By Chioma Obinna
A Bodycare Plastic Surgery Clinic is set for launch at The Reddington Hospital Victoria Island, Lagos. The new Centre is the result of collaboration between The Reddington Hospital Group and Abuja Plastics, a renowned plastic surgery centre in Nigeria.
The Chief Operating Officer, Reddington Hospital, Mr. Emmanuel Matthews told Good Health Weekly that the establishment of the Bodycare Centre is in response to the yearnings of discerning members of the public for a professional, affordable, high quality and world class plastic surgery clinic in Nigeria .
It is aimed at reducing the foreign exchange spent on medical tourism to India, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, among others.
On his part, the Medical Director of Bodycare Plastic Surgery Clinic and Founder of Abuja Plastics, Dr. Stanley Okoro said the cutting edge medical technology with qualified staff at Reddington Hospital provide a perfect synergy between Reddington and Abuja Plastics to make the Bodycare Plastic Surgery Clinic a plastic surgery destination for Nigeria, Africa and the world.
Okoro who has a flourishing plastic surgery clinics in Nigeria and Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America with extensive experience in all areas of plastic surgery said plastic surgery is very beautiful and safe if done by a team of professionals in the right environment.
Okoro is supported by a team of plastic surgeons and specialist doctors and nurses.
A key member of the Bodycare team is Dr Jennifer Cameron, an experienced Plastic Surgeon from Minnesota, USA.
Explaining further, Cameron who is the Resident Plastic Surgeon said the Bodycare Clinic offers an extensive range of aesthetic plastic surgery procedures for all areas of the body including face lifts, eyelid surgery, breast augmentation and reductions, buttock lifts, contouring and reduction, Botox treatments and many others including procedures for men such as tummy tuck, waist reduction, etc. The centre has already accepted its first patient who travelled from the UK for the procedure.
The Bodycare team will also provide remedial plastic surgical services as well as reconstructive services, providing solutions for congenital defects such as cleft palate, dealing with the victims of burns injuries and providing other specialist Plastic surgeries.”
Further, Okoro, said there is no need for Nigerians to travel overseas for excellence in cosmetic or reconstructive plastic surgery as the services are provided at the Reddington Bodycare Plastic Surgery Clinic. The Reddington Group which is internationally accredited is well known for pioneering breakthroughs in healthcare in Nigeria and the Bodycare Centre is the latest innovation.