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What Is Cosmetic Surgery?

Cosmetic Surgery for Face and Neck

In a world where looking younger equals success then it is no surprise that a face-lift has become one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures. If creams are no longer helping and botox and dermal fillers can only do so much then a face-lift, brow-lift and/or neck-lift can help make you look as young as you feel again. If you are worried about having a general anaesthetic then a thread-lift is a slightly less invasive option that can offer you great results with minimal scarring and a fast recovery.

Cosmetic Surgery for Eyes

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul but they are also one of the biggest giveaways of your age. Dark shadows, sagging eyelids and bags can add years to your appearance and make you look tired and run down. Eyelid surgery, known as blepharoplasty, can help restore a more energetic and youthful appearance to your face by opening up your eyes and getting rid of loose skin and fat pads that are making you look puffy and worn out.

Cosmetic Surgery for Nose (Rhinoplasty)

As well as rejuvenating the older face, facial surgery can help those of any age achieve the look they have always wanted. If you are unhappy with the size or shape of your nose then a nose job or rhinoplasty can help you restore balance to your face and give you the self-confidence you need.

Cosmetic Surgery for Breasts

Whether they are too big, too small or too saggy, feeling insecure about your breasts can have an enormous impact on your self-confidence. According to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic surgeons, the number of breast augmentation procedures performed in the UK rose by 275% between 2002 and 2007. By far the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure, boob jobs are now safer and more natural than ever. However bigger isn’t always better and the popularity of breast reduction and breast lift procedures has also grown significantly in recent years.

Weight Loss and Body Contouring

We all know the effects ageing has on our face but getting older can also take its toll on our bodies. As you age you can accumulate fat in areas that simply cannot be removed by exercise and diet alone. You may also find I harder to diet and find that things are not in the same place they used to be. If you want to get rid of the excess areas of fat and skin or lose a significant amount of weight, there are surgical procedures such as liposuction, tummy tuck and gastric banding that can help you achieve the results you desire.

Choosing a Cosmetic Surgeon or Clinic in the U.K

Ensure you select an experienced, reputable cosmetic or plastic surgeon. It is essential that a practitioner is well versed in breast implants, so that they can advise on the correct size and shape of implants to suit you.

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