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BAPRAS updates guidance on breast augmentation procedure

The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), one of the UK’s leading independent plastic surgery associations, of which Mr Juling Ong is a member, have recently updated their advice for those considering breast augmentation surgery. Making an informed choice about any cosmetic surgery procedure is essential; although the internet can be an […]

Combining the functional and aesthetic in cosmetic surgery

Plastic surgery as a discipline has two components. Aesthetic or cosmetic plastic surgery aims to improve the appearance and is elective surgery in that it’s not deemed medically necessary. Although, often thanks to media coverage, many people’s understanding about plastic surgery ends there, the other aspect – reconstructive procedures – are the mainstay of a […]

Understanding the anatomy of the ageing face

Our understanding of facial ageing has evolved and for many years it was thought that the issue was wholly due to our skin succumbing to the effects of the gravity. And while it’s true there is a loss of skin elasticity and a weakening of the ligaments over time, the depletion of volume, particularly in […]

Why smoking could sabotage your cosmetic surgery

At the beginning of the year, the World Health Organisation launched a global campaign to support at least 100 million people to quit tobacco and last month marked World No Tobacco Day 2021. As part of their campaign, WHO released a publication entitled ‘More than 100 reasons to quit tobacco’. As well as covering the […]

New report highlights importance of doing your dermal filler research

More and more women and men are choosing dermal fillers for their subtle anti-ageing results or to enhance their facial features and while these treatments are deemed ‘minimally invasive’, a new report in The Times has highlighted the importance of doing your research. TV star Leslie Ash also recently spoke about her disastrous trout pout […]

Mr Juling Ong delighted to be part of RCS certification scheme

In response to patient safety concerns, the Royal College of Surgeons (RSC) announced that they were launching a certification scheme to hold the cosmetic surgery industry to an agreed set of standards. They encouraged all surgeons who perform cosmetic surgery to apply for the certification. London cosmetic surgeon Mr Juling Ong is delighted to have […]

Surgical rhinoplasty versus the liquid nose job

The nose is the central feature of the face and plays a pivotal role in determining the overall proportion and balance of your facial appearance, which is why rhinoplasty continues to be one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the UK. In the 2019 annual survey by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic […]