Entries by katharine

Can liposuction cure cellulite?

Cellulite is a problem that very many women believe they suffer with; it is a dimpling of the skin caused by a particular kind of fat cells beneath the skin which leads to the orange-peel effect. It is believed that almost everyone has some degree of cellulite, but some have a greater instance of it […]

Can fat removed by liposuction come back?

The new year is often a time for making new year’s resolutions, many of them body-related after the excesses of the festive season. Liposuction is a very effective means of removing challenging fatty deposits from under the skin and creating a leaner, smoother appearance to the treated area. It can be a very good way […]

3 things to consider before having liposuction

Liposuction is a popular body contouring technique that has been performed since an Italian gynaecologist called Dr Giorgio Fischer developed it in 1974. It is very popular, with several thousand women in the UK every year choosing liposuction to help iron out some problematic areas that they have not been able to address with diet […]

How is breast asymmetry treated?

Breast asymmetry is a condition whereby the breasts are unequal in size or shape. It is surprisingly common, with around half of women having somewhat uneven breasts, although as with everything, some cases are more marked than others. Breast asymmetry can relate (most commonly) to the volume of breast tissue or sometimes the position of […]

How long can I expect my tummy tuck results to last?

One of the most frequently asked questions that we are asked about tummy tucks is how long the results are expected to last. This is the burning question on the tip of everyone’s tongue – will the investment now be worth it in the long run or will the results deteriorate over time? The answer […]

Things to consider before a boob job

Choosing to have cosmetic surgery is a big decision, both emotionally and financially, so making sure you are prepared as possible before you begin your journey is highly recommended. Here are a few helpful tips to help get you prepared for a breast augmentation before making that all-important decision. Do plenty of research before you […]

Questions you should ask at a tummy tuck consultation

Ahead of a tummy tuck consultation, it is recommended that you draw up a list of all of your key questions so that you leave the consultation feeling informed and fully prepared. It is important to be as prepared as possible for your consultation and the more prep you put in beforehand; the more informed/educated […]

How to minimise tummy tuck scarring

One of the things that patients tend to be most concerned about if they are considering a tummy tuck is the scarring left behind afterwards. Although it is important to have realistic expectations about what to expect – the incision is significant so scarring is unavoidable – there are steps you can take to help […]

Am I a good candidate for male breast reduction?

Gynaecomastia is a condition that affects some men and which generates larger than average breast tissue, colloquially known as ‘moobs’ (man-boobs). The condition is caused by a hormonal imbalance, whereby too much oestrogen is created, or the balance of oestrogen to progesterone is not correctly aligned and an excess of glandular tissue is produced. impression. […]

How best to prepare for breast enlargement surgery

If you’re getting ready to have breast enlargement surgery, then you are probably wondering if there is anything you should do or not do in the run-up to the operation. Here we give a breakdown of some of the things you can do to help be best prepared for your operation, both from a physical […]