The Perfect Peel is a revolutionary peel that transforms your skin into looking younger, healthier and clearer in just one week, so, does it?
Buccal fat removal has been hitting the headlines as the ultimate ‘Hollywood secret’ to facial contouring, but what is it? Let's find out...
We all know Botox is a go-to for wrinkles, but did you know that Botulinum Toxin can treat migraines and stop sweating?
Everything you need to know about scalp micropigmentation, the long-lasting, semi-permanent cosmetic ‘tattoo’ that mimics very short scalp hairs.
Spotting unusual moles early gives the best opportunity for intervention and cure if any are identified. Here's how to perform a thorough self-check for moles.
Every woman experiences menopause differently. We know about hot flashes and mood swings but did you know that menopause can also affect your skin and hair?
Could sclerotherapy be the answer to getting rid of those confidence-sapping thread veins and spider veins?
Winter skin has a lot to cope with. So as the weather gets cooler, how can we get our skin primed and looking its best for the festive season?
Pregnant women have to give up many things; manicures, hair colour and facials come to mind but there are actually very few limitations on cosmetic skincare!
Sun, sea, sand and surgery... Should I abroad for cosmetic surgery or treatment? It’s easy to be tempted by the idea but sadly, it’s not always as easy.
If you're seeking out a clinic for any kind of cosmetic treatment. You need to ask your practitioner these important questions...
Menopause brings noticeable changes to your skin but with the right skincare, you can give new life to your skin and start feeling like yourself again!
Once you are going ahead with cosmetic surgery you should prepare yourself to get the best result from the procedure and to avoid any possible complications.
Anatomy of male and female skin is by and large similar. However, it is the subtle differences which make skincare different.
miraDry is a treatment that reduces underarm sweating. In this ultimate sweat-reduction guide, we find out everything you will need to know...
Let Consulting Room safely guide you through the process of gathering information about surgical and non-surgical cosmetic treatments and products.
Over time, too much time outdoors can put you at risk of age spots, wrinkles, and skin cancer so read on to find out how can Heliocare 360 sunscreen help you!
Did you know that unprotected sun exposure is responsible for 90% of skin ageing? Plus, UV rays can pass through clouds so sun protection is important!
Want to get glowing bridal skin? Here is your ultimate pre-wedding skincare routine from a skincare expert...
Can I get the look that I want for less? Can it really be done? We discuss the two approaches to reducing body fat and sculpting your body.
Have you ever wondered whether or not permanent body hair removal is possible? Keep reading to find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know...
As May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, there’s no better time to talk about the effects of UV radiation, and how you can protect yourself.
Exercise is a great way to help you feel and look better, on the inside as well as the outside including the skin!
Put seasonal skin damage (we're talking dryness, irritation and loss of moisture) behind you with these tried and tested treatments to get you glowing summer skin...
Up to 86% of skin cancer cases in the UK alone are preventable according to Cancer Research UK but how do you Identify Different Types of Skin Cancers?
Many of us are feeling stressed, sad and sluggish right now. So how can we improve our sense of well-being?
Spider veins can make us feel self-conscious and leave us unable to celebrate who we are. Fortunately, Sclerotherapy for spider veins is the perfect solution!
The Elipse Balloon is a revolutionary gastric balloon in a ‘pill’ that helps you lose up to 15kgs by providing a honeymoon from hunger, but does it work?
Skin cancer affects over 100,000 people in the UK alone. Knowing how to identify skin cancer can save someone’s life.
The definitive checklist for everything you need to know about Red Light Therapy from a top Doctor...
Skin expert Clare McLoughlin explains everything you need to know about Thread Vein Removal and why early treatment can help you achieve the perfect summer body
Think Botox is all about lines and wrinkles? Think again! Let us guide you through the top 5 other surprising uses of wrinkle relaxing injections...
So many of us still can’t get rid of stubborn fat around the tummy, thighs, and hips but why? Let's find out...
Our ultimate Christmas skincare guide will lighten the load as we approach the festive season, giving you top tips for skincare-based stocking fillers.
What is fat transfer? What are the positives? What are the negatives? Here is everything you need to know according to an expert fat transfer Doctor...
Are nose jobs and boob jobs still as popular in 2021 as they were 10 years ago? We asked a plastic surgeon for the hottest plastic surgery trends of 2021...
Plastic surgeons around the globe have seen a sharp increase in cosmetic surgery enquiries this year for multiple procedures.
Breast reductions are more and more popular so we thought we would break down everything you need to know, including your complete care guide.
Menopause is a natural part of the ageing process that most women experience but dealing with the uncomfortable and irritating symptoms can be challenging...
Cosmetic treatments are on the rise, but is Love Island to blame? Let's ask a top cosmetic doctor...
Breast uplift or breast reduction treatment? These are different but get similar results, which can be confusing. So, here's what you need to know...
Young people, including myself, feel the constant pressure to look our best and with celebrities setting ridiculously high standards.
If you suffer from hyperhidrosis, you may think that you've exhausted every solution. Here’s our guide to the best treatments for excessive underarm sweating.
The definitive checklist for anyone thinking about having fat freezing (CoolSculpting) treatment, by one of the UK's leading Doctors.
Here are the facts about moles in order to help raise awareness of the importance of mole checking and what to do if there are any doubts.
Fat Transfer procedures are attracting the interest of increasing numbers of people over the past few years but are they really worth it?
The benefits of pelvic floor exercises are well-documented and are recommended to help problems such as stress urinary incontinence and a prolapsed uterus.
Cold weather, central heating and environmental factors zap moisture leaving skin dehydrated. Instead of applying moisturiser to fight dryness, think twice...
Since the silencing of the guns on 11th November 1918, we remember the fallen, along with the medical professionals who pioneered plastic surgery treatments.
Sometimes facial scars can leave a hollowness in your skin. How can dermal fillers provide an effective treatment to reduce this kind of facial scar?
Recently we have seen a backlash in the media against the TV show Love Island for its portrayal of modern beauty ideals which increases body image pressures.
Overexposure to UV light is the main cause of non-melanoma skin cancer, a condition that presents in over 100,000 new patients in the UK every year.
Varicose veins treatment options. If you’ve just started looking into treatment but feel overwhelmed by all you need to know, you may find this blog useful.
There are a number of skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin but what are the most common ones to look out for, and how to get rid of them.
More than 60% of men admit to being unhappy with their bodies, but why are many men reluctant to take positive action to address the problem?
Do supplements work or can we get all of the nutrients we need from a well-balanced diet? Let's ask a doctor who specialises in skin supplements...
Young women are ignoring the dangers of junk food while assuming that pregnancy will definitely have a negative impact on their body shape, new research shows.
When it comes to our skin men and women differ quite dramatically, Here is a brief guide to the main ways in which our skin is different.
Summer should be a time to feel good about yourself, but for some people, it’s a nightmare. But, why settle for the body you deserve for one season only?
Enjoy the great outdoors in its red, orange and gold glory, and most importantly, treat your skin to a little TLC after a long summer in the sunshine!
Why is nipple and areola surgery becoming increasingly popular in both women and men?
Acne scars are one of the most permanent and distressing consequences of acne. So is there any way that these can be effectively treated?
One of the UK's renowned breast augmentation surgeons discusses the most common Myths and misinformation surrounding Breast Augmentation.
The medical term for male breast enlargement is gynecomastia, commonly called 'Man Boobs' or 'Moobs'. Are there treatment options?
It is estimated that in many areas over 60% of the adult population suffers from varicose veins, thread veins or spider veins. How can you get rid of them?
There can be many advantages to undergoing surgical procedures, such as blepharoplasty (eye lift), under local anaesthetic. Let's find out more...
Imagine waking up in Tudor England as a lady from a wealthy family. How different would your skincare routine be? Let's find out...
Melasma is a skin condition where the skin on your face makes too much of the brown pigment called melanin but can Melasma be treated?
Should beauty therapists be performing injection treatments? This is not a new debate, not by a long shot, but it is one that never seems to go very far away.
This will help you to understand your rights if you are contemplating cosmetic surgery, or if you have had cosmetic surgery and something has gone wrong.
if you live in Wales, the Healthcare Inspectorate of Wales has made it a lot easier to protect yourself from unscrupulous cosmetic cowboys.
Patients ask ‘What is the PDO Thread Lift’ or ‘What is Fine Thread Contouring?’ so I put together this blog to help clarify things a little!
Expensive prices certainly don’t guarantee experience and expertise at present, so these are details patients must check out before choosing a surgeon.
On a daily basis, we are faced with images of male and female "perfection". As a result of this, we are becoming more critical when we look into the mirror.
As more and more people are treated with dermal fillers more information is also becoming available about potential unwanted effects.
All non-surgical cosmetic procedures should include a one-to-one consultation between the patient and their Aesthetic Practitioner, prior to the procedure.
Male-pattern baldness is the most common type of baldness. Study shows that microneedling with Minoxidil is an effective treatment for male-pattern baldness.
We all like a good deal, to feel that we are getting value for money so how do you better understand the cost of cosmetic surgery treatments?
Your consultation with your medical injector is crucial - from seeing their work to asking questions, to seeing their clinic, credentials and demeanour.
The good news for anyone suffering from varicose veins today is that more modern treatments have Improved and evolved.
Threads create a lifting effect, whilst stimulating collagen at the same time. This is why I team the PDO Threads with PRP for its healing properties.
Independent research conducted on 250 men with visible scars reveals that a third of them do feel the need to alter their behaviour when first meeting people.
The breastfeeding question is a common one asked by many women when they are considering a boob job, so what's the answer?
We're constantly warned of the damaging effect of the sun's rays on our skin, but in avoiding sun exposure, could we be doing ourselves more harm than good?
How we view our looks can have a drastic effect on how we feel on the inside and impact our health mentally, psychologically and sometimes even physically.
You have probably heard about the hot new `miracle` wrinkle and eye bag-reducing product with instant effects. However, does it really live it to its claims?
The General Medical Council (GMC) Recommend more openness and pre-treatment consideration time for patients considering treatments.
Here the British Institute & Association of Electrolysis (BIAE) dispel the myths and lay out the truth about electrolysis treatment.
According to an article in The Daily Mail, 94% of men put losing hair as their top fear. Don't fear - hair loss treatments are becoming increasingly popular.
How many stories have you seen in the paper and on TV about botched up plastic surgery? Doing your research is SO important.
miraDry is a safe, clinically proven, FDA-cleared solution for significantly reducing underarm sweat.
More products and devices are coming to market that can address issues and concerns in the female genital area.
You researched all the stretch mark prevention creams, So how disappointing that you still ended up getting stretch marks. Why didn't it work for you?
It will be useful when considering cosmetic treatments to follow the following basic guidelines...
Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) affects an estimated 1 ? 2% of the population. Here is a quick guide to some of the treatments currently available to axillary hyperhidrosis sufferers, including an introduction to an exciting new option known as miraDry that has recently entered the UK market.
Butt lifts and boob jobs - everyone seems to want them but would you know what to do if your surgery went badly wrong?
Fat transfer is becoming a leading UK treatment. Last year saw a 14.5% rise in the number of fat transfers taking place, but how exactly does it work?
I said goodbye to dry, cracked heels in just a week with Neostrata Problem Dry Skin Cream!
With most people in the UK experiencing some hair loss before the age of 50, it is a common concern for both men and women and a legitimate one too.
The rise of teenagers demanding Botox injections should worry everyone in the industry says Dr Leah Totton, former "Apprentice" winner.
This awareness of how we are perceived on social networking sites has led to an increase in facial cosmetic surgery.
WARNING: Daily deal sites like Groupon, Living Social and Wowcher are no good for businesses and customers alike, and here`s why.
Is dry tattooing (also known as medical skin needling or microneedling) be the answer to treating damaged skin?
The Fresh Diet is the latest diet to hit the headlines in the U.S and it's no wonder its website promoting weight loss up to 4 pounds in the first week alone.
Skin tags are a condition where a small area of skin flaps or protrudes. It's important to understand the facts about skin tags. Here's what you need to know...
Considering breast surgery? Let an expert plastic surgeon tell you the things you must know before undergoing a breast augmentation.
When it comes to hair transplants more and more people are interested in and Unshaven FUE (U-FUE) Hair Transplants. What are they?
I came across a new book called Weight Loss Surgery; The Real Skinny by an American Weight Loss Surgeon, Nick Nicholson M.D. and an author, B.A. Blackwood.
I have been shocked, amazed and well just plain flabbergasted at the marketing of tanning shops... here's why you should be too.
Most moles are of no concern, yet. Malignant melanoma is a dangerous, cancerous form of mole. It is very important to check regularly for any new moles
Now Botox for Hair is the latest product to ride on the success of an already well-established brand, but for how much longer?
Guidelines for England and Wales from NICE now recommend laser and heat treatments for varicose veins over surgery.
The OCEAN Breast Enlargement procedure is 100% British-made and only available on these shores, let's find out all about it...
Moles on the skin come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Perhaps the worst kind of mole, aesthetically, is one that appears on the face and has hair sprouting.
We decided to bring together a general lowdown on what varicose vein treatments are out there and dispel a few of the myths out there.
Microcannula liposuction is being heralded as an alternative to surgical breast reduction.
Home remedies and DIY mole removal - Everything you need to know including the dangers explained by Mole removal expert, Dr. Ross Perry.
I have examined Mr. Bond, and have compiled the following report and made the appropriate recommendations for his overall reconstructive and aesthetic needs.
Two Florida plastic surgeons have gone public in the saline versus silicone breast implant debate. So which of the two is better?
Mole removal surgery is a relatively straightforward procedure and is pain-free and scarring is now much reduced for most procedures.
I'm going to provide you with ten useful facts about varicose veins and dispel some of the most common misconceptions along the way.
This is a case report highlighting an unusual presentation of a woman suffering from acne-like symptoms potentially associated with high levels of Vitamin B12.
Moles are a fact of life for most of the UK population. Moles are very common. While the average adult will have around 30 moles, some people have up to 400.
The risks and dangers of travelling abroad for cosmetic surgery - What you need to know.
Venaseal or `superglue` treatment by Sapheon is a unique non-surgical treatment that uses a medical adhesive to treat varicose veins.
Varicose veins are a common disorder affecting 30 percent of the population at some stage in their lives. Can Clarivein help?
Are the new 'posh Brazillian implants' the answer to breast enhancement?
Does eating fat will make us fat? Evidence now shows that it is in fact sugars and refined carbohydrates that cause us to pile on the pounds.
Let me introduce you to the full strap-on silicone breast bra!
The NHS began to restrict access to vein surgery, such as endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) and sclerotherapy in parts of the UK.
Social Media giants Facebook has long been censoring photographs containing breastfeeding images. How does this relate to cosmetic surgery?
Have you head about Lipoabdominoplasty? It combines internal locking stitches, tissue glue and local anaesthetic infusion pumps without the use of drains.
Wouldn't it be great to have the perfect Beyonce-style tush for those summer holidays on the beach and those party nights?
VASER Lipo-contouring, also known as LipoSelection®, is an advanced body contouring procedure that selectively removes unwanted body fat. Does it work?
A woman received a refund off her credit card for her burst PIP breast implants - Does this mean refunds for other women affected by this scandal?
The role of any great surgeon is far more than just a medic or even artiste; the best Consultant Surgeons are great Counsellors too.
Should Botox and Fillers be allowed to be Sold to the General Public from an Exhibition Stand?
Like many in the industry, I tend to keep an eye on deal website Groupon with a mixture of fascination and suspicion.
A frequently asked question has been: Are Nagor breast implants as good as Allergan because Allergan have FDA Approval whilst Nagor have a CE Mark instead?
If you are embarking on a weight loss journey, or have tried every diet, fad and exercise routine, there's nothing wrong with getting a bit of help.
We really want to take a moment to send out a very important message A Breast Implant procedure is for life.
Breast implants which are at the centre of a current scandal and health scare due to the use of industrial-grade silicone by the manufacturers.
Breasts are often idolised as the definitive ideal of femininity. breast augmentation proved the most popular cosmetic procedure among women in the UK.
In order to achieve a truly youthful complexion, it is vital that we consider what goes on inside our bodies too.
Cosmetic surgery alterations are growing at a rapid pace, trending alongside incredible advances in technology and new medical breakthroughs.
Antonia Mariconda a.k.a The Cosmedic Coach discusses her experience of deciding to undergo Liposuction.
30% of women would trade at least one year of their life to achieve their ideal body weight and shape. What would you trade?
The Cosmedic Coach discusses her experience of deciding to undergo Liposuction. How do you decide what Clinic / Treatment is right for you?
If weight is a factor in heart disease, removing the fat with liposuction should lower your risk? This is not true.
At MediZen, we chose to undertake an audit to assess patients' expected discomfort with actual discomfort levels when undergoing a cosmetic procedure.
I was introduced to Bio-Alcamid™ in late 2003 as a potential treatment for my patients with HIV-related facial wasting...
I hear so often "Why aren't I losing as much weight as I want to?" so what may be sabotaging our efforts to lose weight?
From the average bra size to the difference between natural breasts and implants – have you ever wondered how much your breasts weigh?
Footballer Wayne Rooney made headlines for his hair transplant so lets look behind the clever pun headlines (Vain Rooney *chuckle*) at male cosmetic surgery.
In a contest, named the Breast Summer Ever, a breast augmentation is the latest Cosmetic Surgery prize contest to hit the headlines and stir up social controversy.
Last week we were dumbfounded by the announcement of My Big Fat Plastic Surgery Prize Draw championed by the human Barbie.
Excessive underarm sweating is a very common condition but often not recognised or treated. So, how can you treat it?
In a world dominated by technology and where the iPhone is king, it was only a matter of time before plastic surgery got the virtual treatment.
Why liposuction is not a treatment for obesity. We talk to expert Dr. Bea Brookes.....
It seems credit cards are coming to the rescue more and more often for cosmetic treatments nowadays.
The aesthetic marketplace for home-use devices has grown, now from Korea comes the world's first home-use liposuction kit, called the i-Sucu. Seriously.
Treatment for varicose veins on the NHS is increasingly being classed as an aesthetic rather than a medical issue and thus treatment is denied.
People with pale skin always want to look more tanned, and people with darker skin often strive for lighter skin.
Football and boobs: His playbook for her breast implants` book launches with a contest to win breast augmentation surgery!
A UK plastic surgeon is being sued for 54 million by a patient for a facelift gone wrong. So, how to make the correct choice for your surgery?
Has cosmetic surgery changed your life and looks? Then why not enter Britain's first-ever beauty pageant open only to women who've had cosmetic surgery?
Facial redness and spider veins are a common cosmetic and medical complaint. What is the best treatment for this?
Why Combination peels? They are done to complement the efficacy of different ingredients that can be used for Treating hyperpigmentation in Darker skin tones
The Canadian study, to be published in The Journal of Biomechanics, found that rabbits injected with the Botox brand of BTX-A experienced muscle weakness.
It is so important to keep your age of you in balance. It's no good having a face of a fifty-year-old when your neck and decollete tell a different story!
The only proven methods for tattoo removal are Laser Tattoo Removal and Rejuvi Tattoo Removal.
I often hear patients say I have my mothers hands or my hands make me look older than I really am. Can something be done about this?
As we age the skin gradually gets less translucent and does not retain water so well. All the skin functions take place more slowly in mature skin.
Tickle Lipo is the new, much talked about procedure in the world of liposuction for body contouring and fat removal.
There are times when breast augmentation or enlargement surgery with silicone gel implants just doesn't go to plan; so what do you need to be aware of?
There is no question that most celebrities have had a helping hand in the looks department - From lips to breasts, whether they admit it or not, celebs love cosmetic enhancements!
The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) has issued updated advice on Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants.
Skin tags are benign, or harmless, growths of skin can now remove this using the revolutionary new SmartXide Dot fractional laser.
With the surgical versus non-surgical debate, let's not forget the crucial supporting role that skincare plays in keeping skin looking younger for longer.
Are Sunscreens Really All They Are Cracked Up to Be?
Marketed as "the world's first vaginal shield for safer hair removal and tanning protection", the Va-j-j Visor is here!
Can you really tell if someone has had a hair transplant operation?
Getting rid of stubborn fat is difficult and knowing which treatment is right for you is confusing. We ask Dr. Gabriel to tell us more about fat loss treatment.
The man-boob, is now driving many men, both those with a medical condition, and those with excess fat in the chest to their nearest clinic in search of a cure
Many studies now show that BMI is a poor discriminator of cardiovascular risk at an individual level and should not be used as the sole measure of obesity.
A few weeks ago I was contacted by the UK distributor of a new product called the Kush aimed at women with larger breasts who sleep on their side. Does it work?
Hannah Burge has become the youngest known person to receive botox at the age of 15 whilst on holiday in Spain, with her mother Sarah’s full consent.