Monday, June 27th, 2011

Despite condemnation from UK surgeons which was dubbed ‘insane’ and ‘depraved by Dr Fazel Fatah, consultant plastic surgeon and President of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), the “Plastic Surgery Lottery Party” went ahead in a London night club.

Miss Burges and Beryl Atkins, director of Birmingham cosmetic surgery clinic Transpire, defended the event and explained that the winner would need to pass strict screening before undergoing any surgery. Miss Atkins commented ‘This is not something we are doing on a whim,’  

The controversial event had received widespread criticism from surgeons and womens groups but one winner was drawn from the hat and is now in line to have £4,000 worth of plastic surgery of her choice.

After buying a £25 ticket to the event, Lesley Towle picked up the prize , which was staged in the Clubten nightclub in East London and filmed for Living TV.  

The runner up prize was a course of Botox, while other prizes included teeth whitening, semi-permanent makeup and pole dancing lessons.

 

Plastic fantastic: Sarah Burge and Beryl Atkins hosted the first plastic surgery lottery party at The Ten Club in East London

Sarah Burge and Beryl Atkins hosted the first plastic surgery lottery party at The Ten Club in East London 

According to consultant plastic surgeon and President of the BAAPS Fazel Fatah; 

“The General Medical Council should step in to protect patients and make it clear that they will review the license of any surgeon who becomes party to this abuse of trust by accepting to operate on patients who win such prizes or recruited with the inducement of cut price surgery or limited offers.”  

Mr Ali Juma Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon from Liverpool is a member of BAAPS and can provide information on the following procedures: 

  • Cosmetic breast surgery
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Cosmetic facial surgery
  • Neck lift surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Nose re shaping
  • Ear re shaping
  • Arm lift surgery
  • Tummy tuck surgery
  • Wrinkle relaxing injections
  • Juvederm Ultra treatment
  • Restylane treatment

Call Melissa on 0151 707 9050 for advice or to arrange an appointment with Mr Juma Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon  

 

UK Plastic Surgeons Criticise “My Big Fat Plastic Surgery Prize Draw”

Friday, June 24th, 2011

An East-London nightclub promised party-goers the chance to win plastic surgery in a raffle named “My Big Fat Plastic Surgery Prize Draw,” offering up to £4000 worth of cosmetic surgery prizes with Runner-up prizes including botox and fillers, teeth whitening, semi-permanent makeup, and pole dancing lessons.

The cosmetic surgery nightclub draw was labelled “insane and depraved” as per the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) who are the UK association of Plastic Surgery, with their President Fazel Fatah making the following statement:

“We are now seeing a new level of insanity and depravity in the way certain cosmetic surgery providers market and promote their services: life-changing, serious surgical procedures being raffled in an alcohol-fuelled evening extravaganza. The Government is deluded if they think that the commercial sector will exercise self regulation and abide by any voluntary code of conduct of advertising and promotion of surgical procedures to trusting patients. Patients who seek cosmetic surgery are among the most vulnerable group of patients in society and they need to be protected from the greed of commercial advocates. I call upon the Government to ban all advertising of cosmetic surgery and prohibit inducements and offers of any kind of surgery as a lottery prize. I also call on the Care Quality Commission to review licensing of such facilities who are clearly abusing the trust of their patients by trivialising serious medical treatments that include life changing, major invasive surgery.  The General Medical Council should step in to protect patients and make it clear that they will review the license of any surgeon who becomes party to this abuse of trust by accepting to operate on patients who win such prizes or recruited with the inducement of cut price surgery or limited offers.”

Mr Ali Juma, a leading Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon in Merseyside is a member of BAAPS and fully supports the view point of the association. Within the practice of Mr Juma a stringent selection process is carried out during an in depth consultation to evaluate the clinical suitability of each patent, both physically and emotionally for the potential life changing decision.

For advice on any cosmetic surgery procedure or treatment call Feel Younger Cosmetic Surgery on 0151 707 9050

Facial Rejuvenation – Merseyside

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Facial rejuvenation expertFeel Inspired by Facial Rejuvenation

If you have made the decision to turn back the years and are seeking a more youthful look, whether under the knife or with non surgical procedures, the first step is to select an experienced Cosmetic Surgeon to provide advice on the options available and to understand your expectations.

There are many surgeons to pick from, and with glossy ads featuring in the pages of magazines, promoting slick clinics promising great prices, gimmicks and fantastic results, this does not necessarily reflect the quality of the surgeons work.

 “The main thing I wanted from a surgeon was honesty and the ability to carry out the surgery I wanted, in a professional, friendly manner and with my best interests being top priority. All of these I found in Mr Juma plus more”. LG from Manchester

Recommendations from friends, family and former patients are a great starting point, but your priority should be to check the qualifications of your surgeon, such as registration on the General Medical Council and with the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS).

According to the statistics from the BAAPS, last year 4,756 facial surgery procedures were performed in the UK, of which 4,493 were women, an increase of 12% from the previous year.  There has also been a significant demand for non surgical facial rejuvenation in the form of wrinkle relaxing injections, dermal fillers and chemical peels.

Any surgical procedure or treatment carries an element of risk, which can be reduced by selecting a good Cosmetic Surgeon, who will explore your medical history and advise you how to achieve the best outcome by fully explaining your pre operative requirements (i.e. stopping smoking prior to surgery) and post operative or post treatment plan.

Your checklist

  • Research qualifications
  • Consider the risks & benefits
  • Understand the recovery period
  • Do not let price be the deciding factor
  • Decide what you wish to achieve
  • Consider non surgical options

“A face lift procedure may be taxing but enjoyable, as the moment you see the patient at the first follow up consultation and see the smile on their face, it makes you feel as a plastic surgeon a perfectionism which still excites, as I have achieved my goal of having the privelage to give my patient the outome which we both agreed to”. By Mr Juma Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon, Liverpool.

Mr Juma is a Senior Cosmetic Surgeon at the Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral who has a special clinical interest in facial surgery and provides the latest facial aesthetic treatments to help you achieve a natural enhancement.

Why not call today to see what Mr Juma can do for you?

Call Melissa on 0151 707 9050

www.feel-younger.co.uk

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Botox wrinkle treatment at Rodney Street Liverpool Merseyside

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Are you seeking a natural looking wrinkle treatment?

Many patients return to Feel Younger Cosmetic Surgery at Rodney Street in Liverpool for a “natural” anti aging effect which is administered by a fully registered and experienced Plastic Surgeon, Mr Ali Juma.  Mr Juma assesses the expectations of his patients in clinic during consultation and takes time to discuss the permutations of this popular treatment.

When making an initial enquiry at the clinic, a common and frequent request is that the patient wishes to be able to retain some facial movement instead of a completely “frozen” appearance.  Most patients favour the treatment for providing a smoother, rested and refreshed  look which lasts for an average of 3 months, and which can serve as a huge confidence boost to many.

Selecting a highly experienced clinician to perform this anti aging procedure is crucial to minimise any complications in association with Botulinum Toxin treatment, such as bruising, swelling, drooping of the brow or ptosis.  Mr Juma Cosmetic Surgeon carries out a full consultation prior to any injections to ensure the safety of the patient and to eliminate any contraindications which may arise from pre existing health conditions or medications.

How often should you have Botox?

Some patients opt for treatment every 3/4 months, whilst others may prefer to keep it for a special occasion such as a wedding or birthday hence making the choice an individual preference. 

What can Botulinum be used for?

• Frown Lines
• Worry Lines
• Periorbital Wrinkles (Crow’s Feet)
• Bunny Lines
• Brow Lift
• Brow Asymmetry
• Drooping Mouth Corners
• Lip Wrinkles
• Platysma Stranding (“Neck Banding”)
• Chest Wrinkles and Vertical Lines
• Hyperhidrosis – Severe Underarm Sweating
• Ophthamological Conditions and Dystonia

Why chose Feel Younger Cosmetic Surgery Liverpool?

Call Melissa today for impartial and friendly advice

0151 707 9050

Wrinkle relaxing injections – effective non surgical treatment Liverpool

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Wrinkle relaxing injections consisting of Botox have become extremely popular over the past several years driven by the motivation to remain youthful and beautiful predominantly by women in society today.  Botox is a protein which originates from Clostridium Botulinum, it is simple to administer and lasts for approximately 3 months per treatment. 

When the Botox is injected into the muscle, it  blocks impulses from the nerves which temporarily paralyze the muscles that cause wrinkles, thus allowing them to relax further.  The  result is that the process of wrinkle formation is minimised causing a smoothing effect which is visible almost after several days and which continues to improve over the next two weeks.

The optimum effects of Botox injections can be seen in 14-21 days and results may vary on individuals depending on the severity of wrinkles and the strength of muscles treated.  The results of a treatment  lasts  for approximately three  months after which most patients gradually return to their former appearance.   Botox injections can be repeated every 3-4 months and patients who have had Botox treatments over 12 months may only require further treatments every few months.

While Botox has been safely used by millions of patients, it is recommended that pregnant women, or women who are breastfeeding their babies as well as patients suffering from neurologic disease should not use Botox.

It is recommended not to lie flat for 6 hours after treatment or drink alcohol on the evenig after injections, also Mr Juma advises not to take blood thinning medications prior to treatment such as Aspirin, Warfarin, Brufen, Nurofen or Ibuprofen.

Mr Juma of Feel Younger Cosmetic Surgery Liverpool provides a full non surgical service in addition to cosmetic surgery procedures.  He is an experienced Cosmetic Surgeon registered with the Plastic Surgery regulatory organisations and who has clinics at the following locations:

Rodney Street – Liverpool

Spire Hospital – Wirral

Spire Hospital – Blackpool

Nuffield Hospital – Chester

It is important to select an experienced clinician with many years experience when considering such a treatment on the facial area, so please feel free to call for some advice 0151 707 9050

  

  

 

 

 

 

Feel Younger Cosmetic Surgery – BAAPS Meeting 2010

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), who are the regulatory body for Plastic Surgery in the UK held their annual meeting on September 23rd 2010.

Mr Juma of Feel Younger Cosmetic Surgery based at Rodney Street in Liverpool is a member of BAAPS and during the meeting, the dangers of rogue cosmetic surgery providers were highlighted along with the new non compulsory register devised for the providers of injectable treatments such as botulinum toxin (Botox) and dermal fillers, Restylane and Juvederm Ultra.

A further agenda for discussion during the conference was the deregulation of intense pulse light (IPL) and laser treatments which is scheduled for October.  The potential dangers such as burns, redness and injury from laser treatments not performed correctly are already apparent according to a BAAPS member who claims to have noted a third of an increase in such incidents.

According to consultant plastic surgeon and outgoing President Nigel Mercer; “The proposed deregulation means that providers offering powerful laser treatments will not be overseen by the Care Quality Commission or indeed, anyone. In an environment where clinicians are continually asking for tighter controls it is absurd that the Government should actually be seeking to further deregulate

Injectables and “Botox courses” facilitated over half a day were also topics for discussion at the conference as some are specifically designed to cater for people who have no previous experience in this field.

According to Nigel Mercer;

“These weekend courses have sprung up around the country and a voluntary register such as the one launched last week will be powerless to stop them.

This course in particular even boasted of an attendee who felt that the fact he’d had diabetes and treated himself with insulin for years meant he was qualified to inject his family and friends with Botox!”

 Mr Ali Juma of Feel Younger Cosmetic Surgery Liverpool is a Senior Plastic Surgeon in the NHS, a full member of both Plastic Surgery regulatory bodies (BAAPS) and (BAPRAS) and is fully qualified to administer injectable treatments.  Mr Juma has 22 years medical experience, therefore for any advice please call 0151 707 9050 and treatments are available at:

Rodney Street – Liverpool

Spire MurrayfieldWirral

Spire Fylde Coast – Lancashire

Nuffield – Chester

Liverpool Juvederm non surgical treatments increase

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3T01CCVS2M

Leading Liverpool Cosmetic Surgeon Mr Ali Juma has noted an upturn in non surgical cosmetic treatments during the 1st quarter if 2010.  Mr Juma from Feel Younger Cosmetic Surgery based on Rodney Street Liverpool has noticed an increase in the demand for wrinkle relaxing treatments (Botox) and in particular dermal filler injections, especially Juvederm Ultra.

Allergan UK have recently launched their national TV campaign promoting Juvederm Ultra and its properties, along with heavy marketing in glossy magazines and lifestyle medias especially for the female reader.

Juvederm is accelerating in popularity due to its wide coverage, but also due to the fact that the product has more longevity in comparison to the older brand of Restylane.  Typically, Restylane lasts for approximately 6 months where as its counterpart Juvederm stays active for up to 12 months, as per the guidelines from the manufacturer Allergan.

Mr Juma has also seen a significant rise in the popularity of non surgical treatments at his Chester, Wirral and Lancashire private practices.

Mr Ali Juma Cosmetic Surgeon attends aesthetic course in London

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

 

Mr Ali Juma a leading Merseyside Cosmetic Surgeon attended a course facilitated by Galderma UK on 13th November 2009 in London at the Wellcome Trust.

The course agenda included the use of  Botulinum in aesthetic medicine, facial anatomy and advanced injection techniques.