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Treating men with Botulinum Toxin A (Botox)

Treating men with Botulinum Toxin A (Botox)

admin | 22/03/2016

Injection of Botulinum Toxin A is the commonest cosmetic treatment performed in 2014 according to the latest statistics provided by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) as of 8th July 2014. (1)

The total number of Botulinum Toxin treatments as surveyed in 95 countries world wide amongst 2700 Board certified Cosmetic Plastic surgeons was 4,830,911. (1)

The non-surgical market in the UK is rising year on year. It was estimated to be worth £2.6 billion pounds in 2010, and now is estimated to be £3.6 billion pounds in 2015, a £1.0 billion sterling increase in 5 years. (2)

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A picture speaks a thousand words

A picture speaks a thousand words

admin | 22/03/2016

I was so moved and humbled by my first experience on the charity mission with the LEAP Global Missions team in January 2016; I have developed an apatite for more charity work.

I have also learned from this experience that there is so much suffering in this world and a pair of hands my not be suffice to contribute; however, well organised charitable team work is a powerful way to help those who are most in need, especially when supported by the appropriate funding.

Thus funding is not necessarily financial, but may also include medical equipment, and dressing, which are

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Wirral Globe Article

Wirral Globe Article

admin | 11/01/2016

A LEADING plastic surgeon from Wirral is heading to Jordan on a mission to treat wounded Syrian refugees whose lives have been torn apart by the civil war engulfing the country.

Dr Ali Juma will travel to Jordan in January to help with an international humanitarian effort by offering his medical skills in the capital, Amman.

The eight-day mission, organised by worldwide charity LEAP Global Missions, will see Dr Juma and a cohort of international plastic surgeons perform round-the-clock reconstructive surgery on children and adults who have suffered devastating war wounds including electrical burns, and traumatic injuries caused by gunshots

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The origins of Plastic surgery, a brief history

The origins of Plastic surgery, a brief history

admin | 12/05/2015

Cosmetic surgery is a subspecialty of plastic surgery and often the words are used interchangeably as is in this article.

Each year plastic and reconstructive surgeons improve the lives of millions of patients across the globe for many indications and reasons; however, the ultimate outcome is to provide a better cosmetic look to a disfigured body or face.

Motivations for having cosmetic surgery can be divided into external influences like indirect coercion by a spouse, media, and celebrity influence. However, the internal motivations are also multitude and may include the wish to alter a specific disliked feature; in addition to

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Breast Augmentation, BAAPS figures 2014

Breast Augmentation, BAAPS figures 2014

admin | 12/05/2015

BAAPS cosmetic surgery figures for the year 2013-2014 came somewhat as a surprise. They did not only demonstrate an overall drop from the previous year’s figures, they also posted a significant decrease for the first time in history since the data publication had commenced.

This decline was spearheaded by the most popular cosmetic procedure of all; breast augmentation surgery, the drop was 23% as opposed to the preceding year’s increase of 11%.

The views expressed by a number of credible bodies as to why this decline occurred were multitude and diverse.

These views included;

The previous year’s figures were inflated

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