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 […]

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 […]

Cosmetic Surgery certification

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 vs 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 […]