SaferCosmeticSurgery.co.uk: A not-for-profit web site brought to you by the UK's leading consultant plastic and cosmetic surgeons
SaferCosmeticSurgery.co.uk is an online guide to cosmetic surgery, providing comprehensive information about safety and questions to ask during consultations. All of the cosmetic surgeons who have contributed to the site:
- Are UK specialist accredited plastic & cosmetic surgeons
- Have undertaken a minimum of 18 years education and training
- Have 15 years of surgical training after the completion of medical school
- Have been awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Plas)
- Are members of BAPRAS and/ or BAAPS
No operation is 100% safe, but safer cosmetic surgery is possible by choosing an accredited and experienced surgeon. Members of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and the British Association of Aesthetic Surgeons (BAAPS) have completed the requirements to achieve the FRCS(Plas) qualification and will have trained for up to 15 years after leaving medical school.
How can Safer Cosmetic Surgery help you?
By providing detailed and accurate information, SaferCosmeticSurgery.co.uk aim to make cosmetic surgery safer. Explore the Safer Cosmetic Surgery web site to get reliable information from the UK’s leading BAAPS and BAPRAS plastic and cosmetic surgeons. All cosmetic surgery has potential risks however you can minimise your risk by being very careful about your choice of surgeon and getting as much information as possible before seeking treatment.
Results following cosmetic surgery cannot be guaranteed and your choice of cosmetic surgeon may be the most important decision you make. It is also important to have realistic expectations about possible results and be honest about your reasons for having surgery.
It may surprise you to know that any doctor in the UK, who might not even be a specialist plastic surgeon, is allowed to perform cosmetic surgery procedures if the patient consents to the operation.
If you have a question, you may find the answer on the Frequently Asked Questions page; if not you can post your own question.
Feel free to contact SaferCosmeticSurgery.co.uk with all your cosmetic surgery questions. You can use the online enquiry form or if you would like to upload an image and ask about a specific procedure please use our Q&A enquiry form and a member of the team will get in contact with you as soon as possible.