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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 […]

What happens if my cosmetic surgery procedure goes wrong?

Generally, cosmetic surgery is very safe – particularly if you have chosen your surgeon wisely and ensured that s/he is fully qualified and experienced, with membership of the appropriate professional bodies. However, like any surgery, it does carry some risks – these can be complications of the surgery itself, such as infection and bleeding, anaesthetic […]

Is cosmetic surgery painful?

If you were to undergo any cosmetic surgery procedure without an anaesthetic, then it would of course be very painful! Thankfully, however, anaesthetic techniques are so advanced nowadays that you won’t feel a thing throughout the cosmetic surgery itself. After the cosmetic surgery procedure Although you will be numbed throughout the operation, there will be […]