Liposuction or Tummy Tuck: What’s right for you?

Everyone’s heard of Liposuction and Tummy Tuck surgery, is hard not to when faced with pictures of celebrities who’ve undergone one or the other on a near daily basis. The question is, do you know the difference? Many people wrongly believe that both procedures can aid with weight loss in actual fact, they’re designed to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat (in Liposuction’s case) and to firm and tighten your abdomen (Tummy Tuck). With that in mind, how do you know which of these two procedures is right for you? Let’s take a look at the main differences between Liposuction and Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) surgery. Continue reading “Liposuction or Tummy Tuck: What’s right for you?”

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”

Why Men are Getting Liposuction

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Liposuction, an increasingly popular body contouring procedure, is no longer sought by an exclusively female crowd. According to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), more than 550 men had the treatment in Britain in 2013 and there is little doubt those numbers were even higher in 2014. With minimally-invasive techniques and the ability to customize the procedure to the specific concerns of each patient, it’s no wonder men are taking another look at this cosmetic procedure. Continue reading “Why Men are Getting Liposuction”

Day in the Life of a Drop-In Cosmetic Surgery Clinic- Sun feature with Mr Aslam and Linia patients

Would you have a boob job, lipo or a tummy tuck while still awake? Advances in local anaesthetic drugs means it’s becoming increasingly common. The patient remains fully conscious during the procedure, but they feel no pain.

Jenny Francis spent a day with Mr Azhar Aslam at Linia Cosmetic Surgery in London’s Harley Street, to experience the fast pace of today’s booming cosmetic surgery industry. Here, she meets four women who were in and out in hours. Continue reading “Day in the Life of a Drop-In Cosmetic Surgery Clinic- Sun feature with Mr Aslam and Linia patients”

Liposuction is not a ‘weight loss’ procedure

Liposuction is not a ‘weight loss’ procedure – it reshapes the body and isn’t a quick fix for losing weight.

Although Liposuction does reduce the body size and shape, it is not a weight loss procedure. If you’re looking to lose weight then exercise, dieting or depending upon how much you want to lose, maybe a gastric band could be an option.

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Liposuction is not a ‘weight loss’

We often have stubborn areas of fat on our bodies that we struggle to shift no matter how much we exercise or diet – this is where Lipsuction/Liposculpture could be considered as a solution.