Is rhinoplasty right for me?

Rhinoplasty, more commonly known as a nose job, is one of the most popular plastic procedures in the world, and it is performed on both men and women. If you are thinking about getting a nose [...]

Is a mini facelift right for me?

Have you ever considered a mini facelift? This is an anti-ageing procedure which lifts your skin upwards using small incisions, removing excess skin, tightening your skin, and reducing the [...]

How to Check Your Moles

Checking Moles for Signs of Cancer You probably have a mole or two, somewhere on your body. You might have had it since you were a child, or perhaps it’s relatively new, either way, it might be [...]

Is a tummy tuck right for me?

Tummy tucks are cosmetic procedures which are able to improve the appearance of the stomach through surgery, by removing excess fat and skin. There are a number of reasons why you might be [...]

Information regarding breast implants

“The published literature indicates that breast implants are thought to be safe, in general, but can have rare, serious side effects. I endeavour to provide patients with well balanced, up [...]


We now know that there is a small risk of developing a rare lymphoma called BIA-ALCL associated with textured breast implants. In the United Kingdom, the most up-to-date incidence is thought to [...]

Nigel Mercer featured in Aesthetics

Mr Nigel Mercer, part of our BPS team of plastic and reconstructive surgeons, has been featured in this month’s Aesthetics Journal, one of the top professional journals for medical aesthetic [...]

HydraFacial at BPS

The latest and most anticipated facial skin treatment is now available in Bristol withBristol Plastic Surgery, the HydraFacial. This facial treatment made famous by celebrities from Paris Hilton [...]

Sunbeds in the news

Overuse of sunbeds is in the news as the incidence of skin cancer has soared in certain cities. It is the unregulated use, the use by the under eighteens and the use of coin-operated sun beds [...]

Breast lifts outpacing breast implants

Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons posted on the 31st of March 2014 show the growth of breast lifts outpacing breast implants 2-to-1. Breast implants are still overwhelming [...]

Young people seeking surgery

Plastic surgeons and the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) have raised concerns over the number of young people seeking plastic surgery, and that younger patients can be [...]

Event: Free mole checks

Free Mole Checks in May by a Consultant Plastic Surgeon : As part of Sun Awareness Week (commencing 8th May 2017)  our consultant plastic surgeons will be conducting free mole checks. Skin cancer [...]