How Long do Breast Implants Last? (And When They Should Be Replaced)

If you are interested in breast implants, either to increase the size or reconstruct damaged or removed breast tissue following surgery, one question you should be keenly interested in when deciding whether it’s right for you is “how long do breast implants last?”. We answer this for you in this post.

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Under the Muscle Breast Implants vs Over – Which Should You Go For? (Pros and Cons)

There are various important things you need to decide when you choose to have breast augmentation. For instance, you need to choose whether to have implants placed over the muscle or under the muscle.

Although our plastic surgeons will ultimately advise you which is best for your specific breasts (so take this post as information only), in the following post we are going to look at the subject in detail, discussing the pros and cons of each and answering some other important questions. Continue reading “Under the Muscle Breast Implants vs Over – Which Should You Go For? (Pros and Cons)”

Silicone vs Saline vs Cohesive Silicone Gel Breast Implants

If you are interested in breast implants and breast augmentation surgery, you’ve surely wondered which breast implant types to go for.

In the following post, we look at the three main types of breast implants; saline breast implants, silicone breast implants and cohesive silicone gel implants. Covering everything you need to know to make an informed decision about whether silicone vs saline breast implants is best for you. Continue reading “Silicone vs Saline vs Cohesive Silicone Gel Breast Implants”

Breast Enlargement Pills and Creams – Do They Work?

If you are unhappy with your breast size but don’t want to go under the knife for plastic and reconstructive surgery or breast implants, then you have probably wondered about natural breast enlargement options, like breast enlargement pills and breast enhancement creams (and whether or not they work!).

As well as discussing whether they are effective or not, we will also discuss other options such as relying on diet and exercise, and even taking hormones to discover if they can improve your breast size.

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Allergan Implants Update

As you may be aware, there has been a scare about Allergan implants. Allergan following the suspension of their implants, have withdrawn their sale from the UK and Europe. However, the medical regulatory authorities have stated that there is no increased risk of health problems with these implants and therefore have not recommended the removal of implants which are already in the patients’ breasts.

Having said that it has raised many concerns. We want to reassure you that we are fully aware of these developments and are available to perform free check-ups for your breasts. We strongly recommend everyone with Allergan implants to come in for a check-up. Particularly those whose with implants are 5 years or older.

Please call 0800 170 7171 to book your free check-up appointment.

5 Things you need to know before having Breast Reduction and Uplift

1.    What is it?

As the name suggests, the procedure reduces the overall size of the breasts and can also correct asymmetry, where one breast is larger than the other. Breast uplift or “mastopexy” is a procedure similar to breast reduction. It tightens loose skin and reshapes and repositions the nipples if they are misaligned. Continue reading “5 Things you need to know before having Breast Reduction and Uplift”

5 Top Scar Techniques for Breast Reduction by Linia Cosmetic

At Linia Cosmetic Surgery we want to make sure all our patients are happy and satisfied with their procedure and make sure that after each procedure patients do not leave with massive, unpleasant scars. For that reason, our leading Harley Street doctor has developed 5 scar techniques which leave small scars. Continue reading “5 Top Scar Techniques for Breast Reduction by Linia Cosmetic”

Looking after your skin on holiday

Playful couple at infinity pool.Now schools have broken up, we hope you are looking forward to your summer holiday!

Whether your ideal holiday is lying on the beach, relaxing at home or sight seeing it is important (especially if you are going to hotter climates) to be aware of the sun.  You don’t want to spend two or three days of your holiday with sunstroke or sunburn!  In some countries it can take as little as 15 minutes to burn your skin, so a good idea is to put your first application of sun cream on when you are getting dressed in the morning. Continue reading “Looking after your skin on holiday”