Advising a patient that they are unsuitable for surgery is probably one of the most difficult parts of my role as a surgeon, so I wanted to explain the reasons why I might turn down a patient who visits me for a consultation.
A recent study carried out by SunLife to determine how attitudes towards life changes when people reach 50 has had some remarkable results. The overall factor found that almost all of those questioned within the study felt an increased pressure to look good, with many opting for Cosmetic Surgery procedures to slow down the signs of ageing.
Breast Augmentation has been the most popular cosmetic procedure for years with the last data provided by BAAPS advising that nearly 10,000 operations were carried out in 2015. Breast Augmentation can be carried out alone or in combination with a Mastopexy, commonly referred to as a Breast Uplift.
Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron, 39, who was unknown three years ago, has become France’s youngest-ever president after an estimated 65% to 35% victory in the second round run-off against Front National’s right-wing leader Marine Le Pen.
So from this day on not only will all eyes be on the newly elected president but his wife Brigitte too who looks remarkable for her age. Her age-defying looks are understood to be down to a healthy lifestyle and possibly some non-surgical treatments like Botox and dermal fillers too.
The press have recently published several articles regarding a connection in women with breast implants being at greater risk of developing cancer so we wanted to take this opportunity to talk a little bit more about the findings and our advice to patients who have breast implants or are considering breast implant surgery.
People assume that a Blepharoplasty, commonly referred to as eyelid surgery is carried out for vanity reasons but that is not always the case, many people undergo this procedure for medical purposes too.
According to recent research the male #cosmeticsurgery sector accounts for around 10% of the overall industry which actually seems quite low, however I suspect there are many men out there that choose not to admit having surgical procedures for aesthetic purposes. Men these days are making much more effort with their appearance in every aspect from hair styling to keeping their body looking good and there is much more competition in the workplace to look good too so cosmetic surgery is becoming a commonly accepted option.