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Plastic surgery is the branch of surgery specialising in repairing and reconstructing missing or damaged tissue and skin, usually because of surgery, illness, injury or an abnormality present from birth.

The main aim of plastic surgery is to restore the function of tissues and skin to as close to normal as possible. Improving the appearance of body parts is an important, but secondary, aim. 

Frimley Health carries out a wide range of plastic surgery, including:


  • Hand trauma (soft tissue and fractures)
  • General soft tissue trauma
  • Lower limb trauma (skin cover provision, in conjunction with Orthopaedics)

Hand surgery

  • Congenital deformity
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Nerve compressions
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Hand tumours
  • Wrist pain and instability
  • General hand conditions

Breast surgery

  • Augmentation (low priority, approval required)
  • Reduction (low priority, approval required)
  • Correction of asymmetry (low priority, approval required)
  • Reconstruct post mastectomy or wide local excision defects
  • Reconstruction with implants
  • Latissiumus dorsi flap
  • TRAM & DIEP breast reconstruction

Head and neck surgery

  • Cleft lip & palate clinic run at Wexham Park by Oxford team
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Reconstruction of defects, post excision of head and neck cancer, with oncological surgery
  • Facial palsy surgery
  • Correction of prominent ears


  • Small burns treated
  • Patients with burns requiring resuscitation are referred to Chelsea & Westminster

Facial surgery

  • Rhinoplasty for correction of post traumatic deformity
  • Soft tissue correction


  • Free tissue transfer for reconstruction of breast and other tissue loss/defect


  • Specialist procedure for areolar tattooing & camouflage makeup


  • Hypospadias repair