The Harley Medical Group, the UK's largest cosmetic surgery provider, has revealed that 15 per cent of cosmetic surgery patients treated at the group admit that their partners have also undergone some sort of cosmetic surgery treatment too, identifying a new breed of cosmetic surgery couples.
According to the figures from The Harley Medical Group, the top his 'n' hers combination sees women plumping for a Breast Augmentation whilst their male partners opt for Liposuction.
Liz Dale, Director of The Harley Medical Group, commented: "There is no doubt that patients are encouraging their partners to explore cosmetic surgery treatment options, although frequently partners will need little persuading as they can see the benefits experienced by their partner - both physically and psychologically - and don't want to be left behind or stand out in the family's photo album."
While The Harley Medical Group currently sees more women, there has been a definite increase in recent years in the number of men are going under the knife to get the look they want.
The male tummy tuck has proved to be the fastest growing procedure with a 25 per cent increase since 2006, with Gynaecomastia (male chest reduction) also up by 20 per cent across the same period. The most popular operation for men is Rhinoplasty (25 per cent of total operations performed on males patients in 2007) with Liposuction coming in second (22 per cent).
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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. The group has been established for over 25 years and is one of the most highly-regarded Cosmetic Surgery Groups operating in the UK, conducting over 400,000 procedures to date.
All of The Harley Medical Group's 23 clinics in the UK and Ireland are registered with the Healthcare Commission.
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 Laser, Silk Touch Laser, Collagen for lines and wrinkles, Laser for snoring, Tumescent Liposuction, LPG cellulite treatment.
All new treatments and techniques are first thoroughly researched and tested before they are submitted for approval by the Group's Medical Advisory Committee, as being suitable for application by the Group's fully trained and specialized Plastic Surgeons, Doctors and Treatment Nurses.
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