6 Things you need to know before having Arm and Thigh lift

1. What is it?

Skin sags as a natural consequence of the ageing process. Arms and thighs, in particular, tend to lose their muscle tone and firmness and the layers of muscle and fat become thinner. An arm or thigh lift can help to restore and tighten these areas, giving you a firmer, more youthful look and enabling you to wear tighter clothing or swimwear with confidence.

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Mommy Makeover: Things you need to consider after having a babe.

Cosmetic surgery for new mums isn’t uncommon at all. The “Mommy Makeover” tag has only more recently been given to a new mum getting plastic surgery post-pregnancy. In truth, this has been happening for many years. The reason for this is that new mothers often have similar aesthetic complaints after giving birth. Depending on the individual, giving birth and pregnancy itself  can have drastic and permanent effects on a mother’s body. The good news is you’re not the only one going through this. For many new parents, post-child cosmetic surgery may be needed to get your former shape back. Continue reading “Mommy Makeover: Things you need to consider after having a babe.”

4 Things you need to know before having Labia Reduction.

1. What is it?

Every woman’s body is different in shape and size, and what worries one woman will not necessarily concern another, but it is not uncommon for a woman to feel unhappy with the appearance of the inner lips of her vagina (labia minora) especially if they are asymmetrical, long, or bulky. This may be inherited or just follows childbirth. Continue reading “4 Things you need to know before having Labia Reduction.”

Plastic Surgery Consultation: All the questions you so ask during a consultation.

Consultations are an integral part of the plastic surgery procedure, they allow a patient to get a better understanding of their desired procedure, and whether it will actually be suitable for them, as well as letting a patient get to know the cosmetic surgeon that will likely be performing the aesthetic surgery. It also allows surgeons to decide whether they are willing to work on the patient, or if they believe the patient is seeking plastic surgery for the wrong reasons. Continue reading “Plastic Surgery Consultation: All the questions you so ask during a consultation.”

General, Sedation or Local Anaesthesia: Which is the most suitable for you?

Occasionally we meet with patients who have concerns about anaesthesia. Sometimes they are concerned about giving up control and being completely asleep without knowing what’s happening. Some of them have heard or read stories about people having bad experiences with anaesthesia. The following is a brief description of the differences between the three types of anaesthesia and how to choose the right anaesthesia for your procedure. Continue reading “General, Sedation or Local Anaesthesia: Which is the most suitable for you?”

What’s the best time to undergo plastic surgery?

One of the biggest benefits of having a cosmetic, rather than medical procedure is that you can plan a convenient time frame for your treatment and recovery.

Thinking ahead not only means you can fit the surgery around the rest of your life, but you can consider the best time of year for your treatment, as environmental factors can have a big impact on your recuperation. Continue reading “What’s the best time to undergo plastic surgery?”

Plastic Surgery: How to prepare for your plastic surgery ahead of time?

Though cosmetic surgery procedures are becoming ever more popular, it is important to remember that these procedures are indeed surgery, and therefore require thought and preparation. There are some factors to consider ahead of time, including how to prepare for your procedure and understanding plastic surgery confidentiality. Continue reading “Plastic Surgery: How to prepare for your plastic surgery ahead of time?”

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”