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The 5 questions you should ask before booking in for a hair transplant

The 5 questions you should ask before booking in for a hair transplant

Choosing to undergo hair transplant surgery is a big decision and not one that should be rushed into. A quick internet search will bring up hundreds of clinics all promising life-changing results, but how do you know which ones you should trust?

Wrinkles, sagging skin and poor skin texture woes? Is it time to consider a Profhilo treatment?

At my clinic, we are often asked what a Profhilo treatment can do to combat the signs of ageing and to address skin concerns, improve skin tone, texture, hydration and overall radiance.

Acne Myths & Misconceptions

Most of the most popular acne myths will be familiar to those of us who have suffered from acne and let's face it, they couldn't be further from the truth.

Stress & Hair Loss: The Ultimate Guide by a Hair Loss Doctor

This past year has undoubtedly been one of the most turbulent and stressful times of most of our lives. As a result, a lot of us have noticed hair loss over the past year, but is there really a link between hair loss and stress? And if so, what can you do about it?

The Lip Lift: FAQs answered by a surgeon

An emerging trend appears to be the lip lift - a surgical procedure that involves shortening the amount of skin on show between the nose and the upper lip. Interest in the procedure is surging as more and more people consider it as an alternative to filler injections

Did you get sun burn over the bank holiday? Get expert advice from a dermatologist

With incredible weather and highs of up to 25 degrees, this bank holiday weekend saw many of us out and enjoying the sun. But what if you spent a bit too much time outside and got sunburn?

Double The Benefit: Why combination surgery is on the rise...

Plastic surgeons around the globe have seen a sharp increase in cosmetic surgery enquiries this year for multiple procedures.

I went back into the NHS! - Dr Sophie Shotter describes her experience on the frontline of COVID-19

Dr Sophie Shooter returns to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and describes her experience.

What you need to consider before a lockdown nose job

Last year, the Zoom Boom phenomenon prompted a surge in demand for rhinoplasties, also known as nose jobs.

How to cope with early and premature menopause

Menopause is a natural part of the ageing process which most women experience between 45 and 55 years old. Dealing with the uncomfortable and irritating symptoms can be challenging but when it happens prematurely, it can be a huge shock.

How Love Island is Boosting the Cosmetic Industry

Cosmetic treatments are on the rise amongst young British people, and Love Island is said to be part of the cause.

Can natural remedies tighten the vaginal muscles?

It’s important to separate the doctor-recommended treatments, which have had success with strengthening the vaginal muscles, from the dangerous trends that should be avoided at all costs.

Over half of people do not change skincare routine in winter, research suggests

Over half of the Irish public fail to adjust their skincare routine for cold weather, according to new findings by McCabes Pharmacy

Are wrinkles inevitable? You are what you eat (and drink)

In the second of our blogs looking at the question, Are wrinkles inevitable?, I am going to look at how food and drink can help or hinder our skin quality.

Can natural remedies cure vaginal dryness?

The rise of celebrity and social media culture has formed a dangerous trend of beauty and health hacks. Rumours about natural remedies with the potential to cure women’s health problems, such as vaginal dryness, have been circulating in recent years. But is there actually any truth to them?

Are wrinkles inevitable? How the sun can cause premature ageing.

Wrinkles ARE inevitable. As we age, there is an unavoidable deterioration in the quality of our skin.

Non-surgical facelifts: Guide

A non-surgical facelift can refer to procedures such as laser resurfacing and facial injectables which don’t use a knife and don’t require hospitalisation.

Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors welcomes Instagram and Facebook age limit, backed by 74 per cent of Brits

The new Instagram and Facebook rules preventing under 18s from seeing posts about cosmetic surgery are welcomed but could go further, with 74 per cent of Brits calling for an age limit earlier in the year.

One in 20 people worldwide suffer from excessive sweating - We explain the most popular solutions for hyperhidrosis

Excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis is a problem that affects millions of people around the world – in fact, it’s thought that one in 20 people suffer from excessive sweating. If you suffer from hyperhidrosis, you may have felt you’ve tried all the available options. Here’s a guide to the available treatments for excessive underarm sweating.

Rolling back the years - Do injectables deliver?

So, the key question I am often asked is, “Can aesthetic injections help with this inevitable deterioration?”