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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 she had a 360 Bodylift in May 2019 and an Armlift and Thighlift in October 2019. These are her thoughts and top tips.)   Are you considering Plastic Surgery? So, firstly, this is such a big deal and the first step is sometimes the hardest.…

Dr Ali Ghanem

Renowned consultant aesthetic plastic surgeon and regenerative medicine expert Dr Ali Ghanem MD PhD FRCS (Plast) is a multi-award winning aesthetic plastic surgeon. In addition to his expertise in the field of surgical, injectable and laser aesthetic treatments, Dr Ghanem is one of the world’s leading specialists in the innovative new area of regenerative medicine and stem cell treatments. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and England, and has a PhD in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology from University College London. He qualified in aesthetic plastic surgery from Queen Mary University with distinction and…

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 three most popular procedures being breast augmentation, breast reduction and blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). The biggest increases for women were for liposuction procedures which rose 12%, and facelifts which rose 9%. Former BAAPS President Rajiv Grover, who compiles the audit on an annual basis, said: “The…

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 new gender divide. While in general the trend for favouring less invasive cosmetic procedures continued, more women went under the knife for breast augmentation (up 7%) or reduction (up 5%) than in the previous year. At a glance: Over 28,000 ops took place in 2017,…

what’s trending in cosmetic surgery

Wondering what will be trending in 2018 when it comes to cosmetic surgery? See what our surgeons say is in or out.  The official figures on aesthetic surgery trends in 2017 aren’t out yet but our Harley Street SKINtellectuals are here to give you a sneak peak of they think they’ll show and what will be trending in 2018. Consultant plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon and British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) spokesperson, Reza Nassab says the past few years has seen more clients turning away from invasive surgeries and he’s expecting that to continue. “That’s certainly the way…

Dan Marsh

Dan Marsh is a highly experienced and UK trained plastic surgeon. Based in London’s renowned Harley Street but also offering clinics and treatments in Hertfordshire, he is the brains behind what’s known as the ‘invisible boob job’. Dan is on the GMC specialist register for plastic surgery and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.  He specialises in all types of plastic and aesthetic surgery, and was drawn to cosmetic surgical procedures due to the unique challenges and opportunities that plastic surgery provides.   Procedures performed His initial passion and focus in surgery centred on breast and facial…

Mo Akhavani

Mo Akhavani is a Consultant Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon with a busy private practice in London’s Harley Street and in Surrey. Registered on the GMC specialist register, he continues his work in the NHS with a practice is based at the Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London. Mo has trained and worked with some of the world’s leading plastic surgeons in London, Manchester, Rio de Janeiro, Toronto, Shreveport and New York. His extensive training in both reconstructive plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery has enabled him to become a leader in his field. He is the pioneer of the…

What they don’t tell you about breast surgery

Ever wondered what it’s actually like to get your boobs done? One brave soul (who prefers to remain nameless) shares her experience, so you’ll know what to expect. I’ll admit it, having your boobs ‘done’ is something I may have previously sniggered about. It was something that other people did. Or was it? My average 34B cleavage was never something I really thought about changing, until both my breasts decided to call it a day and leave me, about 6 months after the birth of my second child.  I went from a handful to nothing virtually overnight. My boobs had…

How to keep your breast in shape

What can you do to keep your breasts from heading south? Dr Zara Kassam PhD spoke to plastic surgeon Douglas McGeorge to find out. Age is one thing but its especially cruel when gravity starts to work against you as well. Just about the same time that you notice your face starting to slide downwards, other parts of your body are following suit, especially your breasts. And these aren’t the only things conspiring against your breasts. Lifestyle choices like smoking, UV damage, and lack of TLC can also take their toll. It’s not all bad news though. Douglas McGeorge, one of…

Mr Douglas McGeorge

Douglas McGeorge is one of the UK’s leading plastic surgeons whose private plastic and cosmetic surgery practice is devoted to the rejuvenation and enhancement of your natural beauty using state-of-the-art procedures. His aim it to achieve exceptional, natural looking results that make you look and feel more confident about your appearance. He is a fully accredited plastic surgeon and is on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council. He is also a full member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS), and the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and…

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 see many women for cosmetic breast surgery and we have detailed discussions about what is the best procedure for them personally.  One of the questions that I am often asked is why a breast lift is needed for some and breast implants alone are fine…

Mr Navid Jallali

Mr Navid Jallali is a Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive Breast and Cosmetic Surgeon Mr Jallali is one of the UK’s leading Consultant Plastic Surgeons, with specialist knowledge in microsurgical reconstruction for the face, neck, skin and breasts. He is renowned for his expertise in Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction, Gynaecomastia, Abdominoplasty, Face Lift and Rhinoplasty. He has a specialist interest in dual plane Breast Augmentation and Fat Grafting, which he has developed over many years of specialist care. Mr Jallali studied Medicine at Bristol University, where he qualified with honours and was awarded the University of Bristol Silver medal, the Suple prize…

Mr Naveen Cavale

Mr Naveen Cavale, BSc(Hons) MBBS MSc FRCSEd(Plast) Naveen Cavale is a fully qualified and fully accredited UK Plastic Surgeon who graduated from University College London and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.  He has an NHS Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery practice in King’s College Hospital, London as well as a Private Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery practice in Chelsea and The Shard. He is registered on the General Medical Council (GMC) – the equivalent of ‘board certified’ in the USA. In addition to reconstructive surgery, Mr Cavale specialises in breast surgery (enhancements and reductions), rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty (corrective eyelid surgery) and…

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Harley Street Emporium is a website where you can find a doctor, find information on perimenopause and menopause, women’s health and skin care. We feature the best anti-aging skin care products and the best acne products as well as information on how to treat various skin conditions. Consumers can also book with some of the UK’s best menopause doctors, plastic surgeons, dermatologists and aesthetic practitioners. Harley Street Emporium features editorially independent information about skin care, skin conditions and treatments. The site also features a glossary of ingredients telling consumers what each one does and if there are any safety concerns…