dermoid cyst on children

One of the more common lumps I see in new patients is something called a dermoid cyst. Very often these are found near or underneath the outer part of the eyebrow and feel like a rubbery pea-shaped lump underneath the skin. These particular dermoid cysts are often called angular dermoids, or peri-orbital dermoids. They are […]

paediatric surgery planning Great Ormond Street Hospital

Consultant paediatric plastic surgeon, Mr Juling Ong was recently interviewed on the use of 3D-printed models when planning complex paediatric surgery cases. He focused on their use in the successful separation of craniopagus twins, Safa and Marwa which was carried at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.

Endoscopic strip craniectomy

Endoscopic strip craniectomy is a minimally invasive procedure that is used to treat craniosynostosis. The operation is performed under a general anaesthetic through small scalp incisions about 3cm long.  The exact location and number of incisions depend on the type of craniosynostosis and the individual suture that is affected. Often only one incision is required […]

Macroglossia surgical reduction

Macroglossia is the medical term for an unusually large tongue. Enlargement of the tongue can cause cosmetic and functional difficulties while speaking, eating, swallowing and sleeping. It’s quite uncommon and generally occurs in children. Mr Juling Ong, a craniofacial and paediatric plastic surgeon based in London, talks about why the tongue becomes enlarged and what […]

Mr Juling Ong Humanitarian Work and Reconstructive Surgery

Facing the World is a children’s charity that provides reconstructive surgery to children in the developing world suffering from severe facial disfigurements. The occurrence of these defects is thought to be ten times higher in Vietnam that its neighbouring countries and many believe this is the result of the dioxins used in Agent Orange during […]

Why Choose a BAAPS Member

Deciding to go ahead with a cosmetic surgery procedure can be one of the biggest decision you make and you’ll naturally have some concerns about the safety of the procedure and whether you’ll be happy with the results afterwards. Choosing a member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, also known as BAAPS, can […]