Blepharoplasty: What is Eyelid Lift Surgery?

A woman smiling after having blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid lift surgery

Blepharoplasty: What is Eyelid Lift Surgery? Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid lift surgery, is a cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of the eyelids. While eyelid surgery is a relatively common cosmetic procedure, choosing to have any cosmetic surgery is a big decision, and it is important to research the treatment first before committing to…

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McIndoe Centre features in Tatler’s 2022 Beauty and Cosmetic Surgery Guide

McIndoe Centre features in Tatler’s 2022 Beauty and Cosmetic Surgery Guide The March issue of Tatler contains one of the magazine’s most eagerly anticipated features of the year, its annual Beauty & Cosmetic Surgery Guide.   This year we are delighted that the McIndoe Centre and our Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mr Nick Parkhouse are the subject…

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What Is A Tummy Tuck?

What is a tummy tuck? Tummy tuck surgery, or abdominoplasty, is a procedure to remove excess skin, fat, stretch marks, and scars from the abdomen. It can also tighten the muscles in the area. Patients who get a tummy tuck are usually already at a healthy weight. It is not a surgery to treat obesity,…

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An In-depth Guide To Labiaplasty Surgery

What is labiaplasty? A labiaplasty is a surgical procedure used to reshape and reduce the size of the labia minora, which are the inner ‘lips’ of the vulva. It is sometimes referred to as vagina rejuvenation and is the most common form of female genital cosmetic surgery. People who opt for labiaplasty surgery usually do so because they…

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Breast cancer symptoms: Catch it early

As a centre of excellence for breast reconstruction we know how important it is to check your breasts on a regular basis so that you know the size, shape and feel of them. By doing that, it’s more likely that you’ll notice when there are changes. It doesn’t matter when you check your breasts, as…

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Glaucoma Symptoms: All You Need to Know

learn about the symptoms of cataracts and getting treatment for them

Glaucoma Symptoms: All You Need to Know Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. Over 600,000 people in the UK alone have glaucoma, with many more living with the condition who are yet to be diagnosed. When people look online for any medical, surgical or illness-related information, it can often be quite daunting —…

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Cosmetic surgery: Everything you need to consider

If you are considering cosmetic surgery, here are some top tips for a successful surgery: Be informed – Research the procedure you are planning to have.  This will make sure you are well prepared and know what to expect. Talk to your GP – They will have no interest other than your personal welfare, so many doctors are happy…

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Is cosmetic surgery right for me?

The decision to have cosmetic surgery is more than just skin deep. Self-image means different things to different people. You may feel that cosmetic surgery could change the way you feel about your relationship with others. As well as changing your perception of yourself to give you confidence, plastic surgery can be functional and help…

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What Is Glaucoma?

learn about the symptoms of cataracts and getting treatment for them

What Is Glaucoma? The Eye Condition Explained Glaucoma is a common eye condition that can cause vision loss and blindness if it isn’t treated early. But what is glaucoma exactly? We take a look at how it occurs and possible glaucoma treatment options. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a common eye condition where the optic nerve —…

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The McIndoe Centre shortlisted for 2021 LaingBuisson Award

We are delighted to announce that the hospital has been shortlisted for the ‘Outstanding response to COVID in healthcare’ LaingBuisson award.   The submission highlighted the collaboration between the Queen Victoria NHS Foundation Trust (QVH) and The McIndoe Centre, and how in April 2020 they united resources to ensure patients continued to receive the highest level of ongoing care they deserved, despite the…

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