8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

OneHealth Building, 122 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Carefirst, 99 Tukapa Street, Westown, New Plymouth

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Aesthetic Surgery & Reconstructive Surgery

Tristan de Chalain is passionate about delivering the right solution for you, with the utmost care. 

When most people think of plastic surgery, they think of aesthetic surgery. Tristan has a wide range of experience in this area, with face lifts, breast enhancement or reduction, tummy lifts, acne treatments, rosacea, lips surgery, fillers or skin care some of the possibilities.
Reconstructive surgery is the other side of Tristan’s work. This can help solve long-term issues, can help the body heal things that would otherwise remain problems, and ultimately can give a better standard of life and help people regain self-confidence. 

Whether it’s cosmetic surgery or reconstructive surgery, Tristan has experience in the latest techniques. He has experience in body contouring and facial rejuvenation, as well as micro-surgical reconstruction, paediatric and cranio-facial surgery, chest wall reconstruction, and surgery of congenital malformations such as vascular anomalies and cleft lip and palate. A key passion remains facial restoration following skin cancer, injury or ageing.

Services offered at the Tristan de Chalain Limited Centre include:

  • facial rejuvenation (face, neck and brow lifts, eye tucks, lip enhancement, Botox and dermal fillers)
  • nose (rhinoplasty) and ear reshaping (otoplasty)
  • breast enlargement, reduction, lifting and reconstruction
  • abdominal and lower body recontouring
  • liposuction & liposculpture
  • trauma reconstruction and scar revision
  • diagnosis and excision of skin cancers and moles
  • surgery for paediatric problems and congenital anomalies e.g. Dermoid cysts, vascular malformations, cleft lip & palate, extra or fused fingers (syndactyly), hypospadius
  • a wide range of hand surgical procedures e.g. Dupuytren's contracture, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendon and nerve repairs.

The Tristan de Chalain Limited team is experienced and supportive and will make sure time is available for all your questions and concerns to be addressed.

The Centre also offers free confidential telephone or email information and discussion, with no obligation to proceed with surgery.


Referral Expectations

You will have an initial consultation with your plastic surgeon who will assess your general health and discuss the best type of surgical procedure for your particular problem.  You will be given options and alternatives and approximate costs for the various options. You will be given instructions on medications to avoid before surgery, medications to take on prescription after surgery, and what to do and not do in the recovery phase.

Except for minor surgery you will have two consultations. The first to establish what the diagnosis is and what the probable treatment plan will be. You will be given information brochures to read. At the second visit any questions arising from the written material will be discussed, the surgical plan reviewed, modified if needed and then confirmed. A consent form is done once you have decided to proceed with the surgery and a firm booking for surgery is made.

As your surgeon will discuss with you, if your treatment requires surgery they usually work with Anaesthesia Auckland Ltd. In particular with the following anaesthetists:


There are standard scale fees for consultations of varying length and complexity. A phone call to our office is all that is needed to discuss these.

After the first consultation the surgeon will have a good idea of what operation will be needed for your particular problem, how long it will take to do and thus an estimate of the likely cost can then be prepared.

There are basically three principal components to overall cost:

  1. Hospital charges: for operating theatre and consumables used during the procedure, recovery room and overnight ward and 'hotel' costs.
  2. Anaesthetist's services: pre-op assessment, discussion about your anaesthetic, consent process, delivery of your anaesthetic, post-op medications, fluids, prescriptions etc.
  3. Surgeon's fees: (a) Initial consultation. (b) Fee for surgery based on time taken and degree of difficulty, skill and expertise needed. This fee also includes post-op care by our practice nurse, dressing changes and follow-up consultations with the surgeon for 'quality control' for one year after surgery.

Health insurance policies vary widely in what surgery they cover. Check with your company before surgery for prior approval and an estimate of how much they will pay towards the cost of your surgery. Any shortfall is the patient's responsibility.


We are Southern Cross Affiliated providers for a range of services which include:

  • Service category: Plastic surgery (non-cosmetic) & Skin
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Consultations
  • Cryotherapy of a skin lesion
  • Curettage or diathermy
  • Punch biopsy
  • Skin biopsy
  • Skin lesion removal

    ACC may cover trauma surgery either on contract or non-contract where the patient pays a proportion to get the surgery done more quickly.


    8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

    Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

    Please contact us during business hours for appointments, queries and questions

    OneHealth Building, 122 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

    8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

    Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

    For any further plastic surgery auckland related queries, please call our practice.

    Carefirst, 99 Tukapa Street, Westown, New Plymouth

    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

    Mon – Thu8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Fri8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    Procedures / Treatments

    • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

      This procedure involves removing excess skin and fat from the stomach (abdomen) and tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall.… More

    • Asian Cosmetic Surgery

      There are many cosmetic surgical procedures available that relate more to Asians than Europeans.… More

    • Breast Enlargement

      Surgery to increase breast size involves inserting silicone bags (implants) filled with silicone gel or salt water (saline) under the chest muscle or breast gland.… More

    • Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

      This is an operation that can lift and reshape sagging breasts.… More

    • Breast Reconstruction

      When a breast has been removed (mastectomy) because of cancer or other disease, it is possible in most cases to reconstruct a breast similar to a natural breast.… More

    • Breast Reduction

      Surgery to reduce breast size involves making a cut (incision) around the areola (the dark area around the nipple) straight downwards and along the crease beneath the breast.… More

    • Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate

      A cleft lip occurs when there is a failure of normal structures to join together during embryological formation of the lip, resulting in a gap in the lip.… More

    • Craniosynostosis

      This occurs when the bones of an infant’s skull fuse together before the brain has finished expanding.… More

    • Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)

      The appearance of ears that are mis-shaped or protruding (‘bat ears’) can be improved surgically.… More

    • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

      Excess skin and/or fat can be surgically removed from your upper and/or lower eyelids to give your skin a less wrinkled and puffy appearance.… More

    • Face Lift

      A face lift generally refers to a cheek/jawline/necklift but can include several extra procedures such as a brow lift and eyelid tightening (blepharoplasty), all designed to reduce lines and wrinkles and lift sagging skin.… More

    • Facial Implants

      Enhancing facial appearance with facial implants is becoming very popular.… More

    • Hand Surgery

      Problems with the appearance or function of the hand can be the result of injury, birth defects or degenerative conditions.… More

    • Haemangiomas

      The two most common types are 'port wine stains' and 'strawberry ' haemangiomas, these are non-cancerous, vascular skin lesions.… More

    • Labiaplasty

      Reduction of excessively large labia minora (the inner ‘lips’ or folds) is becoming popular now that women realise this can be done relatively easily with a good cosmetic appearance.… More

    • Lip Enhancement

      Lips can be augmented by either injecting temporary or permanent fillers into the tissues just under the skin.… More

    • Liposuction

      This procedure removes unwanted pockets of fat from under your skin in specific parts of the body such as the chin, neck, upper arms, stomach (abdomen), hips and thighs, inner knees and calves/ankles.… More

    • Naevi

      A naevus is a common skin growth composed of special pigment-producing cells.… More

    • Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)

      Surgery can be carried out to improve the appearance of your nose e.g.… More

    • Scar Revision

      Scar appearance can be improved by various methods including a surgical procedure known as scar revision.… More

    • Skin Grafting

      If the scar to be revised or skin lesion being removed is particularly large, a skin graft may be needed.… More

    • Skin Lesions

      Skin lesions can be divided into two groups:

      benign (non-cancerous): e.g.… More


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    Contact Details

    Pukekohe Health Centre, 10 West Street, Pukekohe, Auckland

    South Auckland

    8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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    49 Fraser Street, Tauranga

    Bay of Plenty

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    OneHealth Building, 122 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

    Central Auckland

    8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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    Carefirst, 99 Tukapa Street, Westown, New Plymouth


    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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    This page was last updated at 3:04PM on May 31, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Tristan de Chalain Limited.