Procedures


Anti-ageing Implants

Botox is an injectable material consisting of botulinum toxin, which is used in small doses. It appeared in the 18th century, while it was first produced in the laboratory in 1944 by E.Schantz. In 1968, A. Scott used it for medical reasons, while its first clinical application took place during the 70s in the field of ophthalmology and in particular for the treatment of blepharospasm and strabismus. The original BTX-A was produced in 1989 accompanied by its first approval by the FDA in use for the treatment of cervical dystonia.
In April 2002, the material was accepted and approved for the application and treatment of wrinkles in the forehead and the frown lines between the eyebrows. At the same time it was approved in France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Australia, Japan and others.
Areas utilised
Wrinkles in the forehead
Frown lines between the eyebrows
Eyebrow uplift or down lift
Crow’s feet around the eyes
Lack of symmetry
In specific cases in the upper lip
In the neck for people with good skin elasticity
Right Candidates
Men or women looking to combat the first signs of ageing temporarily, as well those who are not ready or not wish to undergo a more long-term effective procedure (i.e. Face Lift). Essentially, successful botox treatments rely on the right choice of muscles used, and are performed not only for the combat of facial wrinkles but also for the creation of a more natural and fresher face with more attractive features.
In time, our faces begin to show the effects of gravity, sun exposure and other facial expressions such as smiling, chewing etc, the underlying tissues that keep the skin look youthful and fresh start to break down especially in areas where the movements occur, such as smile lines, crow’s feet etc. Fillers, especially, hyaluronic acid can help fill in these lines and creases, restoring a fresher facial look. They can also be used to add fullness to the lips or in conjunction with laser, peeling or even Face/Forehead Lift. There is a wide variety of materials used. Dr Zavrides prefer to use hyaluronic acid even though in a lot of cases he utilizes other materials depending on the severity of the problem. Treatments are performed at his Center and Dr Zavrides usually apply anesthetic cream or dentistry type anesthesia along with the candidate’s co-operation. After the procedure you can return to work.
The gradual development of facial wrinkles, whether fine surface lines or deeper creases and folds, is the classic early sign of accumulated skin damage and inevitable ageing. Premature ageing and wrinkling of the skin may be accelerated by excessive exposure to the sun and other elements, overacting facial expression muscles, smoking, poor nutrition and skin disorders.
Lipofilling corrects wrinkles and plumps up facial features using your own fat and is a popular alternative to other wrinkle treatments. It involves extracting cells from your abdomen, thighs, buttocks or elsewhere and re-injecting them beneath the skin. Fat is most often used to diminish frown lines and laugh lines between the nose and mouth, to correct skin depressions or indentations, to enhance the lips and to provide definition to areas like the cheeks and chin. Since one’s own fat is used, there is no risk of an allergic reaction. The amount of fat that survives long-term varies, but successful transfer gives a long-lasting, natural result. Treatments can be repeated as needed to achieve the desired effect. There is minimal discomfort, which can be controlled with medication, and there is little or no downtime. The treatment can be performed at “Harris Zavrides Plastic Surgery Center” in an outpatient basis.
Mesotherapy is the procedure that helps the skin rejuvenation by using injectable pharmaceutical or not medications. It is a new method for skin rejuvenation by using injectable pharmaceutical or not medications (vitamins, antioxidants, hyaluronaic acid). These medications are applied directly intradermally.
The Stem cells are the undifferentiated progenitor cells, are so called adult stem cells that have features of rebirth and healing against various damages of tissue. Stem Cells, having multi-potency, have a capability to differentiate to various mesoderm cells such as bone, cartilage, tendon, fat, heart, or muscle in the condition of in vivo as in vitro. Thus, stem cells are treated as the appropriate model for the research of the differentiation mechanism toward each tissue cell and are applied to the various cell-therapies. Main effect: winkle prevention, whitening etc.

Laser Hair Removal

Laser treatment targets the dark colour of the melanin pigment in the hair follicle. Thus, the root of the hair is compromised with little effect on the skin and surrounding tissue. Since melanin is only produced during the growth phase, the laser light must target the hair follicle during the appropriate portion of cycle. Even in one given body part, not all follicles are in the growth phase of the cycle at the same time. Thus, these treatments need to be repeated at strategically spaced intervals over the course of the hair cycles. This assures us of subsequent hair growth prevention and that the hair follicles are disabled. The laser hair removal procedures at Ideal Image not only remove hair above the skin, but additionally make sure you no longer see the dark hairs beneath the skin’s surface, sometimes known as the five o’ clock shadow. “Harris Zavrides Plastic Surgery Center” is fully equipped with the newest and most invasive Medical Lasers for hair removal.

Anti-ageing Laser

Aging, sun exposure, hereditary factors, hectic lifestyle and the effects of alcohol and smoking inevitably result in a wrinkled face skin. In addition, the use of contraceptive pills, pregnancy and other genetic factors coupled with aging, create areas of uneven pigmentation. Moreover, deep acne can lead to having major scars in the face, leaving an uneven skin. These as well as other dermatological flaws can be corrected with the use of Laser. “Harris Zavrides Plastic Surgery Center” is fully equipped with the most modern and most invasive Medical Lasers. Laser is performed on the skin surface which vaporises the upper layers of the damaged skin and helps the creation of new ones, or acts deeper and helps to create collagen from the body itself, thus improving wrinkled or damaged skin. Some patients also experience an improvement in overall skin tone and texture. The result is a significantly improved appearance of the treated skin with wrinkles and scars substantially diminished and skin colour made more uniform. Patients especially appreciate the laser’s ability to safely treat both facial and neck skin, resulting in a very natural outcome. Most patients’ appearance will continue to improve for months after this laser therapy. The laser precisely targets numerous microscopic areas of the skin using tiny focused columns of laser light. The microscopic beams of light penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin breaking down old, damaged skin and stimulating the body’s own natural healing processes to produce new, healthier skin. Lasers provide a precise, superficial removal of the uppermost layers of the skin creating for a more uniform and bright appearance. Laser skin resurfacing softens or removes undesired skin defects such as wrinkles or depressed scars. It also removes pigment related to sun damage thereby creating a more youthful appearance to the skin. Sometimes called “laser peeling”, laser resurfacing is a precise, effective and long-lasting method of skin rejuvenation. Laser resurfacing often results in dramatic improvements to the appearance of treated skin. The Laser meticulously yet gently ablates delicate tissue, layer by layer, permitting clear definition of landmarks and optimal depth control–a valuable tool for treating a range of aesthetic conditions, including lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, certain other scarring, “sun spots” and other skin irregularities. Research done has shown that laser resurfacing treatments also stimulate the formation of new collagen to provide better support for the skin, resulting in a smoother and more even appearance to the skin. Laser resurfacing treatments are tailored to the nature and extent of skin damage, skin type and individual requirements for recovery time. Wrinkles, acne scarring, sun damage, and melasma (the “mask of pregnancy”) may all be improved with laser therapy. The result is smoother, fresher, healthier looking skin. Lasers allow for the reduction of many types of unwanted pigmented lesions or tattoos. During treatment Lasers are used specifically to target and microscopically “shatter” the pigment of the tattoo ink or lesion, dispersing it in the skin to be carried away by the body’s white blood cells. Such therapy requires a series of treatments for some types of pigmented lesions and for nearly all tattoos. The number of treatments required to achieve maximal benefits varies widely from patient to patient. Lasers are used to improve the appearance of the skin by gradually reducing unwanted pigmentation and redness (vascularity). Lasers deliver the light energy in short, gentle, adjustable pulses that minimize bruising or other problems while targeting the unwanted skin pigment and redness. Lasers may be used to lighten or remove unwanted or abnormal blood vessels in the skin, especially on the legs. This laser treatment of “spider veins” may be recommended for patients whose vessels have either been resistant to sclerotherapy or they are too fine to inject with a needle. The laser may be used to treat a variety of skin conditions including, vascular lesions such as port wine stains, hemangiomas, “spider” angiomas and facial redness from rosacea and other causes.

Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a technique used to minimize or remove unwanted superficial blood vessels in the skin. It involves injection of a substance that irritates the inner lining of the unwanted blood vessels stimulating a decrease in diameter of the vessels and, in many cases, ultimately results in clearance of the vessels.

Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a technique involving the combination of a vacuum-like suction and crystals that are sprayed on the surface of the skin. This treatment results in a very gentle resurfacing of the most superficial layer of the skin. Microdermabrasion is meant to soften and brighten the appearance of treated skin. It is generally performed as a series of treatments.

Chemical Peeling

Chemical peels using alpha hydroxy acids (usually glycolic acid) are intended to improve the appearance of the skin by causing a mild exfoliation (sloughing) of a portion of the uppermost layer of the skin. These peels are meant to soften and brighten the appearance of treated skin and, in some cases, blend skin tones and improve the texture of the skin. These peels are generally performed as a series of treatments.

Lipolisis

Lipolysis is a cosmetic medical technique in which a gradual reduction of subcutaneous fat deposits is achieved by injecting Phosphatidylcholine locally into these deposits. This treatment is ideal for patients wishing to remove small fat deposits on the body and face, but objecting the avoidance of surgery. Further indications for the treatment are tear bags under the eyes. Injection-Lipolysis is performed in an outpatient setting.

Laserlipolisis (SmartLipo)

No matter how fit and active we are, or how carefully we watch what we eat, many of us have those stubborn areas that just won’t go away, no matter how much we try by diet and exercise. It might be your tummy, back, jaw line/jowl, backs of arms, hips or cellulite. Laserlipolysis is a totally revolutionary concept of laser fat reduction – an innovative technique designed especially for removing excess fatty tissue in areas that are normally resistant to dieting and physical exercise through the selective interaction of a laser beam with your fat cells. The Smartlipo laser provokes the breaking up of the membranes (cell walls) of the fat cells, transforming them into a substance that is absorbed and eliminated by the body’s natural processes. This results in a harmonious body shape in a relatively short period of time, without the side effects of more aggressive procedures. SmartLipo is perfect for eliminating the common problem areas such as inner and outer thigh, tummy, jaw line\jowls etc. The overall results depends on the severity of the area to be treated, but dramatic improvements are usually seen within approx. 6 weeks of treatment—with final results in about 4 months.
Laserlipolysis performed with SmartLipo offers undeniable advantages to traditional liposuction, such as:

Having the procedure performed with local anaesthesia without the need for TIVA or general anaesthesia.
Reduced invasiveness and side effects.
Reduced recovery time.
Tightening of the skin as it removes the fat.
Possibility of treating areas, which until now have been considered unsuitable for traditional liposuction such as the face, forearms, upper part of the abdomen and knees.
Laserlipolysis provides a great option for people who want to improve the focal areas of unwanted fat or overlying skin laxity, especially at this time, when many people are looking for minimally invasive treatments with less downtime.

Rhinoplasty, or surgery to reshape the nose, is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures. Rhinoplasty can reduce or increase the size of your nose, change the shape of the tip or the bridge, remove any bumps, narrow the span of the nostrils; correct any post-traumatic deformities change the angle between the nose and the upper lip and may even relieve breathing problems.
Whatever the problem is, Rhinoplasty aims at delivering a nose that “blends-in” with the rest of your facial features.
When can rhinoplasty be performed?
Rhinoplasty can be performed at any age, but is usually recommended after the age of 18, when the development of the nose is completed.
How is rhinoplasty performed?
The procedure is performed under local or general anaesthetic and takes approximately 1 hour. The incisions are placed on the inside of your nostrils where they are not visible. Occasionally, in selected cases with complicated problems, an open approach might be used by placing a small incision across the columella, the vertical strip of tissue separating the nostrils. The shape of the nose depends on the underlying framework which consists of bone superiorly and cartilage inferiorly. The skin is separated from the supporting framework, which is then sculpted to the desired shape. If there are breathing problems the septum can be altered accordingly. Finally, the skin is redraped over the new framework and any incisions closed. When the surgery is complete, a small splint will be applied to help your nose maintain its new shape and small jelly nasal packs will be placed inside your nostrils to control any bleeding and to stabilize the lining of your nose.
What can I expect after the operation?
Usually requires an overnight stay in the Center. During the first 24 hours you will feel puffy and you will not be able to breath through your nose. You will notice swelling and bruising around your eyes that will seem to increase at first, reaching a peak after 1 day. These can be reduced by applying cold compresses for the first 24 hours, and most of the swelling should disappear in 1 week. The nasal packing and the splint will usually be removed after a week’s time.
When can I resume my normal activities?
On the day after surgery you will be able to resume light activities, but more strenuous activities should be avoided for 1 week. Depending on your job you could be back to work in 5-7 days. Care should be taken to avoid injuries to the nose for the first 3-4 weeks and glasses should be avoided for 2 weeks. Full recovery to your previous activities is expected after 2 weeks.
The eyes are the most important feature on our face and play an important role in facial expression. Excess skin, wrinkles and eye bags reduce their beauty and give the face a tired and sad look. The normal ageing process results in sagging of the eyelid skin, with wrinkles and folds developing especially in the lower lids and bulging of the underlying fat. Some people seem to have a hereditary predisposition and these effects appear at a younger age.
What is a blepharoplasty?
Blepharoplasty or Eyelid Surgery removes the excess fat and skin from the upper and lower eyelids, restoring a fresh and more youthful appearance. It cannot remove crow’s feet lines or eradicate dark circles around the eyes (although the latter might improve). Blepharoplasty can be combined with other procedures, such as a Brow Lift or a Face Lift.
When can blepharoplasty be performed?
Blepharoplasty is usually performed after the age of 35-40, when sagging becomes more prominent, but if there is a hereditary predisposition surgery might be required at an earlier age.
How is a blepharoplasty performed?
The procedure is performed under either a local or a general anaesthetic and takes about 1 hour. In the upper eyelids the incision is placed within the natural crease approximately 1 cm above the eyelashes. The excess skin and fat are removed and the incision closed with very fine sutures.
In the lower eyelids the incision is placed just below the eyelashes. The excess fat and skin are removed and the incision closed with very fine sutures. Occasionally, in cases with no excess skin, the incision might be placed inside the lower eyelid (Transconjuctival Blepharoplasty).
What can I expect after the operation?
As already mentioned the procedure can be performed under a local or general anaesthetic and takes about 1 hour. Blepharoplasty is usually performed as a day case.  Immediately after surgery and for the first 24 hours, cool compresses will be applied and you will be asked to keep your head elevated to reduce swelling and bruising. You will also experience some swelling and bruising that usually subsides in 7-10 days. The sutures are removed in 3-4 days, after which time make-up use can be resumed.
When can I resume my normal activities?
You will be able to watch television and read comfortably after 1-2 days. Contact lenses should be avoided for 1-2 weeks. Physical activity and bending over should be avoided for the first 4-5 days. You should be able to go back to work in 5-10 days, and full recovery to your previous activities is expected in 2 weeks.
During Neck Liposuction, your surgeon will make a small incision below the chin, and the excess fat will be removed. This procedure can be performed alone or may be performed as part of a Neck Lift or Face Lift. If this is the only procedure you’ll need, you should plan to spend approximately 30 minutes undergoing the operation. Your incisions will be stitched and bandaged. This procedure requires local anesthetic and you should allow five to ten days for recovery.
The procedure lasts about 1 hour. Of course, if you are having a Neck Lift in conjunction with Liposuction, Face Lift, Forehead Lift, or other surgeries, the time will vary accordingly. Your exact procedure will depend on your desired results and your own personal circumstances.
Dr Zavrides will make a small incision under your chin and possibly in front of and/or behind your ears. These incisions allow access to the platysma (neck muscle) and any fat in the neck. The neck muscles can then be tightened and any excess fat removed. The fat is removed with liposuction or by cutting it out. The incisions near the ears also allow for removal of some excess skin. Once the muscle has been tightened and any excess fat removed the skin is re-draped over the neck. Any excess skin is removed and the incisions are closed with sutures.  It is possible that a drain will be placed under the skin on the neck to collect any fluid that would increase your post op swelling and discomfort. The drain remains in place only a day.
You and Dr Zavrides will discuss what type of anesthesia to use, depending on your level of comfort. If you want to remain asleep during the procedure, you should request general anesthesia. Otherwise, local anesthesia with sedation is used. It’s up to you and your surgeon to decide what is best for your comfort depending on the exactly what surgery will be done. Dr Harris Zavrides might fit you with a compression bandage that you will have to wear to help reduce post-operative swelling.
As people age, the effects of gravity, exposure to the sun and the stresses of daily life can be seen in their faces. The skin becomes thinner and loses its elasticity and firmness, deep creases appear between the nose and mouth, the jaw line grows slack and jowly, the corners of the mouth point downwards and folds and fat deposits appear around the neck.
What is a facelift?
A Face Lift is a surgical procedure performed to “set back the clock”. Face Lift can improve the most visible signs of the ageing process, by removing excess fat, restoring the various facial elements to their original position before sagging, tightening the muscles beneath the skin of the face and neck, and removing excess skin. Face Lift can be done alone or in conjunction with other procedures such as a Neck Liposuction, a Neck Lift or Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty). A Face Lift approach can be used even for health reasons. Dr Harris Zavrides has published an article to the prestigious Journal “British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery”, which is the official Journal of the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons describing his experience in the above issue:
Face Lift Approach with a combination of a SMAS Advancement Flap in Parotidectomy.
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 (2007) 652-655.
How many types of Face Lift are there?
Over the years, the classical skin only Face Lift, has undergone a number of modifications to improve the overall results. These newer techniques aim at lifting not only the skin but also the underlying structures (muscles and fat), offering a much longer lasting result.
Are there any special precautions?
Aspirin or aspirin containing medications should be avoided for 2 weeks before the procedure.
How is a Face Lift performed?
The procedure is performed under a general anaesthetic and takes 2-3 hours. The incisions usually start high up in the temple areas, extend in a natural line in front of the ear and continue behind the earlobe into the hair of the scalp. Face Lift is usually combined with a Neck Lift, in which case a small incision may be placed under the chin. The skin is separated from the underlying structures. Any excess fat may be suctioned or trimmed around the neck and chin, the underlying muscle is tightened and the excess skin is removed. The skin is then redraped and sutured back into place. A small drain tube is usually placed on each side.
What can I expect after the operation?
As already mentioned the procedure takes 2-3 hours and the length of stay in center is usually 1-2 days. A bandage dressing will be gently applied around your face in order to apply light pressure over the wound area. Following surgery you will experience some swelling and bruising which usually take 2 weeks to subside. The dressing will be changed the day after surgery, and the drains are usually removed in 24 hours. After the first couple of days you can gently start washing your face and hair, and you can start wearing make-up. If you have to go outside, the use of a good sun block (50+) is strongly advised. Sutures are usually removed in a week’s time.
When can I resume my normal activities?
You should be up and about in a day or two, and you will be able to resume light duties 2-3 days after surgery. More strenuous activities should be avoided for the first 2 weeks.
How long will the result last?
The duration of the result depends on many factors, including the quality and type of your skin, your lifestyle etc. In general, the results last between 10-12 years.
The effects of ageing are inevitable, and often, the brow and forehead area show the first signs. Sun, wind and the pull of gravity all affect the face, resulting in frown lines, horizontal creases across the forehead and increasing heaviness of the eyebrows, creating a sad or tired appearance.
What is the Classic or Open Brow Lift and what is the Endoscopic Brow Lift??
A Brow Lift or Forehead Lift is a procedure that restores a more youthful, refreshed look to the area above the eyes. The procedure corrects drooping brows and improves the horizontal lines and furrows. In the Classic or Open Brow Lift an incision was made across the top of the scalp, beginning above the ears and hidden within the hair. Nowadays we use the endoscope. In the Endoscopic Brow Lift three 3-4 cm incisions are placed inside the hair line. It can be performed alone or more commonly in conjunction with other procedures, such as a Face Lift or a Blepharoplasty, to achieve a more harmonious facial appearance. Dr Harris Zavrides also utilizes the endoscope for resection of forehead masses. He described his experience on this at the prestigious journal: “British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery” which is the official journal of the “British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons”:  
Endoscopic Resection of Forehead Osteomas.
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 (2007) 392-395.
Am I suitable for an Endoscopic Brow Lift?
An Endoscopic Brow Lift is most commonly performed in the 40-60 age range to improve the visible effects of ageing in the upper third of the face. It can however help people of any age who have developed furrows or frown lines, or low, heavy brows. To see what a brow lift can do for your face, put your hands above your brows and outside the edges of your eyes and gently raise the skin upwards.
How is the Endoscopic Brow Lift performed?
The procedure is performed under a general anaesthetic but local anaesthetic with sedation can also be used. In the Endoscopic Forehead Lift three 3-4 cm incisions are placed inside the hair line. An endoscope (a pencil like camera connected to a monitor) is then inserted through one of the incisions allowing us to see and work in the various internal structures of the forehead. The endoscopic technique has the advantage of requiring very minimal incisions. Both bruising and swelling are much more limited and the post-operative experience is much more subtle.
An alternative fixation technique for the Endoscopic Brow Lift.
Dr Harris Zavrides and Dr Andreas Foustanos use their one personal technique for brow fixation during the Endoscopic Brow Lift. The technique was presented in several congresses like:
        Endoscopic Brow Lift.
8th Greek-Cypriot Surgical Congress.
        Greek Surgical Society.
        Cyprus Surgical Society.
        November 1- 4, 2007. Nicosia-Cyprus. 
The technique is also described in two Plastic Surgery Journals. The first Journal: “Annals of Plastic Surgery” is a peer review one and one of the most prestigious Journals of the world (it is the official Journal of The American Society of Plastic Surgery):
    An alternative fixation technique for the Endoscopic Brow Lift.
Annals of Plastic Surgery.2006 June; 56(6):599-604.
The second Journal: “Annals of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery”
is the official journal of the Romanian Society of Plastic Surgeons:
    Endoscopic brow lift.
    Annals of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery. Vol: 1/2005. pp: 5- 10.
What can I expect after the operation?
The procedure takes 1 hour and as already mentioned, is usually performed under a general anaesthetic. An overnight stay at the center is usually advised, although not necessary. Following an Endoscopic Brow Lift you will experience a certain amount of swelling and bruising that may involve the eyelid and cheek areas as well. It helps to keep your head elevated for two to three days, to keep the swelling down. Cold compresses may further reduce this swelling. Stitches or clips are usually removed in a week’s time.
When can I resume my normal activities?
It is important to realise that the amount of time it takes for recovery varies greatly among individuals, depending on the extend of the procedure. You may shower and wash your hair after a day or two and you can wear make-up after three days. You should avoid straining, bending and lifting during the early post-operative period. You should however be able to resume most of your normal activities within 7-10 days. Strenuous activities and exercise should be avoided for 2 weeks. You should temporarily avoid exposure to direct sunlight, and for the long term, be conscientious about the use of a sun block to protect your skin.
Α lot of men and women are of relatively normal weight, but have isolated pockets of fat that cause certain areas of their body to appear disproportionate. These localized fat deposits may sometimes be an inherited trait and typically do not respond to dieting and exercise. Areas such as the lower abdomen, hips and buttocks, waist, thighs, knees and chin seem to have a preference for these deposits and liposuction is often the only way to eliminate them.
What is liposuction?
Liposuction is the removal of localized unwanted fat by the use of a thin cannula and a suction pump. In certain cases during the Liposuction, a Laser or an Ultrasound or Vibration machinery is utilized. Liposuction is not an alternative to weight loss or a treatment for cellulite. Liposuction treats localised fat deposits, while a healthy diet and exercise ensure weight control.
When is liposuction performed?
Liposuction can be performed at almost any age, but best results are obtained when the skin still has its elasticity, to achieve a smooth contour following fat removal. The operation can be performed on multiple sites at the same time and could be combined with other procedures, such as an abdominoplasty.
How is liposuction performed?
The operation is performed under a local or general anaesthetic, depending on the severity of the problem, and the patient’s wishes, and usually takes 1-1.5 hours. A small hollow tube (cannula) is inserted in the area to be suctioned, through one or more tiny incisions. The cannula is connected via a long silicone tube to a vacuum pump, and unwanted fat is literally vacuumed away. Sometimes we use Laser cannula (Laser Liposution) or ultrasound cannula (Ultrasound Liposuction) or Vibration Canoula (Vibration Liposuction) or even a combination of the above.
How much fat can be removed?
There is a maximum safe limit of fat that can be removed during any one session, and this is usually between 3 litres.
What can I expect after the operation?
As already mentioned, the procedure takes 1-2 hours, depending on the extent of the problem. An overnight stay in the hospital is usually recommended. The anaesthetic effect of the infiltration lasts for several hours, and after it wears off, the discomfort is easily controlled with regular painkillers. A specially designed compressive garment is worn over the areas that have been suctioned to reduce swelling and bruising and to help the skin shrink down to your new contour. You will need to wear this garment continuously for one week (apart from taking it off to shower) and then during the daytime for another 3 weeks. Over the first couple of days after the operation you will experience some swelling and bruising that gradually subside over the weeks to follow.
When can I resume my normal activities?
The recovery time depends on the extent of the areas treated. Most patients can resume light activities within 1-2 days and return to work in 5-7 days. Exercise is usually recommended after 2 weeks and full recovery to your previous activities is expected in 4 weeks.
How long will the result last?
The results achieved with liposuction are permanent, even after moderate increase in weight, as the fat is evenly deposited over the whole body.
The size and shape of our ears is genetically predetermined and can vary significantly between individuals, as well as between the two sides on any one individual. The normal size of the ear is about 1/3 of the face, and forms an angle of 23-30o with the scalp. Any situation where the ears appear to be particularly prominent or the shape seems to be out of the normal, can be the source of teasing and ridicule, leading to significant psychological morbidity. Otoplasty or Ear correction or Ear Surgery is a surgical procedure to set prominent ears back closer to the head or to reduce the size of large ears.
When can Otoplasty be performed?
Otoplasty is usually performed after the age of 4 years, when the ears have completed 90% of their growth, and before the child begins school, where it can become the target of continuous taunts and teases. It could also be performed at a later age, even in adult life, if the appearance of the ears continues to be a problem.
How is Otoplasty performed?
In young children, a general anaesthetic is usually recommended, while in older children and adults a local anaesthetic may be used. The procedure is usually performed through a small incision in the back of the ear to expose the ear cartilage. The cartilage is then sculptured to achieve the desired form and shape and a number of sutures may be used to help maintain the new shape.
What can I expect after the Operation?
The procedure takes approximately 1 to 1 ½ hours. Hospitalization is not required. After the operation the ears are wrapped with a bulky head bandage for 2 days to promote the best molding and healing. After the bandage is removed, it is advised that a head band is worn at night and in crowded places for a further 3-4 weeks, to protect the ears. Pain is usually well tolerated and easily managed with regular painkillers. Significant bruising and swelling should be expected when the bandage comes off, but these subside over the next couple of weeks and the ears assume their final shape.
When can I resume my normal activities?
You should be up and about within a few hours of surgery, but bending and strenuous activities should be avoided for a couple of days. Adults can return to light duties within 1-2 days, and more demanding activities can be assumed after 5-7 days. Full recovery to your previous activities can be expected after 3-4 weeks.  Children can go back to school after 1 week. Swimming is allowed after 2 weeks and contact sports should be discouraged for 4 weeks.
 
When a woman is the best candidate for the procedure?
If you are considering Breast Augmentation you may like some questions answered. Essentially, Breast Augmentation is a surgical procedure to enhance the size and the shape of a woman’s breast. You may choose to undergo it for a number of reasons:
Physical appearance: small /under developed breasts: Firstly, to enhance the body contour and enlarge your breast size, either as a result of natural development or ageing. The right pair of implants will improve the breast size and show satisfactory results for the majority of cases but if the breasts are sagging, the doctor may also recommend a Breast Lift to achieve a better result. Psychological reasons: Secondly, Breast Augmentation procedures are taking place because of psychological reasons too. Women who wish to undergo surgery feel that their breasts are small creating doubts about their sex appeal. In most cases, this leads to lack of confidence and self-esteem. In addition, some perceive it as an obstacle in their sex life. It is amazing how a woman’s behaviour & confidence improves after the operation in relation to her partner and other people. Dr Harris Zavrides has published a scientific article, at the prestigious Journal: “Aesthetic Plastic Surgery” which is the official Journal of the “International Society of Aesthetic Surgery”, that explains the correlation between Cosmetic Surgery and self confidence in the work environment:
Representations in Plastic Surgery: The Impact of Self Image and Self Confidence   in the Work Environment.
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal 31:435-442, 2007.
The operation process includes:
A meeting with the surgeon
At your first meeting, Dr Harris Zavrides will evaluate your medical records and general health including family history of any breast tumor or other disease. A medical examination is of paramount importance (blood test, chest X-ray etc.) following on the clinical examination. Dr Zavrides will also need to establish if mammography is needed prior to the operation.
The selection of the implant size and type
I advise on the following process which takes place at the practice: a) The insertion of sample implants into the bra until you feel comfortable and happy and b) the actual breast volume measurement that proves to be more reliable. The above combination will help significantly in deciding on the exact implant size prior to the surgical procedure. There are a number of different types of implants available such as the ones with rough or smooth surface and other materials with low or high profile. Cohesive implants are the latest development. Anatomic implants are used for more specific cases.
The operation itself, how is performed, how long will it take etc.
Breast Augmentation is usually performed under a general anaesthesia. The method of inserting and positioning your implant will depend on your anatomy and Dr Zavrides recommendation. The most popular are the ones where the incision is made in the lower part of the breast (in the crease where the breast meets the chest), around the areola (dark skin surrounding the nipple) or in the armpit. Every detail is discussed prior to the procedure and as every case is different every effort is made so resulting scars are as inconspicuous as possible. The implant is placed under the gland or behind the chest muscle. The whole operation lasts around 1.5 hours.
What can I expect after the operation?
After the operation you will be given a surgical bra and you will need to wear for around 2-3 weeks. You should be able to return to your home a few hours after the operation or the following morning after the change of the first gauze bandage. Dr Zavrides also recommend medication to control most of the natural discomfort after the operation.
How will I feel after the operation?
For most women, undergoing this type of surgery is a satisfying and happy experience. There is not any problem regarding pregnancy and breast feeding. The implants become very soon part of the body and will not be an obstacle in detecting future illnesses following regular tests such as mammography, ultra sound tests, etc. The relationship between Breast Augmentation and breast cancer is not correlated as it has been confirmed by many studies.
 
Often times, patients want more breast volume and improvement of drooping.  A common patient is a woman that has had a baby.  The loss of volume and subsequent drooping is called post-partum involution.  These patients are candidates for Breast Augmentation + Breast Lift.
A breast lift is performed to elevate the nipple and areola to the correct position corresponding to the level of the breast fold.  The amount or length of the lifts scars is dependant on how much drooping is present.  Smaller amounts of drooping will need smaller amounts of scar to left the present into a better position.  More drooping means more scar.  Dr Zavrides is doing the least amount of scar we feel necessary to get the breast into proper position.  Scars around the nipple or vertically extending to the breast fold will soften, flatten, mature and lighten over many months.  Breast feeding is generally not affected by this procedure. The best way to determine if you are a good candidate for Breast Augmentation + Breast Lift is to schedule a consultation with Dr Harris Zavrides.  During a consultation, the procedure is explained in detail and all of your questions are answered. 
For a woman, her breasts represent the symbol of feminism, maternity and sex appeal. However, and more importantly, it is a part of her body that in some cases could give rise to some physical and physiological problems, for instance, when breasts are large and pendulous. Breasts usually start becoming large at an early age (teenage years) and of course after pregnancy. It seems that the combination of certain hormones such as progesterone, prolactin, insoulin, estrogen etc, plays a significant role. Main causes for large breasts are the excess fat and glandular tissue that exist inside and around the breasts.
Candidates for Breast Reduction
Breast Reduction can be performed right after a girl finished comprehensive school. Breast Reduction isn’t performed until a woman’s breast are fully developed (usually aged 18).The procedure is usually performed for physical relief as well as cosmetic since women with large breasts, experience back and neck pain, and at the same time they would prefer a smaller, better proportioned breast. The chronic pain caused by large breasts, particularly during a normal menstrual cycle is another consideration for Breast Reduction. Bra straps may leave indentations in the shoulders and skin irritation as it is quite common in the summer months. Young women with large and pendulous breasts find it difficult to exercise and wear fashionable clothes making them feel extremely self-conscious. Finally, it is difficult not only for a surgeon-oncologist but also for a woman herself to examine her breasts (periodic breast examination) for the search of any tumors, cysts etc.
Procedure
Breast Reduction techniques vary, but all of them have a common objective of reducing and lifting large and pendulous breasts. Dr Zavrides prior to the operation will chart on the breasts the exact steps that he will need to follow during the procedure. He represents one of the most important stages for achieving a successful result since; he stipulates what needs to be removed and what to stay in order to shape the new breasts. The procedure lasts 3 hours. Dr Zavrides has presented his experience in Breast Reduction in several conferences like:
Pitanguy Technique and Breast Reduction.
7th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Hellenic Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
October 27-29, 2005. Athens – Greece.
Breast Reduction
Lemesos Medical Society Congress
Lemesos Medical Society
Cyprus Ministry of Health
Lemesos, 29-March-2009
After the procedure
After the surgery you will be wrapped in a special surgical bra for around 3 weeks. The bandages will be removed the following day when you will be able to return home and perhaps to work within the same week (depends on each procedure). Your stitches will be removed in 7-10 days after the operation.
Loss of skin elasticity, gravity and other factors such as weight loss, pregnancy and breast-feeding ultimately affect the shape and firmness of the female breast. Breast lift or Breast Elevation or Mastopexy is a procedure designed to restore the shape and firmness of the breasts and raise them to their initial position, without changing their volume. Breast Lift can also reduce the size of the areola (the darker skin around the nipple). In certain cases, with mild ptosis (sagging), the appearance of the breasts can be enhanced just by enlarging the breast with a breast implant, without actually performing a Breast Lift. In other cases, where sagging is combined with loss of volume (as is often observed following pregnancy and breast-feeding) a combination of Breast augmentation and Breast Lift is required to achieve the desired result.
How is a Breast Lift performed?
Individual factor and personal preferences will determine the specific technique suited for each patient. In general, the procedure is performed under a general anaesthetic and takes approximately 2 hours. In most cases an incision is placed around the areola, another one runs vertically from the bottom edge of the areola to the crease underneath the breast, and a third one runs horizontally beneath the breast following the natural curve of the breast crease (inframammary fold), forming an inverted “T”. The excess skin is removed, usually along with part of the (enlarged) areola, the nipple and areola are shifted to a higher position, and the skin is brought together to reshape the breast. Some patients, especially those with relatively small breasts and minimal sagging may be suitable for modified procedures with less extensive incisions. The horizontal limb of the incision may be smaller or even be done with altogether, or there may be only a circular incision around the areola. If the breast volume has shrunk down considerably, a silicone breast implant could be used to restore it.
The Double-Flap Technique
Is the technique that Dr Harris Zavrides and Dr Andreas Foustanos usually perform for Breast Lift. It is their personal technique and it has been described in several congresses e.g.
A personal Mastopexy Technique
10th European Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
European Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Austrian Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
August 30-September 03, 2005. Vienna – Austria.
Breast Lift: An alternative technique.
11th Cyprus Surgical Congress.
Cyprus Surgical Society.
Ministry of Health.
December 13-14, 2008.  Nicosia – Cyprus.              
The technique is also published in the most prestigious Plastic Surgery Journal of the World: The “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal” (known as PRS Journal) which is the official Journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons:
A Double-flap technique – An Alternative Mastopexy Approach.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) Journal. 2007 Jul;120 (1):55-60
What can I expect after the operation?
As already mentioned the procedure takes approximately 1-2 hours and usually requires an overnight stay in hospital. The post-operative pain is usually well tolerated and can be easily managed with regular painkillers. Your breast will initially appear swollen and slightly higher than expected. Within the following 2-3 months the swelling will gradually subside and your breast will assume its final appearance. The use of a support bra (maternity or sports bra) is recommended for a month. The scars in Breast Lift may be quite lengthy and take several months to settle. Initially the scars will be red, hard and lumpy, but with time they usually fade and flatten. This process of scar maturation may be expedited by daily massage. Nipple sensation may be initially reduced but usually returns over the months to follow. Your ability to breast-feeding will not be affected by the procedure, but you should be aware that a subsequent pregnancy and lactation might cause the sagginess to relapse.
When can I resume my normal activities?
You will be up and about on the afternoon of surgery, and you will be able to assume very light duties from the following day. More strenuous activity should be avoided for a week and sexual activity (and handling) should also be reduced for the first couple of weeks. Full recovery to your previous activities, including exercise is expected in 4 weeks.
Loose abdominal skin and excess fat in the abdomen can be a problem for both men and women. Sometimes the causes leading to this condition can be inherited. In other instances the cause may be obesity, substantial weight loss, weakness stretching of the abdominal wall following pregnancy etc. The picture is almost always the same: a protruding abdomen, a hanging “apron”, a concentration of fat in the lower abdomen plus the appearance of stretch marks.
What is an Abdominoplasty?
An Abdominoplasty or a tummy tuck is a procedure designed to restore the normal image of your abdomen, by removing excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen and by tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall.
When is an Abdominoplasty performed?
Abdominoplasty is usually performed in middle aged men and women who have developed a loose hanging abdomen following multiple pregnancies, substantial weight loss etc.
How is an Abdominoplasty performed?
The procedure is performed under a general anaesthetic and takes approximately 2-3 hours. An incision is usually placed in the so called bikini line, just above the pubic hair, from hipbone to hipbone, where it can be hidden by your underwear. A second incision is the made around the navel to free it from the surrounding tissues. The muscles are then tightened by pulling them close together and stitching them into their new position, thus providing a firmer abdominal wall and improving the waistline. The skin flap is then stretched down and the excess skin is removed. The fat on the under surface of the flap is trimmed and a new hole is made for the navel. The navel and skin are then stitched with absorbable sutures placed internally. A small suction tube may be placed on either side to prevent the collection of fluids in the surgical site. Dr Harris Zavrides is presenting his experience in several congresses:
Abdominoplasty
7th Medical Congress.
Paphos Medical Society.
Ministry of Health.
Cyprus Medical Society.
December 13-14, 2008.  Paphos-Cyprus.
Creation of a new belly button.
Dr Harris Zavrides utilizes his own technique for creating a new belly button. The technique was presented in congresses like:
An aesthetic acceptable technique of umbilical creation in Abdominoplasty.
6th Pan Hellenic Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Hellenic Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
European Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. European appointed.
October 1-5, 2003. Athens – Greece.
What can I expect after the operation?
As already mentioned, the procedure takes approximately 2-3 hours and the length of stay in hospital is usually 2 days. Gauze dressings and a special compression garment will be placed on your abdomen. Post-operative pain is usually well tolerated with regular painkillers. You will find that there will be a couple of pillows under your knees in order to keep these bent and reduce the tension in your abdomen. On the day of surgery you will be encouraged to get out of bed for very short periods of time and you will need to walk slightly bent forwards to reduce the tension. Over the next couple of days you will gradually straighten up. The drains usually stay in place for 24-48 hours until drainage is minimal.  Following the procedure you will experience considerable swelling and bruising of the abdomen, and, for the first couple of weeks, you will be advised to wear your support garment as much as you can to reduce these. Your scar will normally extend from hipbone to hipbone and initially it will be red, raised and lumpy, but with time it will flatten and fade.
When can I resume my normal activities?
It is important to realise that the amount of time it takes for recovery varies greatly among individuals. Depending on the extent of your surgery and your general physical condition, you may be able to return to non-strenuous work anywhere from one to two weeks after surgery. Sexual activity should be avoided for two weeks and full recovery to your normal activities, including exercise, is expected after 4 weeks.
Loose abdominal skin and excess fat in the abdomen can be a problem for both men and women. Sometimes the causes leading to this condition can be inherited. In other instances the cause may be obesity, substantial weight loss, weakness stretching of the abdominal wall following pregnancy etc. Many times however the problem is confined to the lower abdominal wall, with minimal loose skin and some localized excess fat. In these cases a Mini Abdominoplasty may be performed in conjunction with abdominal Liposuction.
What is a Mini Abdominoplasty?
A Mini (or partial) Abdominoplasty is a procedure designed to remove the excess fat and tighten the skin of the lower abdomen, without disturbing the navel and without tightening the abdominal muscles.
How is a Mini Abdominoplasty performed?
The procedure is usually performed under a general anaesthetic and takes approximately 1-1.5 hours. An incision is usually placed in the so called bikini line, just above the pubic hair, much like a c-section incision. The skin is then separated from the abdominal wall between the incision line and the navel. If necessary, liposuction can be performed to improve the contour of the abdomen and waistline. The skin flap is then stretched down and any excess skin is removed. The skin is stitched with absorbable sutures and occasionally a small suction tube may be placed to prevent the collection of fluids in the surgical site.
What can I expect after the operation?
As already mentioned, the procedure takes approximately 1-1.5 hours and an overnight stay in hospital is usually recommended. Gauze dressings and a special compression garment will be placed on your abdomen. Post-operative pain is usually well tolerated with regular painkillers. You should be up and about on the evening of your surgery, although you might need to walk slightly bent forwards to reduce the tension. The drain (if present) usually stays in place for 24 hours until drainage is minimal. For the first couple of weeks, you will be advised to wear you support garment as much as you can to promote healing.
When can I resume my normal activities?
You should be able to resume light activities within a day or two and most patients find that they are able to return to work after a week or so. Full recovery to your normal activities, including exercise, is expected after 1-2 weeks.
 
Gynecomastia is a medical term that comes from the Greek words for “women-like breasts”. Although this condition is rarely talked about, it is quite common. 40% to 60% of men are affected by Gynecomastia at some point in their life. It may affect one breast or both, and although some drugs and medical conditions have been linked with male breast overdevelopment, for the majority of cases the cause is unknown. For men who are self-conscious about the appearance of their breast, Breast Removal surgery or Gynecomastia correction can help.
How is Male Breast Removal performed?
Male Breast Removal is performed under a general anesthetic. For mild to moderate cases with no or small skin excess, Liposuction alone may treat the problem. For larger breasts with more skin excess, Liposuction is combined with surgical excision of some of the breast tissue and possibly skin, through an incision around the nipple. In rare cases with massive skin and breast tissue redundancy more extensive procedures might be required.
What can I expect after surgery?
The operation takes 1- 1 ½ hours and an overnight stay at the hospital is usually required. You will feel some discomfort for a couple of days, but this is usually well controlled with regular painkillers. After surgery you will notice some bruising and swelling. To help reduce this, and to prevent the collection of blood (haematoma), you will be instructed to wear a compression bandage or special garment over your chest for a couple of weeks.
When can I resume my normal activities?
You will be able to resume light activities the day after surgery and you can go back to work as soon as you feel well enough, which could be as soon as 1-2 days after surgery. Exercise can be resumed after 2-3 weeks and full recovery to your previous activities is expected in 3-4 weeks.
 
The procedure can be done under local anesthetic and the same day you can go home. Nipples that are large (due to genetics or breast feeding) or those that are inverted or retracted can be resized and reshaped as you desire with little to no visible scarring. Larger nipples can be trimmed to appear more natural and less aged. Flat or inverted nipples can be enhance or corrected by either releasing scar tissue at the base of the nipple or by inserting a small cartilage stent.
 
The procedure can be done under local anesthetic and the same day you can go home. Nipples that are large (due to genetics or breast feeding) or those that are inverted or retracted can be resized and reshaped as you desire with little to no visible scarring. Larger nipples can be trimmed to appear more natural and less aged. Flat or inverted nipples can be enhance or corrected by either releasing scar tissue at the base of the nipple or by inserting a small cartilage stent.
Over the past few years women of all ages have become more concerned with the appearance of their genital area. The internet has provided a forum for women to discuss genital plastic surgery in the privacy of their homes. Most patients seeking labioplasty feel that they do not want hanging of the labia minora beyond the labia majora or outer lips.  Others feel bulky in pants or a bathing suit to the point of not wanting to wear any revealing clothing. The final group of patients seeking such surgery are active athletes or triathletes who complain of rubbing with biking or running. Dr Zavrides uses techniques to safely reduce the labia minora that can be performes under local anesthesia. A vertical wedge of labia minora tissue is removed resulting in a small nearly invisible scar. The recovery is about 4-5 days of bed rest followed by 2-3 weeks off from the gym.
A weak chin can make a normal nose appear large and an already prominent nose seems even larger. It may also give the appearance of a ‘fleshy’ neck. On the other hand a too prominent chin may give the appearance of having too small of a nose. The end result should be a balanced relationship between the structures of the face. Chin Surgery, also known as Mentoplasty, is a surgical procedure to reshape the chin either by enhancement with an implant or reduction surgery on the bone. Many times Dr Zavrides may recommend Chin Surgery to a patient having Nose Surgery in order to achieve facial proportion, as the size of the chin may magnify or minimize the perceived size of the nose. Chin surgery helps provide a harmonious balance to your facial features so that you feel better about the way you look. Length of the procedure: 30 minutes to 1.5 hours. Anesthesia: Local with sedation, or general. Usually the procedure is performed in an outpatient basis. You may have temporary discomfort, swelling, bruising, numbness and/or stiffness. In jaw surgery, you may have inability to open mouth fully for a week. Recovery: Back to work: about 1 week. Normal appearance: 2-4 weeks. Activity that could jar or bump face: 6 weeks. Duration of
Results: Permanent.
Increasing fat levels coupled with the effects of aging affects the look and shape of arms as well. There is a variety of factors that affect the arms from a cosmetic point of view and each case may require a different approach.  The most important thing to know is that arms form their own unique cosmetic part in one’s body and the number of patients visiting Plastic Surgeons is increasing. The surgery is particularly helpful to people who have:
  • Excess fat in the upper arms which is consistent with other areas such as buttocks, thighs etc.
  • Arms with hanging skin and muscles after undergone a massive weight loss diet.
  • Arms with wrinkles and loss of elasticity due to aging and sun exposure 
Techniques and Healing Process
In cases, where there is excess fat but with good skin elasticity, Dr Zavrides uses Liposuction methods for fat removal. This approach does not leave any scars since is performed through the insertion of a thin cannula (3-4mm in diameter) which leads to the fat layer beneath the skin. After the operation you will be wearing a surgical garment for best moulding. Most patients can return home the same day or the following morning at the latest if they went through a more extensive surgery. Most patients return to work after one week. Other cases are performed with Brachioplasty, where Dr Zavrides makes an incision in order to remove the fat and improve the tone of the muscle. Inevitably, this approach leave a scar in the inner part of the arms but it is not easily visible by others. The healing period for these types of procedures is around 7-10 days.
High, prominent cheekbones are one of the facial features most frequently associated with beauty. Today, this underlying facial structure can be created with implants. Whether you want heightened and well-formed cheekbones like the ones you had when you were young, or you’ve never had well-defined cheekbones, cheek implants may produce a dramatic change. For many people, cheek implants can provide new facial contours and dimensions to bring facial features into better balance. Cheek implants are made in various shapes and sizes. They are made out of both solid and semi-solid materials that have been used successfully for years. For more detailed information about how this procedure may help you, we recommend that you consult Dr Harris Zavrides.
Dermabrassion is the surgical procedure that can smooth the face and the wrinkles using a special device, dermabrator, which treats layers of damaged skin. It softens lines around the eyes and mouth and minimizes facial scars and unevenly pigmented areas. The length of the procedure takes a few minutes to 1/2 hour. It can be performed under local anaesthesia in an outpatient basis. After the treatment you will have temporary discomfort, lightening of treated skin and acute sun sensitivity. Pinkness or redness in skin may persist for up to 3 months. Recovery: Back to work: 2 weeks. More strenuous activities: 4-6 weeks.
Lip Augmentation is possible for anyone who would like larger or fuller lips. In addition there are people who were born with abnormalities of the lips or whose lips have become deformed for one or another in later life.
Procedures available:
Temporary augmentation
Many substances have been used to temporarily enlarge the lips. These substances are primarily injected under the white line. That is the white hair free line which outlines the vermilion (red mucosa) of the lip and is distinct from normal lip. This gives a pouting lip.
The bulk of the lip can be increased by injections into the muscle but these tend to dissolve at a fast rate. The commonest material used is collagen for which an allergy test is required. Recently hyaluronic acid gel has been used. All these dissolving substances need to be topped up every 3 to 6 months.
Permanent implantation by injection
Permanent substances have tended to be rather firmer than normal lip tissue and sometimes produce lumpy results. There are however a number of products becoming available. Artecol is now widely available and can be injected without anaesthetic as an outpatient. It gives a softer result and the advantage of this material is that it does not dissolve away and therefore does not need to be replenished. The disadvantage is that because it is permanent one would not wish patients to change their minds as it would be difficult to remove. Some patients might find it firmer than normal soft tissue. The usual test is whether kissing and biting into an apple appears normal. There may be some patients that would notice a difference. Usually small amounts are injected as it is easier to add more than to take it away.
Fat injection
This is usually considered to be temporary. It has the advantage that one is using the patients own tissue. The fat is collected either as part of some other liposuction procedure or harvested specially for the purpose of augmentation of the lips. Usually it is taken from the abdomen or the buttocks. It can be stored in the fridge for later use for many months. Injection of fat does cause more temporary swelling than the injection of other substances.
Permanent Lip Augmentation using the patient’s own tissue
Dermis, the deeper layer of the skin, has been used as a graft for many years, but recently has become popular for Lip Augmentation. The tissue is harvested as a by product of some other operation where it would otherwise be discarded- e.g., Abdominoplasty, Breast Reduction, Face Lift, etc. The epidermis or outer skin is removed and the shaped dermis threaded through from one side of lip to the other. The advantage is that this tissue takes well as a graft because it is the patient’s own tissue therefore there will be no problems of allergy. The graft may not take fully and there will be some thinning of the dermis with age. However, good results can be achieved. It is a bigger procedure, producing more swelling for longer (one to three weeks) and can also create complications of infection and bleeding, as in any operation. An alternative graft to dermis is fascia (the covering of muscle). This can be the temporalis fascia from the covering of the temporalis muscle under the scalp at the temple, or from elsewhere.
Lip augmentation by injection or graft is limited by the amount of vermilion or mucousa of the lip that is available. Some older people have very limited amounts of vermilion.
Permanent Lip Augmentation with surgical advancement of the vermilion
The mucosa of the inner side of the lip can be advanced downwards to make a fuller lip or even advanced downwards and round to replace normal skin. This last operation will however destroy the normal white line. These reconstructive procedures tend to be used to treat congenital deformities and those acquired through injury or disease.
Which procedure is the best?
There are many procedures that can be used to enhance the lips. Some patients prefer temporary ones as they can change their minds. They may also whish just to try the appearance of large lips as a preliminary to something more permanent. Many patients prefer to use their own tissue, although the injections are simpler. The choice will depend very much on the patient’s wishes and Dr Zavrides opinion.
The hair restoration techniques are performed under local anesthesia. Hair transplant sessions that involve the movement of thousands of tiny follicular unit grafts may take 3-4 hours, but the time goes by quickly as patients rest comfortably during the procedure; either watching TV, taking a nap, or chatting with the staff.

The perception that people may have of a hair transplant, where patients leave the office with their heads wrapped in bandages and have significant bleeding and pain, is from the older, plug techniques. Today patients leave the office with only a hat and headband and are able to shower and shampoo their hair the day after hair restoration surgery. After the procedure there is only some discomfort that is treated with oral medications, and there is literally no bleeding.
A thin strip of hair is taken from the back and/or sides of the scalp and the area where the strip was taken from is closed. The hair from above the incision covers the area so that it is not visible. The donor strip is placed under a series of special dissecting microscopes where the individual follicular units are carefully dissected into tiny grafts. These grafts are stored in a special holding solution and refrigerated while awaiting placement in the bald or thinning scalp (the recipient area). 

Recipient sites (tiny incisions) are then made in the bald scalp where the grafts are to be inserted. The sites are created with a thin instrument, or very fine needle, no larger than the one used to draw blood from your arm. The depth, angle, and distribution of these recipient sites are a critical aspect of the hair transplantation if the results are to look perfectly natural. Their proper placement is a special art and skill of the experienced Plastic Surgeon.

Once the recipient sites are made, the follicular unit grafts are carefully inserted into the scalp. The 1-hair grafts are placed at the hairline, the 2’s immediately behind them and the larger 3- and 4-hair units are placed in the central, forelock area. The recipient site sizes are matched to the different size follicular unit grafts, so that a snug fit is created. This facilitates healing, enhances growth of the follicles and permits a very easy post-op course.
The hair transplant is visible for about a week. Some patients cover the area with their existing hair and others choose to wear a hat when they are in public. Patients can resume normal daily activities the second day following their hair restoration surgery, although there are some restrictions on strenuous exercise, smoking and drinking. New hair growth starts to appear in 2 to 3 months and is generally complete in 10 to 12 months.
The Buttock Lift can be performed as a solo procedure or as part of the total body lift. The procedure improves the contour of the buttock and makes it ‘perkier’. The Buttock Lift usually is achieved by the following methods:
  • Removing excess skin and tightening the skin above the upper part of the buttocks.
  • The Buttocks can also be lifted with implants or
  • Fillers (e.g. yalouronic acid injections) or
  • Fat injections. The fat injection procedure is also referred to as the Brazilian Buttock Lift.
If the buttocks are very large, the patient may first benefit instead from Liposuction to reduce the overall size of the buttock. If, on the contrary, you want larger buttocks with more projection, you might be better served with a buttock implant or fat injection to the buttocks. Implants or fat injections will fill out the buttock and lift the buttocks. Fat injections to the buttock are also known as the Brazilian Buttock Lift. However, if your buttocks are sagging, the butt is lifted by removing tissue and tightening skin. If the sag is minimal, a ‘butt wedge’ excision might be indicated. The tissue is excised at the buttock crease. This buttock lift technique cuts out tissue at the junction of lower back and buttock. This allows for a true elevation of the buttock tissues and a reshaping of the entire buttock. In combination with a Liposuction of the hips or thighs it can result in a dramatic reshaping of the entire backside. The butt lift can be done under ‘twilight’ anesthesia or general anesthesia. Dr. Zavrides is very careful to hide the scar so that it is hidden even with a bikini bathing suit. The buttock lift is easily tolerated as an outpatient procedure. The patient is advised not to sit for one week so as not to stress the operated area. You may return to work in 2 weeks if you do not do a lot of extensive sitting.
The Thigh Lift is a cosmetic surgery procedure designed to tighten the skin of the thigh and reduce sagging in the inner or outer thigh. If your inner thighs are very big and have a lot of fatty tissue it might be best to do Liposuction first to get rid of as much of the excess tissue as possible. After a few months Dr Zavrides revaluate the inner thigh to see if you will benefit from a Thigh Lift. In some cases a Thigh Lift is recommended. If the skin of the inner thigh sags or is droopy, a Thigh Lift is ideal as it will tighten up the skin and smoothen the contour of the inner thigh. Patients who have lost a lot of weight are also ideal candidates for an inner Thigh Lift, usually done in combination with other cosmetic surgery procedures. If you stand in front of a mirror and pinch the skin of your inner thigh so that you lift the skin towards your groin. This approximates what a Thigh Lift can do for you. The outer thigh is treated most often by liposuction. When the skin of the outer thigh sags, it is usually in conjunction with the buttocks. In this case, the outer Thigh Lift is performed together with a Buttocks Lift. Thigh lift can be done under ‘twilight’ anesthesia or general anesthesia. Dr. Zavrides designs the surgery so the final scar is hidden in the groin crease. Excess skin and fat are removed and the remaining thigh skin is elevated and tightened. Thigh Lift is generally well tolerated. Following your surgery, you are advised to rest as much as possible to avoid a lot of leg motion, which can affect the scar. Recuperation for Thigh Lift is usually 1-2 weeks. Patients should plan to take 7-10 days off from work.
Many people find it difficult to develop their calf muscles, even with extensive, targeted exercise. For some individuals, no matter what they do, their lower legs remain thin and undefined. Other people have had an illness that has caused the leg muscles to appear deteriorated or under-developed. Even bodybuilders sometimes find that the well-defined calves they desire cannot be produced by exercise alone, and they elect to have calf implant surgery in order to produce a better-balanced lower body. The Calf Implants come in a variety of shapes and sizes. In the case of disease or injury, custom implants may also be made from a mold of the calf muscles. Most implants are made of pliable, but solid materials, such as silicone. They are placed above the calf muscles to enhance their appearance, giving the legs more definition and shape.
Symmastia is the medial confluence of the breasts producing a web across the midline. Dr Harris Zavrides presented his experience in correcting this anomaly in an article at the most prestigious Plastic Surgery Journal of the world:  “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS)” which is the official Journal of the “American Society of Plastic Surgeons”:
Surgical Reconstruction of Iatrogenic Symmastia.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) Journal. 2008, volume121, issue 3, 143e.
Breast Reconstruction is a surgical procedure to rebuild the contour of the breast, along with the nipple and areola (the pigmented area surrounding the nipple) if desired. Recent advances in reconstructive techniques have given patients more choices when it comes to Breast Reconstruction, including the option to have Breast Reconstruction during the same operation in which the breast is removed. While a breast cancer diagnosis requires timely treatment decisions, most women have a sufficient amount of time to research treatment and reconstructive options before breast cancer surgery.
Though some women are not interested in Breast Reconstruction, many Plastic Surgeons support reconstructive surgery as an important option for patients to consider. Women are encouraged to weigh both the advantages and disadvantages of Breast Reconstruction with their Plastic Surgeons and cancer treatment team and make an informed decision based on their own situation. Breast Reconstruction is most often an option for women who have had mastectomy if their entire breast has been removed.
There are different types of Breast Reconstruction available to most mastectomy patients: Breast Implants and expanders are 2 common procedures. The insertion of breast implants is usually a two-part procedure. The first implant operation involves placing a tissue expander in the intended breast area beneath the skin and chest muscle. The tissue expander is similar to a balloon, and the Plastic Surgeon will fill the expander with salt-water solution periodically (usually once a week). The procedure to insert the tissue expander into the breast area typically takes about forty-five minutes. After the skin has sufficiently stretched, the surgeon will replace the tissue expander with a permanent implant, usually three to four months after the first implant surgery. Occasionally, a woman will not need a tissue expander. If this is the case, then the Plastic Surgeon will proceed directly to permanent implant surgery. Muscle flap procedures take much longer than implant operations, lasting about four to five hours, and patients typically stay in the hospital three to four days, compared to one day with the implant operation. Though the recovery is slower, the breast usually looks and feels more natural to most women. Microsurgery flap procedures also are used in Breast Reconstruction.
Because many breast cancers involve the nipple areola complex, the surgeon usually removes the nipple during mastectomy. After the breast volume has been rebuilt with a tissue expander or muscle flap procedure, the nipple may be recreated. Most nipple recreation takes place two to six months after the initial Breast Reconstruction to allow the new breast area ample time to heal. A new nipple may be created from a skin graft from a woman’s inner thigh or from the areola (the pigmented region surrounding the nipple) on her natural breast. Occasionally after a skin graft, the skin of the newly created nipple turns white. Some Plastic Surgeons prefer to tattoo the skin graft of the new nipple to ensure that the colour matches the colour of the nipple from the natural breast.
Dr Harris Zavrides is presenting his experience in Breast reconstruction in Plastic Surgery Seminars like:
Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy and Radiotherapy. Combination of Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Flap and Tissue Expander with an Embodiment Injection Site.  
13th Pan-Hellenic Oncology Congress.
Scientific Council of Greek Anti-Cancer Hospitals.
November 24-27, 2005, Athens – Greece.
Surgical Reconstruction of Tuberous Breasts Utilizing Tissue Expansion.
Andreas Foustanos, Harris Zavrides.
10th European Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
European Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Austrian Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
August 30-September 03, 2005. Vienna-Austria.
Dr Harris Zavrides has also presented his experience in Breast Reconstruction in several prestigious Plastic Surgery Journals like the “Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery” (JPRAS) which is the official Journal of the “British Association of Plastic Surgeons”, “the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery” Journal which is the official Journal of the “International Society of Aesthetic Surgery” and the “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery” (PRS) Journal which is the official journal of the “American Society of Plastic Surgeons”.
Delay Breast Reconstruction using a combination of Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Flap and Tissue Expander with embodiment injection site.
Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (JPRAS) 2007. Vol: 60,   No 5: 530-536.
Surgical Reconstruction of Tuberous Breasts.
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.2006 May-June; 30(3):294-300.
Surgical Reconstruction of Iatrogenic Symmastia.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) Journal. 2008, volume121, issue 3.
If possible, a Nipple Reconstruction will be done at the same time as the Breast Reconstruction. However, if it can’t be done then, a nipple can be reconstructed at a later date. This is usually some time after the Breast Reconstruction has healed and settled into its final shape and position. This enables the Plastic Surgeon to position the nipple accurately, in line with the one on your other breast. Several techniques are used to reconstruct a nipple. In the first technique, skin on the new breast can be folded into a nipple shape – this is a nipple flap. In the second technique part of the nipple on the natural breast is removed and placed on the new breast – a nipple sharing graft. Both procedures are usually done under a local anaesthetic and you should be able to go home the same day.  Tattooing after Breast Reconstruction can also give the reconstructed nipple a very good appearance. It is usually done under local anaesthetic, using either a local anaesthetic cream or an injection. The procedure usually takes 30–40 minutes. You may decide that you don’t want to have another operation to make a nipple. In this case you could have a silicone stick-on nipple, which can be attached to the reconstructed breast. These can be bought ready-made, or made to match your other nipple.
Plastic Surgery can improve scars with several invasive and non invasive methods (e.g. surgical excision, Lasers and Expanders). Dr Zavrides is presenting his experience in scar revision in Journals and seminars:
Facial burn sequelae and tissue expansion.
Annals of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery Vol:2/2005. pp:16-22.
Tissue expansion. Indications, Technique, Results.
6th Hellenic-Cypriot Surgical Congress.
Greek Surgical Society.
Cypriot Surgical Society.
October 24-26, 2003. Nicosia – Cyprus.
Burn is an injury that is treated by Plastic Surgery. Dr Zavrides is presenting his Burns experience in Plastic Surgery Seminars and Journals:
Light and Fire in  Burns: History, Temperature Control, Skin Grafts, Storage of tissues, Lasers.
V Meeting of the International Society for the History of Medicine
Theme: Light and Fire in Medicine
International Society for the History of Medicine
9-12 September 2009, Nicosia-Cyprus
Extensive composite burn from lighting strike: Case Report.
Trauma Journal (Journal of the Greek Society of Trauma) Series B, Volume 2,      
No 1, January-March 2006. pp 53-55.
Facial burn sequelae and tissue expansion.
Annals of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery Vol:2/2005. pp:16-22
The role of colloid solutions in the treatment of burn shock.
7th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Hellenic Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 
October 27-29, 2005. Athens – Greece.
Trauma Booklet (Burns chapter, Shock chapter). 
III Surgery Department, Tzanio General Hospital.
November, 2000. Athens-Greece
During surgical removal of a skin cancer a defect usually remains. Plastic Surgery utilizes local or distal flaps and skin grafts in order to fill the defects.
Plastic Surgery is involved in Hand Reconstruction and Upper Extremity Reconstruction (Finger tip injuries, Tumors, Dupuitren’s disease, Congenital anomalies, Thumb reconstruction, replantation, Perionychium problems, and Soft Tissue coverage).
Plastic Surgery includes a variety of procedures for reconstructing the human body. Plastic Surgery is involved in Wound Healing, in Malignant Melanoma and in Craniofacial Surgery ( Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate, Craniosynostosis, Orbital Hypertelorism, Craniofacial Syndromes, Craniofacial Microsomia, Orthognathic Surgery, Facial Injuries, Facial fractures, Head and Neck Cancer). Plastic Surgery is also involved in Breast reconstruction, in Nipple-Areola reconstruction and in reconstruction of the Chest Wall–Abdominal Wall-Posterior Trunk and Lower extremity. Is also involved in Burns, Leg Ulcers, Pressure Sores, Lymphedenama, in the  reconstruction of the Genitalia, in Skin transplantation and in  Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstruction (finger tip injuries, tumors, Dupuitren’s disease, Congenital anomalies, Thumb reconstruction, replantation, Perionychium problems, Soft Tissue coverage).  Dr Zavrides has presented several lectures in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery in several medical congresses. He also published several articles in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery: 
21.     Light and Fire in  Burns: 
History, Temperature Control, Skin Grafts, Storage of tissues, Lasers.
V Meeting of the International Society for the History of Medicine
Theme: Light and Fire in Medicine
International Society for the History of Medicine
 9-12 September 2009, Nicosia-Cyprus
20.  Surgical Reconstruction of Blepharoptosis.
Andreas Foustanos, Harris Zavrides   
32ond Annual Pan Hellenic Medical Congress.
The Athens Medical Society.
May 09-13, 2006. Athens – Greece.
19.  Extensive composite burn from lighting strike: Case Report.
Trauma Journal (Journal of the Greek Society of Trauma) Series B, Volume 2,      
No 1, January-March 2006. pp 53-55.
18.  Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy and Radiotherapy. 
Combination of  Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Flap and Tissue Expander with an Embodiment Injection Site.  
Andreas Foustanos, Harris Zavrides   
13th Pan-Hellenic Oncology Congress.
Scientific Council of Greek Anti-Cancer Hospitals.
November 24-27, 2005, Athens – Greece.
17.  The role of colloid solutions in the treatment of burn shock.
7th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Hellenic Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
October 27-29, 2005. Athens – Greece.
16.Treatment of defects in Achilles tendon area utilizing reverse fasciocutaneous  Flap.
7th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Hellenic Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
October 27-29, 2005. Athens – Greece.
15.  Severe Injuries from Squibs.
7th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Hellenic Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
October 27-29, 2005. Athens – Greece.
14.   Yalouronic Acid Dressings and Epithelization.
2nd Pan-Hellenic Congress on Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
Hellenic Society of Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
September 23-25, 2005. Athens – Greece.
13. The use of DACC dressings (Dialcyl-Carbamychloride) in Chronic Ulcers,    pressure sores and infected wounds.
2nd Pan-Hellenic Congress on Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
Hellenic Society of Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
September 23-25, 2005. Athens – Greece.
12.  Reconstructive Dilemmas in Diabetic Angiopathy.
2nd Pan-Hellenic Congress on Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
Hellenic Society of Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
September 23-25, 2005. Athens – Greece.
11. Gastrocnemious muscle flap. A safe solution for knee defects and upper third Tibia defects.
2nd Pan-Hellenic Congress on Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
Hellenic Society of Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
September 23-25, 2005. Athens – Greece.
10.   Surgical Reconstruction of Tuberous Breasts Utilizing Tissue Expansion.
Andreas Foustanos, Harris Zavrides.
10th European Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
European Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Austrian Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
August 30-September 03, 2005. Vienna-Austria.
09.   Facial burn sequelae and tissue expansion.
Annals of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery Vol:2/2005. pp:16-22
08.   Surgical reconstruction of secondary palate defects utilizing tongue flap.
Andreas Foustanos, Harris Zavrides
31st Annual Pan Hellenic Medical Congress.
The Athens Medical Society.
May 17-21, 2005. Athens – Greece.
07.  Complex and Severe traumas of lower extremity: 50 cases.
Traffic Injuries – Resuscitation Days Congress.
1st Surgery Department and Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Medical School of Athens University.
Greek Society of Trauma.
European Society of Trauma
February 13-15, 2004. Athens – Greece.
06.   Extensive composite burn from lighting strike: Case Report.
Traffic Injuries – Resuscitation Days Congress.
1st Surgery Department and Surgical Intensive Unit. Medical School of Athens University.
Greek Society of Trauma.
European Society of Trauma.
February 13-15, 2004. Athens – Greece.
05.  Tissue expansion. Indications, Technique, Results.
6th Hellenic-Cypriot Surgical Congress.
Greek Surgical Society.
Cypriot Surgical Society.
October 24-26, 2003. Nicosia – Cyprus.
04.  Pressure sores and treatment with flaps.
6th Hellenic-Cypriot Surgical Congress.
Greek Surgical Society.
Cypriot Surgical Society.
October 24-26, 2003. Nicosia – Cyprus.
03.   Case Report: Pressure sore of the perineal area and treatment with scrotum flap.
1st Pan Hellenic Congress of Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
Hellenic Society of Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
June 27-29, 2003. Athens – Greece.
02.  Pressure sores of the trochanteric area. Treatment with Tensor Facia Latae   myocutaneous flap.
1st Pan Hellenic Congress of Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
Hellenic Society of Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers.
June 27-29, 2003. Athens – Greece.
01.  Trauma Booklet (Burns chapter, Shock chapter). 
III Surgery Department, Tzanio General Hospital.
November, 2000. Athens-Greece
 Endoscopic Plastic Surgery.
The endoscope is nowadays used in Plastic Surgery. It is extensively used in the Brow Lift. Dr Harris Zavrides and Dr Andreas Foustanos use their one technique for brow fixation. The technique was presented in several congresses like:
Endoscopic Brow Lift.
8th Greek-Cypriot Surgical Congress.
Greek Surgical Society.
Cyprus Surgical Society.
November 1- 4, 2007. Nicosia-Cyprus. 
The technique is also described in the Journal: “Annals of Plastic Surgery” which is the official Journal of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons:
An alternative fixation technique for the endoscopic brow lift.
Annals of Plastic Surgery.2006 June; 56(6):599-604.
The endoscope can also be used for removing forehead masses. Dr Zavrides has published his experience in this treatment at the prestigious Journal: “British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery” which is the official journal of the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons”:
Endoscopic Resection of Forehead Osteomas.
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 (2007) 392-395.
The endoscope is nowadays used in cosmetic surgery. Especially in lifting the eyebrows. Dr Harris Zavrides is using the endoscope in elevating the eye brows utilizing a special technique that is described in several publications and congress presentations:
a. An alternative fixation technique for the endoscopic brow lift.
Annals of Plastic Surgery.2006 June; 56(6):599-604.
b. Endoscopic brow lift.
Annals of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery. Vol: 1/2005. pp: 5-10.
c. Endoscopic Brow Lift.
8th Greek-Cypriot Surgical Congress.
Greek Surgical Society.
Cyprus Surgical Society.
November 1- 4, 2007. Nicosia-Cyprus.
Laser is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission Radiation. Several types of Lasers exist and each one is used for a different Cosmetic procedure, invasive or non invasive. Lasers can be used for the following cosmetic procedures:
  • Laser Hair Removal.
  • Anti-ageing Laser:
    • Photorejuvenation.
    • Wrinkle treatment.
    • Acne treatment.
    • Age spots, sun spots.
    • Facial spider veins, vascular lesions, leg veins.
    • Skin lesion removal
  • Anticellulite treatment
  • Tatoo removal
  • Laser Peeling (Laser resurfacing)
  • Pigment conditions:
    • Vascular birthmarks and lesions, port-wine stains, spider veins,  telengiectasias, hemangiomas
  • Laserlipolisis (SmartLipo)
  • Laser Blepharoplasty (Laser Eyelid Surgery, Laser Eyelid Rejuvenation)
  •  Laser Neck Liposuction
  •  Laser assisted Liposuction
  • Laser assisted Liposculpture (Laser Lipoplasty)
  • Gynecomastia (Male Breast Removal)
  • Labia Reduction( Labioplasty)
  • Hair Transplantation
  • Scar Revision
  • Burn Reconstruction