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Introducing Mr Gavin McCoubrey, Plastic and Reconstructive Consultant Surgeon who joins our team of Consultant Cosmetic Surgeons.

Candover are pleased to welcome Mr Gavin McCoubrey to our team of Consultant Cosmetic Surgeons. Mr McCoubrey’s NHS post is at Salisbury Foundation Trust where he works as an NHS Plastic Surgeon and at the University Hospital Southampton at the Major Trauma Centre due to his interest in limb reconstruction. As part of our cosmetic service, Mr McCoubrey’s practice include all aspects of breast surgery including breast enlargement, reduction and reconstruction, tummy tuck and liposuction, and prominent ear correction. He also has a significant interests in specialist elective and trauma Hand surgery, Limb reconstruction, skin cancer surgery, breast reconstruction and scar revisions. Mr McCoubrey began his medical training at the University of St Andrews, gaining a BSc in Medical Science and completed his clinical training, qualifying from Manchester University, in 2000. He underwent Specialist Training in Plastic Surgery at the Oxford Deanery and was awarded his CCT in 2014, entering the Specialist Register. In his final year of training Mr McCoubrey spent a year of Fellowship training in Melbourne, Australia. This was a specialised Microsurgical and Cosmetic Fellowship, covering all aspects of Plastic surgical reconstruction. “I treat all my cosmetic and reconstructive patients with the same careful and aesthetic surgical precision.” More information on Mr McCoubrey and his special interests can be found here... read more

Are you Interested in Joining a Highly Performing Team as a Band 5 Cosmetic Nurse Specialist with a Career Progression Programme to progress to a Band 6?

A fantastic development opportunity has become available for a Band 5 Nurse to join our Cosmetic Specialist Nursing Team, with career progression to a Band 6. In this development role, you will be working alongside our Cosmetic Nurse Specialist to achieve competencies in all aspects of the Cosmetic Patient Pathway. For further details / informal visits contact: Matron Julie Cairns – 07557 191464 Sister Louise Hall – 01256 319864 To apply... read more

Simple Thread Vein Removal by Laser

Thread veins are generally harmless but some people consider them a nuisance and are conscious of trying to cover them up. They can also increase in size over time.

Thread veins are a group of dilated veins that appear close to the surface of the skin and are usually red or blue. They can occur anywhere on the body, but are most commonly found on the legs and face. They tend to branch out and give a spidery sort of pattern, hence why they are commonly referred to as spider veins.

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Smooth Away your Wrinkles: A Guide to Dermal Fillers

Both our environment and the natural ageing process can take a toll on our skin. Dermal fillers are a non-surgical solution used to fill out wrinkles and lines in the skin. They can also be used to increase the volume and definition of your lips.

At Candover we use Juvéderm facial fillers. Juvéderm ULTRA is an advanced, cohesive dermal filler manufactured by Allergan; a global health care company that pioneered the development of medical aesthetic treatments. Juvéderm fillers have an excellent safety profile and are made using advanced technology which provides very natural looking and long lasting results.

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Blepharoplasty, Pinnaplasty, Rhinoplasty- What are they?

The technical terms associated with cosmetic surgery can be confusing and some even sound quite daunting. For example Oculoplastic surgery relates to eyelids and eye-bags and other eye (ocular) related procedures. Here is a breakdown of some terminology associated with common cosmetic facial procedures performed by plastic, ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) and oculoplastic surgeons.

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