Dr Rodrigo chief consultant surgeon have vast experience in all aspects of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. Dr Rodrigo provide the highest standard of care for all simple and complicated plastic and reconstructive conditions.
Repair of facial cancer defects often utilize healthy adjacent skin flaps or skin grafts. Large facial cancers occasionally need to be repaired using free tissue transfer, ie skin, muscle, and/or bone from a different part of the body brought to fill the facial defect.
Cleft lip repair
Surgical correction of the cleft lip birth deformity, commonly involves repairing nostril asymmetry (as well as the lip deformity.
Facial paralysis Surgery
Facial paralysis Surgery to improve the facial deformity caused by facial paralysis. Various methods are utilized with the goal of improving facial symmetry and restoring facial animation.
Facial trauma reconstruction
Correction of facial fractures and/or facial lacerations, commonly suffered during motor vehicle accidents, fights, domestic violence, athletic events, animal bites, etc..Traumatic facial fractures frequently involve the jawbone, cheekbone, the eye socket, or the brow and require realignment of the bone segments and fixation for proper healing.
Surgical correction of a congenital missing ear. An ear is created using a cartilaginous framework fashioned from rib cartilage (stage I), and subsequently refined by creation of an ear lobe (stage II), and creation of a crease behind the new ear (stage III).
Scar revision surgery to camoflauge facial scars
When the skin is in the process of recovering from an injury, whether the result of an accident, surgery, a burn, or acne, scarring will occur wherever multiple layers of the skin have been affected. Once a scar forms, it is permanent but may be made less visible or relocated surgically.