The Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Blog

Rise In Pensioners Having Cosmetic Ops

There is a soaring amount of over 65 year olds having cosmetic surgery procedures.  Aesthetic practices across the UK are reporting that thousands of women in their 60s, 70s and even their 80s, are having treatments in a bid to hold back time. As the population stays fit and active for longer – and rules […]

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Australian PIP Replacement Breast Implants Are Also Recalled

The UK cosmetic surgery industry was rocked by the PIP breast implant scandal and now Australian women are having to deal with a second wave of problems. Australian women who had faulty French PIP breast implants replaced with a brand called Cereform now face further worry as this brand has been recalled due to safety […]

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Women’s Confidence Plummets After 51 Years Old

A new study of 2,000 women revealed a large percentage felt they no longer received the level of attention they once did after hitting 51. Confidence plummets after the age of 50 with greying hair, wearing glasses and struggling to find fashionable clothes cited as major reasons. The lifestyle study, reported in The Mature Times, […]

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15% Increase In Claims In 2013

Medical professionals are facing increasing criticism and claims according to the organisation which represents over half of Britain’s doctors and surgeons. Data from the MDU shows that breast surgery, facelifts, eyelid operations, nose reductions and weight-loss procedures account for 80% of the rising number of legal actions, with blunders leading to damages payouts of more […]

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‘Selfie’ Trend Influencing Demand For Aesthetic Procedures

The ‘selfie’ picture – where camera phone users take pictures of themselves – reached new heights at the Oscars ceremony when host Ellen DeGeneres’ selfie became the most retweeted tweet ever. Now it seems the phenomenon is also having an impact on demand for facial aesthetic procedures. The theory is that patients are becoming more […]

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Are EU Rules Blocking Sir Keogh Reform?

When the government announced its response to the Keogh Report earlier this month there was loud and vocal dismay that the reform of the cosmetic surgery industry did not go far enough. For example, the much anticipated regulation of dermal fillers did not happen nor did a crack down on irresponsible advertising. The whole process […]

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Professional Beauty Awards 2014 Revealed

Professional Beauty Awards 2014 Revealed Professional Beauty have announced the winners of their 2014 industry awards during a ceremony at the Guildhall, London. Now in its 17th year, The Professional Beauty Awards are the most prestigious and established awards ceremony for the beauty, spa, nails and aesthetics markets, recognizing the outstanding skills of those who […]

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Botox On Trial As Weightloss Solution

As a clinic or aesthetic practitioner you’re probably using Botox in many of your aesthetic treatments. In fact, our medical insurance considers Botox to be a relatively safe drug to be administrating, when done in the correct environment. Now, scientists are developing the drug as a weightloss treatment. Could it be that in a few […]

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Tougher Rules On Dermal Fillers, Botox Injections And Plastic Surgery

Ministers have announced new regulations to tackle an industry accused of selling everything from surgery to Botox “like double glazing” and that they had the same level of regulation as “ball point pens”. It will become illegal to offer dermal fillers without training and a register of all breast implants will be set up. The […]

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Holly Willoughby Tops Most Wanted Valentines’ Date

A new survey has found that the woman men want for a Valentine’s date is non-other than This Morning’s Holly Willoughby. Katy Perry, Rhianna, Michelle Keegan and Cheryl Cole all polled high in the poll by a mineral makeup brand. The results reveal how we have altered our view of what is ‘beautiful’ and sexy. […]

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