure designed to either create fuller more plump lips or reduce the size of the lips to create a more desirable look. Many times, lip enhancement or reduction is done along with nose or chin surgery to create a uniform look across the face.
Face, Forehead, and Eyelid Procedures:
Aging is a natural part of life. As time passes, the skin on the face and neck begins to loosen. One may also experience wrinkles or "crow's feet" around the eyes, and creases or folds along the forehead. Heredity, personal habits, gravity, and sun exposure all contribute to the aging of the face. For this reason,
Scar Revision Treatment:
No matter what, a scar is a scar and can never be completely removed. However, with today's techniques, it is possible to make the scars less noticeable and more socially acceptable, and therefore making one less self-conscience about the way they look. Scar revision treatment aims to improve the appearance of scars
A breast lift, or mastopexy, is the surgical procedure that lifts and reshapes the breasts, giving them a firmer more youthful look and feel. A breast lift can improve nipple asymmentry, move breasts closer together, or lift droopy breasts. Many women choose this procedure after weight loss, pregnancy, breastfeeding, or menopause.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a procedure in which the gallbladder is removed by laparoscopic techniques. Laparoscopic surgery also referred to as minimally invasive surgery describes the performance of surgical procedures with the assistance of a video camera and several thin instruments.
Laparoscopic Hernia Repair:
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair uses an instrument called a laparoscope. Between two and four small incisions are made through the abdominal wall through which are passed the laparoscope (a thin telescope with a light on the end) and surgical instruments into the abdomen.
Fundoplication is the standard surgical method for treating gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).GERD causes inflammation, pain (heartburn), and other serious complications (such as scarring and stricture) of the esophagus. GERD results when acid refluxes (regurgitates, or backwashes) from the stomach back up into the esophagus.
Stapled hemorrhoidectomy is surgical technique for treating hemorrhoids, and is the treatment of choice for third-degree hemorrhoids (hemorrhoids that protrude with straining and can be seen on physical exam outside the anal verge. Persistent or intermittent manual reduction is necessary).
An appendectomy is surgery to remove the appendix when it is infected. This condition is called appendicitis. Appendectomy is a common emergency surgery.