Surgical Procedures

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)   The aim of abdominoplasty is to remove sagging skin and excess fat from the middle and lower abdomen. The muscles of the abdominal wall may also be surgically tightened during the procedure to improve the abdomen's function,...

Body Lift

Body Lift

Body Lift The Body Lift procedure has gained popularity in recent years in particular for patients with significant weight loss after bariatric surgery.Combining an abdominoplasty with a lateral thigh lift and buttock lift, the body lift can result in very pleasing...

Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)

Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)

Brachioplasty (Arm Lift) Brachioplasty or arm lift involves removing excess fat, skin or both from the upper arms.If your skin is elastic enough, then a pleasing result with minimal scars can be achieved with liposuction alone (see our section on liposuction). If your...

Hand Surgery

Hand Surgery

Hand Surgery Dr Breidahl is well trained and experienced in hand surgery, having completed post-graduate studies with a Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship at St Vincent’s hospital, in addition to the standard training in hand surgery within the plastic surgery...

Liposuction

Liposuction

Liposuction Liposuction is a surgical procedure to remove fat accumulations from specific areas of the body. Liposuction is also called liposculpture or suction-assisted lipectomy.Liposuction is not a way of losing weight. However, it may be an option for men and...

Rectus Divarication

Rectus Divarication

Rectus Divarication   Separation of the muscles at the front of the abdomen (rectus divarication) frequently occurs during pregnancy.A combination of your body producing the hormone relaxin (to allow your pelvic ligaments to separate during childbirth) and the...

Thigh Lift

Thigh Lift

Thigh Lift A thigh lift is designed to remove loose skin and fat from the upper thighs.There are several different scars that can be utilised, from a simple excision with the scar in the groin crease, to a T shaped incision with a scar down the medial thigh, to the...

Male Breast Reduction

Male Breast Reduction

Male Breast Reduction Breast development in males (Gynaecomastia) is most usually an over enthusiastic response during puberty.The male and female breast is identical before puberty. At puberty some degree of breast development in men is normal, and just as some women...

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction Breast reconstruction after mastectomy is an important part of the care of women with breast cancer.Breast reconstruction is also more commonly being utilised in conjunction with prophylactic mastectomy for women at high risk of developing breast...

Breast Lift

Breast Lift

Breast Lift Breast Lift (Mastopexy) is a surgical procedure that involves the reshaping of the breast, without removal of any breast tissue, so that your cup size remains the same.Breast lift surgery is an option for women who, although satisfied with the size of...

Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction  Breast Reduction (mammoplasty) is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of breast tissue and reshaping of the breast.Breast reduction surgery is an option for women who are trying to ease the physical symptoms caused by the weight of...

Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation Our breast augmentation in Melbourne using artificial implants may be an option for women who are not satisfied with their breast shape and size due to insufficient development, disease, trauma or post-pregnancy loss.While healthy women of any age...

Brow Lift

Brow Lift

Brow LiftSagging or drooping of the eyebrows in combination with deep wrinkles of the forehead is a common sign of ageing. Upper eyelids can sag so much that they actually interfere with vision. When the brow sags too much and sagging upper eyelids affect vision,...

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reduction)

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reduction)

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reduction)   As part of normal ageing, the skin of the eyelids may sag and become loose and baggy. Excess fatty tissue in the upper and lower eyelids may contribute to the condition. Some people find this unsightly. If the condition is...

Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty

RhinoplastyReshaping of the nose Rhinoplasty and nasal reconstruction are areas of particular interest for Dr. Breidahl. Through his work at the Royal Children’s Hospital he has vast experience in correcting congenital nasal anomalies commonly associated with cleft...

Facelift

Facelift

FaceliftWith his special interest and extensive training in Craniofacial Surgery, Dr Breidahl is well equipped to address all elements of the face, including the underlying bone, muscles, fat and skin.Based in Melbourne, Dr. Breidahl has pioneered the use of Tisseel...

Neck Lift

Neck Lift

Neck LiftA neck lift is usually performed as an integral part of a facelift.The neck can be unsatisfactory due to a deficiency of the jaw bone, an excess of skin and or fat, platsyma muscle overactivity or a combination of these. Neck Surgery In certain circumstances...

Craniofacial Surgery

Craniofacial Surgery

Craniofacial SurgerySurgery of the Cranium and Face Dr. Breidahl draws on his expert training in Craniofacial Surgery at the Royal Children’s Hospital. Additionally, through award of a Churchill Fellowship and Royal Australian College of Surgeons Travelling...

Otoplasty

Otoplasty

OtoplastyPlastic Surgery of the Ears Dr. Breidahl has specialist expertise in otoplasty through over 10 years as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Royal Children's Hospital. Some children and adults are unhappy with the shape of their ears because they are too big,...