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Dame Helen Mirren definitely had cosmetic surgery claims Professor Kirwan

‘Dame Helen Mirren has definitely had surgery' - claims top cosmetic surgeon Professor Laurence Kirwan


The Professor can't believe that no one noticed the sunglasses last year


British actress Dame Helen Mirren continues to defy age with a stunning body and appealing face but it may not all be due to genes and good nutrition, said noted cosmetic surgeon Professor Laurence Kirwan.


"The sunglasses suggest she's obviously post-eyelift and probably has had some other surgery as well. Her face looked suspiciously taut and immobile for an actress. It's surprising how incurious or naïve the UK press can be not to notice that kind of thing," he said. The sojourn in Los Angeles has clearly taken years off her face. 


It is also rumoured that the Queen had a facelift done years ago. She looks remarkably good for her age. 


Cosmetic surgery not only makes you look better but it improved your quality of life and your body image. You don't have to take Prof. Kirwan's word on that. The scientific literature has many studies which say just that. 


Professor Kirwan is a recognised international leader in aesthetic plastic surgery with clinics in Harley Street, London; New York City; and Connecticut, USA and the UAE. He specialises in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face, breast and body. He also has many signature procedures for breast and face. Most recently he has been popularising the face shaping operation of which his 'waif' look procedure is one.


Mirren, who turned heads in a red bikini in 2008, did so again during the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 13. Wearing a sleek Badgley Mischka gown with a simple hairdo and little jewelry, she remained the epitome of an ageless actress, to most people.


The Oscar-winning actress is known to shun Botox, letting her longtime beauty show through the wrinkles of age. Mirren has said she‘s had no cosmetic surgery, relying instead upon common sense, including moderate exercise and avoiding smoking and drinking.


However, Kirwan said the sunglasses and the facial appearance they failed to hide suggest to the trained eye that she has had a facelift and possibly other cosmetic surgery.


"She's obviously a beautiful woman but it seems not all of that beauty is natural. However, I will say that the work she has had done is rather good," he said.


Kirwan said Mirren is an excellent example of a celebrity not overdoing cosmetic surgery, instead using it judiciously to its intended effect.  


"Some celebrities employ cosmetic surgery for its own sake, with predictably disastrous results. She has known what she wants done and why and hasn't let surgeons talk her into getting more work done," he said.


Mirren reportedly uses discarded tea bags to relieve puffy eyes. Kirwan said it's not as weird as it sounds, since the bags concentrate and contain the needed moisture in one place.


However, he did take issue with her reported use of 3Lab's "h" serum, which goes for $200 a dose, for skin rejuvenation.


"It seems to be a good moisturizer but it doesn't work for skin rejuvenation," Kirwan said.







Dr. Laurence Kirwan





Professor Laurence Kirwan, is recognised as an international leader in aesthetic plastic surgery. He has clinics in Harley Street, London, New York City and Connecticut, USA.  He specialises in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face, breast and body.  He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). He also is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and an active member of the prestigious American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). ASAPS members are required to perform a minimum number of aesthetic procedures each year to maintain membership. Both ASAPS and ASPS only admit physicians certified by the ABPS. The ABPS is the only Plastic Surgery Board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties. It oversees physician training in the US. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is the most prominent Society of its kind, representing a ‘gold standard' for excellence and innovation in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery worldwide. ASAPS meetings and approved educational activities draw surgeons from around the globe. Many UK surgeons make an annual pilgrimage to the Society's meeting and symposia. ASAPS members are required to perform a minimum number of aesthetic procedures each year to maintain membership.


Professor Kirwan was born in Liverpool. He graduated in Medicine from Manchester University in 1974 before becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1979. He trained in General Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Then he completed Residencies at the Universities Denver, Colorado and Kansas City, Missouri. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Professor of Plastic Surgery of the International School of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at the University of Belgrade.


He was named one of Tatler magazine's Top Surgeons in its Cosmetic Surgery Guide for the years 2004 and 2007-2012.He was named the "Top Breast and Tummy" surgeon for the past two years. He was included in the London Evening Standard's 1,000 Most Influential People report for the years 2007-2009. Professor Kirwan is also featured in The World's Top Surgeons & Clinics, published by Beyond Black Publications. Russian Vogue listed him as one of the Top 20 Plastic Surgeons,worldwide.


Professor Kirwan is a frequent contributor to current affairs programs on television and is an occasional contributor to magazines and newspapers. He has published three books: "The Cutting Edge: A Top Surgeon Tells All," about plastic surgery; "My Mole Book," a guidebook for children, explaining what happens when a mole is removed; and "Ophelia Blue Eyes: My Life So Far," a biography of Ophelia Sarah Kirwan, the professor's own daughter, who was born with Down syndrome. All are available through either Artnik Publishers or