Entries by Clinic Team

Is it possible to prevent capsular contracture?

No operation is ever entirely risk-free and complications can occur no matter how skilled the surgeon is, simply because it is impossible to predict how someone will respond to surgery. The physiological differences affect how quickly they heal and also affects how likely they are to develop complications following surgery. Scarring after surgery is particularly […]

Am I a good candidate for a breast uplift?

For women who are unhappy with the size, shape, look or feel of their breasts, there are a number of cosmetic breast procedures that are designed to help. Women often have a preconception about how they would like their breasts to look and if they are not meeting these expectations it can lead to confidence […]

Cosmetic clinics urged to screen for mental health problems before offering cosmetic treatments

Anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers are popular procedures and are readily available in clinics across the UK. As these procedures are deemed ‘non-surgical’ or ‘minimally-invasive’, the eligibility criteria are quite relaxed, with many people being regarded as suitable to choose to have this type of cosmetic work done. This is all set to change, with […]

Am I a good candidate for labiaplasty surgery?

A labiaplasty is a cosmetic procedure that is designed to reduce the size and shape of the labia. There are two reasons women choose to have this type of operation – cosmetic or medical. For some who are considering this procedure, changing the size and shape of the labia can be linked with personal preference […]

New device could minimise cosmetic surgery scarring

All cosmetic surgery procedures entail making incisions in the skin, which means that scarring is always a question that patients ask during their consultation. Understanding the nature of scars patients will be left with, and what they can do to help them heal, is an important part of the discussion that will take part between […]

Will I be left with visible labiaplasty scars?

It is important to be mentally prepared ahead of any cosmetic surgery procedure, and part of that involves understanding what the area will look like once the surgery has been completed and the body has fully healed. An important pre-surgery question that patients should be asking their surgeon about is the amount of scarring that […]

Top 5 questions to ask at your labiaplasty consultation

All cosmetic surgery procedures begin with a consultation and this is an important opportunity for you to ask plenty of questions. The best advice is to come to your consultation fully prepared, having read around the subject, spoken to friends and/or family and prepared a list of questions. The list is a good idea because […]

The positive benefits of a labiaplasty

A labiaplasty is a relatively simple surgical procedure whereby a woman’s labia is reduced in size, tightened up or altered in appearance. It is a procedure that has been growing in popularity in recent years for a number of reasons including ageing, pregnancy or a general dislike of the natural size or shape of the […]

What are the risks of a labiaplasty?

It is important for patients to understand the risks associated with any cosmetic procedure, some of which will be relatively safe while others carry significant risk. For those considering a labiaplasty, this procedure sits at the relatively safe end of the spectrum, as it is considered one of the simplest and safest surgical cosmetic procedures […]

How best to recover from a labiaplasty

The labiaplasty procedure is fast growing in popularity, but many women who are interested in finding out more about what it entails are naturally concerned with the recovery process after such intimate surgery. During a labiaplasty, also known as a labial reduction, our plastic surgeon will reshape and/or resize the appearance of the inner labia […]