Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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Providence Health is home to one of Columbia's premier plastic and reconstructive surgeons, Dr. W. McIver Leppard. Whether you wish to rebuild an area of trauma or simply freshen your appearance cosmetically, Dr. Leppard's team at Providence Surgical Associates will guide you through the process, keeping you informed and prepared for the refinished you that awaits.
Reconstructive surgery is performed on abnormal structures of the body caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors or disease.
Cosmetic plastic surgery includes surgical and nonsurgical procedures that reshape normal structures of the body in order to improve appearance and self-esteem.
Treatments for the Face
Aging, gravity, weight fluctuations, and injury are common reasons people consider facial plastic surgery, but sometimes, it's just a matter of personal preference. Regardless of why you wish to improve your features, Dr. Leppard can help restore confidence and balance.
Common facial procedures include:
- Eyelid surgery
- Forehead and brow lift
- Ear reconstruction
- Nose reshaping
- Migraine surgery
- lnjectables for the face (i.e. Botox)
Treatments for the Body
Body enhancement can help maintain a more youthful appearance by improving the shape and tone of the body's underlying tissue. Localized fat deposits can be extremely hard to get rid of through diet and exercise, due to aging hereditary, weight fluctuations, and other factors. Providence Surgical Associates has a variety of methods to rid those stubborn areas of fat and skin.
Common body procedures include:
- Arm lift
- Tummy tuck
- Thigh lift
- Buttock lift
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast lift
- Breast reduction
As if a cancer diagnosis isn't difficult enough, learning about the scars and disfigurement caused by treatment can be devastating. Dr. Leppard and his team guide patients with compassionate care to help them look and feel their best as survivors.
Cancer-related treatments include:
- Skin cancer removal
- Breast reconstruction
- Scar repair