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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…

Survey shows demand for cosmetic procedures rising in UK

Is the UK set to become the home of cosmetic surgery, out-pacing the US? One survey suggests it’s a possibility. Fiona Clark reports. America used to be the home of cosmetic surgery but it seems demand in the UK is set to outstrip the US, according to a survey by the doctor booking website, RealSelf. A survey of more than 1000 UK residents aged over 18 years of age showed that 76% of UK residents wanted to change something about their face or body compared to 80% in the US, but here, more people are considering taking action. The survey…

How to get rid of lines around your mouth

How do you get rid lines around the mouth, nose and chin? Dr Leo Avgerinos gives us a glimpse of what’s involved.   It’s not just our eyes that start to show the ravages of time – the area from our nose to our chin can also be affected by wrinkles. There are three main types of lines that appear around the mouth: Marionette lines are the long vertical lines that run from the corners of the mouth down each side of the chin Nasolabial or parentheses lines which extend from nose to mouth, and, ‘lipstick’ or ‘smoker’s lines’ that…

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…

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…

Thread lifts: the pro’s and con’s of the lunchtime facelift

Thinking about at quick ‘lift’. Dr A. Bolin looks at Thread Lifts: “lunchtime facelift” and the benefits, risks and potential complications you should consider. Fancy having a “lunchtime facelift” to achieve a more youthful appearance? Also known as a ‘thread lift,’ ‘silhouette lift,’ ‘PDO lift’, ‘contour lift’ or ‘feather lift’, this is a less invasive option for a full face lift than surgery. It doesn’t cost as much and has no down time, but that doesn’t mean it’s risk or complication free, and it’s important to consider those factors when choosing the best procedure for your skin’s needs. How and…

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…

Nora Nugent

Nora Nugent FRCSI (Plast), Consultant Plastic Surgeon Nora Nugent is a highly qualified Consultant Plastic Surgeon based at the award-winning private aesthetic clinic Purity Bridge in Tunbridge Wells.  She consults and operates in selected state-of-the-art facilities in Tunbridge Wells, East Grinstead and Hove.  She has a specialist interest in aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery of the face, breast and body. Nora aims to achieve a fresh and natural look for her patients in all areas of aesthetic surgery.  She also has a strong interest in medical aesthetics.  At your consultation, Nora will offer a professional and honest opinion and will thoroughly discuss all…

FROM SAGGY EYELIDS TO DROOPING JAWLINES: DOCTORS SHARE THEIR NON-SURGICAL SOLUTIONS

Considering a cosmetic procedure but don’t want to go under the knife? Well, these days there are plenty of alternatives. Top doctors give their top tips. If you’ve started to notice your face is heading South as the years go by, chances are you’ll be looking for something to slow it’s progress. But is surgery the only option? In many cases, advancements in aesthetic medicine mean you can now turn back the clock without going anywhere near an operating table. Dr Rupert Critchley, director of the Viva Skin Clinics chain in London, says non-surgical aesthetics “is really beginning to bridge the gap…

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…

Silhouette Soft (thread) face lift

What is a Silhouette Soft face lift? The Silhouette Soft (suture lift or thread lift) face lift is non-surgical procedure where sagging skin, usually around the midface, cheeks, jowls, brows and neck, is lifted by tiny threads to give the face a more youthful appearance. It is one of a number of different types of ‘thread’ lifts available today and according to www.consultingroom.com  is also known as a ‘one-stitch face lift’ or ‘puppet face lift’. It takes under an hour to perform and the effects can last up to 18 months.  Performed correctly, it can give great results with minimal risks, which may…