Category: Facelift Surgery

Aurora Clinics: Photo showing Short Scar Facelift surgery - alternative to a full facelift

Short Scar Facelift – how is it different from a traditional facelift?

Starting to show signs of ageing, but feel too young for a full facelift? The Short Scar Facelift could be perfect for you. It’s a great choice for restoring firmness to a sagging jaw and jowls for those who don’t want, or need, a traditional facelift – with the advantage of a shorter recovery time. […]

Aurora Clinics: Photo showing Male Facelift Surgery

Maradona and the art of the male Facelift

He’s already got the Hand of God, and now he’s (allegedly) bought the face to match. Photos of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona surfaced in several newspapers last week, purporting to show the results of his recent facelift surgery. As he’s wearing a baseball cap in the photos, it’s annoyingly hard to tell if the […]

Aurora Clinics: Photo of Facelift Surgery

Full Facelift or Mini Facelift – how to tell which is right for you

A Facelift has the power to produce one of the most dramatic transformations of all cosmetic procedures. Performed well, it can give you a naturally fresher, younger-looking face and neck – while people struggle to put their finger on why you look so well! But like any surgical procedure, it’s only as effective as the […]

Is Ellen DeGeneres planning to fork out $50k to refresh her face for the Oscars?

TV chat show host Ellen DeGeneres is supposedly planning on splashing out up to $50,000 in a facial upheaval before the Oscars next year. The TV star and comedian, 55, is well-known for her youthful appearance. However, she is apparently after an overhaul before next March when she is due to present the awards ceremony. […]

New York clinic witnesses surge in Neck Lifts

It’’s a common belief that the huge rise in the use of non-invasive procedures to fight the signs of ageing has reduced the number of people who are choosing to opt for invasive surgical procedures as a means to hold on to youth. It is true that the number of non-invasive procedures being performed worldwide […]

Non-medic charged with administering medical care to Plastic Surgery patient

An American Plastic Surgery clinic’’s office manager has been charged with practising medicine without a proper licence. Christine Patterson, sister of one of the clinic’’s surgeons, assumed the role of aftercare provider that should instead have been taken by a qualified professional. The patient at the receiving end of the illegal treatment had undergone a […]

Loose Women star Carol McGiffin ‘may opt for a Facelift’ to please toyboy

The outspoken star of the daytime show, aged 52, is dating a man 22 years her junior and as a result is considering cosmetic surgery on her face to shed some years from her appearance. Talking to a UK tabloid she said: “I would love to have a facelift. My face is heading south and, more […]

Factors to consider before a Facelift

Having a facelift can provide amazing results that can take years off your appearance through tighter skin and by smoothing out wrinkles. It is a serious operation however, with sometimes variable results, and so it is a decision that should be reached with due care and consideration. Here are some steps to follow if you […]

Your Questions Answered by the Surgeons at Aurora Clinics

MACS Facelift in Milton Keynes?

MACS Facelift question: Hi, I’m interested in having the MACS facelift and would like to see Mr Richards. Would it be possible to see him at your Milton Keynes clinic – or would I have to go to another clinic? Thank you for your time. MACS Facelift answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry. […]

TV star Frances Barber “saving up” for Cosmetic Surgery

Hot on the heels of Susan Sarandon revealing that, despite her earlier denials, she has in fact undergone cosmetic surgery, another celebrity has decided to come clean. Actress Frances Barber, recently seen on TV as Madame Kovarian in Doctor Who, has admitted she plans on treating herself to a surgical freshen up, and is already […]

No Facelift for Susan Sarandon – just a little off the chin

When Hollywood star Susan Sarandon spoke out against cosmetic surgery, saying she thought women should “go and “do something interesting” instead” of getting a facelift, it was fair to assume she was not the kind of woman to go in for cosmetic surgery at all. Especially as she’d publicly denied having any surgery, or even […]

Face Lift Patient Review: Aurora Clinics

Real Life Patient of Aurora Clinics writes a Review of her Face Lift Experience Where Did You Hear About Aurora Clinics? My beautician in Princes Risborough recommended Aurora Clinics in Princes Risborough to me. I have known her for many years and have total trust in her. I believed her to be uniquely placed to […]

Introducing Aurora Clinics’ Team of Expert Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeons

Meet Some of our Aurora Clinics’ Expert Surgeons If you have been researching Aurora Clinics UK for your cosmetic surgery procedure, chances are that you found lots of videos and articles by Mr Adrian Richards. Adrian Richards (Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon) Mr. Richards is Aurora’’s Clinical Director and a fantastic surgeon – he was voted […]

Do I need a Mini Facelift or a Full Face Lift procedure?

We frequently get asked at Aurora Clinics what the difference is between mini facelift surgery and a full face lift. It is quite a confusing topic, so no surprise that people are often unsure. In this blog we hope to clear up a few uncertainties and help you decide whether a mini face lift or […]

Explaining the latest Cosmetic Surgery trends: new 2010 BAAPS statistics

Some clear trends in Cosmetic Surgery were apparent when The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) released the UK’’s 2010 statistics this week. Despite the recession, there are more cosmetic surgery procedures being carried out in the UK than ever: a 5% increase on the previous year. But whilst some procedures are clearly on […]

Do I need Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery? The differences explained

The terms ‘Plastic Surgery’ and ‘Cosmetic Surgery’ are often used interchangeably or cause confusion: many people in the UK think that ‘Plastic Surgery’ is just the American term, when in fact it is a completely different field. When looking into procedures to change the way you look, it is important to get the basic terminology […]

Cosmetic Surgery for men

Do you think nip/tuck is only for women? Think again because there are many options available for men and becoming increasingly popular in the UK. Here are some statistics to start with: The top cosmetic surgery procedures for men in 2007 include liposuction, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, male breast reduction, and facelift. The top non-surgical procedures for […]

Fight Fat & Fight Cancer! 2011 Cosmetic Surgery Trend

2011 is the year of the war on obesity. So the big buzz in Cosmetic Surgery is Fat Removal procedures: “We’re talking freezing fat, zapping fat, melting fat away, as well as vacuuming fat from places where it is plentiful (thighs, tummy and love handles)”,” says Denise Mann (ed. Ceatus Cosmetic Surgery Group). This comes […]

All you need to know about Facial Cosmetic Surgery

As time goes by and years start mounting, your face starts showing the tell-tale signs of ageing in the form of fine lines, wrinkles, sagging, drooping skin, and much else. However, with advancements in technology and science, it’’s now possible to remove these ageing signs and have your youthful look back once again, using facial […]

All you need to know about Cosmetic Surgery for the Face

People are increasingly becoming aware of the important role of appearances in the world. And, because everyone wants to look his/her best, even when they start ageing, cosmetic surgery seems like the best solution to their problems. The facial skin is the most exposed as well as most sensitive part of the body. The face […]

Is there any evidence one Facelift technique is better than others?

It is very difficult to assess whether one Facelift technique is better than another because each face is different and each surgeon has a different technique. There have been, however, long-term studies in identical twins who have had different techniques and these have not shown a significant benefit of one technique over another. There have […]

Do all plastic surgeons perform Facelift procedures?

The answer to this is no. Many plastic surgeons specialise in fields such as hand surgery, skin cancer, breast surgery and burns. Some plastic surgeons have never performed a facelift procedure and do not specialise in this field. It is therefore very important when considering specialised surgery such as facelift surgery, that your surgeon does […]

MACS Face Lift diary of Elisha Fox

Thinking about a Face Lift? Read on for the diary of one of our patients, Elisha Fox. “I’m having a facelift because frankly, I do not want to end up looking like my Mum, who is 67. She has had a hard life and without wishing to be rude, it shows in her face. My […]

SMAS Facelift – what is it and who is suitable?

Thinking about SMAS Facelift surgery? Below is a guest post on the procedure, written by Aurora Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards. Hello, my name’’s Adrian Richards. I’’m a Plastic Surgeon and the Surgical Director of Aurora Clinics. Today I’’m going to be talking a little bit about SMAS and try and clarify what it means. SMAS is a […]

Adrian Richards explains how a SMAS Facelift can be modified to suit you

Thinking about SMAS Facelift surgery? Below is a guest post on the procedure, written by Aurora Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards. Hello, my name’’s Adrian Richards. I’’m a Plastic Surgeon and the Surgical Director of Aurora Clinics. Today I’’m going to be talking about the SMAS Facelift. The SMAS is the superficial musculoaponeurotic system in the face. It’s basically a […]

Adrian Richards explains what a Neck Lift is

Thinking about Neck Lift surgery? Below is a guest post on the procedure, written by Aurora Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards. Hello, my name’’s Adrian Richards. I’’m a Plastic Surgeon and the Surgical Director of Aurora Clinics. Many people find it very difficult to tell the difference between short scar, long scar, traditional facelifts, neck lifts, SMAS lifts, S […]

Adrian Richards explains what a MACS Facelift is

Thinking about Facelift surgery? Below is a guest post on a particular type, the MACS Facelift, written by Aurora Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards. Hello, my name’’s Adrian Richards. I’’m a Plastic Surgeon and the Surgical Director of Aurora Clinics. Today I’’m going to be talking about a new type of facelift called a MACS Facelift.  I’’m going to […]

Has Anne Robinson had a face lift?

Reports over the weekend suggest that Anne Robinson has undergone further facial procedures. And from the pictures we’ve seen in the papers, it does look as if something has been done. Face lifting procedures lift the soft tissues of the jowl and neck and you can see these are firmer. Her lower eyelids in particular look […]

In a state of suspense

Leading Plastic Surgeon Launches New Skin-Suspending Facelift… Those wanting to eliminate the signs of ageing without going under the knife for traditional facelift surgery can now instead access the less-invasive Silhouette, a new type of thread lift procedure developed in California and trialled extensively throughout the US. This new improved version of the procedure was […]

Diary of a facelift and tummy tuck

Angela’s Diary Finding Adrian Richards (Aurora Clinics): I had never thought I should want a facelift as I have always looked youthful, but in my late 50s I developed jowls and a lopsided hanging effect to my neck!  I found these particularly ugly as everything else was ageing nicely! My daughter had experienced some unsatisfactory […]