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‘designer vagina’ surgery – what is normal?

‘designer vagina’ surgery – what is normal?

Female Genital Plastic Surgery or ‘designer vagina’ surgery as it is often referred to, is one of the UK’s fastest growing cosmetic surgery procedures. It is an area of great controversy and misunderstanding. Below you will find a link to an interesting article in the Huffington post which…

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Breast Augmentation Scotland – Information on Implant Complications and Failure

Breast Augmentation Scotland – Information on Implant Complications and Failure

Breast Augmentation Scotland – Information about silicone breast implants Breast implant failure (rupture/ leak)  Breast implants have a limited lifetime and may not necessarily be in place for life. A number of factors may impact on the longevity of the implants such as the type…

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Safety of cosmetic surgery

Safety of cosmetic surgery

Minimising risk and safety of cosmetic surgery can sometimes be overlooked. Cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is often a lifestyle choice. It rarely treats injury or disease and for that reason it is important that patients never lose sight of the fact that surgery is never…

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Nose job Scotland

Nose job Scotland

Nose job Scotland When considering a nose job (rhinoplasty) there are important questions that you need to consider. We have listed some of the most commonly asked questions below with answers about our own practice: What is a rhinoplasty? A rhinoplasty or nose job is…

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PIP implant rupture rates – true scale of the controversy

PIP implant rupture rates – true scale of the controversy

A group from Edinburgh have reported on the true scale of PIP implant rupture rates. It is now well accepted that the controversial French PIP breast silicone implants (withdrawn in 2010) are known to have a much high than normal rupture rate. On the 18th June 2012…

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Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma and Breast Implants

Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma and Breast Implants

Over the last year or two, concerns have arisen about the possible association between anaplastic large cell lymphoma and breast implants. This led to an alert issued by the US Drug and Food Administration (FDA) in January 2011 stating that such an association might exist….

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Vampire facelift – should i get one?

Vampire facelift – should i get one?

The “vampire facelift” has generated much publicity recently. Whilst we believe it may certainly have a role to play in non surgical facial rejuvenation – we would also advise a degree of caution as there is little, if anything published about this specific technique in…

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Abdominoplasty Scotland | Tummy tuck questions and answers

Abdominoplasty Scotland | Tummy tuck questions and answers

This article hopes to provide answers to frequently asked abdominoplasty/ tummy tuck questions. What is an abdominoplasty? An abdominoplasty or tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that removes excess fat and skin from the abdomen and can also tighten your abdominal muscles. The result is a…

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Revision breast augmentation

Revision breast augmentation

1. How often do breast implants need to be changed? Breast augmentation is the most common cosmetic surgical procedure and it is inevitable that some women will require revision breast augmentation at some point. Data from the FDA (the regulator in the USA) suggests that…

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PIP implant removal | replacement | what are my options?

PIP implant removal | replacement | what are my options?

PIP implant removal and replacement – The options? It is quite clear that most patients with PIP breast implants want to have them removed. This follows the recent revelations that the manufacturing company, Poly Implant Prothese (now bankrupt) was using non medical grade silicone and that…

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Plastic Surgery after Pregnancy

Plastic Surgery after Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a natural healthy process that many women aspire to. It is associated with profound changes to the body both during the pregnancy and immediately afterwards. Many women never fully recover their pre pregnancy shape, especially if they have had several pregnancies. For many women…

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Breast feeding and implants

Breast feeding and implants

The main concerns that women have about breast feeding and implants are: Do the implants leak silicone compounds into breast milk? And can any silicone that makes its way into breast milk harm my baby? Another common question is whether silicone in breast implants can…

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