Shaping the face of cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery is facing many exciting changes and innovations over the next few years, as science continues to provide new materials and techniques which can be adapted for cosmetic purposes. It is becoming both simpler, and far more affordable, to regain the confidence that life’s many twists and turns may have taken away. If you’ve […]

Breast Reduction Surgery: The Evidence

A study in an issue of a specialist journal this summer has revealed that breast reduction can result in measurable improvements in various aspects of health and quality of life. The official medical publication of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, reports on a survey looking at the physical and psychosocial […]

Former Tory MP Comes Clean on Plastic Surgery

She’s the 42-year-old “chick lit” author and former Conservative MP who writes under her maiden name Bagshawe. Previously the Member of Parliament for Corby in Northamptonshire between 2010 and 2012, the mother of three left politics last year to spend more time with her family in New York City. Previously, Mensch had always declined to […]

Male Cosmetic Surgery: Why it’s Different for Boys

Traditionally, of course, plastic surgery has been pretty much exclusively aimed at women. But things change, and these days guys are going for procedures ever more regularly. But there are many specific demands relating to male plastic surgery that make it different. • Male features are different to women’s, with fuller eyelids and a stronger […]

Plastic Surgeons’ Warning on Procedures

With cosmetic surgery holidays abroad increasingly advertised, a new study at the University of Leeds has highlighted a complication rate of approaching a fifth (16.5%), with almost a tenth of patients requiring NHS help once they’ve returned home. At the same time a survey from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) shows a […]

Is diet and exercise always enough?

Whilst we should all strive to live a healthy lifestyle, sometimes diet and exercise won’t be enough. It can be incredibly demoralising to realise your efforts aren’t paying off and there are simply those times when you want to change a certain part of your body to feel better about yourself, and that’s where plastic […]

The rise of plastic surgery for men

Plastic surgery has enjoyed a surge of popularity over the last few years. More of us are realising we don’t have to feel self-conscious with the way we look and that there are plenty of both invasive and non-invasive procedures to consider, and one of the most rapidly growing sectors of the market is plastic […]

Top Three Cosmetic Procedures in the UK

The UK might still be in recession, but London cosmetic surgery and cosmetic procedures around the rest of the country don’t show any signs of decrease. In fact, they continue to be popular, perhaps because, in a time when much of the country is feeling down, these procedures help to boost confidence. In a time […]

How a Breast Reduction Could Change Your Life

For some women, having large breasts is the dream, but for others they are nothing but a pain – quite literally. Very large breasts can cause many different kinds of physical complaint, including back ache, neck pain and even numbness of the fingers. Migraine headaches have also been linked to large breasts. It is estimated […]