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Cosmetic Breast Surgery Review Attacks Overselling

Following the PIP breast implant scandal, a massive industry review has been carried out.

The results of a public consultation on cosmetic surgery are now in and the message is loud and clear - hard selling techniques are not getting the desired results, neither for patients nor providers.

These findings will form the basis of a final report to be complied by Sir Bruce Keogh, the NHS medical director, in March 2013.

Questions to Ask about Breast Implant Surgery

The Royal College of Surgeons has a section of questions and answers on cosmetic breast surgery. It advises that if you are thinking about having cosmetic surgery, you should not hesitate to ask a surgeon the following questions:

January 2013 Events

Got the January blues?  Well here are two fantastic events to perk you up in the midst of winter. Breast augmentation specialist Jasper Gill is speaking at a ladies charity event in Somerset on Thursday, January 17.

The Value of Before and After Breast Augmentation Photos

Before and after breast augmentation photographs

When deciding whether or not to have breast implant surgery there are a lot of factors to influence your decision.

As with most important choices there are pros and cons to having a breast enlargement or a breast reduction.

Choosing the right clinic and surgeon are of paramount importance and one of the best ways to make an educated decision is with a visual aid. As the saying goes a picture tells a thousand words.

Breast Surgery Through the Ages

Breast enlargements, enhancements or breast augmentations are now incredibly popular – you only have to watch The Only Way is Essex to realise how mainstream they have become. But there is more to breast surgery than just getting silicone or saline implants. Patients nowadays increasingly undergo reductions (especially with obesity growing in the UK) as oversized breasts can cause back aches.

Should I have Breast Surgery Abroad?

Breast Surgery Abroad?

Despite the fantastic medical facilities in the UK, every year thousands of patients are lured abroad by the promise of cheap surgeries and quicker service. These include routine cosmetic operations such as breast enlargement surgeries, which are normally performed on the NHS for health reasons. However in deciding whether or not to have a breast surgery abroad there are a number of factors to consider.

What Qualifications should my Breast Surgeon have?

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

If you are making the big decision to have a breast enlargement, reduction or uplift, you will want to know that your surgeon is highly trained and fully qualified to carry out the surgery.

With that in mind we have decided to list some of the main qualifications that a breast surgeon should have.

Male Breast Surgery on the Increase

Figures show that increasing numbers of men are undergoing breast reduction surgery in the UK.

Over the last five years the number of men having the surgery has doubled to 790, according to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS).

The condition where men develop breast tissue is known as gynaecomastia. Not only can it be embarrassing but it can also be uncomfortable and cause sore nipples.

How to choose a Breast Surgeon

Choosing the right breast surgeon is one of the most important yet difficult choices a patient can make. Having a breast enlargement or breast uplift is a massive investment, financially, physically and emotionally and there are so many providers to choose from. To help you make an informed decision here are some of the key features to consider when making your choice.

3 Things to Consider about Breast Enlargement Surgery

Breast enlargement involves surgically placing implants to improve the shape, or increase the size, of your breasts. The operation is also known as a breast augmentation, augmentation mammoplasty, boob job or breast enhancement.

People who have a breast enlargement usually have three main considerations.

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