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We would love to hear from you We believe that personal feedback from our patients is extremely valuable, especially when it comes to informing prospective patients about the experience of others and what to expect from our services. If you’ve had a positive experience with us, we’d love to hear from you. We are looking for…

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Chest reduction | Haydn

Haydn came to The McIndoe Centre as an Embarrassing Bodies – Live from the Clinic patient suffering from Gynaecomastia (“man boobs”) after a large weight loss.

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Dupuytren’s Contracture | David

David’s condition started about 3 years ago and in early 2010 he saw an NHS doctor who told him surgery was the only option available at that time with a high chance of recurrence. He was advised he should wait until it got worse before he went for surgery. The NHS will not treat this...

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Skin Cancer | Lynda

Lynda had noticed a small lump under her eye that looked like a cyst, and over a period of two years visited her doctor twice who applied liquid nitrogen to try and remove it. The doctor recommended that if that treatment failed she would need to see a plastic surgeon.

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Tummy Tuck | Olivia

Olivia had a tummy tuck with Nick Parkhouse after having her twins as her stomach had stretched beyond any repair she could manage herself with exercise.

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Breast Reconstruction | Vikki

At 26, Vikki was diagnosed with DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma in Situ) which means that cells in the lining of the ducts of her breast tissue had started to turn cancerous. Having seen other family members battling cancer, Vikki made the brave decision to undergo a bilateral mastectomy.

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Breast Reconstruction | Josephine Mitchell

Two-and-a-half years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Josephine Mitchell faced surgery for a second time after radiotherapy caused hardening of the original implant breast reconstruction.

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Cataract Removal | Mike Brazier

My name is Mike Brazier. I am 82 years old and am in a business partnership as a Management Consultant. My work involves a great deal of documents and computer screen study. I have become increasingly frustrated at the deterioration in the quality of my vision. 

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Dupuytren’s Contracture | Graham Turner

Graham Turner “couldn’t fault the brilliant service” he had at The McIndoe Centre for an operation on his right hand to treat Dupuytren’s Contracture.

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Verruca Removal | Kerry Scrivener

Kerry Scrivener is able to walk pain-free again after an operation to remove a verruca at The McIndoe Centre.

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As a nationally recognised hospital of excellence in plastic, reconstructive, ophthalmic and maxillofacial surgery, we have demonstrated ourselves to be: effective, responsive, caring, safe and well-led. Recently rated ‘good’ by the CQC, we are committed to treating our patients and each other with kindness, respect and dignity resulting in life-changing outcomes.

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