Cosmetic & Plastic Surgical Procedures
Dr Richard Maxwell continues to perform some general plastic surgery and hand surgery, but his main surgical interest is in a number of Cosmetic & Plastic Surgical Procedures.
In addition to Rhinoplasty, Facelift, Eyelid Surgery, Breast Reduction, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Abdominoplasty, and Liposuction, Dr Richard Maxwell has a particular interest and expertise in Body Contouring surgeries. These include Bodylifting (excess skin removal and liposuction) after Significant Weight Loss, such as patients experience after Bariatric gastric surgery or embarking on a complete nutrition and exercise makeover plan.
Dr Maxwell has spent time with Drs. Al Aly and Albert Cram in Iowa City, U.S.A., who are two of highly-recognised world experts in body contouring surgery following significant weight loss. He also spent time with Dr. Constantino Medieta in Florida, a global authority on large-volume fat grafting procedures.
As a Specialist Plastic Surgeon with consulting locations in Hawthorn East and Williamstown, Victoria, Dr Maxwell is highly regarded for his dedication to specialty surgical procedures for men and women including:
Abdominoplasty, sometimes known as a ‘tummy tuck’, is designed to help improve the shape and tone of the abdominal region. The procedure involves the removal of excess sagging fat and skin to improve the shape and tone of the underlying tissue that supports the fat and skin. This procedure can be cosmetic or reconstructive in nature.
- Arm Lift
Arm lift surgery, (brachioplast), is a procedure that reshapes the upper arms by reducing excess skin, resulting in smoother skin and nicer-proportioned contours of the upper arms.
- Body Contouring
Body contouring surgery is designed to improve the body’s appearance by re-defining its size or shape. Body contouring surgery is most commonly performed on the waist, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, upper body and arms. Surgical procedures range from removal of fat and/or excess skin to implants and lifts to improve skin definition and tone.
- Body Lift
A body lift, or truncoplasty, is a surgical procedure that removes large skin folds and fat from outer upper thighs, hips, lower abdomen, and upper buttocks. The procedure is a form of body contouring surgery and is designed to improve the lower body’s appearance by reducing its size or shape.
- Breast Augmentation
Breast augmentation, or breast enlargement is a cosmetic procedure or a reconstructive procedure in the case of breast reconstruction surgery. The procedure involves implants being inserted beneath the breasts to enlarge them.
- Breast Lift
Breast lift surgery, or mastopexy, is a procedure that raises and firms the breasts. The procedures tightens the surrounding tissue and and skin to reshape and support the new breast contour.
- Breast Reduction
Breast reduction, or mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of overly large, and sometimes heavy breasts.
- Brow Lift
A brow lift, is a surgical procedure that corrects a sagging or deeply furrowed brow.
- Ear Surgery
Ear surgery, also known as otoplasty or pinnaplasty, changes the angle and shape of protruding or uneven ears.
- Eyelid Reduction Surgery
Eyelid reduction surgery, or blepharoplasty, removes excess fatty tissue and/or loose skin around the eyes to give them a more rejuvenated appearance.
- Facelift Surgery
A facelift, also known as meloplasty or rhytidectomy, tightens and removes sagging skin on both the face and neck.
Liposuction, is a surgical procedure that improves the body’s contours by removing excess fat to slim and reshape a number of areas of the body. These common areas include thighs, buttocks, abdomen, arms, neck and chin.
- Nose Surgery
Nose surgery, (rhinoplasty) is designed to reshape or repair the nose by improving the appearance and/or function of the nose.
Professional Credentials – Plastic Surgeon
Dr Richard Maxwell is a qualified MEMBER of the following Professional Societies:
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
- The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
- The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
- The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS)
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