Obesity can be caused by a number of different factors, many of them not relating to diet or fitness. Many obese people have enjoyed weight loss success simply through regular exercise and a low fat diet, but in some cases, this just isn’t enough. Often caused by a host of underlying problems, excess weight can […]
Everybody has heard of varicose veins, which are large, contorted and swollen blood vessels that can clearly be seen bulging through the skin. But many people also suffer from spider veins. Spider veins are similar to varicose veins in that they are usually twisted and contorted and visible through the skin. However, they are finer […]
Although liposuction is more commonly associated with body contouring, it can also yield very effective results to areas of the face such as the chin, cheeks, jaw line and neck.
There are many different reasons why women decide to have breast implants. Sometimes you may wish to regain the fullness of your breasts after pregnancy or weight loss, or you could be concerned about unevenness between the breasts, or you may feel that an increased breast size would suit your frame better.
Conventional cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of the tummy, known as a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, usually involves removing fat, tightening the abdominal muscle and removing excess loose skin. There is an alternative for those who prefer not to undergo surgery, in the form of a non-surgical tummy tuck. Excess loose skin cannot be […]
As the New Year approaches, many of us will be planning our resolutions for the coming twelve months. If you have decided that this will be the year to finally boost your confidence by treating yourself to a cosmetic treatment, you may be wondering how best to finance your procedure.
Trends in plastic and cosmetic surgery can tell us a lot about what both men and women feel is important aesthetically. Every year, BAAPS, the association of UK cosmetic surgeons, releases a report on these procedures and their popularity. This list includes the cosmetic procedure, the number of surgeries performed, which genders underwent the surgery […]
The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) is the internationally recognised leading plastic and cosmetic surgery association in the UK. It has close links to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and, closer to home, the European Association of Societies of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (EASAPS). Its primary purpose is to educate the […]
As we get older, many of us develop a bulging tummy which can be hard to shift, especially after pregnancy or caesarean section. What’s more, no matter how many times you try dieting and exercise, you just can’t shift it.
As part of the aging process, our skin progressively loses its elasticity and our muscles tend to slacken. This is because stresses of daily life, effects of gravity and exposure to sun can be seen on our faces. The folds and smile lines deepen, the corners of the mouth droop, the jaw line sags and […]