Diet Vs Exercise: How to maintain weight after surgery

By Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Oliver Harley Being a healthy weight is the best way to feel and look your best and, if you are considering surgery it can contribute to the safety and the success of your operation.  It is a really difficult challenge to lose those pounds with such a baffling array…

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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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The role of vitamin D: Sun exposure and skin care

By Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon Mr Siva Kumar Vitamin D is required by your body to maintain bone and muscle health. There is also increasing evidence that demonstrates the benefits it has in maintaining your skin’s condition and robustness. Vitamin D helps the outer layers of your skin to repair itself from general…

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The mummy guide to surgery post childbirth

Women’s bodies tell remarkable stories – pregnancy and childbirth are an exciting time and one of the greatest moments in anyone’s life. A new child can be both exhilarating and exhausting with little time for anything else. The focus of one’s life changes and it can take a long time for a mother to get…

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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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Scar wars

By Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon Charles Nduka Most people have at least one or two scars on their body. Some like to keep them well hidden and others like to show them off, usually as an excuse to recount some intrepid tale, which resulted in them getting their trophy wound. To many people, a…

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Mr Baljit Dheansa, plastic surgeon in the McIndoe spotlight

Which treatments are most popular at this time of year? A number of treatments are popular all year round, namely breast augmentation (enlargement), breast reduction, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) as well as facial surgery, but at this time of year people’s minds turn towards looking good for their summer holiday or wedding day, so it would make sense to have had…

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