patient expectations and cosmetic surgery

One of the UK’s leading independent plastic surgery organisations has recently launched a new psychology course, highlighting the importance of patient mental health in the cosmetic surgery journey. The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), of which Mr Juling Ong is a member, is dedicated to advancing patient safety and has formulated a new […]

breast augmentation consultation

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 […]

functional plastic 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 […]

facial ageing

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 […]

Lipo benefits

Whether it was due to quarantine weight gain, Zoom facial anxiety or the opportunity for discreet downtime, plastic surgeons around the globe reported a surge in interest in cosmetic surgery during lockdown. Now the latest plastic surgery statistics from the US are in and give us some interesting insights into popular pandemic procedures. The Aesthetic […]

Smoking and cosmetic surgery risks

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 […]