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New patient information sheets added to website

21 November 11

Mr. Chester continues to strive to provide the best care possible for his patients. He has published information sheets for mole removal surgery including post-operative advice which can be found on the Procedures page of his website.

Can a tummy tuck improve back pain?

7 November 11

There is some evidence that patients who have lower back pain and have significant tummy muscle laxity may get relief of their symptoms by abdominoplasty surgery. A report published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, by Oneal and colleagues from the USA, earlier this year demonstrated improvement in back pain in 8 patients. The theory is that restoring the position of the muscles to normal improves spine stabilisation.

Regional Plastic Surgery Unit Moves Hospital

1 July 10

 

Queen Elizabeth Hospital BirminghamMr. Chester works at the prestigious West Midlands Regional Plastic Surgery Unit. This was previously based at Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham but has now moved to Birmingham’s “new super hospital” with state-of-the-art facilities. The hospital boasts the largest Intensive Care Unit in Europe

New website!

28 June 10

Mr. Chester launches his new website www.darrenchester.co.uk

This is designed to provide information for patients who are seeking cosmetic surgery.

Mr. Chester recommends “Rice Test”!

12 May 10

To aid your choice of breast implant, a simple test can be conducted. Mr. Chester can take measurements of your chest and supply you with a list of suitable implant sizes. To assess each size, simply cut off part of a leg of from an old pair of tights and fill it with uncooked rice to the desired volume. This can be measured in a standard measuring jug. Then tie a knot in the tights. Your home made implants can be tried in a bra of your choice in your different outfits. This technique gives patients more choice and involvement in the decision process.

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