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Breast Augmentation Information Evening

Are you considering breast augmentation surgery? Want more information about your options and what’s involved in the treatment? Then we’d love to see you at our breast augmentation information evening on Wednesday 16th March. We will begin the evening with an introduction to Aurora Clinics and an insight into breast augmentation surgery from Mr Adrian Richards, our […]

Scar revision inside the mouth – is it possible?

Scar Revision question: I have a lump of soft tissue on the underside of my bottom lip which is quite unnoticeable until I speak. This was caused when the minor salivary gland was removed in 2005 by a surgeon who later remarked that she was not concerned with aesthetic problems, only medical, and left enough […]

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Male Nipple Reduction surgery – can it remove lumps?

We’ve just had an interesting question through from a young male, and thought it would be helpful to share here. Nipple Reduction question: I have recently developed small pea sized lumps behind both of my nipples. I can only link this to the use of legal natural testosterone booster. I think I maybe had oestrogen […]

Can you repair a split tongue?

We’ve just had an interesting query through enquiring about the possibility of surgery to repair a split tongue. While it isn’t a procedure we currently offer at Aurora Clinics, we thought it would be useful to answer it here for anyone interested in the same surgery: Cosmetic Surgery question: Hi, I’m from Japan, I have […]

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Inverted Nipple Correction – is sensation the same after surgery?

Inverted Nipple Surgery Question: I watched your video on inverted nipple correction surgery. Since all the milk ducts are severed during the procedure, does the nipple continue to respond as normal when stimulated or cold? Are sensations still the same after healing? Thank you. Inverted Nipple Surgery Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry […]

Male VASER Liposuction: are lower & top abs 1 region or 3?

VASER Lipo Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am very interested in having VASER liposuction, even though I only have a 34 inch waist. Could you tell me if you class the lower and top abs as one region? If not, how much would it cost to have this treatment on all three stomach areas? VASER […]

Can I have stand-alone Earlobe Reduction surgery?

Earlobe Reduction Question: I have ears over 3ins long due to enlarged earlobes. Do you offer stand-alone earlobe reduction surgery and if so, may I ask how much this will cost? Earlobe Reduction Answer: Thank you for your question. It is possible to have your earlobes reduced. This is a technique which we specialise in […]

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How long will I take to heal after Cyst Removal?

Cyst Removal Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I discovered a cyst in my armpit a couple of years ago and sought the advice of my doctor who informed me that it should be surgically removed. This was carried out six months ago but one month after surgery I had to return because of pain. I still […]

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How quickly can I have Breast Asymmetry treatment?

Breast Asymmetry Question: I am thinking about having surgery to correct my asymmetrical breasts and was wondering how long I would have to wait from my first consultation through to surgery? I would also like to know the cost for this type of surgery. Breast Asymmetry Answer: Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding uneven breasts […]

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Will Breast Uplift surgery change the size of my nipples?

Breast Uplift Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I previously had breast uplift surgery in Scotland along with a reduction on my right breast to create better symmetry. During the operation, 50g of tissue was removed from my right breast but this was clearly not enough as the asymmetry appears to be even more pronounced than before. […]

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How Can You Detect the Blood Supply in Dark Nipples?

Ask The Plastic Surgeon Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I have been watching your nipple reduction videos and noticed that your surgeon presses the nipple to ascertain if there is adequate blood supply to this region. Could you explain how this method works when used for a woman with very dark or black nipples? Answer: Thank […]

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Can Under 18s have Breast Enlargement Surgery in Special Circumstances?

Ask The Surgeon Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am sixteen years of age and have a hormone deficiency which means that my breast size is very small: not even an A cup. I have tried various potions and lotions but none of them provide any signs of breast enlargement. As a result, I would like […]

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What are the Benefits of En Bloc Breast Implant Removal?

Ask The Surgeon Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, does “En Bloc” breast implant removal eliminate scar tissue around the implant and also remove the implant? Please can you explain this technique further along with arguments for and against. Do you use this method at Aurora Clinics? Answer: Yes, the En Bloc procedure removes both the breast implant and […]

Thread Lift Treatment: What Is Your Opinion?

Thread Lift Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, do you carry out Thread Lift treatment (gold thread skin rejuvenation) under local anaesthetic? Thread Lift Answer: Thank you very much for your question. We do not perform Thread Lift treatment (gold thread skin rejuvenation), under local anaesthetic or otherwise. This is due to the fact that procedures we […]

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Is Liposuction a Cure for Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia Question: I think that I may be suffering from gynecomastia (man boobs) which has become more noticeable on my chest due to weight training. I am curious as to the initial steps I should take to remove this. Also, could you advise as to which type of surgery would be best for my particular […]

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How Long is the Recovery Time for Implant Removal?

Question: I have 22 year-old 300ml silicone implants which have caused me no problem over the years until November 2011 when I had a rupture. I do not want to replace them and have good skin elasticity and ample tissue around the area. I have sought the advice of two surgeons who have both offered […]

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Inverted Nipple Surgery FAQs

Question: I would like to arrange surgery for the correction of an inverted nipple which has never been fully everted, so I guess it would be graded as a Class 3. Could you tell me how long it will take to recover from this type of surgery? I need to know how much time I […]

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What are your thoughts on Silimed Breast Implants?

Question: Could you tell me if you are still recommending Silimed implants as I have recently heard rumours that the polyurethane coating can cause cancer? What are your thoughts on this as I currently have PIPs and do not want to replace them for ones which may become another potential risk! Answer: Many thanks for your interesting email. […]

Can 6mm stretched earlobes from flesh tunnels be corrected with surgery?

Question: Can you tell me if you can stitch earlobes which have been stretched to approximately 6mm? If so, could you provide an approximate cost for both ears. Answer: It is possible to stitch earlobes which have been stretched to 6mm. In fact, we sometimes stitch lobes which have been stretched much wider than this! […]

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Can a Neck Lift streamline my Double Chin?

Question: Hi there, I am 25 years old and have recently lost a lot of weight which has left me with a saggy, double chin. I do not want implants but was wondering if I could have a neck lift (cervicoplasty). Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry. It is possible to have facial […]

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Can you correct Breast Enlargement surgery which has left me uneven?

Question: Aurora Clinics have been recommended as specialists in the field of breast enlargement surgery. My breast augmentation surgery was carried out in London in December last year. Upon first inspection, I had a feeling that my left implant was not going to descend and it never did. After six months, I had revision surgery […]

What is the best skin treatment for deep lines between the eyebrows?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I have a deep furrow between my eyebrows and would be interested to find the best treatment for this. Answer: The best way to erase a deep line between your brows is with a non-surgical treatment of injections to relax the muscles that cause frown lines. These muscles are called the […]

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What does the Breast Surgery term ‘Double Bubble’ mean?

Question: Dear Aurora, please could you explain what is meant by the Plastic Surgery term Double Bubble? I had my breast surgery done with the Transform Group. When I had my consultation I was told that everything was fine and that having breast implants placed under the muscle would mean that there would be no excess […]

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Will Nipple Reduction surgery leave me with no feeling?

Question: Since breastfeeding my first child, I have become very unhappy with the size of my nipples. When I wear clothes, they protrude and look very unattractive. I would like to have nipple reduction surgery but am afraid that I will be left with no feeling in this area and the scars will be too […]

Can my 14mm stretched ears heal by themselves?

The New Year is a great time to think about making positive changes for a New You… One cosmetic surgery treatment which always increases in popularity at the start of the New Year is Earlobe Repair: people with stretched or split earlobes from flesh tunnels, plugs and gauges decide to get rid of the signs of a […]

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How can I reduce the size of my Male Breasts & Nipples?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am a 22 year-old male with nipples that protrude in a dome shape. As you can appreciate, I am very embarrassed about this and am very keen to have this problem rectified. I am not overweight and therefore have ruled out the fact that this could be a by-product of […]

Which Skin Treatment can give me a clear complexion?

Question: I am looking for the perfect skin procedure to have before my wedding: I really want a clear complexion on the day. In the past, I have had brown spots and age marks on my cheeks as well as open pores. I also have acne scars on both my nose and face. I suffer from […]

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Breast implant discomfort: which surgeon should I see?

Question: Since having 330cc breast implants over a year ago, I have experienced mild discomfort in my left breast. I was told that this is something which should not cause me concern as everything was fine at my six week post-operative check up. However, during the past few weeks, the discomfort has become even more […]

Can I have a consultation and Permalip lip enhancement surgery on the same day?

Question: I am very interested in having Permalip lip enhancement surgery for lip augmentation. However, I was wondering if it would be possible to come up for an initial consultation and have treatment performed on the same day?   Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry. It would be possible to see you and […]

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Can you remove the stitch marks left behind from mole removal?

Question: Eight months ago I had mole removal surgery for a lesion situated next to my nose. However, I am now left with stitch marks which look unsightly. Is it possible to excise this area again and re-stitch it? Answer: It sounds as though you have cross stitches in your incision which have left dots […]

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Will Eczema cause complications if I have Breast Enlargement Surgery?

Question: I suffer from eczema, would I be likely to experience any complications if I commenced with breast enlargement surgery? Answer: Thank you for your question. Eczema itself will not cause any complications as long as you do not have too much active eczema in the breast area where the incision is made for your […]

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Is Areola Reduction Included with my Breast Uplift Package?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am having a breast uplift with your surgeon Mr Adrian Richards in August but I have a further enquiry. My areolas are very large and take up a lot of my breast. Will Mr Richards be able to reduce them so as they look smaller and rounder? Can areola reduction […]

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Do I need Replacement Breast Implants or a Breast Capsulectomy?

Question: Since having breast enlargement surgery 25 years ago, my breast implants have gradually become harder and harder and are sometimes quite uncomfortable, they are also too large for my liking. Could you tell me if it is possible to have my breast implants replaced with smaller implants or am I forever stuck with the […]

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Can stitches come loose after Tummy Tuck surgery?

Tummy Tuck Question: I had tummy tuck surgery two months ago but my stomach has swollen so much, it looks as though I am three months pregnant. The doctor claimed that my fascia muscle has stretched and he will have to repeat tummy tuck surgery to tighten it. I am not happy with this explanation. Have […]

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Can I use a Niplette as a non-surgical alternative to Inverted Nipple Correction?

Question: Since reading the comprehensive information available on your website, I believe that my fiancé has a Grade 1 inverted nipple. We have ruled out having surgery but would very much like to buy a Niplette suction device. Could you please tell us where we could purchase one? Answer: The Niplette is a suction device […]

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Do I need a Tummy Tuck or Body Lift for excess skin on my lower back?

Question: Following dramatic weight loss I underwent tummy tuck surgery. The results were excellent but I was left with a problem around my lower back. From research it would appear that I needed a lower body lift (I think this is sometimes called a belt lipectomy). Can surgery be performed to correct this band of […]

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Breast Uplift surgery with implants: does it really work?

Question: If I was going to have breast uplift surgery, I would want my cleavage to look extremely perky afterwards even though some would argue that this makes your breasts look fake rather than natural. However, I have seen before and after pictures of women who have had breast uplift surgery with implants. Many of […]

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How much does Inverted Nipple Correction cost?

For all of our latest prices on Inverted Nipple Correction click here! Question: Could you please tell me the cost for inverted nipple correction? Answer: Inverted nipple correction prices vary at different cosmetic surgery clinics. At Aurora Clinics, inverted nipple surgery costs £1500 for both nipples and £800 for just the one. This includes correction […]

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Can I have implants with Breast Reduction surgery?

Question: Due to weight gain over the years my breasts have become droopy and large. I am 54 years of age and the bottoms of my breasts now reach my waist. Dropping from 230lbs to 105lbs has also added to their demise so I am seriously considering breast surgery to improve their appearance. Since they […]

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Can you tell me the best technique for Arm Lift surgery?

Question: I have read and perused all of the information you have on your website with regard to arm lift surgery and would like to ask a couple of questions. After researching a number of options, I feel drawn towards the Dr Jean Francois Pascal Technique as it appears to be less invasive and results […]

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If I have my implants removed, will my breasts sag?

Question: I have a question regarding previous breast augmentation surgery that I had years ago. I should point out that both silicone implants were positioned above the muscles and there were no complications following my surgery. I am thinking of maybe removing them or replacing them with smaller implants in a couple of years. Would this […]

Permalip Implants: what can go wrong?

Question: I have some questions related to Permalip lip enhancement. Firstly, could you tell me if the lip will adapt to my changing face shape as the years advance (I’m only 18!)? Also, are there any complications associated with this treatment? If so, how often do they arise? Finally, if I am unhappy with the result, […]

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Can a Mini Tummy Tuck correct a C-Section skin overhang?

Question: I recently had a consultation with regard to tummy tuck surgery as I have an overhang of skin which is the result of three Caesarean sections and an operation to remove an ovarian cyst. One of my babies was born via a classical C-Section which means that I have a scar that extends from […]

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Can you perform Breast Enlargement surgery under twilight sedation?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am interested in having breast enlargement surgery. Can this procedure be performed under twilight sedation as I have a phobia of vomiting and am very wary of general anaesthetic? Any information would be appreciated. Answer: Thank you for very much for your enquiry. It is possible in some cases to […]

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How can I have pert nipples without losing the ability to breastfeed?

Question: I am 21 years old and very unhappy with the appearance of my breasts. I lost a lot of weight about 5 years ago which completely changed their shape. They became saggy and my areolas are now very big and oval. The right one is 9cm in height and 6.5cm in breadth. Would it […]

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What make of implants do you use for Breast Enlargement surgery?

Question: Could you tell me the make of implants you use for breast augmentation? I ask because I plan to have Natrelle implants in the near future. However I am aware that in 10-15 years’ time, I will have to have these removed and replaced with a different size, possibly with a reduction. If I […]

Do I need full nose reshaping for a slightly crooked nose?

Question: The bridge of my nose is crooked but not uneven enough for full nose reshaping. However, when I smile, the tip tends to droop downwards and looks like a Roman nose. Is it possible to have the depressor septi muscle trimmed to prevent dynamic tip ptosis (downward movement of the end of the nose)? […]

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Can you hide the scarring associated with Arm Lift Surgery?

Question: I am considering arm lift surgery and have three questions. From the photographs that I sent you, could you provide an indication as to the length of the resulting scar and would a mini arm lift be an option for me? I already have a scar on my left arm which is a by-product […]

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Will Inverted Nipple Correction prevent me from breastfeeding?

Question: I have inverted nipples which only protrude temporarily if I pull them outwards really hard. I have learned that during inverted nipple correction the surgeon removes the ducts. If this is the case, breastfeeding will no longer be an option for lactating mothers. If one should become pregnant, could you please advise as to […]

Are Facelifts suitable for men with short hair?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am considering having a Facelift (Face Lift) procedure. However, I am a man with very short hair. Do you think this procedure will be suitable for me or will the results look poor due to obvious scarring with my hair? Answer: Thank you for your recent enquiry. The Hollywood facelift […]

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Is Areola Reduction surgery permanent?

Question: I have had areola reduction surgery twice. My first treatment took place in 2007 and the second in 2008. I opted for secondary surgery because the size of my areolas did not turn out as agreed and there was a difference in their shape! I became unexpectedly pregnant eight months after my last surgery […]

What is the best treatment for hyper-pigmentation on the cheeks?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I suffer from hyper-pigmentation of the cheeks and my skin is highly sensitive to the light and sun. Would a chemical peel improve this or could you suggest something better? Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry with regard to pigmented areas on your cheeks. This is often because of […]

Am I old enough for Chin Reduction surgery?

Question: I am a 20 year-old male who is considering ear pinning and chin reduction surgery later this year. I also want to have braces fitted next year purely because I have crooked teeth and not as a result of bite issues. Could you tell me if I am old enough to have chin reduction […]

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Can Breast Uplift surgery correct my saggy breasts from breastfeeding?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, since the birth of my sons, my breasts have become extremely saggy. Although I didn’’t breastfeed, I noticed that when I was lactating my cup size increased from a 34C to a 34G. After a couple of weeks, they reduced to a 34B and this is how they have remained. I […]

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Can Aurora Clinics provide a second opinion?

Question: I am writing to ask if you can provide a second opinion with regard to surgery which has been carried out by a cosmetic clinic based in Harley Street? I recently had a face lift but have since noticed that I still have jowls and one side is significantly heavier than the other. Loose […]

How can I treat Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, could you tell me if I am suffering from a condition known as hyperhidrosis as I have noticed that I sweat profusely around the face, forehead and scalp? I would be grateful if you could recommend a suitable treatment for this condition as it has caused me a great deal of […]

What is the recovery time for Earlobe Repair surgery?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, what is the recovery time following a procedure to correct a split earlobe or stretched earlobe? Answer: Once the local anaesthetic wears off after surgery, you can expect the ear to be a bit sore. This is usually controlled very well with simple painkillers such as paracetamol. The dressing stays on […]

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What must my BMI be for Breast Reduction Surgery?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am 18 years old and have had large breasts all my life. I have been to my doctor about having breast reduction on the NHS but he said I have to have a BMI between 25 and 27. My BMI is 31 which technically makes me obese. I am clearly […]

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Can MACS Face Lift surgery slim my face shape?

Question: When I was younger my face was the perfect shape, but as I near my 30’s, it is becoming bigger in size. Is it common for the face to increase as we advance in years? As I have put on weight, I was wondering if a diet would help me to regain the facial […]

Will Dermal Fillers make my mouth look more symmetrical?

Question: Since I was born I have had respiratory problems and breathe through my mouth rather than my nose. My upper lip is significantly smaller than my lower one and I am considering silicone lip augmentation to make my mouth more symmetrical. How much is this likely to cost and will the effects of the […]

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Can Breast Reduction and Tummy Tuck surgery be combined?

Question: I am very interested in having a breast reduction and tummy tuck. Would it be possible to have both procedures at the same time? Also, if I meet your criteria for both operations, could you tell me when surgery will take place. Do you have a long waiting list? Answer: Thank you very much […]

Is the iGuide Neck Lift suitable for improving a double chin?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am 45 years of age and have always had a double chin even though I am of slim build. This is a feature that I have inherited. Until now, it has never really bothered me but as I grow older, I am becoming increasingly aware of it. I was wondering […]

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What are the anaesthetic options for a Tummy Tuck procedure?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am very interested in having a Tummy Tuck. Could you tell me if this procedure can be carried out without full sedation as I would like to be awake during the procedure? Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry. Unfortunately, we do like people to be asleep for their […]

What is the best non-surgical treatment for lines on upper lip?

Question: I have deep lines on my upper lip. Can you recommend the best way of treating them? Answer: There are a number of ways to treat the lines on your upper lip. This includes dermal fillers and Anti-wrinkle injections. Very fine superficial lines can sometimes be treated with either Chemical peels or a Dermaroller but […]

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Is there a cure for dark circles under the eyes?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, could you tell me if there is a cure for dark circles under the eyes? I am 37 years of age. Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry. There are a number of reasons why this can occur. Shadows are often the result of a stressful or hectic lifestyle, a […]

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How soon after Blepharoplasty (Eyelid) Surgery is it safe to fly?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am interested in having upper eyelid correction. Could you tell me how many weeks after surgery I will need to wait before I can fly? Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry. We generally recommend that you leave it at least three weeks following blepharoplasty surgery before flying. The […]

What is the best treatment for a discoloured/oddly shaped toenail?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am writing in the hope that you can help me. One of my toenails has become discoloured and is shaped differently to the rest. I have noticed on one of your replies that this is something you can correct? Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry about your discoloured […]

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Body Lift Surgery with specialist Mr Prashant Govilkar

Question: Hi, I had a gastric band fitted last year. I have now lost 5 stone, and am left with lots of loose skin. At the moment I have terrible body self-image and confidence problems due to all this loose skin, to the point that I preferred myself obese! I currently weigh about 12 stone. […]

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Can MACS Facelift procedures be performed under twilight sedation?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, could you tell me if a MACS Facelift can be carried out using twilight sedation? I look forward to hearing from you. Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry. It is certainly possible to perform a MACS facelift under twilight sedation if this is your preference. This would involve a […]

How can I remove thread veins from my legs?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, could you please tell me how thread veins are removed from the legs? I would also like to know the cost for such treatment and how this procedure is carried out. Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry. There are a number of ways to remove veins from your legs. […]

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Will I need a Breast Uplift if I have my breast implants removed?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I would like to remove my breast implants which were done 9 years ago. I have 350cc implants but would now prefer to leave my breasts natural. My husband says that I will need a breast uplift afterwards. Is he correct? Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry. It certainly […]

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Question regarding products to help treat scars

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I have a medium-sized raised scar below my nose from when I fell face-first on the concrete 1-2 years ago. It is very annoying but doesn’t really hurt. How do I treat this? I want it as small and unnoticeable as possible. The only thing I am treating it with at […]

Question regarding re-piercing after Stretched Ear Piercing Correction surgery

Question: My ear piercings have stretched significantly. I’m happy to take Mr Richards’ advice on whether he thinks I should have these repaired. Could you also confirm that after having these repaired I would be able to have my ears re-pierced and wear earrings as usual? How long would I have to wait to have […]

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Question: Small breasts & big nipples – can I correct without implants?

Question: I have really big areolas and they’re puffy, but my breasts are very small. I think the breast bud didn’t develop correctly and has stayed directly behind the areola, causing this terrible deformity. Do you know if I can get this fixed without having to get implants? Answer: Thank you for your message. It […]

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Question regarding Nipple Reconstruction and Medical Tattooing

Question: My question is, is it possible to treat girls who are born without breast nipples? What are the options and outcomes for their future? Answer: Thank you for your question. Yes it is possible to treat girls who were born without nipples. This is normally performed by a combination of treatments. A nipple reconstruction, […]

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Question regarding Tubular Breast Correction and Implant Replacement

Question: I am enquiring about a procedure to correct Tubular Breasts. I have already tried to correct my Tubular Breasts with a Breast Augmentation elsewhere around 4 years ago but I am very unhappy with the results. One breast seems to have settled fine, but the other implant seems to be sitting much higher up […]

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Question regarding Breast Reduction in under 18 year-olds

Question: Hello, I am 12 years old and I would like to get a Breast Reduction. I am 5ft and size 32C. I don’t suffer from any health problems due to their size, so I understand that I don’t really need it: I only want it because I feel my breasts are too big and […]

Question about treatment for acne scarring

Question: I would like to know what treatment would work best for scarring on my back and chest as a result of severe acne and if you can provide this treatment? The scars are raised and have a slight purple tinge to them. Answer: It would be helpful if you could send us a clear […]

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Questions regarding Breast Reduction Surgery

Question: I am considering having Breast Reduction Surgery but have a few questions. What are the price ranges for UK Breast Reduction Surgery? What preparations are necessary before having a Breast Reduction? And, lastly, will I be able to breastfeed if I have a Breast Reduction? Answer: At Aurora Clinics, the price of Breast Reduction […]

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Question regarding choosing textured or smooth Breast Implants

Question: I would like to have a Breast Augmentation (enlargement) but cannot decide which implants I should use. I am slim and want to have the most natural looking, soft breasts possible. My surgeon suggests textured implants, size less than 150cc, and placed under the muscle. However, I have a concern that textured implants are harder […]

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Question regarding tightening of tummy muscles

Question: I had a full tummy tuck and repair of my rectus muscles as my tummy bulged after 3 children. However, my tummy still bulged after the op. The sonographer who scanned me said that my muscle wall falls forward when I stand up although my rectus muscles are tight together and very well developed. […]

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Question about removing large amounts of fat in one area

Question: I weigh 117 kilos, my height is 170cms. I have a problem: I have 10-12 kilos of fat in one area. Can I take this away in one single surgery? After this area is removed, if I have other areas of fat can I also remove these, because I’ve heard that surgery will take all the vitamins and water from […]

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Question regarding Inverted Nipples

Question: Hello Aurora Clinics, I have inverted nipples on both sides. I would say they are Grade 2 inverted. I am asking for advice on a surgical procedure to correct them. I’ve purchased the Niplette device and have been using it for about three weeks. The Niplette seems to draw my nipples out easily and straight away […]

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Question regarding hypertrophic scarring from Mole Removal

Question: I recently had a mole removed from the front bicep of my arm and I believe it has healed into a hypertrophic scar. My GP did it for me and used stiches that were left in for about a week and a half. In your opinion was that too soon to remove the stitches? […]

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Rippling of breast implants – is this normal?

Q) Hi, I had a breast augmentation with Aurora Clinics in Northampton nearly 3 years ago. I have quite bad rippling of the implants, especially when I lean forward. Is this normal? Thanks. A) Thank you for your email.  I am sorry to hear that you have rippling following your breast enlargement procedure. Rippling is caused by […]