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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 you can do to help your recovery and some things that you simply shouldn’t do as well. Let’s quickly run through them. Don’t smoke. Smoking interferes with the body’s healing process and puts you at great risk of post-surgery complications. According to Plastic Surgeon Naveen…

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…

Fillers: there’s more to them than lips and cheeks

Fillers: The evolution. Dr Christine Reader explains what they’ve traditionally been used for and what they can do now. There is no denying that fillers are going from strength to strength in terms of use and popularity. They certainly are the less invasive option when compared to surgery, and can yield very satisfying results. When speaking of fillers, it simply refers to substances that are injected by a needle into the skin with the purpose of enhancing and/or altering the appearance. As we age, we lose general volume and plumpness of the skin. Features such as our cheeks and temples…

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,…

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…

14 surprising uses for Botox that you’d never have thought of

There’s so much more to Botox that just smoothing wrinkles. Dr Zara Kassam PhD looks at some sometimes surprising uses for this injectable. Botox was once treated as a taboo subject: Everyone knew about it, but no one admit to using it. Now things have changed—so much so that Botox is regularly the subject of conversation. Botox is best known for smoothing out wrinkles, and is derived from one of the deadliest toxins known to man, but this magical toxin has repeatedly stunned the medical community for its seemingly endless and applications ranging from treating chronic migraines to excessive sweating.…

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 both men and women,” says Mr Naveen Cavale. “It is becoming more mainstream and less taboo and is no longer seen as just for celebrities.” And, he says, people are having more procedures done these days and are confessing to it, but what they’re asking…

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…

Non-surgical Rhinoplasty (nose job)

  What is non-surgical Rhinoplasty? Non-surgical nose shaping (or a non-surgical nose job) is the smoothing and correcting of the nose by injected fillers instead of a undergoing a surgical procedure. Surgery can be a daunting prospect for many and might even be unnecessary for some corrections. Injections can act as an alternative is many cases, particularly those with smaller bumps, folds and asymmetrical regions that they want evened and smoothed out. Non-surgical nose jobs are limited as an alternative to surgery though as they can only add to the nose and can’t take away. Someone wanting a large nose…

Rhinoplasty (nose job)

What is Rhinoplasty (nose job)?  Rhinoplasty is the medical term for the procedure commonly known as a nose job, a surgical procedure where the shape of the nose is altered. Surgery to improve the nose has been in practice for thousands of years but this was typically done as a reconstructive procedure for broken or otherwise damaged noses. The first purely cosmetic rhinoplasty is attributed to a German plastic surgeon named Jacques Joseph who published a report on fixing a patient’s hump nose in 1904. Rhinoplasty has remained a popular procedure since the mid-1900s and consistently places in the top…