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Miss Lyndsey Highton - Plastic Surgery

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Clinical interests

Cosmetic breast surgery – breast augmentation; breast reduction; breast uplift; breast implant removal/exchange; fat transfer; inverted nipple correction; male breast reduction surgery (gynaecomastia). Body contouring surgery – abdominoplasty (tummy tuck); arm lift; thigh lift; liposuction Breast cancer surgery and breast reconstruction.

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Academic background

Miss Highton specialises in breast and cosmetic surgery. She is one of few surgeons worldwide to be accredited in both Plastic Surgery and Breast Surgery, appearing on the General Medical Council Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery and being a Fellow of the European Board of Breast Surgery. She holds a Consultant post at the Nightingale Breast Centre Wythenshawe Hospital, one of the leading breast units in the UK. She offers the full spectrum of cosmetic breast and body contouring surgery. She treats developmental breast problems, such as asymmetry and tuberous breast.

Her practice covers all aspects of breast disease, breast cancer and breast reconstruction. This encompasses the latest oncoplastic techniques, implant and autologous breast reconstruction, and complex revisional surgery. Lyndsey offers a personalised approach. In addition to technical attention to detail, she places great importance on making patients feel comfortable and ensuring they have a full understanding of treatment options, surgery and the recovery process. As one of few female plastic surgeons in the UK, she is in a unique position to offer the female perspective and put patients at ease. She gained her medical degree at the world-renowned University of Oxford.

Following foundation training in Oxford, she returned to her roots in the North West to complete Speciality Registrar training in Plastic Surgery, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She sub-specialised by completing the prestigious National Oncoplastic Breast Fellowship at the Nightingale Centre, developing expertise in all aspects of breast surgery, reconstruction and aesthetic surgery. She is a Fellow of the European Board of Breast Surgery and was awarded 1st prize in this examination. Miss Highton has completed a Master’s degree in Clinical Education and is actively involved in education at the local and national level. She has published many research papers on innovative techniques in Plastic and Breast Surgery and has presented her work widely at national and international conferences. As a busy working mum with two young children, she understands the pressures faced by modern women and is sympathetic to their concerns. She enjoys keeping fit and is a keen runner.

Professional Memberships

Professional memberships: Association of Breast Surgery British Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons The Royal College of Surgeons of England

NHS base

Nightingale Breast Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Clinic Times

Monthly Ad hoc

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