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Quality of life improved by body contouring surgery after weight loss

Last year there were calls for the NHS to significantly increase bariatric surgery rates to 50,000 a year to bring it in line with European averages. The paper published in the British Medical Journal, propounded the major health benefits and potential reduction in healthcare costs for the NHS. Yet, according to a new study, quality […]

The link between your BMI and cosmetic surgery

For many men and women that are dissatisfied with their appearance, a cosmetic surgery procedure can seem like a fantastic opportunity to achieve the body of their dreams. However, if this dissatisfaction results from being overweight then it’s time to step back and look at the bigger picture BMI guidelines for cosmetic surgery There are […]

Breast implant myths explored

A recent study much covered in the media, which claimed that breast implants could possibly increase the risk of a false heart attack diagnosis, understandably left many women nervous, whether they’ve previously undergone a breast augmentation or were considering enhancing their breasts. The research findings were presented at the latest conference of the European Society […]

Rise of the dad makeover

Latest figures released in US show that cosmetic surgery is still on the rise, partly driven by a demand from men for facial and body surgery. American men account for 13% of the 1.65 million procedures performed in the US last year which may seem a small amount but is actually a massive jump of […]

Scarring is a hot topic at the BAPRAS Summer Conference in Helsinki

Next month sees a joint summer scientific meeting taking place between the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and their Finnish colleagues. Many fellow Members of the Association will be travelling from the UK to the meeting in Helsinki in June to listen to presentations the latest developments in aesthetic and reconstructive […]

Warwick University research links bullying and plastic surgery

It’s no surprise that bullying can result in serious psychological issues – depression and anxiety and their many physical manifestations – and a recent study proved that the effects can last long into adulthood. Now, new research published by the nearby University of Warwick has found that both victims of school bullying and bullies themselves […]

Can I breastfeed after breast augmentation surgery?

Breast augmentation remains the most requested cosmetic surgery procedure in the UK; as well as older women who may have seen changes to their breasts over time or as the result of pregnancy or weight fluctuations, this op is very popular with younger women who may have always been dissatisfied with their breast size and […]

Could a facelift rejuvenate your career?

It’s no surprise that the beautiful people of Hollywood feel that they have to undergo facial rejuvenation surgery to keep themselves at the top of their game, but increasingly women and men working in the corporate world are deciding that plastic surgery could be a worthwhile investment of time and money. Now, a recent study […]

How long does swelling after a rhinoplasty persist?

As plastic surgeons we always tell patients that are contemplating a rhinoplasty procedure that there will be a degree of post-surgery swelling that must be taken into account when viewing their results. Now, a study published in a recent edition of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, has […]