Although, Prof. Dr. Moustapha Hamdi has built his career with reconstructive breast surgery, he always provides his patients state-of-the-art aesthetic surgery. Indeed, all reconstructive surgeries are performed with the highest aesthetic outcomes, with an intensive research of beauty and harmonious shapes.
Beside his expertise in breast surgery, Prof. Dr. Hamdi also offers his patients different types of cosmetic surgeries, both for the face and for the body.
Growing old gracefully and the feeling of being ageless and appearing this way is a wish that most women share. Women loose sometimes self-confidence when they feel young inside but their face and body start to display signs of ageism. Appearing young for the rest of our lives is quite challenging but some small procedures can help women to feel confident and beautiful again. Prof. Dr. Moustapha Hamdi has understood the issue and performs now rejuvenation treatments.
Breast lift (mastopexy)
VOLUME DISTRIBUTION MASTOPEXY:
Once again, old concepts such as breast lif don’t answer our patients’ needs any more. Prof. Hamdi developed a surgical technique to use a part of the lower breast to move high on the thorax and fixed by mesh and hold the breast on it. Breast volume and projection is also enhanced by adding fat using lipofilling to the upper breast and the decolteé area.
More state of the art concepts…. The inner bra technique
Prof. Hamdi was the founder of the inner bra technique. In this technique a sling is used within the gland to hold the breast to the rib. The breast is nicely projected and women don’t need to wear a bra because the breast is supported by this implanted system.
Especially with breast reduction, Professor Hamdi is the founder of one of the modern concept in Septum-based mammaplasty *. Breast reduction is a dull term and focus only on reducing of the breast volume. Therefore, we use rather the term mammaplasty which offer to the patient:
- Volume reduction and breast lifting
- Less scars
- Nipple sensation and lactation-ability preservation
- Long term results
Currently, patients’ requests are very specific – and in most cases very different. Some patients wish a severe size reduction. Others prefer a minimal reduction as the lifting is more important to them. Also here, we hold long conversations with the patients in order to explain to them which desires are useful and above all, which are realisable.
With the Septum-based Mammplasty, we can not only offer to our patient safer procedure in term of reducing the complication rate to the minimum but we guarantee also aesthetic appearance of the breast with adequate projection and upper fulness.
* Hamdi M, Van Landuyt K, Tonnard P, Verpaele A, Monstrey S. Septum-based mammaplasty: a surgical technique based on Würinger’s septum for breast reduction. Plast Reconstr Surg (2009) Feb;123(2):443-54.
Breast enlargement with implants
Experience & know-how.
Our methods for choosing the right implants, and the surgical technique used for breast enlargements, are considered ”state of the art” within international breast surgery. Prof. Hamdi leads the way with the latest techniques, from test external implants to the 3-D imaging systems such as Vectra technology, using a wide range of implant shapes and sizes , i.e. implants that can be adapted individually according to the patient’s wishes and body
Breast surgery at a glance.
The best implants.
We trust in science. Studies show that breast implants with polyurethane foam-coating decrease the frequency of capsule fibrosis (= hardening and deformation of the connective tissue in the breast). The polyurethane-coating also stabilises the implants and prevents their torsion and translocation. This means a strong reduction of the probability of a corrective surgery for our patients. Our clinic is one of the first institutions in Europe who routinely makes use of polyurethane-implants by leading manufacturers during initial surgeries. As a result, we are absolutely familiar with their handling.
Go light weight breast implants. These implants weigh only 30% of the weight of a standard silicone gel implant.
Science goes on. The most recent developed implant for breast surgery is presented with micro…..These implant has 30% of the their weight as compared to the standard silicone gel implant.
feeling light: having lighter breast weight has direct impact on patient quality of life and her daily activities such as sports and physical activities.
less tear & wear effect: This leads to less trauma to breast and skin tissue therefore gland thinning and skin atrophy seen after year of having breast implant are much less after the light implants.
The custom-made surgical plan
Our custom-made surgical plan starts with lots of questions: Which surgical technique is the most suitable? Revising, lifting or reducing? Only augmenting or also lifting? Where are the scars? And above all: What is the patient’s wish?
It is important to us that all the patient’s wishes and desires are considered as much as possible. We always make surgical plans matched to every single patient and we never follow a pattern as this is the only way to meet a patient’s expectation maximally. Planning it exactly and individually enables us to attain the best surgical result. But not only our surgical plan, also our team choice is custom-made. The surgical team and the anesthesiologists are chosen carefully.
Breast augmentation (Enlargement) with fat grafting (lipofilling)
As for breast reconstruction, fat grafting is an alternative technique to silicone implants for breast augmentation.Breast augmentation with lipofilling is a short procedure is mainly done in one day surgery. Fat is harvested from different parts of the body using liposuction technique and then injected into the breast tissue using small cannulas. More than one surgical session might be required.
In breast lipofilling, fat survival can be better controlled if the BRAVA is applied. The BRAVA is an external bra which was invented by Dr. Khouri from Miami. The BRAVA gently expands a woman’s breast tissue. The procedure begins with the patient wearing BRAVA for a two weeks before surgery. Using the BRAVA creates an adequate matrix for fat to be injected later in an outpatient procedure.
Patients who are good candidate for breast augmentation with lipofilling:
Patients with adequate fat deposits (abdomen, thigh, kniees)
Patients who expect to improve the breast contour mainly the upper part and the cleavage.
The technique enhances breast projection and mainly give one cup more to the patient breast but not more. Patient who desire larger volume are better treated with silicone implants.
Unfortunately, complications in breast surgery are not scarce. We received high number of patients who treated from 4 corners of the world. A standardized approaches to these challenging cases has been used since long years by Professor Hamdi who has become a reference to solve tough problems in breast surgery.
Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) is a procedure used to treat droopy eyelids. In this procedure, we remove removes droppy skin, muscle, and sometimes fat that may be causing the area around your eyes to sag.
The upper eyelid surgery is usually performed on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia. That means you can go home shortly after the procedure. General anesthesia is only used for some people (such as men with high blood pressure).
The lower lid blepharoplasty usually involves removal of fat, which contributes to the under-eye bags, as well as sometimes removing a small amount of skin. The incision may either be on the inside of the eyelid or on the outside underneath the lower eyelashes. In some people, the lower eyelid may be tightened or secured to the bony skeleton.
Recovery from blepharoplasty is relatively short compared with other types of surgeries. Immediately after the procedure you’ll be moved to a recovery room. You’ll be monitored for side effects and, unless there are any complications, you’ll go home the same day.
Professor Hamdi is an occuloplastic surgery specialist. In 2006, He spent a clinical fellowship in PACS clinic (Atlanta-USA) in under world-known surgeons in this field.
Professor Hamdi has combined beauty with science. He participate to the development of world-known techniques in facial rejuvenation and aesthetic fat grafting.
Depending on the treated area, we talk about a neck-, a cheek or an eyebrow lifting. When combining all three surgeries we talk about a full-face lifting.
We’re lifting the veils of secrecy!
Lifting in two directions
The standard techniques in face lifting often offer posterior and lateral pull out of the skin which give stigmatic appearance of a lifted face.
The Vertical Vector
Professor Hamdi deals with face tissue in two levels. The deep layers (so called SMAS and muscle) are pulled strongly in vertical way to correct gravity pull. Afterward, the skin will be redraped softly in both vertical and posterior direction to smooth out the skin excess and wrinkles.
Facial aging is due to gravity and deflation, depending on the anatomical facial zones. Often, the aesthetic crucial factor is the loss of volume in the face, due to the thinning of the bone substance and the soft tissue. This makes the patient look tired and older. Therefore, with modern liftings the missing volume is refilled by the use of the body’s own fat in the right areas of the face. When this is done, we talk about a volumetric lifting.
Wrinckle blocker agent injection
Either during surgery or separately et OgeePlast Clinic of OgeeCare for Aesthetic Medicine we have all tools available that can be used for a face rejuvenation such as wrinkle treatment, fillers, fat transplantation, peelings, IPL, lasers because it must not always be a surgical lifting. Knowing when surgery is advisable and when not is important to spare the patients false hopes and unnatural results. This is why we think that a thorough consultation is important to analyze the face and discuss options to ideally treat the areas that are of concern to you.
Also known as tummy tuck surgery, abdominoplasty is a general term for procedures designed to tone and reshape the abdominal wall. Whether you have lost massive weight, or are simply tired of wearing ‘mom’ jeans after pregnancy has stretched out your abdomen, abdominoplasty may be your only option. Abdominoplasty is not just about correcting excess skin. It may be combined with liposuction to remove excess fat deposits, and it may involve tightening of the fascia and muscle of the abdominal wall to create a more appealing silhouette. Some patients also undergo breast surgery with an abdominoplasty, a combination referred to as a ‘mommy makeover’.
Prof. Hamdi is expert in tummy tuck procedure without drains but his artistic signature is the “sexy Umbilicoplasty”. The navel design is based in different beauty standards. Most of women find hooded-vertical navel as the most attractive. Some other like T-hooded navel is nicer.
Who is a good candidate?
Best candidates for abdominoplasty have plateaued following weight-loss. Abdominoplasty results may be compromised if you later lost substantial weight (>20% body weight) or conversely gained weight (e.g. pregnancy). You need not be at an ideal weight-we have obtained beautiful results in over-weight patients. The key is that you have enough laxity in the skin and abdominal wall to justify the scar necessary from abdominoplasty. Beyond the obvious cosmetic benefits of this surgery, you may gain relief from skin chafing and rashes, and may achieve improved performance and enjoyment of athletics by relief from sloppy skin or from more effective alignment of your abdominal muscles. Many patients describe relief from back pain, and studies have demonstrated improvements in stress incontinence (peeing when you sneeze or laugh).
You should delay your consultation until you are done having children and have reached your realistic goals from weight-loss.
The most significant negative aspect to abdominoplasty is the scar, so you should take the time to understand how noticeable your scars will be. You should gain an understanding for what effect tummy tuck will have on your actual size- depending on where they carry excess weight, patients can be disappointed that their belt size is unchanged after tummy tuck surgery. This surgery will firm and reshape your abdomen, but we aren’t removing the organs and fat inside your abdominal cavity and so your size change is limited to the amount of outer skin/fat we can remove.
You should consider what effect a trimmer abdomen will have on your opinion of other body areas (e.g. mons, hips, thighs), and be sure to ask us about these areas at your consultation.
What is thigh lift surgery?
Thigh lift surgery reshapes the thighs by reducing excess skin and fat, resulting in smoother skin and better-proportioned contours of the thighs and lower body.
If fitness and weight control efforts have not achieved your goals for a body that is firmer, more youthful-looking and more proportionate to your overall body image, a surgical lift may be right for you.
What is my incision?
Incision patterns vary based on the area or areas to be treated, degree of correction
and patient and surgeon preference.
Inner thigh lift incision
One technique used for a thigh lift places incisions in the groin, extending downward and wrapping around the back of the thigh.
Another technique removes excess skin from the groin down to the knee using an incision along the inseam.
You may also qualify for a minimal incision inner thigh lift that involves an incision only in the groin area. Your plastic surgeon will determine what’s appropriate.
Outer thigh lift incision
Improving the contours of the outer thigh may require an incision extending from the groin around the hip and across the back.
Advanced techniques usually allow incisions to be placed in strategic locations where they can be hidden by most types of clothing and swimsuits. However, incisions may be extensive.
What is an arm lift?
An arm lift, or brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure that:
- Reduces excess sagging skin that droops downward
- Tightens and smoothes the underlying supportive tissue that defines the shape of the upper arm
- Reduces localized pockets of fat in the upper arm region
Fluctuations in weight, growing older and heredity can cause your upper arms to have a drooping, sagging appearance. This is a condition that cannot be corrected through exercise.
Incision length and pattern during arm lift surgery depend on the amount and location of excess skin to be removed, as well as the best judgment of your plastic surgeon.
Incisions are generally placed on the inside of the arm or on the back of the arm, depending on the surgeon’s preference, and may extend from the underarm (axilla) to just above the elbow. Excess fat may be directly excised or treated with liposuction.
Depending on your specific condition, incisions may be more limited. Then, underlying supportive tissue is tightened and reshaped with internal sutures. Finally, the skin is smoothed over the new contour of your arm.
For more information link to: https://www.plasticsurgery.org/cosmetic-procedures/arm-lift/procedure
You starved. You worked out. But the really persistent fat depots just don’t want to disappear … No surprise as exactly those are immune against diets or fitness workouts. But not against liposuction.
One focus of the Kuzbari Center of Aesthetic Medicine is body contouring. So whatever you have on your mind, or on your hips, or your thighs, your upper arms … we listen to you – and make your problem areas melt away.
At first, many people think of the belly or the unloved saddlebags when it comes to liposuction. Liposuctions can be done on almost all body parts such as
- Cheeks, chin and neck
- Upper arms
- Thoracic region
- Epigastric region and waist
- Thighs and saddlebags
- Inner knee
- Ankle and calves
What’s going to happen? The procedure.
Prior to surgery the areas that will be treated will be marked with the patient standing. That lasts about 10 to 20 minutes. In the meantime we will once more go through the next steps with you. For the majority of the patients, this is soothing.
Once in the operation room, the tissue will be prepared with tumescence-local anesthesia. Subsequently, a vibration- or a suction cannula will be inserted by making little incisions (2-5 mm). Then, the unwanted fat located in the subcutaneous tissue will be precisely suctioned with the help of thin cannulas.
The results we attain with liposuction are permanent. The reason for this is that the body does not produce new fat cells after puberty. If you’re wondering now why you have still gained weight it’s not because of new fat cells but because of old ones that balloon up and get bigger. A liposuction reduces the amount of fat cells forever and thus sharpens the body contour. Especially in the area of the thighs this fact produces positive side effect: Although liposuction is no treatment against cellulite, some patients report that their cellulite was visibly reduced.
Dermal fillers are gel-like substances that are injected beneath the skin to restore lost volume, smooth lines and soften creases, or enhance facial contours. We use only absorbable products therefore the effect is temporary but mainly last for one year or a bit more. Some people may need more than one injection to achieve the wrinkle-smoothing effect. For more information please go to:
Injectable Fillers Guide – American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
Nanofat is a new concept in fat grafting, which enables the physician to treat very fine lines and thinning skin associated with aging using very tiny parcels of the matrix and it’s stromal vascular fraction, which include stem cells, growth factors and other regenerative material.
we use Nanofat and stromal vascular enriched fat as a tissue graft for:
- fine lines, forehead rejuvenation, smoker lines around the lips (perioral rhytids),
- sun damaged skin especially at neck and cleavage.
- To treat acne sequelae and scars.
- To treat striae and stretch marks
For more info go to:
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Oct;132(4):1017-26. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31829fe1b0.
Nanofat grafting: basic research and clinical applications.
Tonnard P1, Verpaele A, Peeters G, Hamdi M, Cornelissen M, Declercq H.
WHAT IS EXILIS ?
The first and only family of elite devices to simultaneously combine radio frequency and ultrasound to tighten skin and address body concerns.
Controlled heating and cooling ensure that energy is delivered to various depths in the tissue without pain. Changing power and cooling during treatment allows the provider to treat deep tissue all the way up to the superficial layer.
Skin temperatures are controlled throughout the entire session for utmost safety.
BTL Exilis provides the most advanced non-chirurgical solution, treating the face and the body safely and efficiently by monopolar Radiofrequency
Collagen is stimulated and strengthened while loose skin is tightened, giving a benefit on Scar treatment, scar smoothening, threatment of severe adherences after Liposuction, lipofilling and also the benefit of cellulite reduction.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS OR DOWNTIME?
The whole BTL EXILIS procedure is non-invasive and requires no recovery time. You can easily have the treatment during your lunch break and return to your daily activities immediately.
The recommended number of treatments depends of the indication
Treatments of scars, adherences will be ideally weekly and this during 5 sessions
Face or body treatments towards contouring, body shaping, facial rejuvenation will be scheduled weekly. The recommended number of treatments is between 4 to 6 sessions, these results will last for approximately 6 months so it is recommended to do an in-between treatment every 3 months.
WHAT DOES THE TREATMENT FEEL LIKE? IS IT PAINFUL?
No, the treatment should not be painful. The BTL EXILIS provides the most advanced non-surgical solution, treating your face, body and intimate parts safely, efficiently, and without pain. Most patients describe the sensation of the therapy as being comparable to that of a pain-free, hot stone massage. The treatment is performed in a lying position so you can easily relax during the procedure.