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How Important is it to Choose a Specialist Surgeon?

Once you’ve made the decision to have plastic surgery, one of the most important things you need to do is find a good, reliable and experienced surgeon. This can be a lot more difficult than you think. Unfortunately, not all surgeons are as skilled as they claim to be. Cosmetic surgery is a very lucrative […]

What is the difference between cosmetic and reconstructive surgery?

Are you confused about whether the procedure you’re thinking of having done is considered cosmetic or reconstructive surgery? If so you wouldn’t be alone. While the two types of surgery are very different, they are often considered one and the same. Whether you want to know out of sheer curiosity, or you need to know […]

Is it safe to have repeat cosmetic surgery soon after the initial procedure?

If for any reason you require further cosmetic surgery after an initial procedure, it’s important to know how long you should leave it before going under the knife for a second time. Any kind of surgery is traumatic on the body. Therefore, it’s going to need to recover properly before a repeat procedure is carried […]

How Long Will the Benefits of My Cosmetic Surgery Last?

When you’re paying a lot of money for cosmetic surgery, you obviously want to know you’re getting your money’s worth and the results will last as long as possible. How long the results last will depend upon a wide range of factors. One of the first things to consider is the type of surgery you’ve […]

Do I need a GP referral to have cosmetic surgery?

There are a lot of things to think about when you’re considering cosmetic surgery. If you’ve never gone under the knife, then you may be wondering whether you first need to see your GP. Many people are reluctant to visit their doctor prior to having a procedure out of fear that they will try to […]

Too much cosmetic surgery choice

I’m considering having cosmetic surgery, so I decided to do a Google search of surgeons in my area, but there seem to be so many I don’t know where to start! How do I choose one? This is a common problem in this age where information is so readily available through the internet – when […]

Surgery abroad – what are the dangers?

Cosmetic surgery abroad has become more and more popular in recent years, as companies offer tempting offers, promising low cost surgery and a holiday in the sun to boot. So are these offers all they are cracked up to be, or could there be some potential problems lurking beneath the “sun, sea, sand and surgery” […]

Thinking about cosmetic surgery?

Many of us would like to make some changes to ourselves physically – whether it be to turn back the clock or enhance what we’ve got. Cosmetic surgery can help with that, but how do you know whether it’s right for you? Here are some key things to consider before you decide whether to go […]

Why do cosmetic surgery prices vary so much?

This is an interesting question. Many patients who come to see me at my London cosmetic surgery practice are surprised that I charge for consultations, and that my prices for surgery are high, compared to some of the larger cosmetic surgery chains. Cosmetic surgery consultation fees There are a few reasons why individual cosmetic surgeons […]