A leading UK
cosmetic surgeon and former C4 Embarrassing Bodies expert Dalvi Humzah cautions
breast cancer patients that they should not be left unhappy after reconstructive surgery.
Mr. Humzah, a member of the British Association of Plastic,
Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons is appealing to all breast cancer
patients to expect nothing less from their reconstructive surgery after
According to the latest statistics from Breast Cancer Care (2011), the
magnitude of women analyzed with the disease in the UK has now escalated from around
46,000 to 47,000.
Plastic and Dermatology Surgery (PDS), Mr. Humzah's clinic, has experienced a considerable
increase in the quantity of breast cancer patients ? over the past twelve
months - wanting additional reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy, thanks
to ?poor? and ?undesirable? results.
Mr. Humzah explained: "With breast cancer being
diagnosed in one in eight women in the UK, it has never been so important
for women to feel confident in the results of reconstructive surgery following
He said women who have been examined with breast cancer should not hesitate and
not feel uncomfortable in consulting specialist cosmetic surgeons for
additional reconstructive treatment after their original cosmetic surgery.
He revealed that after getting feedbacks from breast cancer patients who have
visited his clinic during the last twelve months, signified an obvious
embarrassment on the part of the patient and are keeping them from pursuing
desirable cosmetic results, as the thought of ?lucky to be alive? sets in.
He argues that there?s a need for cancer patients to be confident in the
results of their reconstructive surgery, since they have undergone extensive
treatment for breast cancer and confronting with the emotional trauma and upset
of a mastectomy. Further more, breast cancer patients are entitled to a right
to be happy with the shape and look of their reconstructive surgery following a
Mr. Humzah has worked on a number of breast cancer patients
to both improve and boost the results of reconstructive surgery. This generally
involves making the operated breast appear more natural and symmetrical.
According to one of Mr. Humzah?s patients she chose to seek
the help of Mr. Humzah through personal recommendations since she was satisfied
with the results of her first operation.
Dalvi Humzah is not only a member of the British Association of Plastic,
Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, he is also on the GMC's specialist
register and has over ten years experience in his chosen medical field. Also, he
has been a part of the Royal College of Surgeons as both at tutor and an
He has held positions in some of the UK?s more famous hospitals including Guy's,
King's College Hospital
and St. Thomas',
since commencing on his medical career that started in 1988. Humzah has also
been a visiting fellow at Sri Lanka's
National Cancer Hospital and The Melanoma Unit in Sydney.
Plastic and Dermatological Surgery (PDS), Mr Humzah's private clinic, is
located at The Nuffield Hospital, Wolverhampton; Ramsay Healthcare West
Midlands Hospital, Halesowen; Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital; Spire
Southbank Hospital and Worcester. He offers a broad range of surgical and
non-surgical procedures at each of the hospitals and has a significant interest
in reconstructive surgery for patients diagnosed with cancer.
As an expert he has been invited to appear in several television programmes
including Channel 4?s Dispatches where he revealed the truth behind the
purported miracle beauty creams; and the hit show Embarrassing Bodies where he
performed surgery on patients with sensitive cosmetic conditions that were
hurting their self-confidence.