Reconstructive Surgeries from Dr. Moulton-Barrett in Bay Area
There are more than 1 million reconstructive surgery procedures performed in the United States each year. The main reasons people seek reconstructive plastic surgery include birth defects or deformities that may inhibit daily living activities, medical needs
Reconstructive plastic surgery can help repair the part of your body that is affected by any of these issues. The term “plastic” surgery derives from the Greek
Rex E. Moulton-Barrett, M.D. can develop a treatment plan to correct the function and appearance of the trouble areas for you. To get started, request a consultation using our online form.
Excessive weight loss and pregnancies can leave unsightly loose skin and fat around the waist. Exercise and diets can help tone the abdominal muscles, but they don’t do too much for the excess of sagging skin. Abdominoplasty reconstructive surgery, commonly referred to as a tummy tuck, can remove the excess skin and fat from the abdomen.
Burn victims may often require a reconstructive plastic surgery treatment plan to assist in the healing and repair of this traumatic injury. A plastic surgeon can perform procedures to reduce the appearance of scars or continue improving the appearance after an injury.
Reconstructive plastic surgery of the hand is a common surgical procedure for patients with pain or limited mobility of the wrist, fingers, hand and forearm. This surgery can repair issues brought about by an illness, birth defect or trauma injury of the hand and are corrected with reconstructive plastic surgery and therapy.
Many cancers of the head and neck require extensive surgery that can leave the face disfigured. Surgery that is required after receiving treatment for cancer is known as head and neck cancer reconstructive surgery. Many cancers of the head and neck may involve the face, ears, nose, scalp, and even the mouth and glands of the face and neck area. A plastic surgeon who specializes in reconstructive surgery can achieve the best possible cosmetic and functional results for the patient after the cancer has been removed.
Skin Cancers and Lesions can affect changes in the skin. Look specifically for: moles that change size, color or shape; moles that bleed; a black or blue-black spot on the face or neck; sores that do not heal; a pale patch of skin that grows. Many people refer to a mole as any dark spot or irregularity in the skin, such as: Birthmarks, Abnormal formations of blood vessels (hemangiomas), Keratoses (benign or precancerous spots, which appear after about age 30 years).
Otolaryngology refers to the area of medicine that specializes in ear, nose, throat, head and neck disorders. Head and neck reconstructive surgery may be required after a diagnosis and treatment of an oral cancer, major sinus issue, thyroid or skin cancer or correction of congenital abnormalities of the skull, palate or lips.
For people who have been severely injured such as in a car accident, reconstructive surgical techniques can aid in the repair of unappealing lacerations and bone injuries in almost every part of the body. Reconstructive plastic surgery techniques can also reduce the appearance of scars for individuals who have been injured.
To find out more about available treatments and procedures, request a consultation with Dr. Moulton-Barrett at one of his Bay Area offices. Board certified plastic surgeon Rex Moulton-Barrett, M.D., offers advanced care and procedures for Bay Area residents. He has offices in Alameda and Brentwood, CA.
2070 Clinton Ave, Alameda, CA 94501