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Cosmetic Surgery

Welcome to the Cosmetic Surgery Section

It might have crept up on you, those stubborn wrinkles and laughter lines that just will not go no matter how many facials we partake in or cream we apply- even if it is the latest trending product! On the other hand you might have a disfigurement or you're unhappy with your nose or your breasts and so on; these days we have so much to choose from whether it be a non-invasive treatment or surgery, and endless slimming treatments, what works and what doesn't, what do other ladies recommend? You'll want to find out what choices you have and seek the best advice on the market, here we aim to look at as many topics as possible - we've even reviewed some clinics to give you an idea of what to expect before you make a decision!

 

Cosmetic Aestheticians News & Features

  • Cocoona’s Slimming & Contouring Program

    Cocoona’s Slimming & Contouring Program

    Body Slimming & contouring can be surgical and also non-surgical. We all know about surgical body contouring like classic Liposuction, Tummy tuck, liposculpting, Vaser liposuction, etc. however, there are also a number of non-surgical ways to contour your body - Such as Radio-Frequency assisted Fat burning, vacuum and ultrasound based fat-dissolving treatments, Cryotherapy and electro-therapy for muscle toning.

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  • Neck Rejuvenation - Redefine Your Neck

    Neck Rejuvenation - Redefine Your Neck

    A symbol of eternal beauty and grace, for centuries Nefertiti has been the inspiration for wonefertitimen seeking a swan-like, youthful neck. This aesthetically important area of the face if often a giveaway of one’s age. Commonly overlooked, the neck is subject to degenerative changes such as loss of collagen and elastic (the skin’s essential proteins, responsible for its thickness, elasticity, and suppleness), accumulation of fat, and from external factors such as UV radiation.

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  • Cosmetic Industry Trends: 2017

    Cosmetic Industry Trends: 2017

    There is a lot happening on the table of a cosmetic surgeon. A number of things have changed the way one looks at cosmetic surgery and how it is performed. Gone are those days where one was looking for over augmented looks to steal the show. Through 2016, it was all about getting the natural look. It will stay around for a while and will continue to be patients first request during 2017.
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  • Review: IV Vitamin Therapy at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery

    Review: IV Vitamin Therapy at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery

    It’s a treatment that has become increasingly popular thanks to celebs and their health fads, so our Editor tried it out for herself to see the benefits of having one…
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  • Forever Young BBL Pre-Treatment

    Forever Young BBL Pre-Treatment

    EW's Donna signed up for the Forever Young BBL treatment at Dr. Kamil Al Rustom Skin and Laser Centre and had her first consultation and pre-treatment taken care of! Find out more about her journey here!
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  • Pretty Perfect PRP

    Pretty Perfect PRP

    Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is now considered one of the most effective natural procedures for face and body rejuvenation. Recognized as an effective treatment in sports injury, diabetic ulcer treatment and orthopedics amongst others, this leading edge therapy is relatively new in aesthetics.
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  • 4 Aesthetic Procedures that are Highly Popular with Men Today

    4 Aesthetic Procedures that are Highly Popular with Men Today

    Their penchant for seeking an improved appearance might earlier have been limited to using anti-acne creams and styling their hair, but today men are more openly and extensively embracing their desires to have chiselled bodies and look beautiful. The age of the metrosexual man dawned upon us in the 1990s and with the turn of the century, cosmetic correction techniques were no longer considered un-macho.

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  • Review: Laser Hair Reduction

    Review: Laser Hair Reduction

    Now, I'm not overly hairy or anything but I do become lazy sometimes over the thought of going to the salon to get a wax. So when I was offered the chance to visit Dr. Kamil Al Rustom's clinic for a laser hair reduction treatment, I was more excited than nervous!

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  • How Safe is Your Hair Transplant Surgeon?

    How Safe is Your Hair Transplant Surgeon?

    Hair transplant surgery has become one of the leading aesthetic procedures in men. It is due to growing concerns of men for their baldness. With increase in demand there is increase in people trying to provide that service. But who is the right person to do Hair transplantation. In most developed and regulated countries the law only permits qualified plastic surgeon to perform the procedure.
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  • Cocoona Opens New Aesthetic Clinic at 'Mirdif 35' Community Centre in Dubai

    Cocoona Opens New Aesthetic Clinic at 'Mirdif 35' Community Centre in Dubai

    Located in a luxurious community centre, this is the third Cocoona clinic in Dubai and follows the success of its centres in Al Wasl Road and Jumeirah Lake Towers. It specialises in plastic, cosmetic, dental, orthopaedic, weight loss, hair transplant, dermatology and dietary services.

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  • The Top 6 Facial Rejuvenation Trend Predictions of 2017

    The Top 6 Facial Rejuvenation Trend Predictions of 2017

    Some trends come and go while others prove themselves worthy and are here to stay. Many of the facial rejuvenation trend predictions named here were also popular in previous years with anticipation of continued growth in the 2017. Here is our Top 6 Facial Rejuvenation Predictions as we begin the New Year…

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  • Eczema and Your Skin

    Eczema and Your Skin

    A rash indicates an abnormal change in skin color or texture. Rashes are usually caused by skin inflammation, which can have many causes. Eczema is a general term that describes several different conditions in which skin is inflamed, red, scaly, and itchy. Eczema is a common skin condition, and atopic dermatitis (also called atopic eczema) is one of the most common forms of eczema.

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  • Men or Women – How Ideal is Your Chest?

    Men or Women – How Ideal is Your Chest?

    Chest reshaping is a procedure to improve the shape, symmetry and form of a chest in both males and females. It’s done for both medical and cosmetic reason. Surprisingly more for cosmetic reasons, and ones with medical issues chose to live with the deformity, resulting to low self-esteem. Because – people who chose cosmetic surgery are proven to be more independent and are keen to get more from their lives and appearance.
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  • Rhinoplasty Q&A with Dr Allen Rezai

    Rhinoplasty Q&A with Dr Allen Rezai

    Nose reshaping surgery or Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that is becoming increasingly requested in the Middle East. It is certainly the most sought after procedure after breast surgery, at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group in Dubai Healthcare City. The experts explain why, here...
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  • Breast Cancer Awareness - 10 Important Questions Answered

    Breast Cancer: 10 Important Questions Answered

    If you or a loved one has been affected by breast cancer, it's important to full understand the symptoms, treatments and ways to reduce the incidence of this most distressing illness, as the experts from Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group explain.
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  • Review: Cleopatra Lift at Cocoona

    Review: Cleopatra Lift at Cocoona

    In the spirit of all new things for the new year, one of our team decided to give her face an uplift with one of Dubai's most well-known cosmetic surgeons.

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  • The Choice of Breast Reconstruction and FAQ with Dr Allen Rezai

    The Choice of Breast Reconstruction and FAQ with Dr Allen Rezai

    While there is a dedicted month of the year to discussing the topic of breast cancer, it's an illness that can strike any woman at any time. Which is why it's imperative that the conversation surrounding breast cancer continues throughout the year. Here, the experts take a look at what happens when breast cancer has been diagnosed, the treatment options and how breast reconstruction is a possibility following surgery.
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  • Which Type of Chemical/Skin Peel is Right for You?

    Which Type of Chemical/Skin Peel is Right for You?

    Chemical peels are one of the most popular cosmetic procedures patients ask for. It works by producing controlled injury to the skin, which promote growth of new skin and improved appearance. It can give your skin a healthy, "just refreshed" look, or can be tailored, taking years off of your appearance.
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  • Coolsculpting

    Coolsculpting

    Dr. Kamil Al Rustom Skin & Laser Centre are very pleased to bring their patients a new revolutionary way for body contouring and treatment of local obesity, developed by Harvard scientists, FDA-cleared. CoolSculpting® is a non-invasive procedure designed to gently and effectively reduce stubborn fat in targeted areas of the body.

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  • BBL Forever Young – Latest Skin treatment Therapy

    BBL Forever Young – Latest Skin treatment Therapy

    Dr Kamil Al Rustom Skin & Laser Centre have brought their patients this technology as a representation of the Eternal Youth Fountain. BBL delays skin aging by affecting the genes responsible for the aged skin cells and after 3 sessions with one month interval in between BBL was able to rejuvenate the genes in these cells, and make them behave more like youthful cells as if the patients were in their twenties. The best bit about this treatment is the minimal downtime!

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  • Cocoona becomes the first-of-its-kind centre to offer post-operative cover for plastic surgery complications

    Cocoona becomes the first-of-its-kind centre to offer post-operative cover for plastic surgery complications

    Cocoona Centre for Aesthetic Transformation, which specializes in plastic, cosmetic, dental, orthopedic, weight loss, hair transplant, dermatology and dietary services, has announced a revolutionary Patient Safety Assurance cover of up to a maximum of AED 50,000 for any post-operative complications of plastic surgery patients at its centre.
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  • Breast reconstruction - Easing the transition to a new you

    Easing the transition to a new you

    The diagnosis of breast cancer can be scary, one in every eight American women is diagnosed with breast cancer at some time. The number of women diagnosed in the U.A.E is not yet known but it is definitely on the rise. In addition to the fear of having cancer, this diagnosis carries the stigma of losing a breast with its effects on body image and intimacy. Dr. Buthainah Al Shunnar discusses this procedure that she carries out on a regular basis.

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  • What you Need to Know About 3D - 4D High Definition Liposuction

    What you Need to Know About 3D - 4D High Definition Liposuction

    We are not talking about a motion picture or a TV here. We are talking about how the combination of medical skill and art has changed the way cosmetic surgery is being practiced today. Liposuction has been around for years and is primarily associated with removal of excess fat from the belly. However, today select surgeons have learnt the art of moving beyond the fat layer and gained great knowledge of the muscle structure, to be capable of defining the contour and area you want.

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  • Why Should You Consider Plastic Surgery?

    Why Should You Consider Plastic Surgery?

    Plastic surgery is gaining popularity as people today want to live long and live young. What do you say? Here is a quick Q&A on Plastic Surgery with Dr. Sanjay Parashar, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Cocoona Centre for Aesthetic Transformation.

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  • Mommy Makeover

    Mommy Makeover

    The miracle of childbirth is the most wonderful experience a woman can have. You wouldn’t trade your children and the experience of being a mom for anything. But it’s possible your body has changed in many ways and some may not exactly thrill you. Pregnancy and breastfeeding usually take their toll on the female body. Following childbirth, some women seem to return to their pre-baby bodies with ease, but for most women this can become an impossible task.
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  • PRP Therapy - The Preferred Treatment

    PRP Therapy - The Preferred Treatment

    Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy is one of the few natural approaches in anti-ageing facial and body rejuvenation, using the patient’s own blood cells. PRP has been successfully used in orthopaedic medicine, dentistry and reconstructive surgery for years. It is now becoming the treatment of choice by men and women for Facial Rejuvenation, Skin Repair and Hair Restoration.

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  • Shape up to a Slimmer You!

    Shape up to a Slimmer You!

    Everyone wants to look and feel at their best. But no matter how much pain you put on eating healthy and exercise, there’s just no gain. That muffin tops and love handles, it’s called stubborn fats for a reason. And it’s something that most of us had to live with until now.

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  • Skin that’s Forever Young!

    Skin that’s Forever Young!

    To get skin that defies your age, you have to know what you’re up against. Apart from those natural remedies such as avoiding sun exposure, get adequate amount of sleep, drinking a lot of water, exercise, eat antioxidants etc… we’ve got the best and most advanced treatment for skin firming, SkinTyte referring to Sciton’s BBL™ BroadBand Light technology.

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  • Introducing Dr Kishan Raichura, Our Specialist Aesthetic Doctor

    Introducing Dr Kishan Raichura, Our Specialist Aesthetic Doctor

    Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group is proud to introduce the newest member of their team, Specialist Aesthetic Doctor, Dr Kishan Raichura, MBChB BDS MFDS BSc. Dr Kishan is a gentle and friendly clinician who aims to provide the Best and Natural looking results possible, to our patients, through Bespoke Aesthetic Treatments.

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  • The final step of breast reconstruction

    The final step of breast reconstruction

    Breast reconstruction has been a real help for women all over the world when trying to recover, both physically and mentally from a mastectomy. While there are many options in breast reconstruction including breast implants and breast reconstruction using a woman’s own tissue, all methods end with the reconstruction of the nipple and the areola (pigmented skin around the nipple).
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  • Why You Should Try Radio Frequency

    Why You Should Try Radio Frequency

    Radio Frequency (RF) Treatment is a non-invasive treatment which uses radio waves on the skin to transmit energy to the deep tissue of the skin. EW’s Nese had the great opportunity to try this treatment at a Dubai-based clinic to help you make your mind up! Find out how she got along.

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  • Tuberous Breast Correction Q & A with Dr Allen Rezai

    Tuberous Breast Correction Q & A with Dr Allen Rezai

    You may have not heard of tubular breast deformity but this congenital condition is more common than many people realize! When considering tuberous correction surgery, an in-depth consultation with a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon is necessary. Although nothing can take the place of a one to one consultation, here we share with you some of the questions Dr Rezai commonly hears from patients suffering from tuberous breast deformity.

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  • Get sculpted arms with CoolSculpting

    Get sculpted arms with CoolSculpting

    The appearance of flabby arms can be caused by a combination of loose skin, fat and muscle. The skin of the arms can get loose and flabby after massive weight loss where the skin was previously stretched. Also, as we get older our skin loses its elasticity. This can cause arm skin to get loose and hang.
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  • Cosmetic Procedures of The Face. What Story Does Your Face Tell?

    Cosmetic Procedures of The Face. What Story Does Your Face Tell?

    Your face is your most defining feature. Choosing the right procedure to help you achieve a more balanced and/or youthful look can be a difficult endeavour. Should you Consider a Non-surgical or a Surgical Procedure? Here is a breakdown of Facial Cosmetic Procedures to help you make the right choice!

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  • Bespoke Repair and Rejuvenation Treatment at EPCSG

    Bespoke Repair and Rejuvenation Treatment at EPCSG

    So this is my last treatment of Radio Frequency and since the beginning of my treatment you can see a huge difference! I myself feel the difference, I know that it still is working as the collagen is building up. My skin not only looks more fresh and brighter but also feels plump and the elasticity of it to pinch bounces back too!

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  • A Bespoke Approach to Eye Rejuvenation Treatment

    A Bespoke Approach to Eye Rejuvenation Treatment

    Eyes are known as the “windows to the soul”. Unfortunately, they are also one of the first areas to show signs of ageing. As we age the muscles around the eye begin to relax causing the lower eyelids to appear baggy and the upper eyelids to droop, whilst dark hollow circles and bags under the eyes can develop along with ‘crow’s feet’ and lines and wrinkles around the eyes. Ageing signs around the eyes are hard to hide, and they make you look fatigued and older than you should, but what can you do?

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  • Breast Augmentation Q & A with Dr Allen Rezai

    Breast Augmentation Q & A with Dr Allen Rezai

    Breast Augmentation is by far the most popular procedure requested by women around the world. Irrespective of anything you may have heard to the contrary, there are absolutely no medicines or exercises that are currently available to increase the size of the breast permanently, evenly and safely.

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  • Go Au-Naturel with MesoNatural

    Go Au-Naturel with MesoNatural

    Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group of Dubai Healthcare City, is proud to Introduce MesoNatural Therapy. Adding to their ever-growing range of innovative but tried and tested Treatment Packages that are ideal for those on the go with neither time nor inclination to deal with physical discomfort or downtime.

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  • Advanced Liposuction Fat Removal Surgery

    Advanced Liposuction Fat Removal Surgery

    After Breast Augmentation, Liposuction is by far one of the most popular plastic surgery operations requested throughout the world, particularly so in the Middle East. Its technology constantly evolving up to the point we arrive at today with the introduction of a high tech combined Ultrasound Cavitation and Radio Frequency system, offering speed, effectiveness and safety with minimal down-time.

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  • All About Dermapen Micro-needling

    All About Dermapen Micro-needling

    As part of my PRP (platelet-rich plasma) Therapy, and the Radio Frequency treatments I was having at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group, Dr. Allen Rezai suggested that I also have Dermapen. Of course, I asked the benefits of this treatment beforehand, and Dr. Allen explained that Dermapen (Micro-Needling), along with PRP Therapy, helps to stimulate the body’s own natural healing processes and collagen production, resulting in a fresh, firmer and more rejuvenated appearance.

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  • Botox Review

    Botox Review

    I have a botox appointment booked with Dr Allen Rezai, the friendly girls from Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Group send me the pre & post treatment instructions beforehand for me to prepare which I have listed here for you to see. As I'm not a stranger to botox treatments, which I have had done in the past and its been over 9 months since my last treatment, I'm looking forward to this as my botox has worn off completely.

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  • Botox, Dysport, Fillers, PRP?

    Botox, Dysport, Fillers, PRP?

    BOTOX®, Dysport®, Fillers, PRP… you may have heard of these terms and are possibly aware that they are employed in non-surgical anti-ageing cosmetic procedures. But you may not fully understand what the treatments involve and how they actually work. Indeed these brand names and terms, given their growing popularity in anti-ageing treatment, can to many people appear very much alike.

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  • Radio Frequency Facial Sculpting

    Radio Frequency Facial Sculpting

    Exilis Elite is an innovative and highly versatile technology that uses combined mono polar Radio Frequency (RF) and Ultrasound energies for skin tightening, body shaping and fat reduction. It is particularly effective in treating the face and neck with long-lasting results.

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  • Skin Anti-Ageing

    Skin Anti-Ageing

    All of us want to look and stay young no matter what our age, and whether female or male. Ageing is a natural process which unfortunately cannot be stopped and although it affects each individual differently, there are certain general strategies for the prevention and treatment of the condition based on extrinsic factors and the physiologic changes of the skin.

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  • prp therapy review

    PRP Therapy Review

    EW's Nese had the fantastic opportunity to try out Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group's PRP Skin Rejuvenation treatment! When I was first offered the chance to review the PRP Skin Rejuvenation treatment, I have to be honest... I wasn't quite sure what I was agreeing to! All I knew was that it was something that would help the signs of aging and wrinkles, and so I was happy to try it.

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  • Double Chin Treatments - Available Options

    Double Chin Treatments - Available Options

    A double chin is not considered an attractive feature and at some time or another many of us will look in the mirror and be somewhat less than satisfied with our profiles. It used to be that the only way to get rid of a double chin was to lose a lot of weight and hope that the excess fat would also magically disappear. Fortunately there are new methods available to you...

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  • Breast Surgery - What Are The Options?

    Breast Surgery - What Are The Options?

    Dr Allen Rezai, a leading Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon of Harley Street, London, and leader of Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group in Dubai Healthcare City, offers a range of breast surgery treatments, depending on what his patients are looking to achieve.

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  • Gynecomastia

    Gynecomastia

    In recent months there has been a significant amount of media attention given to what is medically known as “gynecomastia”, the development of female-like breasts on men, and what can be done to alleviate this frequently embarrassing and distressing problem. Found out what can be done about this condition.

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  • Advanced Collagen Induction Dermapen Micro-Needling with PRP Therapy

    Advanced Collagen Induction Dermapen Micro-Needling with PRP Therapy

    The concept of Dermapen Micro Needling is based on the skin’s natural ability to repair itself whenever it encounters physical injury such as cuts, burns and other abrasions. As the Dermapen device moves across the skin, it enables the controlled induction of the skin's self-repair mechanism by creating "micro-injuries" in the skin which proceed to trigger a whole series of events including release of a cascade of growth factors, boosting collagen and elastin production which leads to skin tightening, wrinkle reduction, and improvements of skin tone and texture.

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  • Facelift Surgery

    Breast Reconstruction – Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group

    For women around the world, cancer of the breast is the most common variety of cancer, and in the UAE, according to figures from the Ministry of Health, it is the second biggest cause of death in women after cardiovascular disease. Indeed it is frequently quoted that the chances of contracting breast cancer is as high as 1 in 8.

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  • Facelift Surgery

    Facelift Surgery

    Face lift surgery, is one of the most commonly requested procedures by both men and women who want to look as young as they feel. Facelift is very effective in reversing the signs of ageing, it has moved on considerably from the taught, ‘stretched’ look, and most modern facelifts now carefully manipulate the deeper facial tissues and re-drape the skin to produce a fresher, natural, more youthful appearance.

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  • Chin Implant Surgery

    Chin Implant Surgery

    Chin enlargement through chin implant surgery brings the facial features into harmony and balances the overall facial structure. A chin implant enhances the contours, creates a more pleasant facial expression, lengthens the neck and results in a more defined and sculpted jawline.

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  • Tummy Tuck Surgery

    Tummy Tuck Surgery

    Pregnancy, weight loss and the natural ageing process can all cause the abdominal muscles and the skin on the tummy to become weak and loose, which in turn can mean that no amount of exercise will smooth or tighten the area. Tummy tuck also known as abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure that addresses excess skin and lax abdominal muscles whereas liposuction addresses only excess fat.

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  • Nose Reshaping/Rhinoplasty

    Nose Reshaping/Rhinoplasty

    Nose reshaping surgery or Rhinoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure that is becoming increasingly requested in the Middle East. It is certainly the most sought after procedure after breast surgery, at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group in Dubai Healthcare City, led by Dr Allen Rezai, pre-eminent consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon of Harley Street, London.

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  • Breast Uplift Surgery

    Breast Uplift Surgery

    Breast Uplift surgery is the solution to sagging and uneven breasts, decreased breast volume, drooping nipples and stretched areolae, recreating a youthful shape and lift to your breasts. Elite Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery explain that every year, thousands of women undergo successful Breast Uplift surgery, experience no major problems and are pleased with the results.

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  • Dermapen with PRP Therapy

    Dermapen with PRP Therapy

    For those with bothersome loose skin, fine lines & wrinkles, pigmentation or scarring, Dermapen micro-needling with PRP Therapy stimulates the body's own natural healing processes and collagen production, resulting in a more rejuvenated appearance that is both long-lasting and safe. Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group has introduced a novel procedure that is ideal for those on the go with neither time nor inclination to deal with physical discomfort.

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  • Breast Reduction Surgery

    Breast Reduction Surgery

    This surgery can be a life changing solution to large, heavy and uncomfortable breasts and in many cases can significantly improve the quality of a woman’s life. According to Dr Rezai from Elite Plastic and Cosmetic Group the results of the surgery will last for many years, but there are some other factors to take into consideration when thinking about doing the surgery.

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  • Is Cosmetic Surgery for You?

    Is Cosmetic Surgery for You?

    What was formerly the domain of the super-rich and celebrities is today accessible to an ever-widening group of enthusiastic patients correcting little anomalies here and there, and thereby improving their self-image and quality of life in general. This article takes a look at the reality and implications of cosmetic surgery from the point of view of the patients and the surgeons who undertake such life-transforming work.

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  • PRP Therapy for Skin Rejuvenation and Hair Restoration

    PRP Therapy for Skin Rejuvenation and Hair Restoration

    Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy, also known as "Vampire facelift", is the latest natural approach in anti-ageing facial and body rejuvenation, using the patient’s own blood cells. It has become a highly sought-after non-surgical procedure for facial and skin rejuvenation. PRP has a long history of being used in orthopedic medicine, dentistry and reconstructive surgery, and now its benefits are being applied to other fields of medicine.

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  • Botox Vs Dysport – The Same, Only Different

    Botox Vs Dysport – The Same, Only Different

    There are many ways that people choose to treat lines and wrinkles, and one of them is to use an injectable treatment, such as Botox. However, you may have also heard of Dysport and are wondering about the differences between Dysport and Botox. This is a concern shared by many people, because Dysport, compared to Botox, is a relatively new injectable quite similar to Botox in its properties. But, although they are both derived from Botulinum Toxin, there are also several differences between the two that you may want to consider before deciding which one to use.

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  • Say Goodbye to Breast Deformity with Breast Correction Surgery

    Say Goodbye to Breast Deformity with Breast Correction Surgery

    Breast or chest deformity is a condition that can put enormous psychological strain on both female and male sufferers from an early age, and possessing tuberous breasts is a congenital deformity the exact cause of which is unknown but thought to affect up to 5% of breast augmentation patients. However help is at hand in the form of various surgical procedures capable of correcting this condition and improving the lives and self-esteem of countless people.

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  • Get Your Body in Shape with Body Contouring

    Get Your Body in Shape with Body Contouring

    For many people an ongoing and very demanding concern, often a daily task, is achieving and maintaining a healthy physique. Body Contouring in its many forms, and particularly Liposuction, is becoming increasingly popular in the Middle East.

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  • Beautiful skin in your forties & fifties starts in your twenties

    Beautiful skin in your forties & fifties starts in your twenties

    All of us want to look and stay young no matter what our age, and whether female or male. Good sun protection, a good diet and healthy living are all part of maintaining good skin, however, ageing is a natural process which unfortunately cannot be stopped. Knowing which treatments to try and those best avoided amid a constant media onslaught promoting one or another recent fad or innovation verges on the impossible.

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  • Breast Augmentation Surgery

    Breast Augmentation Surgery

    Breasts are one of the defining features of being female, and have a significant influence upon a woman’s appearance and body image. An increasing number of women are looking to improve or enhance their look, with breast surgery. Breast Augmentation is by far the most popular procedure requested by women, in the UK and Middle East. It is important that, before you see a surgeon, you consider what you are trying to achieve from your surgery.

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  • Ear Reshaping Surgery Corrects Protruding Ears

    Ear Reshaping Surgery Corrects Protruding Ears

    Few surgical procedures are as satisfying to patients as ear reshaping surgery, known as otoplasty. Having protruding ears will rarely affect a person’s hearing but will frequently cause embarrassment and psychological distress. Whilst prominent ears usually occur on both sides, occasionally the problem may affect only one ear. There are various solutions available to correct ear deformity and the options discussed here can lead to yielding boosted self-confidence that rewards the patient for the rest of their lives.

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  • Breast Reconstruction - The Options

    Breast Reconstruction - The Options

    The purpose of Breast Reconstruction is to restore the original shape and appearance of breast(s) following complete or partial breast removal in cancer patients or to address problems stemming from any number of causes, including congenital breast deformities. We at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group specialise in the most advanced techniques of breast reconstruction surgery and our team led by Dr Allen Rezai, Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon provides patients with the advice and guidance best suited to their specific needs.

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  • Breast Reconstruction Following Cancer

    Breast Reconstruction Following Cancer

    Read about one woman's experiences of breast reconstruction following breast cancer. A little over a year ago we reported on a post-mastectomy DIEP Flap breast reconstruction operation which had been carried out for the first time in the Middle East at the Mediclinic City Hospital in Dubai by a team led by Dr Allen Rezai, Medical Director of Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group based in Dubai Healthcare City.

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  • Breast Implant Placements and their Pros and Cons

    Breast Implant Placements and their Pros and Cons

    With the market for breast enlargement procedures set to rise once again, patients are demanding more information from their surgeons before going under the knife. Apart from questions involving the implants themselves and their safety, of crucial importance is also whereabouts within the breasts the implants will be situated. This is a complex issue depending upon many factors and one that confuses a large number of patients.

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  • EW reviews Radio Frequency with Laser Producer

    EW reviews Radio Frequency with Laser Producer

    I’ve passed 30 now, yes 30! I have to keep repeating it because I can see in the mirror how my face is starting to age. Unfortunately the hotter climate here in Dubai challenges us ladies when trying to keep skin hydrated and supple. I went along to Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group in Healthcare City to review their latest innovative treatment involving a mixture of Radio Frequency (RF), and Laser Skin Tightening, which promises to tighten, tone and improve overall complexion simply by stimulating the growth of new collagen.

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  • Transform your look with blepharoplasty, a.k.a. Eyelid Surgery

    Transform your look with blepharoplasty, a.k.a. Eyelid Surgery

    Discovering the benefits, results and what to expect of eyelid surgery we spoke with with Dr Allen Rezai, Lead Surgeon at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group of Dubai Healthcare City, an internationally renowned Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, and a specialist in both surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments. Dr Rezai explains that “As we age, our skin naturally loses some of its elasticity.

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  • Lip enhancements - what's new?

    Lip enhancements - what's new?

    With the natural ageing process our lips will lose their original volume, appearing thinner and less defined. Wrinkles and fine lines can alter the smooth look of your lips further and compromise the shape of the vermilion borders and 'cupid’s bow'. The corners of the mouth, known as oral commissures, will also deepen over time as volume is lost from the face. This may be present either on its own or accompanied by 'marionette lines' that extend downwards from the corners of the mouth.

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  • SkinCeuticals skin care at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group

    SkinCeuticals skin care at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group

    Born from decades of skin cancer research that led to pivotal breakthroughs in antioxidants, SkinCeuticals high potency formulas are concentrated in pure actives and proven to penetrate optimally into skin. The products are designed to help with all skin types including the most problematic skin, oily skin, acne-prone skin, ageing skin, dry skin, sensitive skin and rosacea.

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  • For a More Perkier You: Breast Uplift Surgery

    For a More Perkier You: Breast Uplift Surgery

    Are you worried about sagging or uneven breasts? Decreased breast volume, drooping nipples or stretched areolae? Breast uplift surgery can help to recreate a youthful shape and lift to your breasts. If there is also too little breast volume, a breast augmentation using implants might also be recommended in addition to uplift. Every year, many thousands of women undergo successful breast uplift surgery, experience no major problems and are pleased with the results.

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  • Target Fat and Cellulite, Tighten Skin and Shape the Body

    Target Fat and Cellulite, Tighten Skin and Shape the Body

    A new, innovative and highly versatile technology available at Elite Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Group, the Exilis Elite uses combined Radio Frequency (RF) and Ultrasound energies for skin tightening, body shaping, and reducing fat and cellulite. It's capable of application to almost any area of the body entirely safely and with long-lasting results. Most importantly it is also entirely non-invasive and comfortable for the patient, and requires no downtime.

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  • Wanted in the Middle East: Liposuction

    Wanted in the Middle East: Liposuction

    Liposuction is by far one of the most popular plastic surgery operations requested by women and increasingly also by men throughout the world, particularly so in the Middle East. It is considered to be a means to achieve their aesthetic and body image goals, Dr Allen Rezai, lead consultant Plastic & Reconstructive surgeon at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group in Dubai Healthcare City explains what exactly is Liposuction and what results can be expected from this very popular cosmetic surgery procedure.

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  • Safe, Effective and Non-Invasive Fat Reduction, Body Contouring & Skin Tightening

    Safe, Effective and Non-Invasive Fat Reduction, Body Contouring & Skin Tightening

    Exilis Elite is available at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group, It is an exciting new technology which uses Radio Frequency (RF) and Ultrasound energy for body contouring and skin tightening, offering a revolutionary non-invasive form of treatment for the reduction of wrinkles, tightening the skin, reshaping the body and reducing of target fat deposits with long-lasting results.

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  • Laser vs. IPL Hair Removal: A Better Understanding of the Pros. & Cons

    Laser vs. IPL Hair Removal: A Better Understanding of the Pros. & Cons

    The ever growing popularity of hair removal services in recent years has led to an equally rapid growth not only in the number of clinics offering such services but also in the types of technology used in removing the unwanted hair. There is now an often confusing array of treatments available to the public provided by a range of competing technologies, some more effective than others for different hair types and often at widely divergent prices.

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  • Could Botox be an anti-depressive?

    Could Botox be an anti-depressive?

    Botox might have made its name through celebrity use, however it is now an affordable treatment; accessible to many. Unlike some cosmetic medical treatments, Botox is suitable for most people who have wrinkles, particularly those who want to fight the signs of natural ageing, it also possesses therapeutic properties, with a recent study finding that it can act as an anti-depressant. The idea of Botox injections may sound very scientific, but it is in fact derived from a naturally occurring protein.

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  • New Era Facial Rejuvenation

    New Era Facial Rejuvenation

    The use of fat grafting to rejuvenate the face is an advanced minimally invasive technique which uses a patient's own fat taken from another part of the body to restore the face's youthful appearance. The characteristics of an aging face include wrinkling of the skin due to sun exposure and loss of elasticity, sagging of the soft tissues due to the effects of gravity, and loss of volume making the face seem haggard and hollow. By means of fat grafting the lost volume is replaced and the face restored to its natural, youthful appearance.

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  • Breast Implant Placements and Their Pros and Cons

    Breast Implant Placements and Their Pros and Cons

    Following the scare involving the PIP breast implants, an increasing number of breast enlargement patients are demanding more information from their surgeons before going under the knife. Apart from questions involving the implants themselves and their safety, of crucial importance is also whereabouts within the breasts the implants will be situated. This is a complex issue depending upon many factors and one that confuses a large number of patients.

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  • Hyperhidrosis: What can I do about Excessive Sweating?

    Hyperhidrosis: What can I do about Excessive Sweating?

    Sweating is completely normal and necessary for the body to reduce heat. However, excessive sweating (or hyperhidrosis) is a condition that affects the amount of perspiration produced by the body. Sweaty palms is the most common form of hyperhidrosis. It can also cause excessive foot, underarm and facial sweating. Hyperhidrosis is caused by over activity in the sweat glands which produces sweat in greater amounts than the body actually needs.

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  • Choosing an Expert Rhinoplasty Surgeon

    Choosing an Expert Rhinoplasty Surgeon

    Rhinoplasty, nose reshaping surgery is a plastic surgery procedure that is becoming increasingly requested in the Middle East. Rhinoplasty surgery (commonly known in the media as a nose job) is one of the most frequently requested cosmetic surgery procedures. But how is it performed, what choices are available and, most importantly, which rhinoplasty surgeon is best for you? Dr Allen Rezai, an expert rhinoplasty surgeon, sheds some light on this operation and discusses the available options.

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