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Cosmetic surgery: latest treatments and news: March 2009

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in cosmetic surgery in the UK.

  • Air hostesses keen to have cosmetic surgery Birkdale LogoA private cosmetic surgery clinic has revealed that many of its patients are air hostesses who are keen to go under the knife in order to enhance their appearance.
  • Mumbai surgeon distinguishes himself in post operative care Breast reductionAt a time when the Medical Tourism industry is at odds with defining the parameters of post operative care and affixing responsibility owed to a patient, a Mumbai based surgeon has risen above the...
  • Gene may provide target for anti-ageing therapy Cosmetic surgery guide - laser skin treatmentScientists have identified a gene that could provide a target for new cosmetic treatments designed to reduce the visible signs of ageing. A team at Oregon State University found that loss of CTIP2...
  • Rise in male Botox at Harley Medical Group The Harley medical Group - manA growing number of young professional males are undergoing Botox treatment at Harley Medical Group clinics. The private cosmetic surgery group operates 26 clinics and has revealed that one fifth...
  • Cosmetic surgery technology 'advancing at speed of light' AACSRecord numbers of patients are undergoing laser skin treatments as the technology behind such methods rapidly advances.
  • Vaser Lipo produces 'excellent' skin tightening results Body contouringA clinical trial involving the cosmetic surgery technique Vaser Lipo has shown that it is effective at liquefying unwanted fat and tightening the skin. The Vaser Lipo System uses an advanced fat...
  • New cosmetic treatment may reduce forehead wrinkles mature man with grey hair and some wrinklesA clinical trial has found that a new type of botulinum toxin may have potential as a non-surgical cosmetic treatment for wrinkles. The toxin, Reloxin, was well tolerated in a trial involving 1,200...
  • Large earrings fuel demand for earlobe cosmetic surgery large earrings fuel demand for cosmetic ear jobsCosmetic surgeons have noticed a rise in demand for cosmetic surgery on women's earlobes, a trend they believe is linked to the increasing fashion for large, heavy earrings. James McDiarmid, who...
  • More men seeking breast reductions MoobsThere has been a 'dramatic' rise in the number of men seeking cosmetic surgery to reduce the size of their breasts, new figures show. According to the cosmetic surgery group SurgiCare, the number...
  • Botox may alleviate depression BotoxNew research suggests that people who receive the non-surgical cosmetic treatment Botox may experience relief from symptoms of depression as well as their wrinkles. A study presented at the annual...
  • Flagship Surgicare clinic opens in London Surgicare logoCosmetic surgery group Surgicare has opened its latest clinic at 58 Wimpole Street in London. The flagship clinic was opened on March 3rd and the day was marked with live non-surgical...
  • Non-surgical cosmetic treatment removes need for lip gloss Botox injectionWomen who choose to try a new non-surgical cosmetic treatment may find that they no longer need to use lip gloss. Dr Philippe Bellity, a leading French cosmetic surgeon, has developed a non-volume...
  • More Scots having breast enlargement surgery Breast Enlargement: How Big Should You Go?The number of Scottish women opting to have breast enlargement surgery has risen, despite ready cash being in short supply for many. Both the Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group and Spire Healthcare...
  • World leader in hair transplants opens London centre Nu/HartIn its continued effort to help men and women from the United Kingdom (UK) and Europe, Nu/Hart Hair Clinics, a world leader in hair restoration, has opened its London center. Conveniently located in...