Entries by katharine

How long can I expect my breast lift results to last?

This is a question we are regularly asked and there is no scientific answer for this, as it is dependent on a variety of different factors.  Factors that can influence how long a breast lift operation is effective for include the following: The age you are when you have the operation Whether you gain or […]

Tummy tuck recovery guidelines

One of the most major operations we offer is tummy tuck surgery, the process whereby a large incision is made to the abdomen to enable the surgeon access to remove excess skin, fat and tissue from the region. Abdominal wall muscles are tightened and the wound is closed. The outcome of the operation is a […]

Getting the best from your breast augmentation

Once you have chosen to have breast augmentation surgery there are some handy hints and tips that would be sensible to follow, to ensure that your results last as long as possible. Your surgeon will discuss best practice with you during the run up to your operation and in the days afterwards, but this checklist […]

Tummy tuck recovery – what to expect

If you’re preparing for a tummy tuck, then one of the important things to consider is how you plan to approach the recovery stage. Understanding what to expect from the healing process is very important; if your expectations are aligned with reality then you won’t be in for any unexpected surprises. A tummy tuck is […]

Cosmetic surgery demand driven by age discrimination?

It’s long been considered that a desire to look younger and more dynamic, particularly in an increasingly challenging employment market, is a driver for men and women seeking cosmetic surgery such as the facelift or eyelid lift. Now, research has been carried out that proves that the boom in anti-ageing cosmetic surgery in recent years […]

Understanding capsular contracture

Your plastic surgeon will work meticulously and diligently to avoid potential risks following cosmetic surgery but sometimes complications are unavoidable. While there are many factors that can be studied and analysed to ensure that patients get the right treatment and recovery plan for them, there are some things which are out of surgeons’ control. One […]

Breast augmentation timing

For women who are planning a breast augmentation, the decision to book the procedures typically comes months (if not years) after they begin thinking about it and researching exactly what they want. It is not a decision to be rushed, but when you are ready to go ahead with it, understanding the timeline for the […]