Last year, over 28,000 cosmetic surgeries took place in the UK. This figure is increasing year-on-year because plastic surgery is becoming more socially acceptable and more affordable for many people. Unfortunately, as the number of operations increases so, to, do the number of cases where something goes wrong. Among the primary reasons for this are people not choosing the right surgeon.

Which is why it’s essential that people find a doctor who specialises in the procedures they are interested in. For example, Mr Irfan Khan, who works in plastic surgery BMI Beaumont Hospital, Bolton, is qualified to perform breast augmentations and blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), two of the most sought after procedures.

Qualifications and Experience

When it comes to plastic surgery qualifications and experience matter. Potential patients should look at how many years their surgeon has been practising (the longer, the better), their reputation, and their qualifications. It’s essential to check if the surgeon holds a Specialist FRCS in plastic surgery and also where they are registered. Registrations should include the:

  • General Medical Council
  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
  • British Medical Association.

For those considering rhinoplasty, look for registration with the British Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons.

Plastic Surgery BMI Beaumont Hospital, Bolton

Choosing the right hospital is just as important as choosing the right plastic surgeon. Those considering plastic surgery at BMI Beaumont Hospital, Bolton, for example, can see over 98% were happy with the quality of their care.

Finding the right match of hospital and surgeon goes a long way to ensuring any surgery goes well. So does meeting the surgeon before any procedure, which is why those considering plastic surgery should book a consultation with Mr Khan at Beaumont Hospital today on 01204 404 404.