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 […]

What is the advantage of an overnight stay in hospital, versus day-case surgery?

This is an interesting question and to a large extent the answer depends on the individual. These days some people prefer to be able to go home on the day of their surgery in order to relax in the comfort of their own home. Many, however, prefer the security of an overnight stay in hospital, […]

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 […]

What is more important in choosing a cosmetic surgeon: recommendations or before and after photographs?

Both personal recommendations and before and after photographs are very useful tools when it comes to choosing a cosmetic surgeon. Which is more important to you will ultimately be a personal decision, but you should consider a number of different factors, which I’ve outlined below. Who is the recommendation from? Do you trust the person […]