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Cosmetic surgery : Articles and features

Our articles and features are written by some of the UK's leading consultants, dentists, medical professionals and healthcare writers.

  • What's in a Facelift? faceliftThe Private Clinic describes the various types of Facelift procedures. As we age the collagen in our skin decreases leading to deeper lines, sagging and folding skin that lacks in elasticity....
  • Non-invasive Anti-Ageing and Skin Rejuvenation Treatments anti aging laserThe Private Clinic discusses a range of non-invasive anti-ageing and skin rejuvenation treatments.
  • Liquid facelift anyone? Kingsbridge Private HospitalOver the years, skin treatments have become less about turning back the clock and more about pressing snooze of the ageing effects and retaining those natural youthful looks.
  • Treating spider veins Thread vein removalSpider veins (also known as thread veins) are small coloured veins that appear near the skin surface, mainly on the thighs, calves, face and ankles. Spider veins may potentially pose as health risks,...
  • IPL and Laser Hair Removal: What's the difference anyway? Intense Pulsed Light treatment (IPL)The Private Clinic briefly outlines the differences between Laser Hair Removal and IPL, to help patients understand their options for hair removal treatment.
  • Chemical Peels for all skin types? dark skinThe Private Clinic discusses suitability for patients considering chemical peel treatments.
  • Cosmetic trends for 2014 explained Laser facial hair removal 2013 was an interesting year for the cosmetic/aesthetic industry as non-invasive and minimally invasive treatments climbed in popularity as people looked at alternatives to surgery.
  • How to choose a cosmetic surgeon Cosmetic surgery articleThere's no shortage of cosmetic surgeons in today's looks-driven world and having some nip and tuck is no longer only the domain of the rich and famous. Here's how to locate a reputable surgeon you...
  • Cosmetic surgery abroad: What are the actual dangers? Travel insurersThe biggest mistake people make when considering cosmetic surgery is often the first reason why many people want it abroad: to save money.
  • Isotretinoin (Roaccutane): What are the alternatives for Treating Acne? acne suffererRoaccutane? Laser therapy? Light therapy? Antibiotics? Cleansers and face wipes? Toothpaste? The options for treating acne are almost as numerous as the amount of sufferers.
  • Breast augmentation with implants recovery period silicone breast implants“Do breast implants hurt?” They do initially. For most patients it's entirely manageable, it won't last long and most patients are happy with the results.
  • Anti-ageing products - how to get firmer, younger skin acne, spots, skin problemsPrevention is better than cure! Therefore the best way to look after your skin is to prevent ageing. In this article, Dr Attili discusses a number of ways to defer the effects of ageing.
  • All you need to know about Microdermabrasion acne, spots, skin problemsIn this article, Dr Attili discusses microdermabrasion treatment. He explains what it is, how it is performed, and who should have it, as well as the differences in the treatment provided by salons...
  • Female laser hair removal: banish unwanted hair growth Laser facial hair removal Female laser hair removal can be a simple and cost-effective solution to a little discussed concern for many women. Breaking through what is considered a taboo topic, unwanted hair growth,...
  • What is a Breast Reduction? L cup bra launchedExcessively large breasts can cause pain, discomfort, impairment and psychological problems. Chronic problems can lead to posture problems, pain in the back, neck and shoulders.
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