Cosmetic Surgery

The Influence Of Social Media On Plastic Surgery Trends

Megan Barnett | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Megan Barnett

Plastic Surgery has always been a booming industry, with celebrities having a major influence over beauty trends. However, recently the concept of celebrity has somewhat changed, and social media personalities are gaining a bigger influence over current trends, particularly towards the UK's attitude on plastic surgery.

What Is Labiaplasty? 'Designer Vagina' Surgery On Rise Among Under 18 Girls

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Girls as young as nine are seeking surgery to alter the appearance of their genitals, the BBC has reported. Gynaecologist Dr Naomi Crouch aired conce...

'Shocking' Cosmetic Surgery Apps Aimed At Children Linked To Under 18s Seeking Procedures

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Makeover apps and online plastic surgery games aimed at children as young as nine have been condemned as “shocking” by experts who want to see the...

Who's The Fairest Man Of All?

Krishen Samuel | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Krishen Samuel

However, Leeman also offers words of caution: 'It can be difficult to do surgery on men and you have to be much more careful. The effects can be much more pronounced and the resulting effect can feminise a man's looks if it is too extreme.'

Five Things You Should Know About Lip Fillers

Dr Navid Jallali | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Navid Jallali

Nine out of ten aesthetic treatments in the UK are non-surgical, with Botox and filler injections becoming increasingly popular, especially among women in their late 20s and early 30s. 

Mastectomy And Post-Surgery Swimwear Is Better Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Style

Let’s be fair, post-surgery clothing has long been associated with the old-fashioned, but things are looking up as its shaken off its stuffy connota...

In Defence Of Designer Vaginas

Dr Navid Jallali | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Navid Jallali

Interest in 'labiaplasty' has never been greater here in the UK, as more and more women seek out the most personal of all aesthetic treatments.

Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Dropped By 40% Last Year, Here's Why

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The number of Britons having cosmetic surgery has dropped to the lowest it’s been in a decade, figures show. Data from the British Association of A...

Woman Shares Cosmetic Surgery Warning After Fillers Left Her Feeling 'Like A Monster'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Please note: This article contains images of a medical nature that some may consider graphic. A woman is warning others about the potential dangers of...

Meet The Woman So Obsessed With Elves She Had Surgery To Point Her Ears

PA Real Life Features | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman loves elves so much that she had her ears surgically reshaped to appear pointed. Mara Kristine, 22, used to wear prosthetic ears. However in M...

Miss Jonquille Chantrey Provides An Insight Into The Myths Of Skincare

Miss Jonquille Chantrey | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Miss Jonquille Chantrey

Photo Credit: I spend much of my time consulting patients with good intentions that have used the wrong skincare regime for yea...

Balancing Act: Your Wellbeing And Your Appearance

Dr. Sach Mohan | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Sach Mohan

There is a small section of the community, such as those with body dysmorphia who either have poor self-esteem or see things in the mirror that just aren't there - and these people need to be protected.

The New Face Of Male Cosmetic Surgery

Sam Lewis-Hargreave | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Lewis-Hargreave

bmm banner.jpg As so-called 'daddy makeovers' continue to rise, the word from surgeons suggests this may be nudged by the decline of the hipster. The once popular bushy-bearded 'hyper-masculine' (or 'lumbersexual') aesthetic is falling out of favour, replaced by the more sleek and sculpted adonis that graces the covers of men's fashion magazines.

The Different Beauty Trends And Ideologies Around The World Defines Women's Views On Beauty

Miss Jonquille Chantrey | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Style
Miss Jonquille Chantrey

Cultural differences with regards to beauty goals and anatomical attractiveness can be specific and highly complex. As doctors, we need to closely understand these so that we can communicate with our patients more effectively, rather than treating everyone in a homogenized sense

Feeling Lippy? Expert Reveals Everything You Want To Know About Popular Cosmetic Procedure

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Style
Lizzie Mulherin

While some celebrities such as Charlotte Crosby and her Geordie Shore costars still promote an obvious modification, lip enhancement doesn't have to be drastic change. More and more patients are opting for a natural rather than Kylie Jenner-like pout, according to Cosmetic Doctor at Aesthetics Lab in London, Dr. Leisel Holler.

Considering Cosmetic Surgery? You Should Read This Check-List First

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has launched a new check-list for patients considering cosmetic surgery to ensure they “think carefully” befor...

My Career, My Face, My Choice

Grace Fodor | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Grace Fodor

Who decides when I'm too old? No-one, so mind your own business! Would you ever have surgery to hide how old you were, possibly to keep your job? Despite working in the beauty industry, it had never occurred to me that I might be judged on my abilities and effectiveness in doing my job based on my age.

We Should Go and Love Ourselves

Aimee Gander | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Aimee Gander

I am saddened by the rising number of people who feel the need to risk everything for purely cosmetic reasons. We should be educating people more on how brilliant their bodies are, just the way they are.

'Designer Vagina' Surgery Advert Banned For Implying Women's Genitals Are 'Unnatural'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An advert for 'designer vagina' surgery has been banned for suggesting that women's bodies might be "unnatural". The ad, from the London Bridge Plasti...

Why It's Time We Stop Cosmetic Surgery Shaming

Antonia Mariconda | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Antonia Mariconda

We aren't strangers to the number of negative characteristics that are attributed with both women and men who dare to go under the knife. Although, cosmetic surgery is now more accepted than ever before, a large number of people are still willing to name-call people who have done it.

From Fillers to Face Lifts - GMC's Tough New Standards for Cosmetic Practice Docs

Judith Hulf | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Hulf

I believe our new guidance addresses the issues that have come to light, and will help to improve and drive up those standards. Also, importantly, it should help people feel empowered to ask questions about the procedure they're considering, and to walk away if they're not satisfied at the answers they receive.

Cosmetic Surgery Is On The Rise In Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A record number of Brits underwent cosmetic surgery last year with more than 51,000 people having procedures to alter their appearance. New data f...

Woman Writes Cruel Comments On Skin Before Tummy Tuck, Shows Bullies Who's Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who became a personal trainer after losing weight celebrated her achievement by sticking two fingers up to bullies, who had previously critici...

Woman Opens Up About Health Scare After Her Breast Implant Went Mouldy

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who lived with mouldy breast implants for a number years has spoken out about how they made her so ill she thought she was going to die. An...

Down There: Too Big, Too Long, Just Right: Labiaplasty, What Women Need to Know

Dr Nitu Bajekal | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nitu Bajekal

What is driving this dramatic increase in requests for surgery? Is the reason for requesting surgery, really a deep-seated insecurity that is encouraging women to ask for a potentially mutilating procedure?