eating after liposuction

Eating healthy after liposuction

The results of any weight loss surgery or procedure are more likely to stay in place when you follow a healthy diet, fitness and lifestyle plan. When you get liposuction, it’s important for you to maintain a regimen that includes eating healthy food, not eating too much and learning what...
Augmented reality and plastic surgery

Augmented Reality and Plastic Surgery

Augmented reality (AR) is defined by Wikipedia as “An interactive experience of a real-world environment where the objects that reside in the real world are enhanced by computer-generated perceptual information” Common examples of the are the filters applied through most photo apps to improve the skin tones and texture or...
eyelid surgery ins and outs

Eyelid Surgery – the in’s and out’s

If your friends and acquaintances are saying you look tired and you want a more rested appearance, eyelid rejuvenation surgery may be of benefit to you. With ageing, genetic factors, combined with sun exposure, gravity and muscle activity, this often results in eyebrows dropping and loose, puffy skin hanging over...

Do We Offer Payment Plans

Yes, we offer payment plans for our patients ‘in advance’ of their upcoming breast surgery, tummy tuck or any other plastic / cosmetic surgery that Mr Hanikeri performs. Our patients can book their procedure up to six months in advance. After consultation with Mr Hanikeri, the next step is choosing...

VECTRA 3D IMAGING FOR BREAST AUGMENTATION

Do you want to ‘try before you buy’ your breast augmentation surgery. With the new Vectra 3D imaging you can visualise the possible look of your breasts after breast augmentation. After all the research you have done to decide on what shape, size or style of implants you would like...
cosmetic surgery and cancer

Cosmetic Surgery and Cancer

In recent times, Plastic Surgery has gained a reputation of being unnecessary, vain and materialistic. However, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery is still a huge part of the work of most Plastic surgeons. Modern Plastic Surgery emerged in the First World War to help reconstruct soldiers devastated by blast injuries and is...
Facelift Questions You've Always Wanted to Know

Facelift Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Know

Facelifts are becoming increasingly popular as a subtle, yet effective means to achieve an overall younger appearance. A Facelift procedure restores the patient’s facial appearance to a fresher, more youthful version of themselves. But with the growing non-surgical treatment options, when is it appropriate to enquire about a Facelift? Here...

Instagram is banning plastic surgery face filters

It was announced this month that Instagram will be banning face filters that mimic plastic surgery. The decision was prompted in an effort by the site to minimise the impact on the mental health of youth who may be affected by poor self-image influenced by the site. The question is,...
Links between textured breast implants and a rare form of cancer

Links between textured breast implants and a rare form of cancer

You may have seen recent reports about a link between breast implants and a rare form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma called Breast Implant Associated Large Cell Anaplastic Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). ​ The risk of developing this cancer is very low but it does seem to vary depending upon the type of implant...
Why we put on weight with age

Why we put on weight with age

​It is important to prepare for plastic surgery by leading a healthy lifestyle. This means no smoking, limited alcohol intake, regular exercise and a healthy diet. Being in better shape pre-surgery will help to ensure a speedier recovery post-surgery. However, many of our patients have noted that it is a...
Why specialist plastic surgery Dr Mark Hanikeri will not operate on smokers

Why specialist plastic surgery Dr Mark Hanikeri will not operate on smokers

Specialist Plastic Surgeon Dr Mark Hanikeri does not operate on patients that have regularly smoked within the last 6 weeks. This is simply because smoking can increase your risk of complications during surgery as well as your recovery post-surgery. Smoking and Anaesthesia It’s no secret that smoking is incredibly bad...

Do you know the difference between cosmetic and plastic surgeons?

According to a recent RealSelf Survey, nearly 3 out of 5 women in the U.S. did not know there was a difference between cosmetic and plastic surgeons. This is a somewhat scary statistic given that the demand for cosmetic surgery is increasing exponentially. The study concluded that 8 in 10...