We all have something about our body that we'd love to change - whether it's a stubborn area of fat that won’t budge, or cellulite that stops you from wearing the clothes you love. But with so many cosmetic procedures out there promising to sculpt and contour your body, how do you know which ones are worth your time and money?
We've put together the ultimate guide to help you achieve your dream body. From non-invasive treatments to surgical procedures, we'll walk you through some popular and effective options to target some of the most common concerns. Get ready to say hello to the body of your dreams.
Love handles are areas of fat over your hips that can create a bulge affecting the overall contours of the body. Liposuction is a great option to remove the excess fat and create a smooth line from the waist and over the hips.
Our founder, Mr Mayou introduced Liposuction to the UK in the 1980s, and it is the procedure which is most associated with Cadogan Clinic – we know our stuff!
A small incision is made and the excess fat is removed from the target area. You will be able to return to normal activities within 4 weeks and will make a full recovery within 6 weeks. Liposuction is not a weight-loss tool, and it is important to stick to a healthy diet and exercise regime to maintain the results.
Varicose veins are lumpy and swollen veins which appear in the legs and feet. They affect the texture of the legs and impact people’s confidence around showing their legs. They occur when the small valves in the veins stop working, allowing blood to pool in one area and causing the vein to swell. As well as being unsightly, they can also be painful.
Sclerotherapy can be used to treat varicose veins. A needle is used to inject a liquid into the vein, causing it to close. This forces the blood to travel through a healthier vein. Over the next few weeks, the varicose vein will fade.
Sclerotherapy is not guaranteed to work, although it is effective for many people. You may experience bruising, swelling or cramping for around 2 weeks after the procedure and it is important to wear compression socks and move gently and regularly to prevent blood clots.
Genetic factors have a large impact on whether someone experiences varicose veins so you may develop new ones in the future. Making sure you move regularly and aren’t standing for long periods of time, may help to prevent them from forming and maintain the results of the treatment.
A double chin occurs when a layer of fat builds up around the jawline. It is very common and can become more prominent with age. Many people find it is a stubborn area and hard to reduce through diet and exercise alone.
Morpheus8 is a popular non-surgical treatment which can lift and tighten a double chin. By using a combination of microneedling and radiofrequency to create a small, controlled injury, the jawline is lifted and tightened.
The treatment takes around 1 hour and downtime is minimal. You may experience redness, swelling or bruising for up to 10 days after the treatment, but you can expect full recovery within 2 weeks.
Cellulite is dimpling on the skin, especially common in women and most often found on the thighs, abdomen and buttocks. It can impact confidence and many people feel they can’t dress the way they would like because of it. It is caused by fat, sitting unevenly around the cords that attach the skin and muscle together. Hormonal imbalances and genetics can also make it worse.
Many people try to reduce cellulite through diet and exercise but as cellulite isn’t directly caused by weight this may not make a difference. There are also many creams on the market. Cellulite lies too deep in the tissue to be impacted by a topical cream so unfortunately, these also won’t work.
Cellulaze is a minimally invasive laser treatment which reduces cellulite by breaking down its structure within the skin, leaving a smooth and even texture. It is a treatment which either removes or reduces the cellulite. The treatment takes around 1 hour and you can expect a full recovery within 2 weeks.
There are many procedures and treatments out there to improve the contours and shape of your body. If you are interested in any procedures, remember to speak to a fully qualified medical practitioner who will be able to offer the best guidance and advice for you.
All surgical procedures must be consulted and undertaken by a fully qualified surgeon. If you are looking to speak to someone about any of the procedures we have listed here, get in touch and one of our Patient Advisors will be able to answer any questions and get you booked in for a consultation.
Founded in 2004 by world renowned plastic surgeon Mr Bryan Mayou, we now work with over 100 leading consultants and successfully treat over 20,000 patients each year. We have been winning industry awards since inception.About Us
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We were founded in 2004 by world renown plastic surgeon Mr Bryan Mayou, best known for his pioneering work in the area of liposuction, lasers and microvascular surgery. We continue to collaborate with pioneers in our field.Our History
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“I was treated with care and provided with thorough knowledge about the procedure I was undertaking. My surgeon was very methodical (a perfectionist) and I felt I received A class treatment."Courtney O'Sullivan
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"Reception staff very welcoming and efficient. Both nurses who I dealt with were fantastic, and the whole team (anaesthetist, surgeon etc) were friendly but professional, and really put my mind at ease. That I was able to stay later than I perhaps needed after my surgery to fit in with my husbands schedule was greatly appreciated."Emma Davies
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