What Should You Expect During Your Initial Consultation? (Part 3)

Essex-based Cosmetic Surgeon, Venkat Ramakrishnan, continues his chat with us about a typical consultation prior to breast augmentation surgery. What other things do people use the initial consultation for? Some people like to ask me about before and after shots but I prefer to avoid them, particularly in the clinic. I do have some images […]


Posted by Body, Breast, Face, Surgical, October 27th, 2014 | 0 comments

What Should You Expect During Your Initial Consultation? (Part 2)

Essex-based Cosmetic Surgeon, Venkat Ramakrishnan, continues his chat with us about a typical consultation prior to breast augmentation surgery. Are there risks associated with the breast augmentation procedure which you need to talk to patients about? Patients have to consider the risks that are commonly associated with any surgical procedure. Within the last seven months […]


Posted by Body, Breast, Face, Surgical, October 23rd, 2014 | 0 comments

What Should You Expect During Your Initial Consultation? (Part 1)

Essex-based Cosmetic Surgeon, Venkat Ramakrishnan, talks to us about a typical consultation prior to breast augmentation surgery. What will your consultant discuss with you? What should you be thinking about prior to making a decision about surgery? How did you get into breast augmentation surgery? It was natural for me to specialise in breast augmentation […]


Posted by Body, Breast, Face, Surgical, October 20th, 2014 | 0 comments

Choosing a Cosmetic Surgeon (Part 2)

We continue with Essex-based Plastic Surgeon Venkat Ramakrishnan and his top tips for selecting a Plastic Surgeon for your cosmetic procedure. Should price play a part in the decision? Price shouldn’t be a factor. Obviously, if someone is charging exorbitant rates then that will put you off. But if you were to phone up five […]


Posted by Body, Breast, Face, Non-Surgical, Surgical, October 13th, 2014 | 0 comments

Choosing a Cosmetic Surgeon (Part 1)

We continue our Q&A with Essex-based Plastic Surgeon Venkat Ramakrishnan and find out his top tips for selecting a Cosmetic Surgeon for your cosmetic procedure. So you’ve told us that selecting a good surgeon with whom the patient feels comfortable is a vital piece of preparation prior to undergoing any Cosmetic surgery procedure. What advice […]


Posted by Body, Breast, Face, Surgical, October 10th, 2014 | 0 comments

Q&A with Venkat Ramakrishnan

Essex-based Plastic Surgeon Venkat Ramakrishnan answers our questions about how he became a Plastic Surgeon and what tips and advice he has for anyone considering Cosmetic Surgery. Where did you train to become a Plastic Surgeon? I studied Medicine in India and from there went to Adelaide, Australia, to complete my specialism study in Plastic […]


Posted by Body, Breast, Face, Surgical, September 26th, 2014 | 0 comments

What to do when your Surgeon says ‘no’

Charles Nduka is an accredited Plastic Surgeon who specialises in breast and facial reconstructive surgery.  Here, he explains what to do when your Surgeon refuses to undertake the procedure you want. Sometimes I have to tell patients that I will not give them the procedure they are requesting.  This is always a difficult time for […]


Posted by Body, Breast, Face, Surgical, September 17th, 2014 | 0 comments

Charles Nduka explains why aftercare is so important

What is aftercare? Aftercare isn’t just about the time spent in hospital immediately after a procedure.  Aftercare is about the ongoing access to care and the support that the patient receives from the Surgeon any time after the procedure. Why is it important? Good aftercare will help the patient adjust better after surgery and speed […]


Posted by Body, Breast, Face, Surgical, September 4th, 2014 | 0 comments

Charles Nduka’s advice about how to choose a Surgeon

How do you advise patients to choose a surgeon? By doing their research.  Research is really important. What kind of research can a patient undertake? Sometimes it can feel difficult to get access to information, but it is really important to find out about the procedure and about the Surgeon. Talk to the Surgeon.  Ask […]


Posted by Body, Breast, Face, Surgical, August 29th, 2014 | 0 comments

Mr Asit Khandwala’s advice about Arm Reduction Surgery

Asit Khadwala, East Grinstead Plastic Surgeon, talks you through everything you need to know about a popular Cosmetic Surgery procedure: Arm Reduction Surgery. What is Arm Reduction Surgery? Arm reduction surgery tackles the problem area commonly referred to as “bingo wings”. How does the procedure work?  Is it suitable for anyone? If your upper arms […]


Posted by Body, Breast, Surgical, August 21st, 2014 | 0 comments
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