• Abdominoplasty

  • Breast Surgery

  • Fillers

  • Hand Surgery

  • Skin Cancer

For Women

Common procedures for women.

Abdominoplasty

After massive weight loss, pregnancy or just the trials of life, excess abdominal skin is often successfully addressed with contouring surgery specifically abdominoplasty. Various techniques including mini-abdominoplasty, high lateral tension, high medial tension and extended abdominoplasty all have their place and are tailored to the patient’s needs. Many women seeking abdominoplasty may be interested in breast lift or liposuction and occasionally combined procedures are planned. more...


Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation or colloquially a boob job, is one of the most common cosmetic surgical procedures. The surgery is popular because it addresses concerns about small breast size, asymmetry and embarassment. Modern augmentation using silicone implants is a solution favored by many women looking for shape, projection, cleavage and feel. more...


Breast Reduction

William Blake offers breast reduction surgery carefully tailored to the individual aiming to reduce symptoms of shoulder and neck pain, intertrigo and breast discomfort while attending to aesthetic size and shape. Breast reduction surgery can make an enormous difference to women of any age and is one of the most popular body contouring operations. more...


Carpal Tunnel

Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist. Assessment is by clinical history, clinical examination and nerve conduction studies. Mr Blake advocates open carpal tunnel release over endoscopic, or keyhole, surgery because of concerns over safety. more...​


Hand Surgery

The commonest hand procedures in Mr Blake’s practice are carpal tunnel release, fasciectomy for Dupytren’s contracture, excision of ganglions and release of trigger finger, along with repair of hand injuries. Hand injuries range from relatively minor to the extremely complex all of which require individualised cooperative care. more...


Melanoma

Malignant melanoma is staged by its Breslow thickness and Clarke level allowing surgical treatment to be tailored to the particular tumour. Excisional biopsy is often followed by wide local excision with or without sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). The sentinel lymph node may provide information about possible spread. CT scans, PET scans, radiotherapy, oncolocy and melanoma clinic review are all needed at times. Advanced disease may require lymphadenectomy, axillary dissection, neck dissection or groin dissection. more...


Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty or nose job aims to address imperfections or deformities caused by trauma or congenital, from birth, by remodelling the bone, cartilage and skin of the nose. Open rhinoplasty, with an incision across the columella, or closed rhinoplasty both address certain aesthetic or cosmetic concerns. Rhinoplasty may improve airway and breathing as well as addressing appearance. more...


Skin Cancer

Melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC) are all important but quite different common skin cancers. Management has to be individualised to ensure eradication of the cancer and the best aesthetic appearance. Surgery and topical creams both play a part. more...


Wrinkle Treatments

Treatment with botulinum toxin, Botox or Dysport, aims to address the problem of dynamic lines or rhytids. These are caused by undesirable contraction of the facial muscles which are effectively paralysed by the injectible toxin. Crows feet, frown lines and platysmal bands may be suitable for treatment. Fillers like the hyalurinic acid based products Restylane, perlane, and subQ, aim to restore or add volume to the lips, cheeks, cheek bones, malar areas or other sites. Injections last several months or up to a year and may be repeated if required. Hyperhydrosis is also well addressed with botulinum toxin. more...


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