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Plastic Surgery is booming in the UK

February 4, 2014 at 8:26 pm by Lucie Simic

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It was reported this week that plastic surgery in the UK is booming. According to figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps), the number of nose jobs, face lifts and breast implant operations all soared by more than 10% last year.

Talking about the news, Tim Mellor said: “In my practice (facial surgery only) the most common procedure is the eyelid surgery overall, followed by nose jobs (rhinoplasty) for men. However, patients must remember that they are not undergoing magic surgery and the risks, although relatively rare, still remain.

“From a business perspective, it is interesting that these results seem to show the economy is moving.”

You can read the full article here.

Cases of mouth cancer in younger people are on the rise

October 8, 2013 at 6:28 pm by Lucie Simic

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Today there was a story in the Daily Mail highlighting the increasing issue of mouth cancer.

Nearly 8,000 people are diagnosed with mouth cancer every year and there has been a 50 per cent increase in cases between 1999 and 2007, according to the charity Mouth Cancer Foundation.

Most cases occur in people over 50, but it’s becoming more common in younger people, and doctors are looking into the reasons why. Recent studies show human papilloma virus number 16 (HPV-16) – the same one associated with cervical cancer – is linked to mouth cancer in much younger people with good oral health and no history of smoking or drinking alcohol.

Talking about the article, Mr Timothy Mellor said: “Mouth cancer is now presenting in young adults more frequently. When I started in the profession in the 1980s it was almost unheard of but I have even seen patients in their twenties  with tongue cancer. HPV is probably an important factor. I think we should be looking at boys also receiving the vaccination at school along with girls.”

You can read the full article here.

 

Oral Surgery Club of Great Britian

August 5, 2013 at 10:04 am by Lucie Simic

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In May Tim Mellor travelled to Ferrera in Italy to deliver a talk on on defining the jawline in aesthetic surgery for the Oral Surgery Club of Great Britain, held at the University of Ferrara department of cranio-maxillofacial surgery.

As honorary secretary of the club, Tim was delighted to be asked to talk at the event and visit the hospitals in Ferrera, near Bologna.

Masterclass in facelifts with Tim Mellor

August 1, 2013 at 2:04 pm by Lucie Simic

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Tim Mellor has just returned from Dublin where he was invited by the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, in conjunction with the Faculty of Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, to give a masterclass in facelifts at their 50th anniversary conference.

 

Obagi Professional-C Serums

July 30, 2013 at 2:27 pm by Lucie Simic

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Your skin deserves all the protection you can give it from daily exposure to the sun’s damaging rays and environmental conditions that cause premature aging. Visible signs of aging, those fine lines and wrinkles, are caused by tiny molecules known as ‘free radicals.’

Free radicals dramatically multiply with exposure to sun, air pollution and other environmental assaults, ravaging skin cells and breaking down collagen that gives skin its youthful resilience.

How It Works

Obagi Professional-C Serums use advanced scientific formulas developed and tested by leading Vitamin C experts. Obagi Professional-C Serums offer maximum daily antioxidant protection and greater penetration than other Vitamin C products. The greater the penetration, the greater the antioxidant benefit to your skin.

Vitamin C neutralises free radicals to prevent skin cell damage. Professional strength Vitamin C can give your skin the superior protection it needs to:

  • Prevent premature signs of aging, including fine lines and wrinkles
  • Protect against future damage
  • Stimulate collagen production for firmer, more resilient skin
  • Lighten and brighten skin for more even tone

Greater Penetration

Obagi Professional-C Serums provide up to 2 times greater penetration than its competitors. Obagi uses stabilised L-ascorbic acid – the only form of Vitamin C that can be effectively absorbed by the skin. Speak to Skincare Specialist Lin Mellor to choose from four concentrations to determine which one is right for your skin.

  • 20% Highest concentration of L-ascorbic acid
  • 15% All skin types
  • 10% Dry, sensitive or reactive skin
  • 5% Protection for the sensitive eye area

You can contact Lin by email or by calling 02392 264073