What are the Most Common Procedures the Rich and Famous Do?

The world’s richest, most glamorous and famous people have access to the world's best trainers, chefs, clothes and beauty products to keep their bodies fit and toned, and their faces beautiful and youthful. They also have world-class surgeons, procedures and treatments to help them keep tweaking and refining their looks....
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...

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...
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...

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,...
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...