Archive for December, 2011

Which Skin Treatment can give me a clear complexion?

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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 [...]

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Breast implant discomfort: which surgeon should I see?

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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 [...]

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PIP Implants: Keep Calm and Carry On (Cautiously)

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If you woke yesterday to the breaking news that the PIP implants controversy had taken yet another turn, you would be forgiven for feeling somewhat confused. The debate over PIP (Poly Implant Prothese) Implant safety is not new. The Aurora Clinics Blog reported back in April on the issues surrounding PIP implant safety . In November, surgical Director [...]

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December 22nd, 2011   |   Breast, Breast Enlargement, Breast Implant removal    |  No Comments

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

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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What to Bring to your Breast Enlargement Sizing Consultation

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Here at Aurora Clinics, we frequently get asked by patients what they should wear or bring to their breast enlargement sizing consultation, so we thought we would compile this quick checklist to help! Why Do I Need a Sizing Consultation? The Breast Enlargement Sizing consultation is a really important part of your decision to have [...]

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December 13th, 2011   |   Breast, Breast Enlargement    |  No Comments

Will Eczema cause complications if I have Breast Enlargement Surgery?

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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 [...]

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Is Areola Reduction Included with my Breast Uplift Package?

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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 [...]

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French woman’s death sparks renewed PIP fears: Aurora advise about breast implant safety

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Guest blog by Amin Elmubarak for Aurora Clinics PIP Implants: The Background According to a popular consumer watch website, On March 30, 2010, France’s health regulators issued a recall of all pre-filled silicone breast implants manufactured by Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), a company based in southern France. The breast implant recall is said to affect [...]

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December 6th, 2011   |   Breast, Breast Enlargement, Breast Implant removal    |  3 Comments

Do I need Replacement Breast Implants or a Breast Capsulectomy?

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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 [...]

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