• Are there benefits to going abroad for cosmetic surgery?

    Just as the number of cosmetic surgery procedures performed in the UK has risen, so too has the popularity of going abroad for treatment. It certainly appears to be an attractive, and competitively priced, option – cosmetic surgery plus a chance to get away from it all – but is it really a good deal?

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  • What are my options for treating Dupuytrens?

    Affecting the hands and fingers, Dupuytrens disease is not usually painful but it can be extremely debilitating. It occurs when connective tissue in the palm thickens, forming benign nodules; over time, the nodules extend, forming bands of thickened tissue similar to scar tissue which contract, pulling the finger or thumb towards the palm. In many

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  • Should I be worried about my moles?

    Most people have between 10 and forty moles on their body – and most moles are completely harmless. There are many different types and they vary in colour, size and shape. Some people may have a mole that physically aggravates or whose location makes them feel self-conscious, and here a shave excision may be appropriate.

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  • Is an arm lift right for me?

    An arm lift – or ‘brachioplasty’ – can be an effective procedure that removes large amounts of loose and sagging skin from the upper arms. While the outcome can be a smoother, tauter shape to the arm, the procedure does, however, result in visible scars and therefore opting to undergo arm reduction surgery is not

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  • What does hypospadias repair involve?

    Whether a case be mild or severe, hypospadias can have a hugely disruptive impact on a man’s urinary and sexual functions. For the one in 300 men affected by this genetic defect, the condition presents a range of difficulties, from urinary tract infections to distress in sexual relationships. Sometimes linked to undescended testes, infertility can

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  • Am I a good candidate for a thigh lift?

    If you have lost a dramatic amount of weight, you will probably be keen to embrace life and enjoy your new slimmer body – but the saggy, drooping skin around your thighs acts as a reminder of your previous larger self. A thigh lift – or thigh reduction – is an effective procedure that can

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  • Guyon’s canal and carpal tunnel syndrome: can surgery help?

    For patients suffering from a hand condition, the symptoms can range from being annoying – pins and needles and clumsiness – to unbearably painful. Often at its worst during the night, carpal tunnel syndrome can prevent sleep and impact on every aspect of life. There are non-surgical treatments for both conditions, but if these are

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  • Will my cosmetic surgery look natural?

    When cosmetic surgery candidates tell Mr Sudip Ghosh they are concerned about looking as though they’ve had ‘work’ done, he explains that his goal is to enhance your features to create an outcome that is both beautiful and natural. How can this be achieved? 1. By focusing on your natural features. Cosmetic surgery is at

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  • How popular is cosmetic surgery amongst men?

    Where once cosmetic surgery was considered an exclusively female concern, it is becoming increasingly popular with men. According to research by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), in 2013 one in every ten procedures performed in the UK was on a man. This figure is 16 per cent up on the year before

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  • How can I make a quick recovery after cosmetic surgery?

    Cosmetic surgery patients are usually eager to get back on their feet and start enjoying the results. During your consultation with Milton Keynes-based cosmetic surgeon Mr Sudip Ghosh, you will discuss at length just what the procedure entails and what you should expect afterwards – and what you can do to help your recovery along.

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