Entries by katharine

Breast implant question: how strong and safe is your breast implant?

Breast augmentation continues to be the most popular surgery, both worldwide and here in the UK, as women continue to want to enhance their breasts and achieve the figure they may have long desired. However, unlike a tummy tuck or facelift, which remove sagging skin or excess fat and reposition tissues, an augmentation with breast […]

Dangers of cosmetic surgery tourism under spotlight again

Following on from the death of Leah Cambridge at a Turkish cosmetic surgery clinic in August, comes the news that another British woman died earlier this year when she too underwent a Brazilian butt lift abroad. The rise in popularity of this procedure beloved by UK reality stars and deemed by experts as the riskiest […]

Cosmetic surgery could be the answer to feelings of ‘invisibility’

A recent 2,000-strong survey undertaken by a cosmetic surgery clinic consulted individuals on their views regarding cosmetic survey. Topics included the types of operations they would consider having and their reasons for considering surgery, results of which have now been published and help us understand a bit more about what is driving the decisions made […]

I am 65 – am I too old to consider a facelift?

They say that 40 is the new 30, and 60 is the new 50, there is no doubt that the way that people look act and feel is erring towards the approach of ‘younger for longer’. People are no longer considering themselves older when they reach certain birthday milestones, in fact, they are happy to […]

Returning to exercise after breast implant surgery

According to the British Association of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) it is estimated that around 50,000 people in the UK choose to have plastic surgery each year, and around 10,000 women choose to have breast augmentation – it is one of the most popular operations. For those who choose breast implants, there are a […]

Low self-confidence with breasts and ways to overcome this

There are many of us who are not overly keen on the idea of growing old gracefully and who are more than willing to explore alternatives to keep us looking and feeling more youthful. In fact, the numbers are growing year on year, and the cosmetic surgery industry in the UK is booming, as more […]

Mr Alan Park speaks at the London Breast Meeting

Last Friday, Mr Alan Park attended the London Breast Meeting, held at the Royal College of Physicians. This is the fifth annual scientific meeting dedicated to breast surgery, covering three days of events, exhibitions and talks. The focus of this year’s meeting is Common Problems in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery and hosted a prestigious […]

The importance of following your cosmetic surgeon’s aftercare advice

For anyone undergoing cosmetic surgery, there will be a degree of healing required afterwards. Depending on the nature of your operation, the wound that needs to heal could be significant, for example, following a tummy tuck or breast implants, or it could be more minimally invasive, such as a blepharoplasty or eyebrow lift. There are […]

Could there be an end to cosmetic surgery scarring?

For some cosmetic surgery patients, actually going under the knife for an operation isn’t their main consideration. Instead, how effectively they will heal afterwards and whether or not there will be any scarring is their chief concern, particularly if they are undergoing a body contouring procedure such as a tummy tuck or arm lift that […]