Category: Surgical Treatments

  • What can make your post surgery recovery better or worse

    What can make your post surgery recovery better or worse

    What can make your recovery after surgery better – or worse? Surgeons give their top tips. There are multiple reasons why you might opt to have cosmetic or plastic surgery done – to remove excess skin after weight loss or pregnancy, refresh your face or re-shape your nose. Whatever the reason there are various things…

  • Holly’s notes: Things to consider if you’re having plastic surgery

    Holly’s notes: Things to consider if you’re having plastic surgery

    A veteran of 4 cosmetic surgeries gives her pre-and-post surgery tips so you’ll be prepared. (Editor’s note: Over the years Holly has had a number of surgical procedures. She had a breast augmentation in November 2005 and after loosing a significant amount of weight – 60lb – she was concerned about her loose skin so…

  • How to get rid of scars after surgery

    How to get rid of scars after surgery

    How do you minimise scarring after surgery? Top Plastic Surgeons Dan Marsh and Mo Akhavani share their tips.   There are many effective ways to minimise scars from cosmetic surgery procedures. In this article, we’ve summarised our top tips to minimising post-operative scars, especially those related to breast reduction surgery. Breast reduction surgery scars are…

  • The future of aesthetics

    The future of aesthetics

    What does the future hold for the beauty and aesthetics industries? See what experts say is trending   The beauty industry is big – in fact it’s estimated to be $675 billion big by 2021. By comparison the aesthetics component is a drop in the ocean, coming it at around $17bn by 2023. But where…

  • cosmetic surgery statistics 2019

    cosmetic surgery statistics 2019

    Tweak vs tuck: Cosmetic surgery statistics are out. Let’s see what’s trending. More than 28,000 Brits underwent a cosmetic procedure last year according to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). Its annual audit shows a slight increase of 0.1% on 2017. Women underwent 92% of all cosmetic procedures that were recorded with the…

  • Why ‘how much’ is not the right question to ask

    Why ‘how much’ is not the right question to ask

    Should price be your guide when it comes to aesthetic treatments? Harley Street Emporium Editor, Fiona Clark, explains why “how much” the last question you should ask. We’re constantly bombarded with images on social media of celebrities and ‘influencers’ having an seemingly endless flow of treatments from Botox to butt lifts. Unfortunately this gives the…

  • Oxygenetix foundation

    Oxygenetix foundation

    Dr Shirin Lakhani explains why Oxygenetix is the best foundation on the market for treatments post procedure.   Oxygenetix Oxygenating Foundation is a breathable make up that represents a revolution in the world of foundations that was originally formulated by surgeons for use by plastic surgeons, dermatologists and other aesthetic professionals after surgery and cosmetic…

  • The dangers of fat transfer for a Brazilian Butt Lift explained

    The dangers of fat transfer for a Brazilian Butt Lift explained

    Brazilian Butt Lifts have the highest death rate of any cosmetic procedure: Top plastic surgeons explain why and how the risks can be avoided. Made popular by celebrities like Kim Kardashian, the Brazilian Butt Lift involves transferring fat from an area where you don’t want it – such as the abdomen, thighs, upper arms, flank…

  • Hair loss: what are the treatment options for men and women

    Hair loss: what are the treatment options for men and women

    Losing your hair? It can be distressing, but as Scalp Confidential’s Kelly Morrell explains, you have treatment options. Here’s a surprising statistic – more women than men experience hair loss. It may not be as severe as men, but 40% of women experience hair loss by the age of 40 and 80% by the time…

  • The surgery statistics are out, but who’s had what done?

    The surgery statistics are out, but who’s had what done?

    Some 28,000 people went under the knife for cosmetic reasons in 2017 according to official statistics – but what did they have done? The British Association of Aesthetic Plastics Surgeons (www.baaps.org.uk) has released it’s statistics for 2018 and according to the organisation their is a “surprising, yet undeniably clear-cut trend in aesthetic procedures” including a…

  • The pros and cons of butt lift and augmentation procedures

    The pros and cons of butt lift and augmentation procedures

    Thinking about giving your derriere a lift? In part II of our look at buttock surgery, plastic surgeon Nora Nugent runs through the pro’s and cons’ of the different types of procedures. Q. What types of procedures are performed in the UK?                    A. There are three…

  • Is your derriere letting you down?

    Is your derriere letting you down?

    A curvaceous behind is in high demand as celebrities tout their booty – but what exactly is involved. Dr A Bolin finds out from plastic surgeon Naveen Cavale.   It may not have made it into the top ten list of most performed procedures in the UK but the popularity of a ‘butt lift’ is…

  • Choosing Your Surgeon – How to know who is right for you

    Choosing Your Surgeon – How to know who is right for you

    Did you know, not everyone who calls themselves a surgeon actually is? So how do you know who you can trust to do your surgery? Plastic Surgeon Nora Nugent explains.  Cosmetic surgery has soared in popularity in recent years.  The taboo around having cosmetic surgery has lessened and relatively speaking, it has become more affordable…

  • Ask the surgeon: Breast lifts and implants explained

    Ask the surgeon: Breast lifts and implants explained

    How do you decide between breast implants or a breast lift? Plastic surgeon Nora Nugent explains the differences and why it’s not a one-size-fits-all approach. Breast augmentation or enlargement with breast implants is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures both in the UK and worldwide.   It has a very successful result for most women.  I…

  • Breast implants – Are they safe?

    Breast implants – Are they safe?

    Breast implants are the most popular cosmetic surgery in the UK but can women really be confident the op is safe? Heather Stephen investigates. Nearly 8,000 women have breast augmentation in the UK each year, according to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). Not just to look sexy but to correct uneven breasts…

  • A ‘Designer vagina’: who really needs one?

    A ‘Designer vagina’: who really needs one?

    The ‘Designer Vagina’ is fast becoming one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries performed. But why, and is it something you really need? Heather Stephen investigates. Sharon Osborne has admitted to a vagina tightening op and reality star Gemma Collins talked about her own very personal surgery on national TV. But the statistics show it is…

  • 2017 cosmetic surgery trends

    2017 cosmetic surgery trends

    Last year curvy celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Beyonce inspired a rush for the ‘Brazilian Butt Lift’ but what are likely to be the hot ops for 2017? We asked Harley Street plastic surgeon Naveen Cavale for his cosmetic surgery predictions – and men are taking centre stage. “Attitudes are changing to plastic surgery amongst…

  • medical tourism how it can go wrong

    medical tourism how it can go wrong

    If you are thinking of cosmetic surgery it may be tempting to head abroad for the sun and cheaper prices. But Heather Stephen warns  it may cost you more than you bargained for. Cheap flights and bargain holidays are not the only reasons we hop on a plane and head off to other countries. Now…

  • Body Sculpting: which treatment is right for you?

    Body Sculpting: which treatment is right for you?

    Which type of body sculpting or liposculture should I have? Rosie Taylor looks at the array of treatments on offer. If you’ve decided you want to go ahead with body sculpting surgery (or liposculpture, liposuction or lipo, as it’s also known), you may be baffled by the range of techniques on offer. There are several…