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Our latest Patient Satisfaction Survey – February-March 2014

Would you recommend Aurora?

At Aurora Clinics, we take our patients’ satisfaction seriously. With that in mind, we regularly collect feedback from patients who have undergone surgery with us. Every two months, we collate those results to see what we’re doing right and how we can improve. Our latest feedback comes from February and March, and was given by [...]

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April 15th, 2014   |   General News    |  No Comments

See us at the Anti-Ageing Show

Anti-Ageing Show

This year’s Anti-Ageing Health and Beauty Show is happening at London’s Olympia on 10-11 May , and for the first time we’re excited to be exhibiting there. The show is one of the biggest events in the aesthetic industry, attracting 15,000 visitors with an exciting mix of treatment demos, expert advice, new product showcases and celebrity [...]

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April 11th, 2014   |   Face, General News, Non Surgical    |  No Comments

Channel 4′s Embarrassing Bodies Seeking New Participants

Embarrassing Bodies

Working in the medical field, we don’t embarrass easily – nor do we feel that any issue a person has with their body should be considered embarrassing. However, we do think sharing information that could help people is a great idea. And so it is that we’ve recently been talking to producers from Channel 4’s [...]

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March 26th, 2014   |   General News, Inverted Nipples    |  No Comments

PIP implants – Welsh Government will not reclaim £1.2m removal cost

Woman with breast implants

The Welsh Government have announced they won’t be reclaiming the £1.2 million cost to the NHS of replacing faulty PIP breast implants fitted by private cosmetic surgery companies. The huge cost was racked up on removing and replacing PIPs between 2012 and 2013, when £819,000 was paid out, and 2013-2014, which saw an additional £422,000 [...]

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March 6th, 2014   |   Breast Implant removal, General News    |  No Comments

Government’s response to cosmetic industry review “a wasted opportunity”

Plastic surgery

So, the Government have made their long-awaited response to NHS Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh’s recommendations for the cosmetic industry. And, unfortunately, it’s a bit of a damp squib. Far from being the radical overhaul many were hoping for, it turns out it’s “business as usual” for the cosmetic industry – with not a single [...]

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February 28th, 2014   |   General News    |  No Comments

Permalip for the perfect pout

Permalip Video

Full lips are one of the most admired – and desired – facial features, being a classic signifier of beauty and youth. For that reason, many people born with naturally thin lips, or who find their lips have lost volume over time, can be dissatisfied with their appearance. The popularity of injectable lip fillers is [...]

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February 27th, 2014   |   General News, Permalip    |  No Comments

Plastic surgery ‘booming’ in the UK

Plastic surgery

The BBC has reported on BAAPS’ (the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons) latest statistical findings – that reveal the UK’s ardour for plastic surgery is not abating. In fact, the figures reveal something of a boom last year, and this despite the UK still being in the grip of a recession. So what cosmetic [...]

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February 21st, 2014   |   General News    |  No Comments

South Korean woman’s new jawline sparks controversy

chins-by-luigi-diamanti

An un-named South Korean woman’s new facial silhouette has sparked controversy for its extremity. Believed to be a TV reporter, the ‘after’ photograph of the female shows an extremely reduced jawline with a narrow and pointy heart shape. The before photograph shows what might be perceived as a more ‘normal’ oval/heart-shaped face. While clearly quite [...]

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February 14th, 2014   |   Chin Reduction, General News    |  No Comments

South Korean plastic surgery clinic under fire for unusual use of spare body parts

chins-by-luigi-diamanti

A cosmetic surgery clinic in Seoul is currently under investigation for what we consider possibly the most gruesome reception ornament known to man. The clinic, based in Gangnam (yes, that of the famed song’s name), an upmarket neighbourhood in Seoul, displayed a collection of around 2000 ‘chin shavings’ – fragments of bone that had been [...]

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February 7th, 2014   |   General News    |  No Comments

PIP implants compensation ruling upheld by French court

Woman with breast implants

An appeal court in France has upheld a ruling giving compensation to around 1,700 women who received PIP breast implants. Judges ruled that the German firm which certified the implants, TUV Rheinland, must pay 3,000 Euros (£2,470) in damages to each of the women. The firm had previously been found jointly liable, along with French implant manufacturer [...]

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February 6th, 2014   |   Breast Implant removal, General News    |  No Comments

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