Guide to cosmetic surgery
Cosmetic surgery aims to improve how you feel about your appearance. Learn the difference between cosmetic and plastic surgeons, and know what you need to ask.
A facelift is a form of cosmetic surgery designed to change a person’s facial appearance by reducing lines and wrinkles.
Liposuction is a form of cosmetic surgery designed to reshape the body by removing body fat. It is not right for everyone and is not a weight loss procedure.
An otoplasty is an operation to improve the appearance of your ears. The operation should be performed only if the aim is to improve your self-confidence and to make you more comfortable with your appearance.
An otoplasty is an operation to improve the appearance of your child’s ears. The operation should be performed only if the aim is to improve their self-confidence and to make them more comfortable with their appearance.
Abdominoplasty (also called a ‘tummy tuck’) is cosmetic surgery to alter the shape of the abdomen. Learn about the procedure and the questions to ask.
Rhinoplasty (often called a ‘nose job’) is surgery to repair or reshape the nose. But what questions must you ask before having one? Learn more here.
Breast augmentation (breast implants)
Women undergo breast implant surgery for many reasons. Learn about the procedure and the questions to ask.
Hair transplantation is a treatment option for baldness. It’s a surgery which transfers hair from where it is thicker to hairless areas of the scalp.
Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive skin treatment where a finely abrasive technique is used to buff away the outermost layer of the skin.