Tuesday, April 25, 2017

How long should it take to heal from cosmetic surgery ?

Before you undergo any cosmetic surgery procedure, it’s well worth looking into the expected recovery time.

How long should it take to heal from surgery, and what should I do?

This will of course differ from person to person, as well as depend on the nature of the surgery – but it’s still essential to gaze at the estimates, just so you know what you might be in for.

Breast enlargement surgery can take only a matter of weeks, but it’s recommended that you take at least 2 of those weeks off work to properly recuperate.

– A tummy tuck shouldn’t take more than 2 weeks before your sutures can be removed.

Rhinoplasty surgery will also take around 2 weeks before the bruising, swelling and other unpleasant side effects subside.

– With liposuction, a lot of people can resume most activities after a few days and proceed as normal in as little as 2 weeks.

As mentioned, these times will change according to the nature of the surgeries and an array of other factors. All of which a good surgeon will go over with you before you decide to say yes or no.

But it’s not just the aftercare you should think about. Mentally preparing yourself ahead of it all could change the experience drastically. Simply sitting down with the information that your surgeon will have provided you with, as well as reading about pre and post-surgery experiences, will help you get an idea of what you’re in for.

By knowing what will happen to you, how you may feel and what you will be limited to doing, will likely save yourself a lot of stress and worry. You will no doubt be a little woozy once you’ve come out of the operating room, but any thoughts of panic about sensations and potential side effects will quickly pass once you’ve accepted them.

Talking to your surgeon and paying real attention to them is an invaluable thing. There’s no reason for them to hold back on some of the less desirable details, and they should know the ins and outs like the back of their own hand.

Should you be considering any surgeries and live in the London area, feel free to contact the Belvedere Clinic or take a read of our blogs for all manner of facts.

Via: http://www.belvedereclinic.co.uk/blog/2017/04/25/how-long-should-it-take-to-heal-from-cosmetic-surgery/

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Kerry Katona’s Transformation 6 months After Having Surgery

Kerry Katona talks to the press about her recent liposuction surgery at the Belvedere and her journey to looking and feeling fabulous.



We have been following Kerry’s journey since she had her surgery here at the Belvedere Clinic 6 months ago. Her instagram posts show her feelings and lifestyle changes.

Kerry’s most Recent Instagram post was her feeling delighted that she had managed to fit into her teenage daughter’s jeans along with her newly cropped hair style. Wow what a transformation and looking very happy!

kerry-katona-dr-maurino-joffilyKerry underwent a Tummy Tuck and liposuction Surgery at the Belvedere Clinic 6 months, Carried out by our own UK Plastic Surgeon Dr Maurino Joffily

Kerry had four and half litres of fat removed from her body, over the months she lost a further 3 stone.

kerry six months after surgeryIn the press this weekend in the SUN she mentions “I was a dress size 14 and I’m an 8 now. I’ve lost three stone, from 12-and-a-half stone to nine-and-a-half stone.”

Also her TV appearance on ITV’s THIS MORNING this week,  Kerry talks about her mental illness and how she has been feeling over the past 6 months since having her cosmetic surgery

Kerry has finally achieved her goal , we are very please for Kerry and glad we could be of help in achieving your goal.


Are you considering having a Tummy Tuck or Liposuction or maybe both?



The belvedere Clinic private hospital should be the first place you consider, with A FREE Consultation with one of our GMC registered plastic surgeon. Their continuing aim is to provide a first class service. They offer the highest level of surgical and medical proficiency, combined with the care and compassion of skilled nursing staff, dedicated to offering a personal service to ensure that a client’s stay is as comfortable as it is therapeutic.

Tummy Tuck ( Abdominoplasty )

Abdominoplasty procedure has been carried out at the Belvedere Clinic for over 25 years, with hundreds of men and women leaving our hospital much happier and free from the their anxiety and of course a much firmer flatter tummy. With a tummy tuck the skin can be removed and the muscles tightened to leave a flatter and firmer tummy. There are two procedures which our surgeon will discuss at your consultation.

Complimentary Procedures for the Tummy Tuck surgery

Additional procedures that may enhance the result of a tummy tuck are

Liposuction -A number of our patients will combine their tummy tuck with liposuction to give a slimmer waistline over just one procedure alone. Liposuction Surgery removes fat cells permanently and they are not replaced. A hollow metal tube is inserted through small incisions in the skin, which breaks up the fat cells that are then removed with a vacuum pump or syringe.

BOOK A FREE CONSULTATION Now and find out more about our Tummy Tuck procedure

Via: http://www.belvedereclinic.co.uk/blog/2017/04/23/kerry-katonas-transformation-6-months-after-having-surgery/

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Celebrity Stars you never knew had lipo

The weight loss procedures that prove most popular among celebrities are the tummy tuck and liposuction.

Celebrity Stars you never knew had lipoOut of the two though, liposuction offers the most versatility as it can be carried out on not just the stomach but also the arms, hips, chest, back, buttocks, thighs, chin, neck and face.

Celebrities are always on the lookout for things that can make them look younger, svelter and more gorgeous. This includes eating well and exercising, both of which have seen the careers of wellness and fitness vloggers sky-rocket. However, the most tried and tested method that stars, both Hollywood and homegrown, use for rejuvenation is cosmetic surgery.

This amazing breadth of treatment options gives celebrities every reason to address their problem areas with liposuction or Vaser Lipo, and many do. There are of course plenty of famous faces who are well known for having had liposuction, such as Kerry Katona, Katy Price and Sharon Osbourne. These ladies shout from the rooftops about the amazing benefits that celebrity cosmetic surgery has had for them. Yet are there others who you don’t know about yet? The following stars have all taken advantage of the ever-innovating world of liposuction to maintain their picture-perfect physiques.

Britney Spears

Remember Britney’s rock hard abs from the I’m A Slave 4 U video? Well, after childbirth she wanted them back. The pop star had already plumped for a breast augmentation and a rumoured tummy tuck, and so she complemented her look with liposuction before her ongoing residency in Las Vegas began.

Kim Kardashian

Kim’s first husband Damon Thomas has shed light on the social butterfly’s surgery choices, explaining that she has had both liposuction and a breast enlargement. Well, she wouldn’t be the only one in her family, as both she, Kourtney and Kylie have chosen rhinoplasty surgery to sculpt their noses and their mother Kris Jenner has been very open about having had a boob job.

Demi Moore

For her role as Angel Madison in Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, Demi needed to be every inch the sultry seductress. Despite constant workouts Demi, who was 39 at the time, decided to undergo liposuction on her abs, thighs and knees in order to confidently steal scenes from the Angels.

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is one of the biggest action stars in the world and is in amazing physical shape. The movie star obviously doesn’t need any help in the fitness department, but in 2005 he opted for liposuction on his famously massive chest, as he says it was getting a little too large.

Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba chose cosmetic surgery to restore her flawless form after she gave birth to two beautiful daughters. It is said that the star opted for liposuction on many different areas of her body so that she could address stubborn fat cells and snap back to her pre-pregnancy shape. The stunning actress certainly shows that a person of any weight might choose liposuction in order to remove fat that is not respondent to changes in diet or exercise.

There is Celebrity Stars that SHOUT about their Cosmetic Surgery

The Belvedere Clinic have carried out recently Tummy Tuck Surgery and Liposuction to our one and only Kerry Katona, who has spoken on social media many times and is quite happy to flaunt her new looks to the rest of world through national press  

Via: http://www.belvedereclinic.co.uk/blog/2017/04/20/celebrity-stars-you-never-knew-had-lipo/

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Did Bella Hadid get a nose job?

Bella Hadid and her sister Gigi are among the biggest top models of the moment, but the youngest Hadid has not resisted the temptations of cosmetic surgery.

Did Bella Hadid get a nose job?

Being Bella Hadid means having a steady army of fans that cover you in compliments every day. But that doesn’t mean losing all insecurity about your looks, and so the American top model has surprised everyone with her old photos, in which she appeared with decidedly different physical traits from the ones she has today. So did she get a rhinoplasty?  We don’t have confirmation from the model herself, but it’s clear that a few years ago Isabella, better known as Bella, had a very different nose and lips. Some sources have even pointed to her personal insecurity compared with her sister Gigi, who is currently more famous. This explains why Bella, at the young age of 20, has felt the need for cosmetic surgery.

Her nose before and after the rhinoplasty

Her dream was to become an Olympic horse riding champion, but Bella Hadid could not fulfil it because of Lyme’s illness, which she was diagnosed with in 2013. After this traumatic moment, her modelling career started, despite her introverted and insecure personality, and brought her to become an icon of sensuality.

Her shyness got worse when her sister Gigi made her debut on international runways, reaching heights of success unheard of before. And so rumour has it that the youngest Hadid followed the trend of celebrity plastic surgery. She went into town with her father’s credit card and returned with completely different facial features.

We do not know if these speculations are true, but old photos of the top model show a different nose, lip and cheek bone shape.

In the before pictures, her nose was long and had a slight hump on its back, whereas now it’s well-proportioned and has a finer tip. The same thing happened to her lips: before they were thin and not very well-defined, whereas now they’re much fuller. Finally, her cheek-bones are now more defined, possibly because of fillers and botox.

Whether or not Bella underwent surgery, you might be considering a similar procedure. Contact the Belvedere Clinic today to discuss further.

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Via: http://www.belvedereclinic.co.uk/blog/2017/04/18/did-bella-hadid-get-a-nose-job/

Friday, April 7, 2017

Is the rise in cosmetic surgery procedures influenced by social media?

According to plastic surgeons, fat infusion and facial surgery is on the rise due to the influence stemming from social media sites.

Is the rise in cosmetic surgery procedures influenced by social media?


Although in previous years, celebrities aimed to reinforce natural beauty, the popularity of cosmetic procedures is higher than ever. The slight drop in face-lifts in 2015 has since seen a 4% increase and continues to escalate.

The amount of selfies posted on social media sites has seemed to make individuals question their appearance, with the aim to improve their looks.

Although editing software and applications have often been used to alter photographs, it seems that individuals are now craving a real-life confidence boost to get the face and body of their dreams.

According to Dr. Debra Johnson: “Patients are captivated by instant improvements to the face. It’s evident in the popularity of apps and filters that change how we shape and shade our faces. While there are more options than ever to rejuvenate the face, a face-lift done by a board-certified plastic surgeon can have a dramatic, longer-lasting result, which is why I am not surprised to see face-lifts back in the top five most popular cosmetic surgical procedures.” [http://www.healthline.com/health-news/latest-trends-in-plastic-surgery#2].

In 2016, over 17 million facial surgeries were carried out. The desire for nose reshaping and eyelid procedures has also risen by 2% in the past year; perhaps all due to the selfie trend.

Although cosmetic and plastic procedures are usually associated with getting plastic implants, this is not always the case. Individuals are now choosing to use natural fat as a replacement for plastic within surgeries. Last year, breast augmentations saw the use of natural fat used within procedures jump up to 72%. The natural fat is taken from other areas of the body. For example, the abdomen or buttock which is then used in areas such as the breast. The result of these treatments means that procedures may be more cost-effective for individuals in the hope of creating a more natural appearance.

If you are considering a cosmetic procedure from a professional plastic surgeon in London, please contact www.belvedereclinic.co.uk or take a read of our blogs for the latest celebrity cosmetic procedures available at:[www.belvedereclinic.co.uk/blog/].

Via: http://www.belvedereclinic.co.uk/blog/2017/04/07/is-the-rise-in-cosmetic-surgery-procedures-influenced-by-social-media/