Are Cosmetic Surgeons the Experts When it Comes to Botox & training? There was a very interesting debate on the RealSelf forums recently (where you can go to ‘find, share and discuss the real story about any cosmetic surgery treatment’). A forum user was asking whether they would be better to go and see a […]
There is a one vertical Procerus muscle and two Corrugator muscles that cause wrinkles and frowning in the area between the eyebrows. The frotanus muscle runs upwards from the bridge of the nose and inserts into the skin. Muscle fibres run upwards along the muscle and, when they contract, this produces shortening of the muscle […]
Pain relief using local anaesthetic for dermal filler injections Dermal filler injections are more uncomfortable for the patient than other treatments such as BOTOX® treatment. This depends on the area treated, with the lips in particular being very uncomfortable because of their denser nerve endings in this area. Many patients are deterred from having dermal […]
Latest developments in facial rejuvenation surgery Non-surgical skin treatments and surgical facial procedures often go hand-in-hand. The former, if begun early enough, can be a preventative to ward off the necessity for the latter until much later. Or, they can be used to compliment each other: there is little point a patient saving up and […]
It is perhaps unsurprising in America’s compensation culture. A controversial product like Botox is a bit of a sitting duck for legal allegations and, in April this year, manufacturers Allergan found themselves at the centre of exactly such a court battle. After claiming that Botox injections left him with Brain Damage, 67-year-old Douglas Ray Jnr […]
Is there really an “Optimum Age” for Botox treatment? Or is this some kind of myth Similarly…what is “too young” or “past the point of help”? Up to a point, “Too Young” is obvious. We’ve all heard the recent controversy over the San Francisco Mom who gave Botox treatments to her Pageant-queen 8 year old […]
The answer to this is yes you can become immune to Botox! But it is extremely uncommon. There are a number of different types of botulinum toxins available currently in the United Kingdom. These include Botox, Xeomin and Azzalure. If your patient becomes allergic/immune to one of these types of toxin it is likely one of the […]
The procedure hailed the “Botox Facelift” is actually a more modern technique using Botox treatment to improve the jaw line and give it a better definition. Botox works by weakening muscles and it is possible to selectively weaken muscles which pull down the jawline producing an elevation and tightening of the jaw line. Typically small […]
First Migraines, now Asthma…what else can Botox Treat? We are not skeptics about the wonders of Botox, or Botulinum Toxin Type A. We are, of course, already familiar with its potential for smoothing fine lines and wrinkles, treating excess sweating (hyperhidrosis) and even of its medicinal uses for an array of good: from Essential Tremor to Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebal Palsy (almost […]
Be Realistic…but Stay Positive: You Can Do It! There has been a trend recently to draw awareness to the fact that branching into the Medical Aesthetic Industry is not always plain sailing. Quite rightly, skeptics have stressed the perils of skipping blindly away from your day job (which may have its downsides but nonetheless pays […]
We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our skin team, bringing in the fantastic Simona! Simona will be based in our Buckinghamshire clinic offering private skin clinics throughout the week. A little about our new skin therapist… Name: Simona Jotkeviciute Profession: I graduated from the London College of Beauty Therapy in 2014 and have been […]
We are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting and demonstrating at Aesthetic Medicine North in Manchester Central Date: 29th & 30th June 2019 Time: 10.00am – 5:00pm Stand: A23 Our midlands clinical lead Dr Olha Vorodyukhina will also be demonstrating the latest approach to treating age-related atrophy in a female patient applying MD […]
Our Clinical Director, Mr Adrian Richards has been named one of the 'Top 100 Most Influential Cosmetic Doctors' by RealSelf website.
Winners of Best Training Programme at the prestigious My Face My Body Awards, recognising excellence in the Aesthetic Industry.
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