Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery Services

About Cosmetic Surgery in the UK

In the UK more than 100,000 cosmetic surgery operations are performed annually and this number is constantly on the increase.

Although the recession caused a downward spiral in most industries, the cosmetic surgery industry showed undisturbed growth.

The top 5 most common plastic surgery procedures in the UK are:

Cosmetic Surgery Procedures at Alvarez Plastic Surgery

“My approach to cosmetic surgery is to provide all my patients with a natural look, irrespective of which treatment they would like to receive.” – Gabriel Alvarez

It is important that all patients fully understand the risks involved with each procedure, and that is why I always choose the most simple surgery method.

I am an expert in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery with exceptional knowledge of skin cancer and scar revision surgery. Please read about the various cosmetic procedures and gain more insight to the before and after results of the procedures.

Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

Abdominoplasty or better known as tummy tuck surgery is when excess skin in the abdominal area is removed and tightened. This procedure is common in women after childbirth who struggle to get rid of the excess skin or in people who have lost a lot of weight. In some cases abdominoplasty is done a few months after liposuction surgery to remove excess skin.

Read more about before and after abdominoplasty…

Asymmetric Breasts (Breast Correction)

Asymmetric breast surgery is when one of the breasts is completely different in size or shape compared to the other one. Although no female has a bust where both breasts look exactly alike, some women experience a remarkable difference and request this procedure.

Read more about asymmetric breast surgery…

Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Eyelid surgery or double eyelid surgery is done in patients who have permanent puffy eyelids and/or bags underneath the eyes. The removal of these bags can result in a more youthful appearance.

Read more about blepharoplasty…

Breast Augmentation Surgery (Breast Enlargement)

Breast augmentation surgery, more commonly referred to as a ‘boob job’ is done for many reasons but most commonly when patients want larger breasts. Breast enlargement surgery can help increase a patient’s self esteem should they feel that the size of their breasts are inadequate.

Read more about what to expect before, during and post breast augmentation…

Breast Reduction Surgery

Breast reduction surgery involves the reducition of the size of each breast by removing breast tissue. During this procedure breasts will also need to be lifted.

Read more about before, during and after breast reduction surgery…

Ear Surgery (Ear Pinning)

Ear surgery or ear pinning is the correction of protruding or bat ears. The procedure can be performed in children as young as five years old. It is recommended to let your child undergo the procedure before he or she goes to school should they have a problem with the appearance of their ear position.

Read more about ear correction…


A facelift is a procedure where the skin in the face is tightened to give an individual a more youthful appearance. The main aim when performing this surgical procedure is to provide the patient with a non-operated, rejuvenated look.

Read about the difference in good and bad facelifts…


Liposcution, also known as lipoplasty, is a very common cosmetic surgery procedure which involves fat removal. This procedure is not a solution for obesity, but rather a tool to help healthy and fit individuals get rid of stubborn fat in areas, such as the abdomen and thighs.

Read about before and after liposuction in the UK…

Breast Lift Surgery (Mastopexy)

Breast lift surgery is a surgical operation where breasts are lifted to a more youthful position. The procedure also involves reshaping of the breasts.

Read more about mastopexy…

Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)

Rhinoplasty also known as nose surgery is the surgical correction of nose shape, size or any other irregularities that cause a patient to feel self-conscious.

Read more about nose surgery…

Empty Breast (Mastopexy & Augmentation)

Sometimes after breast feeding or after losing a lot of weight a patient can be left with an empty looking breast. In such instances, a breast lift combined with a breast augmentation is performed.

Find out more about empty breast correction surgery…