Arm Lift or Liposuction?

A recent survey found that 56% women would trade in every single pair of designer shoes they own to have perfect arms. But, while a staggering 3/4 of us apparently dislike the area, there’s no need to stick those heels on eBay quite yet… Looking at the end results above, can you tell whether the patient had… Continue reading Arm Lift or Liposuction?

Choosing the correct breast implant shape and size

If you’re considering breast augmentation, one of your most important decisions lies in the implants you choose. Everything from the brand and size to shape and position can make a huge difference to your final outcome, meaning it’s useful to understand your options. Your surgeon will always guide you towards the choices best suited to your needs,… Continue reading Choosing the correct breast implant shape and size

How much do Rhinoplasty and Septo-Rhinoplasty treatments cost?

With over 3,690 treatments performed in the UK, Rhinoplasty was us Brits’ sixth most popular cosmetic treatment in 2015. The procedure involves the surgical correction and reconstruction of the nose and has several different formats for different results. But what about the price?  As with any treatment, there’s not a straightforward answer. The cost of… Continue reading How much do Rhinoplasty and Septo-Rhinoplasty treatments cost?

Are MicroLipo and VASER Liposuction permanent?

Usually performed walk-in walk-out under local anaesthetic, minimally-invasive liposuction options like MicroLipo and VASER are becoming increasingly popular ways to contour the body and shift stubborn fat. The two methods give much more precise results than traditional, surgical liposuction – but do they actually last? The short answer is yes – providing you look after… Continue reading Are MicroLipo and VASER Liposuction permanent?

Cosmetic treatment: Is 17 old enough?

Is 17 too young to undergo a non-invasive treatment? And is 18 really old enough? We explore.  Having faced months of media (and public) speculation as to the seemingly fluctuating size of her lips, Kylie Jenner recently admitted that nature and make up had less to do with her new facial structure than a good… Continue reading Cosmetic treatment: Is 17 old enough?

Recovery after Rhinoplasty

As with any surgical procedure, your recovery after a Rhinoplasty treatment should something you consider a long time before you decide to go ahead. Downtime isn’t as bad as some patients might think, but nose surgery is still a serious operation and should always be treated as such. The first thing to remember is that… Continue reading Recovery after Rhinoplasty

How can we make Cosmetic Surgery safer?

At The Private Clinic, we have just two key focuses; your satisfaction and your safety. With over 30 years of cosmetic medical experience behind us, we’ve established ourselves as a respected and trusted provider of aesthetic treatments, and we’re keen to never let that reputation slip. However, not every clinic shares the same driving force… Continue reading How can we make Cosmetic Surgery safer?

Which type of liposuction treatment is best?

You’ve made the decision to investigate fat reducing treatments, but it can be hard to know which way to turn with so many different kinds available. Traditional surgical liposuction is fairly well known, but how do less invasive options differ? What are the different types of liposuction? Traditional Liposuction Surgical liposuction is something most of… Continue reading Which type of liposuction treatment is best?

Which is better: Fat Transfer or Breast Implants?

So, you’re considering breast enhancement. It’s a complicated treatment that should never be taken lightly, but it can seem all the more confusing when you look at the different options and try to work out which is the best way forward for you. Breast augmentation is the UK’s most commonly performed cosmetic surgery, with 8,619 performed last year in… Continue reading Which is better: Fat Transfer or Breast Implants?

What does Blepharoplasty do?

It’s often cited as one of the quickest and easiest plastic surgeries, with relatively small downtime and noticeable results. But what, exactly, does Blepharoplasty do? Our eyes are one of the first areas to show visible signs of ageing and the effects can sometimes feel impossible to prevent; at less than 1mm, skin around the area is the… Continue reading What does Blepharoplasty do?