The rise of the holiday body

This recent news story certainly piqued our interest: British cosmetic surgery clinics have seen a spike in business over the past few months due to people wanting to look as good as possible on holiday. According to the Mirror website, UK clinics have seen a 20% rise in bookings for nip-and-tuck procedures – many from…

What men look for in cosmetic surgery

Out of the fifty thousand-plus cosmetic surgery procedures that happened last year, just over 4,000 of them were performed on men. And while that doesn’t sound much compare to female procedures, that’s over twice as many than a decade ago. Yes, men are getting wise to the benefits of cosmetic treatment – and what they’re…

Has Bill Clinton had work done?

With Hillary Clinton making a bid for President this year, we’re going to see a lot more of her husband up until November, and possibly beyond. And he’s suddenly looking pretty decent for his age – a lot better than before, in fact. So naturally, speculation is rife over the possibility that the former President…

A short history of the nose job

We were very taken by a recent article in The Independent that looked at the way our aesthetic surgery ancestors went about things – and if you thought cosmetic treatment was a recent development, or that people have undertaken it due to media pressure, you’ll be just as surprised as we were. Not to mention…

The General Medical Council’s new checklist

You may have heard that the General Medical Council– the public body that maintains the official register of all medical practitioners in the UK, which includes Dr Joney De Souza and all the staff at our Mayfair aesthetic clinic– are starting to crack down on the unlicensed and unscrupulous amongst the cosmetic surgery community in…

What am I doing to age my skin?

One of the questions that comes up time and time again in skin consultations here at Dr Joney De Souza’s Mayfair cosmetic clinic is this: “what have I done to cause my skin to age so quickly?” Now, this is a difficult question to answer and sometimes the answer isn’t clear-cut – sometimes premature ageing…