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Treatment news : June 2006

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in private treatment in the UK.
  • Britons prefer plastic surgery to tea Cosmetic surgery girl faceUK residents are increasingly coming round to the idea of plastic surgery, with a new report predicting that people will spend more money on surgical and non-surgical enhancements than they will on...
  • Anne Diamond has lap band surgery TV presenter, Anne Diamond, has admitted to having lap band surgery to combat her weight problem. Weighing over 14 stone, and considered to be medically obese, Anne was participating in Celebrity Fit...
  • Cosmetic surgeons told to screen patients for mental disorder Cosmetic surgeons should question patients about their body image to screen out those with a mental disorder before agreeing to operate, doctors say. Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor for the...
  • Change of name for British Association of Plastic Surgeons BAPRAS logoThe British Association of Plastic Surgeons has changed its name to the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS). According to BAPRAS. the change in name...
  • Contour threading - the Fast-track Facelift Aptos thread for faceliftOne of the latest procedures on the UK's Cosmetic Surgery "circuit" is the 'quickie' face lift or "threadlift". Contour Threading, a new procedure which takes between 40 and 90 minutes and is...
  • Cosmetic surgery becomes the norm BUPA Hospitals logo"A nip/tuck now seen as normal by British women" Cosmetic surgery is now a normal part of everyday life for British women, a survey by BUPA reveals. Over 80% of women believe cosmetic surgery is...
  • Cosmetic surgery increases by over 30% in the UK The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, has announced the results of their annual audit for 2005. The results reflect the continuing growth of cosmetic surgery in the UK, and its...