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#Trending: Men and Cosmetic Surgery

Elaborating on our recent blog and looking at what’s trending in the cosmetic surgery industry, we see a rise in the amount of men opting for cosmetic procedures.  There are obvious reasons for this: it is much more ‘out in the open’ these days – even many celebrities are being open about ‘work’ they’ve had […]

Trends in Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery #trending in 2016

It seems Caitlyn Jenner, who recently and very publicly went through the feminisation process, is the latest one to be influencing trends in the world of cosmetic surgery, following in the footsteps of Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner and other celebrities across the world.  The demand appears to be rising for an ultra-feminine/glamorous look, turning […]

Ten tips for reducing surgical scarring

Scarring is common side-effect of undergoing surgery. It’s a completely natural part of the healing process – when an incision is made, your body needs to seal the wound and re-join the separated skin, sometimes leaving a faint mark. Although your scars may never disappear completely, there are many things you can do to reduce […]

Vaser lipo vs traditional lipo

Liposuction has long been one of the most popular surgical procedures among Brits. In fact, the number of procedures rose by 41 per cent in 2013 compared with the previous year, according to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). It’s not just ladies who are getting unwanted fat removed either; liposuction is the […]

Gynaecomastia – causes and cure

Gynaecomastia – causes and cure

Gynaecomastia. ‘Gynaeco-what?!’ Also known as enlarged chest or, more specifically enlarged breast glands, in men. We are not talking about ‘pecs’ that men aspire to and work hard towards in the gym; but a medical condition that can cause a considerable amount of discomfort and loss of confidence. Here we will explore the condition, the […]

Vaser Liposuction: A stand-alone or combined procedure?

We’re all aware of Liposuction, it’s probably the most well-known of cosmetic surgical procedures and has been around since 1974. There is traditional Liposuction, Smart Lipo and Vaser Lipo, the latter two, the most advanced forms, are considered minimally invasive and were once referred to as the ‘lunchtime lipo’!  Smart Lipo uses laser and Vaser […]

Cosmetic Surgery – Overseas or at Home?

  As the cost of cosmetic surgery in the UK rises, more and more people are looking abroad. There has been a sharp rise in what is being referred to as ‘nip and tuck tourism’, according to the Daily Mail.  Nearly a third of Brits who opt for cosmetic surgery now have their operation abroad. […]

The Latest on Botox

The Latest on Botox Wrinkle prevention with Botox – a new trend ‘When is the ‘right’ age to begin having Botox wrinkle relaxing injections?’ is a question increasingly on peoples’ lips.  Everyone’s skin ages at a different rate and the factors to consider are sun exposure, skin colour and genetics.  Lifestyle factors are also a […]

Common problems that blepharoplasty surgery can solve

People often assume that plastic surgery is all about appearance, but there are plenty of practical reasons to consider blepharoplasty. This particular operation involves removing excess skin from the eyelids and surrounding areas, and thanks to the various benefits it offers, popularity is at an all-time high. In fact, according to the British Association of […]

All you need to know about otoplasty

Otoplasty, or ear correction, was the tenth most popular surgical procedure with British men and women in 2014, according to figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). Why is it so popular, though? And what does it involve? Here’s all you need to know about otoplasty. Why do people undergo otoplasty procedures? […]