The Harley Medical Group Report Surge In Liposuction Procedures
Released on: September 09, 2010, 4:08 am
The Harley Medical Group
The Harley Medical Group has reported thousands of enquiries
for liposuction over the last month as a wave of what is termed 'beach
envy' - jealousy of other women's bodies - hit holidaymakers.
The rise has been driven largely by 30-plus women, with clinic staff reporting
patient feedback that suggests Victoria Beckham has the most coveted star stomach.
Abdominoplasty surgery enquiries are also up 32% over the last two months with some
patients even taking their summer holidays as 'surgery breaks', using the time off
to recover before returning to work rejuvenated.
Liz Dale, Director of The Harley Medical Group said: "You can get liposuction on
various areas of the body, not just the stomach area. It can be used to target
problem areas such as the hips, buttocks, inner and outer thighs, knees and double
"Many of our patients come back from a holiday with a resolution to make a change
to their life. With pictures of celebrities soaking up the sun in bikinis hitting
the newspapers every day, British women are being spurred into taking action."
Liposuction is performed under a general anaesthetic and takes one to two hours. A very small
incision is used to insert the cannula to extract the fat and sometimes this is
closed with a stitch or dissolvable suture. Following the operation, patients are
required to rest for 48 hours and avoid bending and heavy lifting. Patients must
wear a support garment until advised otherwise by their consultant.
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Notes to editors:
About The Harley Medical Group:
The Harley Medical Group is the UK's largest cosmetic surgery provider, performing more procedures and with
more clinics than any other cosmetic surgery provider. It has been established since
1983 and is one of the most highly-regarded Cosmetic Surgery Groups operating in the
UK. It has treated over 450,000 patients to date.
The Harley Medical Group works tirelessly to maintain the highest standards in the
industry for the benefits all cosmetic surgery and non surgical patients. We are
currently at the forefront of the campaign to ensure that the Government continues
to regulate the use of certain laser types used in cosmetic surgery and laser hair
treatments so that patients are protected from rogue practitioners. The Harley
Medical Group also offers other procedures such as Liposuction and breast
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