Plastic Surgery News

Welcome to the latest plastic surgery news from Mr Reza Nassab, plastic surgeon in Manchester, Chester, Wilsmlow, Cheshire, Wirral and London.  It features journal publications, meeting presentations and the latest plastic surgery news in the media.

There are also some patient information blog entries to help in making the right choice when considering plastic surgery.

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Worried that your breast implants are sitting too high after your operation?

By | Education

Have you recently undergone a breast augmentation and concerned that your implants are sitting too high?  This is normal during the initial few weeks following surgery.  It is more likely if the implants have been placed under the muscle.  This is due to that fact that the muscle tends to hold the implant up.  I would normally advise patients to wear a breast band for the first 2 weeks following their surgery.  This breast band is useful for reducing the upward movement of the implant.  In some patients, we may decide to use this for a longer period of time….

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Looking for your plastic surgeon on Instagram?

By | Education, Information, News

Instagram has become a very popular social media platform in the plastic surgery world.  There are many patients now using it to find their plastic surgeon or before and afters of procedures.  It is a valuable to tool for education of patients if used appropriately. A recent study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal reviewed Plastic Surgery related Instagram posts.  The American study looked at data from almost 2 million posts using 21 cosmetic surgery related hashtags.  The results of the study showed that only 17.8% of the top posts were from board certified plastic surgeons. What does it mean…

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What do I need to know about Post Surgical Bras?

By | Education, Information

We use supportive bras following breast enlargement, reduction and uplifts.  These bras are an important part of the postoperative recovery for patients having breast surgery.  The bras are usually good supportive sports bras although specially designed post surgical bras can also be bought. Why do I need a post surgical bra? A post surgical bra is used immediately following your operation and you will normally have the bra put on in the operating room.  The bra provides support of the breast tissue after the operation.  This will help reduce the discomfort following surgery by reducing movement and supporting the weight…

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Does age affect your risks when having a tummy tuck?

By | News

The population is ageing and more people are seeking cosmetic surgery at an older age.  There are often concerns from older patients whether they would be at higher risk after surgery.  The abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a procedure to remove excess skin and fat from the tummy to improve the shape.  This is a commonly performed procedure in patient who have lost weight or had children.  The ideal patient would be one that has reached an ideal body weight and not overweight.  This is not an operation for weight loss and should not be considered…

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