The Harley Medical Group Reveals The British Profession Most Likely To Have Cosmetic Treatments
Released on: October 4, 2011, 12:31 pm
British celebrities with various professions, including chef
Gordon Ramsay, TV presenter Kay Burley and fashion designer Victoria
Beckham, all openly admit to having cosmetic treatments.
Inspired to reveal the professionals most likely to have treatments, The Harley
Medical Group has found that it is actually those in the military who are most
likely to have cosmetic treatments.
The Group conducted a survey across its 31 clinics in the UK and Ireland which
revealed the military made up over 8% of bookings in the last six months, with
patients choosing non-surgical treatments such as Botox, dermal fillers and surgeries such as otoplasty and gynaecomastia.
Top Five Professions Most Likely to Have Cosmetic Surgery
4. City Workers
5. Hairdressers & Beauticians
Says Lisa Littlehales, Lead Nurse Counsellor at The Harley Medical Group: “Often
patients who are in very active professions such as the military, opt for treatments
as they feel they begin to look older than they feel, as their faces age more
obviously than their bodies. Patients in the military profession also comment that
playful banter in the mess encourages them to look into surgical options.
“Active celebrities such as Maria Sharapova, Mike Tindall, Jermain Jenas and Shane
Warne, have all had cosmetic treatments. This type of patient is a great candidate
for surgery, as they take regular exercise, generally eat healthily, don’t drink to
excess or smoke and are in excellent health.”
The Harley Medical Group Patient and Army Corporal Danielle Hagget, 23, comments on
her reasons behind having otoplasty: “I always hated my ears but after joining the
army I began to notice them more, as I always have to wear my hair up, drawing even
more attention to my ears. Being in a male oriented environment, there is often
playful banter within my unit, although this is always a bit of fun, it also gave me
the push I needed to go ahead with surgery and I decided to take the opportunity to
save for my procedure while I was in Afghanistan. My surgery has given me a massive
confidence boost, which has really helped my career - it’s the best thing I’ve ever
done for myself.”
For more information on surgical or non-surgical procedures please visit www.harleymedical.co.uk or call: 0800 085 4984
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NOTES TO EDITORS:
The Harley Medical Group is the UK and Ireland’s largest cosmetic surgery provider,
performing more procedures and with more clinics than any other cosmetic surgery
group. 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 500,000 patients to
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 non-surgical
treatments so that patients are protected from rogue practitioners.
In 2004, The Harley Medical Group’s Chairman Mel Braham, at the request of the
Department of Health became a member of the department’s Steering Committee, set up
to oversee the introduction of new regulations covering the entire Cosmetic Surgery
sector. All of The Harley Medical Group’s clinics are registered with the Care
Quality Commission. There are now 31 clinics in the UK and Ireland: London (Harley
Street, Wimbledon, The City, Chiswick, Finchley & Watford), Marlow, Birmingham,
Leeds, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle, Chester, Nottingham, Southampton,
Cardiff, Chelmsford, Dublin, Northampton, Cambridge, Maidstone, Belfast, Reading,
Sheffield, Liverpool, Bromley, Glasgow, Cheltenham, Leicester and Guildford.
The Harley Medical Group is renowned for introducing and pioneering most new
surgical and non-surgical techniques to the UK and Irish markets, such as Aesthera
PPx, Laser Hair Removal, Cool Touch, and Silk Touch Lasers, Collagen for lines and
wrinkles, Laser for snoring, Tumescent Liposuction, LPG cellulite treatment etc.
All new treatments and techniques are first thoroughly researched and tested before
they are submitted for approval by the Group’s Medical Advisory Board.
Imogen Fry or Monique Cockerill
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