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”

Do The Rice Test To Help Decide On The Size And Weight Of The Implants You’d Like.

If you’ve decided to go ahead with breast implants, or indeed, if you’re considering it’s something you would like in the future, a simple test is advised to help you choose the size of implants you’d like.

Weigh out some dry rice then pour it into some pop-socks or stockings. The amount of rice in grams is equal to the CC of the implant.

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Just for Mums: Getting Your Pre-Pregnancy Body Back!

If you are one of the mums who recently had a baby, you may be starting to think about how to get your pre-pregnancy body back after months of weight gain, childbirth and breastfeeding. The good news is there are numerous options in cosmetic surgery that can help you enhance your appearance and whittle away the tell-tale signs of your mum duties. Continue reading “Just for Mums: Getting Your Pre-Pregnancy Body Back!”

Is this warm weather making you think about your bikini body? Vaser Liposuction might be the treatment for you

Now that it seems spring is upon us, it’s time to get thinking about your beach body.  Whilst we would never advocate going straight to surgery, Vaser Liposuction is a fantastic treatment to help you lose those last stubborn pounds.

A revolutionary new technique, Vaser is used for fat removal and the contouring of the body.  Less invasive than traditional Liposuction and with precision contouring it targets just the fat in the body, which gives a smoother end result, with less bruising. Continue reading “Is this warm weather making you think about your bikini body? Vaser Liposuction might be the treatment for you”

What’s All the Fuss about Fat Transfer?

Plastic surgery trends are changing, as many patients today are looking for softer, more curvaceous body profiles to match the likes of current celebs like Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and J.Lo and former starlets like Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Sophia Loren. As the curvier look comes back into vogue, surgeons are finding new techniques to keep up with the demand. Today, fat transfer is quickly becoming the go-to way to get the bodacious body many women are now in search of. Continue reading “What’s All the Fuss about Fat Transfer?”

Is a Combination Surgery the Right Choice for You?

One of the most popular trends in plastic surgery today is to combine two or more procedures into a single surgery. Studies have shown this practice to be quite safe for most patients in good health, and it offers a number of benefits over having the procedures one at a time. Is combination surgery the right choice for you? Check out these facts to find out. Continue reading “Is a Combination Surgery the Right Choice for You?”

The Benefits of Surgery at Christmas

‘Tis the season for gift-giving, holiday parties and… plastic surgery? It turns out the winter season is often the best time for individuals to undergo plastic surgery procedures they have been wanting. With many benefits to scheduling procedures over the winter holiday, now may be the perfect time to begin thinking about the best plastic surgery choices for you. Continue reading “The Benefits of Surgery at Christmas”

BBC News Update on PIP Implants

PIP implant scandal: German firm ordered to pay damages

A French court has ordered a German company to pay compensation to hundreds of women who were fitted with defective breast implants.

TUV Rheinland, which awarded EU safety certificates to the French implant manufacturer, “neglected its duties of vigilance”, the court said.

PIP (Poly Implant Prothese) was shut down in March 2010 amidst a worldwide health scare.

The company used sub-standard silicone gel, causing many implants to rupture. Continue reading “BBC News Update on PIP Implants”

Knife Begins at 34- The Sun feature with Linia patient Hellena

When it comes to cosmetic surgery, timing is everything. Most women are 34 when they go under the knife for the first time, a new survey by the Harley Medical Group has found.

Experts claim the most popular treatments among women of this age are breast enlargements, Botox and fillers to make their skin look brighter and younger. And most women are 42 by the time they opt for a second procedure. Continue reading “Knife Begins at 34- The Sun feature with Linia patient Hellena”