Cosmetic surgery

What is cosmetic surgery?

If you're considering cosmetic surgery there's a lot to think about, such as potential risks, scarring and aftercare.

Cosmetic surgery: is it right for you?

Ten questions to ask yourself if you're considering cosmetic surgery.

Choosing a surgeon

Questions to ask when choosing a properly qualified and experienced cosmetic surgeon.

Botox, peels, fillers and dermabrasion

Find out what non-surgical cosmetic procedures are, and the importance of using a qualified practitioner.

Qualifications to look for in a cosmetic surgeon

The qualifications to look for in a surgeon if you're considering cosmetic surgery, and questions to ask.

Picture posed by model

'I've had cosmetic surgery 10 times'

A woman in her 60s talks about her multiple and long-term experiences of cosmetic surgery.

Cosmetic surgery abroad

Treatment abroad often costs less than in the UK but any savings should be weighed up against potential risks.

Tools

PIP implants

Information for women concerned about French-made PIP breast implants

Talking treatments

Find out about the benefits of different types of talking therapy, including counselling, psychotherapy and CBT

Body dysmorphic disorder

What to do if you are unhealthily obsessed with your appearance

Teeth whitening

Do you want a brighter smile? Here are your questions about teeth whitening answered

Laser eye surgery

In recent years, new surgical techniques have been developed to correct eyesight and reduce the need for wearing glasses

The nurse who looks after your looks

Thousands of patients have benefited from Daren Edwards' skill in his 30 years' service to the NHS

Health and fitness

Boost your health and fitness with fun and practical ideas to get active and improve your general health