If you're visiting hospital, there's a few basics you'll need to take with you. Our video guide shows you what to pack whether you're only coming in for the day, overnight, or staying a little longer.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Tuesday 19 July 2016

Worried about an existing scar or how scarring will affect your appearance after surgery? Here’s our guide to healing well and reducing the appearance of scars.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

Published: Thursday 29 September 2016

Large and heavy breasts can be a big problem for some women. Here are six signs you should do something about them.

Updated: Wednesday 3 February 2021

Published: Monday 12 December 2016

Consultant Ear Surgeon Mr Sanjay Verma explains four things you should know about having your stretched earlobes surgically repaired.

Updated: Wednesday 26 February 2020

Published: Monday 26 September 2016

How eye lift surgery or blepharoplasty may help improve the look of sagging eyelids and brows.

Updated: Wednesday 26 February 2020

Published: Monday 24 August 2015

For seven years, Wendy hung up her skirts - too embarrassed to bare her legs in public. Even worse, the bulging veins were impacting what she loved most in life – riding horses. Find out how Wendy took control and got back to loving life.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Wednesday 9 September 2015

Prepare for home life after breast surgery with tips from those who've done it before.

Updated: Tuesday 3 December 2019

Published: Thursday 21 March 2019

Living with the scars of a childhood accident, Mr Jonathon Pleat has dedicated his life to finding the best solutions for treating scars and reducing the impact they have on people’s lives. Here’s what he has found so far.

Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Published: Friday 4 November 2016

Worried about how people might react to your new look after cosmetic surgery? Here are eight helpful tips on how to step back into the world with confidence.

Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Published: Monday 12 December 2016

To achieve the best results from any type of plastic surgery, whether it is breast enhancement, liposuction, a face lift or tummy tuck, it is important to do your research first. Mr Darren Lewis provides some tips for what questions to ask before surgery.

Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Published: Wednesday 19 August 2015

Many people find they start to develop a sagging jawline as they get older. Discover the best solutions, from cosmetic surgery to dermal fillers.

Updated: Wednesday 6 June 2018

Published: Monday 24 August 2015

New measures rolled out to protect patients in the wake of the Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) scandal are a step in the right direction for the medical profession, but patients still need to look out for themselves. Dr Davina Deniszczyc explains.

Updated: Tuesday 7 November 2017

Published: Friday 14 October 2016

Facelifts are an increasingly popular cosmetic surgery procedure. But what are the risks and benefits, and is there a perfect age for a facelift?

Updated: Monday 6 November 2017

Published: Monday 24 August 2015

Mr. Vikram Vijh, Consultant Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeon, discusses the main differences in types of breast implant.

Updated: Friday 3 November 2017

Published: Thursday 25 June 2015

The arrival of a new baby means big changes to your life, and your body. Reassuringly, most women return to their pre-pregnancy weight with the help of a healthy diet, exercise and patience.

Updated: Friday 3 November 2017

Published: Thursday 20 August 2015

What should you consider when choosing your plastic surgeon?

Updated: Wednesday 25 October 2017

Published: Friday 26 June 2015

Expert advice on the pros and cons of body contouring.

Updated: Wednesday 4 October 2017

Published: Thursday 20 August 2015

Open events are a great opportunity to tap into medical experts for free. Medical Executive Director, Dr Davina Deniszczyc explains how to get the most out of them in five easy steps.

Updated: Wednesday 20 September 2017

Published: Tuesday 17 January 2017

The best way to achieve a naturally curvy look with breast augmentation is using silicone implants.

Updated: Friday 8 September 2017

Published: Monday 24 August 2015

Before and after pictures are commonly used to evidence 'successful' cosmetic surgery. But how can you tell if they're an accurate representation?

Updated: Wednesday 9 August 2017

Published: Thursday 25 June 2015