Cosmetic surgery is an elective procedure performed to help fulfil your desire to change your appearance, such as a breast augmentation or a nose job. Reconstructive surgery is a procedure which aims to reshape or reconstitute tissue in an effort to reclaim previous appearance after an accident.

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8 tips for facing the world after cosmetic surgery

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.

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When is the right time for a Facelift?

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

Breast enhancement: What really happens during a breast augmentation operation

A step-by-step guide to breast augmentation (or enlargement): the most popular cosmetic surgery carried out in the UK.

6 signs your big breasts are a big problem

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

Fixing stretched earlobes | 4 things you need to know

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

What are the best solutions for sagging eyelids?

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