15th May 2024

Finding a plastic surgeon in London who specialises in facial surgery

The first thing to ensure when looking for a plastic surgeon near you is that they specialise in the procedure that you want, in other words that they have the technical skills and experience required to give you outstanding results.

What makes the plastic surgeons at Kensington Medical specialists?

  • All our surgeons are on the General Medical Council’s (GMC) Specialist Register for the relevant speciality. Their specialty is listed as “Plastic surgery” and all our surgeons are specialists.
  • They are experts in facial procedures such as facelift, mini-facelift, rhinoplasty, and upper and lower eyelid surgery.
  • They have years of experience and have carried out hundreds, and in some cases, thousands of facial procedures. The majority of the procedures they perform are facial. 
  • They have a holistic approach to facial treatments and understand how non-surgical procedures such as laser skin resurfacing, ultrasound skin tightening and injectables can complement surgical procedures.

How do facelifts, mini-facelifts, eyelid surgery, and rhinoplasty procedures work?

  • Facelift: your surgeon will make an incision on both sides of your face in the hairline around your ears. They will cut under the deeper layer of tough tissue, lifting, and tightening it. They will then tighten the skin towards your ears and remove any excess skin.
  • Mini facelift: your surgeon will make a few small incisions in front or behind your ears and, depending on the extent of lift needed, along your hairline. They will extend and tighten the skin where needed. Your wounds will be closed using very fine stitches.
  • Rhinoplasty: your surgeon will perform a small incision of the columella (the tissue situated between the nostrils) to operate on the soft tissue, cartilage and bones of your nasal area and alter the shape of your nose. Generally, a rhinoplasty is performed to correct a deviation, reduce a bump on the bridge or repair an injury. Most of the time you will not stay overnight in the hospital.
  • Upper eyelid surgery: the surgeon makes cuts in the eyelid’s natural creases. Skin, and sometimes fat, is then removed before the cuts are re-joined with very fine stitches. The scar is hidden in the eyelid crease.
  • Lower eyelid surgery: fat and excess skin are removed from eye bags via a cut on the outside of the lower eyelid, just below the lashes. Sometimes this cut can be made on the inside of the eyelid. It is possible to have both upper and lower eyelid surgery at the same time.

Finding the best plastic surgery hospital near you

Our surgeons operate in hospitals where plastic and cosmetic surgery is a prominent speciality. As a result, these hospitals are equipped with specialist cosmetic surgery instruments and their nursing staff in theatre and recovery are highly experienced in looking after cosmetic surgery patients. This will help in giving you a great result.

  • The hospitals where our plastic surgeons operate include: 
  • The New Victoria Hospital in Kingston
  • The Parkside Hospital in Wimbledon
  • The London Clinic in Marylebone
  • The London Welbeck Hospital in Welbeck Street

The importance of aftercare

Good aftercare following your cosmetic surgery procedure is very important to your health and to your surgical result. In particular, facial procedures can take longer to heal as everyday exercises, such as smiling, put a strain on the muscles of the face. 

At Kensington Medical, we provide an aftercare plan that will help you recover safely and successfully. This includes:

  • A 24-hour aftercare service
  • Our nursing team will phone you the day after your operation to check you are doing well. They will always be available by telephone. 
  • You will see your surgeon 1 week, 2 weeks, and 6 weeks post-operatively.

How to find us - Facial surgeon near me

You can meet our surgeons at:

  • 152 Harley Street which is close to Kensington, South Kensington, Chelsea, Knightsbridge and Notting Hill. It is within a short walking distance of Regent’s Park, Great Portland Street, Warren Street, and Oxford Circus tube stations. It is also close to Marylebone train station.
  • 261-263 Coombe Lane, which is located in West Wimbledon and within walking distance of Raynes Park Train Station. It also has convenient transport links with the A3, making the clinic very easy to reach from Guildford, Kingston, Richmond, Putney, Fulham and Battersea.