Pioneering Op by SCS Surgeon Removes Patient’s Football-Sized Tumour

Many people are familiar with the pain caused by hernias. However, most of us have never had to deal with the unpleasantness of one the size of a football. Unfortunately, for 67-year-old Glenn Williams from Leicester, complications following bowel cancer surgery two years ago led to him developing an oversized hernia. At 20cm by 30cm, […]


Posted by Body, Surgical, February 1st, 2016 | 0 comments

Breast Implant Procedures Rise by 183%

Since the dawn of time, humankind has been fascinated by bosoms, and from a cosmetic surgery point of view, things aren’t much different. While the concept of what constitutes the ideal bust shape and size has changed over the years, the demand for better breasts has never diminished. In fact, according to an article published […]


Posted by Breast, Surgical, January 26th, 2016 | 0 comments

Is your Cosmetic Surgeon RCS-Certified?

As a strong advocate of patient safety, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (a.k.a. BAAPS) is delighted that the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has announced plans to introduce a brand-new credentialling scheme that will indicate to members of the public whether or not their surgeon is competent. The scheme will be introduced in […]


Posted by Surgical, January 18th, 2016 | 0 comments

Don’t Cave into Pressure Regarding Cosmetic Surgery

It’s not just young people who can feel pressured to get the ‘perfect body’ by their peers and the media. People in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and beyond are sometimes urged or egged on by a close friend or partner to improve their appearance through cosmetic surgery. This often leads to negative consequences as […]


Posted by Surgical, January 11th, 2016 | 0 comments

Prof Venkat Ramakrishnan talks about “future healing”

Professor Venkat Ramakrishnan, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex, tells us what development he’d most like to see in Plastic Surgery – future healing and scar reduction. Venkat, is there a development or surgical advance that you’d like to see happen in Plastic […]


Posted by Surgical, November 23rd, 2015 | 0 comments

Venkat Ramakrishnan talks about accepting International Patients (Part 2)

Professor Venkat Ramakrishnan, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex, continues to explain why he accepts international patients in his private practice. Given the added complications, why are some women willing to travel to undertake surgery? Usually, for the patients that come to me, […]


Posted by Breast, Surgical, November 16th, 2015 | 0 comments

Venkat Ramakrishnan talks about accepting International Patients (Part 1)

We hear so many warnings about Cosmetic Surgery Tourism, so why does Professor Venkat Ramakrishnan, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex, accept international patients in his private practice? Venkat, why do you accept international patients when we hear so many warnings about cosmetic […]


Posted by Breast, Surgical, November 6th, 2015 | 0 comments

Venkat Ramakrishnan talks about “Good Patients” vs “Bad Patients”

We ask Venkat Ramakrishnan, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex, what makes a ‘good patient’ or a ‘bad patient’ for Cosmetic Surgery. Is there such a thing as a ‘good patient’ or a ‘bad patient’ in Cosmetic Surgery? I’m not sure if there […]


Posted by Surgical, October 28th, 2015 | 0 comments

Venkat Ramakrishnan talks to us about “Lipo Filling”

Venkat Ramakrishnan, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex, tells us why he thinks Lipo Filling is one of the most exciting developments in Cosmetic Surgery in recent years. Venkat, what is Lipo Filling? Lipo Filling  or ‘fat grafting’ is a procedure where we […]


Posted by Face, Non-Surgical, Surgical, October 23rd, 2015 | 0 comments

Professor Venkat Ramakrishnan explains the DIEP Flap in Breast Reconstruction

Professor Venkat Ramakrishnan has been practicing reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery since 1987 and is currently a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex.  He is recognised as a pioneer of and a specialist in breast reconstruction work using the DIEP Flap technique. Venkat, […]


Posted by Breast, Surgical, October 15th, 2015 | 0 comments
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