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Cosmetic Surgery Today Interview with Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mr Richard Matthews

Cosmetic Surgery Today talks to Leamington-based plastic surgeon Mr Richard Matthews about recent developments in the cosmetic surgery industry. In your recent presentation to an international surgery conference you spoke about the PIP crisis. The big cosmetic surgery chains were responsible for the majority of the PIP implants inserted in the UK. How do you […]

Is it safe to combine multiple plastic surgery procedures into one operation?

Following on from the Mummy Makeover piece I recently posted, I have been asked whether it is really safe to combine multiple procedures in one lengthy operation. My advice is that, for fit and healthy patients, combining plastic surgical procedures is very safe, despite the extra length of a combined operation, and offers the advantage […]

Is it safe to combine multiple plastic surgery procedures into one operation?

Following on from the Mummy Makeover piece I recently posted, I have been asked whether it is really safe to combine multiple procedures in one lengthy operation. My advice is that, for fit and healthy patients, combining plastic surgical procedures is very safe, despite the extra length of a combined operation, and offers the advantage […]

What exactly is a Mummy Makeover?

Over recent years, I’ve seen an increasing number of female patients seeking plastic surgical solutions to the effects of pregnancy on their bodies. This is an acknowledged trend worldwide and plastic surgeons in the USA first coined the phrase ‘Mummy Makeover’ to describe the phenomenon of body contouring procedures aimed at both the abdomen and […]

The Patient/Doctor Relationship

All cosmetic treatment involves a professional relationship between whoever wants the treatment and whoever is providing it. Cosmetic surgery should be performed by a medically qualified doctor, who has gone on to qualify as a surgeon and then trained properly in cosmetic surgery. A cosmetic surgeon is therefore just a very specialised doctor. Establishing a […]

Dermal Fillers: the next scandal waiting to happen?

“It is our view that dermal fillers are a crisis waiting to happen.” These are the chilling words that appeared in Sir Bruce Keogh’s Review into cosmetic interventions, published six months ago. Non-surgical treatments, including dermal filler injections, account for nine out of ten procedures in the UK and, although they may be enticingly described […]

Has the UK Government spoken too soon on PIP implants?

As is the way of all media storms, the PIP scandal dominated the news for a short while, before being replaced by the next story. But for the many tens of thousands of women who are still living with their original PIP implants the nightmare has not gone away. Unfortunately, it is impossible to say […]

Secrets to an Attractive Stomach

How many of us really have the flat, toned stomach of our dreams? Whether your problem is stubborn fat on an otherwise slim belly, stretch marks or a more serious weight problem, I, Mr Richard Matthews have the answer! For most women, the thought of baring their stomachs to the world is enough to send […]

Welcome!

Welcome to my revamped website, which went live on 27th April, thanks to the very able team at BHM Media Ltd of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK  (www.bhmmedia.com). I hope you like the layout, the accessibility, the freshness and the tone, all of which will hopefully make you, the Visitor, feel as welcome and well-informed as possible. […]