Five leading cosmetic procedures for men

Cosmetic surgery has long been thought to be a female-dominated realm, with many women opting for a variety of different procedures. However, it’s important to remember that most cosmetic procedures are suitable for men and women and have a dramatic impact on self-esteem and mood. As it’s Movember, and male health is in the spotlight,…

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Face the facts: The truth about facelifts

By Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgeon Charles Nduka Face lifting has evolved from simple tightening of the facial skin to the realisation that working on the deeper structures of the face and restoration of volume is necessary for a long-lasting result. The windswept look of over-tightened skin should be a thing of the past…

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Everything you need to know about breast reconstruction surgery

Here at the McIndoe Centre, one of our most popular treatments is breast reconstruction surgery. Breast cancer is a disease that affects 1 in 8 women in the UK at some point in their lives. Many breast cancer sufferers require a mastectomy in order to ensure cancer cells are removed from the body. Understandably, this often affects the…

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Should I have a facelift?

By Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgeon Charles Nduka Last year 28,000 cosmetic procedures were performed by members of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS).  The top three most popular procedures were breast augmentation, breast reduction, and eyelid surgery. Despite not being in the top three, the number of face/neck lift procedures went up by 7%. Mr…

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Liposuction London

Liposuction for London based Patients It’s not uncommon for patients to struggle to lose fat even when following a healthy lifestyle. In cases like this, many people turn to liposuction to help remove stubborn fat areas that cannot be removed using regular diet and exercise. This cosmetic procedure can help rebuild self-esteem and offers exceptional…

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Rhinoplasty recovery guide

Rhinoplasty still remains one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries in the UK. This type of procedure is commonly referred to as a ‘nose job’ or ‘nose reshaping’ and works by enhancing the proportions of your nose. While it is commonly identified as a cosmetic procedure, rhinoplasty can rectify problems with breathing and similar structural…

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Breast surgery: Popular procedures explained

By Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Simon Mackey Breasts change throughout a woman’s lifetime. They enlarge at puberty, during pregnancy and with weight-gain, but can become empty and more ptotic (droopy) after breast-feeding, with significant weight-loss, and due to the effects of ageing and gravity. In the following article, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Mr Simon…

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How to get the best cosmetic surgery results

By Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon Siva Kumar So you’ve decided to have cosmetic surgery.  You’ve found a surgeon that you are happy with and set a date for the procedure.  But your preparation doesn’t stop there.  Medical research has shown that optimizing your body appropriately prior to surgery can dramatically improve the overall…

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A guide to breast augmentation

By Consultant Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon, Martin Jones Breast augmentation is the surgical procedure of inserting implants underneath breast tissue to increase the bust size. The procedure was first introduced in America in the early 1960s, since then its popularity has continued to sharply rise. It is now the most common aesthetic surgical procedure conducted in the…

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A guide to facial cosmetic surgery & rejuvenation

By Consultant Plastic Surgeon Nora Nugent All of us want to look our best and most of us would like to keep the visible signs of facial ageing at bay.  From wrinkle relaxing injections to facelifts, all aspects of facial rejuvenation remain very popular.  While a facelift remains the gold standard procedure for restoring a more…

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