Category “Cosmetic surgery”

The NHS and Cosmetic Surgery

June 26th, 2014
The NHS and Cosmetic Surgery

The NHS is currently under financial pressures, as are all public service institutions. With this in mind, there is something of a debate around the UK as to whether or not it is right to fund cosmetic surgery on the NHS. This debate really started when a handful of patients who had undergone cosmetic surgery […]

Rise in Popularity of Breast Lift Surgery

June 2nd, 2014
Rise in Popularity of Breast Lift Surgery

Breast enlargement and reduction treatment has been popular for many years now. It is unclear whether this fact has changed since the PIP breast implant scandal that took place a few years ago. Interestingly however, in the USA, according to The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), while breast implants are still popular, breast […]

Cancer Treatment And Cosmetic Surgery

May 5th, 2014
Cancer Treatment And Cosmetic Surgery

One area of cosmetic surgery which is often overlooked is reconstructive surgery after cancer therapy. It is perhaps not considered that when a patient undergoes a mastectomy, after the removal of breast tissue in order to rid the body of  cancer, another thing to be thought about is the rebuilding or reconstructing of the tissue […]

Has The Purpose Of Cosmetic Surgery Changed?

April 10th, 2014
Has The Purpose Of Cosmetic Surgery Changed?

Cosmetic surgery is not a new phenomenon. It has been around in one form or another for hundreds, if not thousands of years. It has always been a medical or quasi-medical procedure to improve a person’s appearance. Nowadays however, it seems there is a trend for people opting to pursue plastic surgery, not just to […]

Laser Tattoo Removal On The Increase

March 27th, 2014
Laser Tattoo Removal On The Increase

Getting a getting tattoo has in recent years become ever more popular. However what perhaps many people are not aware of is that although tattoos can be removed they often leave a mess behind. But this is changing. It seems that laser technology is now advanced enough to help remove unwanted tattoos, safely and cleanly. […]

PIP Implants 2 Years On

March 27th, 2014
PIP Implants 2 Years On

In 2010 the world’s media reported how there had been high levels of rupture with breast implants manufactured by Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP). Many of the silicone breast implants produced by PIP were found to contain an unapproved and non-clinical grade silicone gel. Soon the founder of Pip, Jean Claude Mas, was convicted of aggravated […]

New Brazilian Law To Be Passed

March 17th, 2014
New Brazilian Law To Be Passed

Brazil, in particular Rio de Janeiro, is one of the many places that have really gone to town where plastic surgery is concerned. However, while the authorities are happy to see the industry, grow they have drawn the line as to who can get treatment. It seems pet owners in Rio de Janeiro have been […]

Increasing Numbers Of Chinese Women Turning To Plastic Surgery

March 4th, 2014
Increasing Numbers Of Chinese Women Turning To Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery in China has grown recently. According to the Sichuan Cosmetic Surgeons Association, there has been growth of around 20% in the number of women opting for plastic surgery over the last few years. Nose-jobs appear to be the major operation. What is driving this growth rate? In one corner of the country, namely […]

Is The Perfect Look Attainable?

January 20th, 2014
Is The Perfect Look Attainable?

A woman from South Korea believed that the only way to get a perfect face was to go under the cosmetic surgeon’s knife a number of times – 120 times to be exact. Invited to go on a Korean television show to discuss her ‘habit’ the lady revealed that she looks in the mirror every […]

Not All Celebrities Enamored With Cosmetic Surgery

December 16th, 2013
Not All Celebrities Enamored With Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic or plastic surgery is a growing industry, with celebrities often taking the lead. Los Angeles is generally referred to as the plastic surgery capital of the world with glamour, good looks and perpetual youth being the main goals of the Hollywood elite. However, a growing number of well-known personalities are baulking at the idea […]

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