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Thread Lift Complications

Complications after thread lifts can be very serious! This article in the Times Newspaper raises some important issues about this popular aesthetic treatment that many celebrities have admitted to undergoing. Thread lifts seem like a great idea. Inserting them is a...

Regulations in Non-Surgical Aesthetics

It is widely reported in the press that the aesthetic sector is ‘unregulated’, that it's like the ‘wild west’ and that there are many ‘cosmetic cowboys’ out there, but what do these terms mean? Mr. Ahmed Ali-Khan our lead surgeon and has always been outspoken about...

Aesthetic Complications: Coolsculpting

Supermodel Linda Evangelista was in the press recently after suffering a complication of fat freezing known as Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia (PAH). She bravely went public about her experience and has been in the press again to show that despite the affect it has...

‘See and Treat’ service for Skin Lesion Removal

THE LASE ‘SEE AND TREAT’ SERVICE FOR MINOR SKIN LESIONS Many of us have minor skin lesions that are annoying but not suspicious. Not the sort of thing that we would trouble our GPs about but things we would like removing anyway as they irritate, catch, or are simply...

Tightening loose skin on your stomach

So what is the best way to tighten loose skin on your stomach? We hear this question often, and yes, we do offer the latest technology combined with liposuction to help you tighten the skin around your stomach. Renuvion technology is used by doctors to address this...

A very welcome positive end to the year!

  Best Plastic Surgeon in Newcastle Upon Tyne awards! 2020 has been a very challenging year for all of us, for all sorts of reasons, and even as we approach Christmas, when we should be looking forward to seeing family and friends, we appear to have further...

CoolSculpting Myth Series – Myth #4

“CoolSculpting is a high-risk procedure” WRONG! With anything medical, it’s very important to say that there will always be risks associated,’ says Dr Tracey Mountford. ‘CoolSculpting is the only cryolipolysis device with more than 60 peer-reviewed papers to support...

CoolSculpting Myth Series – Myth #3

“CoolSculpting hurts!” WRONG! ‘Anything that works in life tends to be a little uncomfortable, but generally speaking CoolSculpting is well-tolerated,’ says Dr Tracey Mountford. ‘In fact, discomfort is so minimal that people having the treatment will often work on...

Perfect gifts for Christmas

Christmas! Our favourite time of the year and despite all the challenges we have faced this year, it is time to rejoice with the people we love and indulge them with luxuries they deserve. We have seen many changes to our normal way of living this year, not least the...

CoolSculpting Myth Series – Myth #2

“CoolSculpting results are instant!” WRONG! Once the fat cells have been frozen, your body will naturally eliminate dead cells over the next few months. The number of fat cells you have in your body is set during childhood and adolescence, so when you gain or lose...
Perfect gifts for Christmas

Perfect gifts for Christmas

Christmas! Our favourite time of the year and despite all the challenges we have faced this year, it is time to rejoice with the people we love and indulge them with luxuries they deserve. We have seen many changes to our normal way of living this year, not least the...

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CoolSculpting Myth Series – Myth #2

CoolSculpting Myth Series – Myth #2

“CoolSculpting results are instant!” WRONG! Once the fat cells have been frozen, your body will naturally eliminate dead cells over the next few months. The number of fat cells you have in your body is set during childhood and adolescence, so when you gain or lose...

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CoolSculpting Myth Series – Myth #1

CoolSculpting Myth Series – Myth #1

“CoolSculpting is only for belly fat” WRONG! CoolSculpting is FDA-cleared for the following areas; abdomen, flanks (think love handles), thighs, bra fat (the area at the front between your arm and the bra line), back fat, underneath the buttocks, the upper arms and,...

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Aesthetic Clinics are Evolving

Aesthetic Clinics are Evolving

For many members of the public, cosmetic surgery is seen as a bit of a taboo subject. It is not usually spoken about openly, the idea of people getting cosmetic surgery can sometimes be met with negativity and suspicion. Images of cosmetic surgery in the media...

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A ‘cool’ way to shape up

A ‘cool’ way to shape up

Getting into shape is something all of us would love to be able to do quickly and easily. Many things can play a role in helping with this, and one of the challenges is to find the approach that helps you get toned and improve your physical fitness in a way that best...

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Things Will Be Different

Things Will Be Different

Things are going to have to change as your safety is paramount As we contemplate and prepare for the return to work and the re-opening of our clinic, we wish to reassure patients that, as ever, your safety is and always will be paramount to us. If we do not feel we...

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