Blepharoplasty is one of the most common cosmetic facial procedures, carried out to improve the appearance of the eye area. This procedure is now available in our beautiful clinic at Hopwood Grange, under local anaesthetic. Most people look for blepheroplasty surgery to make their eyes appear less tired or to improve their symmetry. Some reasons for […]
Skin tags are small, soft, skin-coloured growths that hang off the skin and look a bit like warts. They’re very common, harmless, and can vary in colour and size – from a few millimetres up to 5cm (about 2 inches) wide. Skin tags are usually found on the neck, armpits, around the groin, or under […]
A mole is a cluster of skin cells ,usually brown or black, that can appear anywhere on your body. They usually show up before age 20. Most are benign, meaning they’re not cancerous. See your doctor if a mole appears later in your life, or if it starts to change size, colour, or shape. If […]
As always, some elements of the facts are sensationalised, as is often the case in such scenarios. What we must stress is that the risk associated with this form of cancer is VERY low. Presently the view is that it is related to a low grade infection that occurs around an implant ie not the […]
At The Beauty Gurus, a large part of our role as surgeons is to ensure the patient is planning surgery for the right reasons. To please a partner who is applying pressure is simply not one of them. Of course we expect spouses to have opinions, and of course we expect patients to value that […]
We have writtten a blog on this topic more than any other. This in itself tells its own story. In our clinics we are regularly seeing patients that have fallen foul of poor treatment standards. It saddens us, it frustrates us and it angers us. The main reason people go to unqualified people and poorly […]
A new Channel 4 TV show called The Surjury will see young people go under the knife if they are given the thumbs-up by a 12-strong jury.
Those wanting cosmetic surgery must secure 75% of the jury vote to get their procedure and, months later, “will be invited back to show off the results”.
Dr Mary O’Brien, Vice President at The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) revealed: “At BAAPS, we’re very concerned that irresponsible marketing of fillers is targeting vulnerable individuals.”
“Social media is inherently unregulated like the Wild West…..it’s hard to know what’s real.”
So how can a prospective patient be sure about their surgeon?