Welcome to Sydney Day Surgery Prince Alfred
Sydney Day Surgery-Prince Alfred is a private free-standing medical facility, providing high quality elective same-day surgery at a reasonable cost. Our goal is to provide a safe, efficient, caring and economical alternative for those people whose surgical needs do not routinely require an overnight hospital stay. Sydney Day Surgery – Prince Alfred provides quality care in a warm personalised setting.
Adenoidectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the adenoids (a mass of lymphoid tissue located behind the nasal passages).
Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is a surgical treatment for some diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses. It is usually undertaken as surgical treatment for sinusitis and nasal polyposis, including fungal sinusitis.
Laryngoscopy refers to a procedure used to view the inside of the larynx (the voice box).
Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure which improves the appearance or function of the nose by reshaping the nasal bone and cartilage. It is performed by either an Otolaryngologist – head and neck surgeon, Maxillofacial surgeon, or Plastic surgeon.
Septoplasty is a corrective surgical procedure undertaken to straighten the nasal septum (the partition between the two nasal cavities).
A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure in which the tonsils are removed from either side of the throat.
A turbinectomy is a procedure to relieve nasal congestion in which some or all of the turbinate bones in the nasal passage are removed.
In chronic cases of otitis media with effusions present for months, surgery is sometimes performed to insert a grommet, called a “tympanostomy tube” into the eardrum to allow air to pass through into the middle ear, and release any pressure build up and help clear excess fluid within.
An anal fissure is a small tear or ulcer in the skin around the opening of the anus. Anal fissures can be treated with several different types of surgery, the most common of which are lateral internal sphincterotomy (a small incision is made in the internal anal sphincter muscle to relax it) or a fissurectomy (in which the surgeon removes all damaged skin around the fissure to enable the wound to heal).
A Colonoscopy is an examination of the colon (large intestine) using a long, thin, flexible tube with a camera called a colonoscope.
A gastroscopy is an examination of the upper digestive tract (the oesophagus, the stomach and duodenum) using a long, thin, flexible tube with a camera called a gastroscope.
A haemorrhoidectomy is the surgical removal of haemorrhoids under anaesthetic.
Polyps are growths on the inside of the colon or gastrointestinal tract and are very common. A polypectomy can be performed during a colonoscopy or gastroscopy procedure.
Laparoscopic hernia surgery is a surgical procedure in which a laparoscope is inserted into the abdomen through a small incision to repair the hernia.
Open hernia repair is the procedure performed to repair hernia by pushing the hernia back in place through an abdominal incision.
Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure to remove tissue from inside the uterus. A D&C is usually performed to diagnose and treat certain uterine conditions.
Endometrial Ablation is a procedure that surgically removes the lining of the uterus in order to reduce, or stop menstrual flow.
A hysteroscopy is the procedure in which a thin, lighted tube is used to examine the inside of the uterus and cervix. Hysteroscopy can be used in the diagnosis and treatment of several conditions such as abnormal bleeding, polyps or tumours inside the uterus, and adhesions.
Also known as ‘key-hole’ surgery, a laparoscopy is the procedure in which a laparoscope containing a fibre-optic camera and/or surgical heads is inserted through a small incision in the abdomen. Some of the many problems which can be diagnosed or treated by laparoscopy are infertility, reproductive problems, ectopic pregnancy, urinary disease and liver and pancreas cancer.
LLETZ stands for large loop excision of the transformation zone (of the cervix). In this procedure, the surgeon will remove a small segment of the cervix (the lower part of your womb or uterus) for examination.
Trans-vaginal tape repair is a surgical treatment for female stress incontinence. The procedure combines the use of mesh tape and a sling to support the urethra.
A Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is an operation performed to unblock the nasolacrimal duct (tear duct).
Ptosis is a drooping of the upper eyelid. Corrective surgery is performed by tightening the levator muscle through an incision in the normal crease in the upper lid.
Dental implants are used to replace damaged or missing teeth. A dental implant procedure is where a screw or metal fixture is implanted into the jaw as the base for a new false tooth.
When wisdom teeth have the potential to cause problems or become impacted, they may be removed surgically. In the procedure, the surgeon makes a small incision and extracts the tooth with forceps.
An excision of lesion procedure is the surgical removal of a skin lesion. Skin lesions can be any lumps on the skin including moles, cysts, warts or skin tags.
An excision of melanoma procedure is the surgical removal of melanoma (a form of skin cancer).
Sentinel node biopsy is usually performed to identify whether cancer such as breast cancer or melanoma has spread to the lymphatic system. The procedure involves injecting a tracer material to help locate the nodes, and then removing the nodes for analysis.