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.

Tummy tuck Cheshire Chester Manchester

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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Breast augmentation Cheshire

What cup size will I be after breast enlargement?

By | News

Patients seeking breast augmentation often wonder what cup size they may become after having implants. This is a probably the most common question asked during the consultation. Unfortunately it is often not possible to give an answer to this for many reasons. The major problem is that there is no uniform measurement used by bra makers. This means that you may be C cup in one brand and a D cup in another. A recent study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal looked at how you can predict cup size changes following breast implants. The study used special 3D…

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Mommy Makeover

What is a Mummy Makeover?

By | Education, Information

The mummy makeover has become a term used for the combination of breast enlargement or uplift and tummy tuck after having children. It has been widely adopted in the States but less so in the U.K. Breast changes after having children The common breast changes after childbirth include loss of volume, drooping and lower nipple position. There are a few options for addressing the changes of the breast from breast enlargement to a breast uplift. Breast enlargement is used to increase the volume or size of the breast by using a breast implant. This may help lift the nipple slightly…

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Tattoo Removal Wilmslow Cheshire Manchester London

Can I have surgical tattoo removal or tattoo excision?

By | Education, Information

There are many people who have tattoos and then regret them.  Laser tattoo removal has long been the first choice for getting rid of them.  Laser often involves multiple treatments spread over a length of time.  There will also often be some ‘ghost’ or shadow of the tattoo at the end.  Advances in lasers using Pico technology have improved the response to laser treatment.  Dark inks such as black appear to respond the best whilst lighter colours like yellow or green frequently have a poor response to laser. There are a growing number of patients seeking surgical removal or excision…

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