Mr William Townley performs the full spectrum of reconstructive techniques to help restore function and appearance in patients who have suffered from cancer, trauma, or birth defects, as well as those whose appearance has changed as a result of natural processes such as pregnancy and weight gain or loss. Mr Townley is particularly interested in using modern technology to plan operations accurately and contemporary techniques to minimise scarring and morbidity.
Free Flap Reconstruction
Mr Townley is a core member of the Head and Neck team at Guy’s Hospital and regularly performs free flap surgery for facial deformities and head and neck cancer reconstruction. He has a particular interest in perforator flap surgery and innovative techniques to minimise scarring and morbidity.
Skin Cancer Removal & Reconstruction
This includes the full spectrum of skin cancer treatment and reconstruction from small innocuous lesions to large deformities. Mr Townley specializes in reconstructive techniques to restore the appearance as accurately as is feasible, especially for skin cancers of the nose, lips, and eyelids.
“Thank you so much for all of the care and amazing skills you have shown me during the treatment of this cancer on my nose.”
Improving Facial Scars
William performs a full range of modern techniques (liposuction, lipofilling, local flaps, and free flap surgery) and uses state-of-the-art technology to improve symmetry and restore appearance.
Rhinoplasty (Nose Reshaping)
Rhinoplasty is an effective treatment for realigning crooked noses and improving nasal breathing in patients who have suffered previous trauma or have a natural nasal deformity.
Oculoplastics (Eyelid Surgery)
- Excision of skin tumours and reconstruction
- Blepharoplasty – removal of excess skin that may be blocking your peripheral vision
- Protective surgery (eyelid weight insertion, canthopexy) in patients who are unable to close their eye due to facial nerve injury
- Correction of a droopy eyelid (ptosis)
A variety of breast surgery techniques (breast enlargement, reduction, uplift) can be used to improve symmetry in women who naturally have breasts of different sizes or shapes.
Lumps & Bumps – Removal & Reconstruction
Can often be done at the time of initial consultation under local anaesthetic on an outpatient basis.
Scar Revision & Treatment of Contour Irregularities
A series of body sculpting techniques are available (liposuction, lipofilling, tummy tuck, local flaps, free flap surgery), together with state-of-the-art technology, to improve body shape and scar appearance.