It wasn’t just my physical appearance that was the problem though, as low self-esteem stopped me from doing things that other people took for granted – I hated being in photos and looking in mirrors, I even shied away from jobs which involved working with lots of people, or in public.
I did however meet a man who loved me. I met my now husband James, over 10 years ago. He would tell me how beautiful I was, but I would reject his compliments and tell him I didn’t believe them and this put a huge strain on our relationship.
One evening we watched a documentary about cosmetic surgery. I connected and identified so much with the people in the programme and James was astonished to hear other people talking about themselves like I had for all those years. This was a huge turning point for me. I saw how cosmetic surgery had changed these people’s lives and I felt certain it was the right answer for me. We agreed that this would be a very special Christmas present and, even more exciting, it would all be done in time for the biggest day of my life – my wedding day.
I contacted and visited three cosmetic surgery companies and decided to go with Transform. My surgeon understood exactly what I wanted doing and why and we worked together to achieve the best possible natural outcome.
Once I had got used to my new nose, I realised another huge difference - my confidence and personality. People were very supportive, full of praise for how I looked, commented on how I held myself differently and how positive I seemed.
More importantly, I had the perfect nose for the perfect wedding to the perfect man. I couldn’t be happier."
Mr Bhatty qualified in medicine in Pakistan in 1983 and obtained the FRCS in 1991.
Having completed further training in plastic surgery both in the UK and Pakistan he has worked as a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon in Pakistan for several years. He has also worked in the area of hair transplant surgery and had considerable experience in this field