Facelift or Thread Lift: What’s the difference?

Thread lifts and facelifts are cosmetic surgery procedures designed to improve the appearance of your face; in particular, they both help reduce or get rid of the signs of ageing that appear on your face over time. Even though both thread lifts and facelifts have the same goals, there are a number of significant differences between the two. Continue reading “Facelift or Thread Lift: What’s the difference?”

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”

The Cambridge Weight Plan

At Linia we offer a number of fat reduction treatments, but cosmetic surgery is not always the answer if you are trying to lose weight.

Before you make the decision to have a fat reduction treatment, it is advisable to try and lose weight in a healthy manner.  At Linia we recommend the Cambridge Weight Plan.  Whilst you need to find a diet to suit you and your lifestyle, we have found the Cambridge Weight Plan seems to work for many of our patients – even members of the Linia team have lost weight on it successfully! Continue reading “The Cambridge Weight Plan”

Denise’s Tummy Tuck Story

Like many people Denise Dawson, a driving instructor from Bristol, struggled to achieve the flat stomach like she’d always wanted no matter what amount of dieting or exercise she did.

Initially Denise opted to have liposuction surgery with a clinic abroad as a cheaper alternative to undergoing a procedure in the UK. After Denise returned home she realised that the operation had gone wrong and she was left with hard lumps of fat around her stomach. “I decided to look into plastic surgery, but couldn’t afford the prices in the UK”. “I travelled to Brussels, but after my experience I’d never go abroad again”. Continue reading “Denise’s Tummy Tuck Story”

How do you know if the person who is administering your non-surgical treatment is qualified?

A recent investigation by BBC 5 Live uncovered a bogus nurse who was administering non-surgical treatments to people and leaving them with unsightly blemishes, lumps and bumps. With non-surgical treatments growing in popularity and seen as a preference for reversing the signs of ageing rather than undergoing more invasive surgical treatments, how do you know that the person who is administering your treatment is qualified to do so? Continue reading “How do you know if the person who is administering your non-surgical treatment is qualified?”

Cosmetic Surgery Boosts Fitness Expert, Jillian Michael’s Confidence

Fitness expert and former trainer on The Biggest Loser, Jillian Michael’s credits cosmetic surgery in a recent Daily Mail article for building her confidence after being bullied over her looks.

At 16, Jillian had a rhinoplasty (nose job) and comments in People magazine ‘I had mynose done when I was 16 years old, and I’ll be honest, it did change my life.’  She adds: ‘In eighth grade, I weighed 175 pounds and my nose was the size of a softball. Once, I was sitting at lunch and got surrounded by a bunch of kids who let me have it about how ugly I was – my unibrow, the size of my nose, the fat rolling over my jeans. It was pure hell. My mom had to pull me out and put me in another school.’

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