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  1. Eyes - laser eye surgery

    05 Oct 2020

    During laser eye surgery, a computer-controlled laser is used to remove microscopic amounts of tissue from the front surface of the eye...

  2. Breast reconstruction and mastectomy

    30 Jul 2020

    Some women choose to have breast reconstruction surgery to give a similar appearance to the look of their original breast in normal clothes...

  3. Obesity surgery

    21 May 2020

    Obesity surgery is not a form of cosmetic surgery, nor an alternative to good eating habits and regular exercise...

  4. Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)

    11 Dec 2019

    A 'tummy tuck', or abdominoplasty, is cosmetic surgery to remove fat and excess loose skin from the abdomen...

  5. Kidneys - dialysis and transplant

    07 Nov 2019

    People with kidney failure need dialysis or a transplant to stay alive...

  6. Knee replacement surgery

    23 May 2019

    Knee replacement surgery removes a diseased knee joint and replaces it with an artificial joint...

  7. Endoscopy

    08 May 2019

    An endoscope or fibrescope is a long, usually flexible tube with a lens at one end and a video camera at the other...

  8. Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) - for benign prostate disease

    04 Apr 2019

    Surgery on the prostate gland can have many side effects, including erectile problems and urinary incontinence...

  9. Brain surgery

    01 Feb 2019

    Brain surgery is performed for a number of reasons, including alterations in brain tissue, brain blood flow and cerebrospinal fluid...

  10. Cosmetic implants - buttock, fat and pectoral

    31 Jan 2019

    Buttock and pectoral implants involve surgery to insert shaped silicone pieces into skin cavities...