Have You Tried the Trending Treatment for 2024?

18
Jul
2024

Have You Tried the Trending Treatment for 2024?

Move over Profhilo, Polynucleotides are the new and much-improved way to correct, stimulate and rejuvenate your skin!

What Is My Skin Type?

16
Jul
2024

What Is My Skin Type?

No matter your skin type, everyone can benefit from a regular skincare routine, including daily cleansing and moisturising.

Empowering Yourself with Ageing Insights and Treatments

15
Jul
2024

Empowering Yourself with Ageing Insights and Treatments

We all know that as we get older the skin on our face begins to sag and wrinkles start to form, but do you know why this is?

Polynucleotides (PNS) vs Exosomes

09
Jul
2024

Polynucleotides (PNS) vs Exosomes

In the ever-evolving field of aesthetic medicine, two innovative treatments stand out for their unique approach to skin rejuvenation: Polynucleotides (PNs) and Exosomes.

What Are Exosomes and Why Do I Need Them?

08
Jul
2024

What Are Exosomes and Why Do I Need Them?

Exosomes, the body’s cellular messengers, are revolutionising skincare and rejuvenation practices, but what exactly are they?

What Do Skin Boosters Do Differently to Other Injectables?

02
Jul
2024

What Do Skin Boosters Do Differently to Other Injectables?

Are you tired of trying every skincare product under the sun to get that glowing, radiant complexion? We get it!

Everything You Need to Know about Toxin Injections

28
Jun
2024

Everything You Need to Know about Toxin Injections

Botox, Botulinum Toxin, Muscle Relaxants, Toxin injections, Injectables, Wrinkle Relaxing Injections... Botox is known by many names but how does it work?

What Are Polynucleotides?

25
Jun
2024

What Are Polynucleotides?

Polynucleotides (PNs) are the most talked about treatment of Summer 2024, but what exactly are they?!

10 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Botox

18
Jun
2024

10 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Botox

Are you considering getting Botox injections? It’s important to know what to expect before going through with any treatment.

NAD Supplements: Energise and Enhance Your Well-Being

12
Jun
2024

NAD Supplements: Energise and Enhance Your Well-Being

Have you ever wondered about the tiny components inside your body that help keep you energized and healthy?

What is Profhilo?

11
Jun
2024

What is Profhilo?

If you’re looking for a non-invasive treatment to help rejuvenate your skin, then Profhilo might be your answer...

Why Everyone is Talking About Microtoxin

10
Jun
2024

Why Everyone is Talking About Microtoxin

What makes microtoxin revolutionary for achieving flawless skin with innovative facial treatments? Let’s ask an expert skin doctor...

Who Should You Trust To Do Your Botox?

07
Jun
2024

Who Should You Trust To Do Your Botox?

It can be difficult to know who to trust with your Botox treatment but fear not, we have you covered with everything you need to make the right decision...

Essential Anti-Ageing Skincare Tips

03
Jun
2024

Essential Anti-Ageing Skincare Tips

As the cost of living continues to soar, you might be looking for ways to make your budget stretch a little further. So Let's dive in...

Tips From a Top Doctor to Help With Your Skincare Journey

31
May
2024

Tips From a Top Doctor to Help With Your Skincare Journey

If you’re considering undergoing medical aesthetic treatments, you’re not alone. Let’s talk more about the process and how it works...

The Complete Guide to Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

29
May
2024

The Complete Guide to Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

Your guide to hyaluronic acid fillers: Everything you need to know about hyaluronic acid fillers from an expert in skin...

Beware: Trading Standards Warning on Unsafe Cosmetic Items

16
May
2024

Beware: Trading Standards Warning on Unsafe Cosmetic Items

Stay Safe: A warning has been issues to the public about illegal and potentially dangerous cosmetic products sold online.

The First Dentist in the UK to Pass the BCAM Masters Degree

15
May
2024

The First Dentist in the UK to Pass the BCAM Masters Degree

I am delighted to share that I have passed the BCAM Examination to become a Full Member of The British College of Aesthetic Medicine.

Give Your Skin a Boost With a Chemical Peel

14
May
2024

Give Your Skin a Boost With a Chemical Peel

Sometimes you need to give your skin a little extra help to keep it looking bright and supple. This is where chemical peels come into play...

Unlocking Relief: Botox for Overactive Bladder Explained

07
May
2024

Unlocking Relief: Botox for Overactive Bladder Explained

An overactive bladder is a frustrating medical condition that can hinder your life. How can you treat it?

Are Exosomes the Future of Anti-ageing?

06
May
2024

Are Exosomes the Future of Anti-ageing?

Exosomes, nano-sized vesicles naturally secreted by stem cells, are praised as the latest breakthrough, but what are they?

Bye Bye Acne! Is This Test the Answer to Getting Rid of Acne?

03
May
2024

Bye Bye Acne! Is This Test the Answer to Getting Rid of Acne?

This expert skin doctor is raving about this breakthrough acne test: Here’s why!

Who Can Inject Leg Spider Veins By Microsclerotherapy?

02
May
2024

Who Can Inject Leg Spider Veins By Microsclerotherapy?

Choosing the right Microsclerotherapy is crucial in treating spider veins, here's what you need to know...

How To Deal With Sun Damage

01
May
2024

How To Deal With Sun Damage

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and this month of outdoor fun is a chance to educate friends and family on how we can protect ourselves...

Help I’m Balding! Men’s Hair Loss Treatments and Solutions

30
Apr
2024

Help I’m Balding! Men’s Hair Loss Treatments and Solutions

Men’s hair loss is a very common issue but regardless of how common it is, it can be rather distressing to see your hair thin or fall out. 

Safety First: A Doctor Dives into UK Aesthetic Standards

30
Apr
2024

Safety First: A Doctor Dives into UK Aesthetic Standards

An aesthetic expert shares her important insights into the current state of the UK aesthetic industry and safety regulations.

ENDYMED Intensif VS Morpheus 8

26
Apr
2024

ENDYMED Intensif VS Morpheus 8

There is a chance you’ve heard of Morpheus 8. This non-invasive skin-tightening device is often found in the press with celebrity clients like Kim Kardashian.

Ellanse vs Polynucleotides: What's the Difference?

25
Apr
2024

Ellanse vs Polynucleotides: What's the Difference?

Ellanse vs polynucleotides: An expert skin doctor clarifies the distinctive differences...

Meet the Retinol That’s Safe for All Skin Types

24
Apr
2024

Meet the Retinol That’s Safe for All Skin Types

Whether you're in your twenties combatting breakouts or seeking to address and prevent fine lines, iS Clinical has tailored a solution for you..

What you Need to Know About Menopausal Skin

18
Apr
2024

What you Need to Know About Menopausal Skin

There are many ways that menopause can affect the skin. Let's talk to an expert...

The Ultimate Facial Filler Guide

17
Apr
2024

The Ultimate Facial Filler Guide

Did you know not all facial filler is the same? Each facial area needs and deserves tailored attention, specific products, and bespoke techniques to achieve the best and safest result!

Does Chair Yoga Burn Calories?

16
Apr
2024

Does Chair Yoga Burn Calories?

Chair yoga offers a gentle introduction to helping build strength, flexibility, and confidence before moving on to more demanding forms of exercise.

Expert Advice for Your First Aesthetic Consultation

16
Apr
2024

Expert Advice for Your First Aesthetic Consultation

patients often wait years before they gather the courage to book a consultation with an aesthetic doctor about potential tweakments.

What is the Best Sclerosant for Microsclerotherapy in 2024?

14
Apr
2024

What is the Best Sclerosant for Microsclerotherapy in 2024?

This is everything you need to know about choosing the right Microsclerotherapy Sclerosant in 2024...

When Losing Weight: Plate Size Matters!

12
Apr
2024

When Losing Weight: Plate Size Matters!

Let's discuss the plate model which provides another approach to control your food portions and lose weight.

Pure Perfection Clinic Named Best Clinic in Wales

11
Apr
2024

Pure Perfection Clinic Named Best Clinic in Wales

The business was named Best Clinic Midlands and Wales at the Aesthetics Awards, hosted by TV personality Vernon Kay.

ENDYMED: More Than Just an Anti-ageing Treatment

10
Apr
2024

ENDYMED: More Than Just an Anti-ageing Treatment

While we can manage some aspects of the aging process, it is difficult to deflect all the forces of nature that lead to changes in our skin’s health...

Everything You Need to Know About Collagen Stimulating Filler

05
Apr
2024

Everything You Need to Know About Collagen Stimulating Filler

We hear so many brand names being thrown around it can be difficult to know what the benefit of each product is, so let's dig in...

How to Manage Allergy-Prone Skin During Hay Fever Season

03
Apr
2024

How to Manage Allergy-Prone Skin During Hay Fever Season

After months of harsh cold and central heating drying out our skin, we are now bracing for a pollen surge this April as pollen counts steadily rise each day.

What is the Best SPF for Rosacea?

27
Mar
2024

What is the Best SPF for Rosacea?

With Rosacea Awareness Month around the corner and the onset of warmer weather, now is the perfect time to shine a light on the importance of SPF

Who Should You Trust to Do Your Hydrafacial?

26
Mar
2024

Who Should You Trust to Do Your Hydrafacial?

Knowing where to go for any facial treatment can be difficult. Let us help keep you safe...

Exploring the Benefits of Botox for Neck Bands

13
Mar
2024

Exploring the Benefits of Botox for Neck Bands

You may think Botox is just reserved for the face, but did you know it can also be used to reduce neck wrinkles?

6 Simple Winter Skincare Tips

12
Mar
2024

6 Simple Winter Skincare Tips

The best 6 simple Winter skincare tips for glowing and hydrated skin.

Pick an Eating Plan That You Can Stick To Long Term

08
Mar
2024

Pick an Eating Plan That You Can Stick To Long Term

Weight loss tip: Pick an eating plan that you can stick to long-term and avoid extreme or quick-fix diets...

Hair Transplant Techniques Explained: FUE Versus FUT

06
Mar
2024

Hair Transplant Techniques Explained: FUE Versus FUT

Which is Best - the FUE or FUT hair transplant method? Hair Transplant Surgeon Dr Bessam Farjo, explains the difference....

Glowing Through Menopause: Skincare Tips for Mature Skin

01
Mar
2024

Glowing Through Menopause: Skincare Tips for Mature Skin

Navigating menopause: How hormonal changes affect your skin and how you can help it glow...

How Calories Add Up!

29
Feb
2024

How Calories Add Up!

Did you know that consuming a single slice of chocolate cake daily, in addition to regular meals, over the course of a year could lead to an 11 kg weight gain?

Seven Tips for Having Healthier Skin in Menopause

28
Feb
2024

Seven Tips for Having Healthier Skin in Menopause

We ask an expert dermatologist to explain the impact menopause can have on the skin and to provide tips on how to keep it healthy during the change.

Aesthetic Industry Regulation – Is It Really Needed?

22
Feb
2024

Aesthetic Industry Regulation – Is It Really Needed?

Did you know that the UK is the only country in the world with an unregulated aesthetic industry?

Can Jowls Be Fixed Without Surgery?

19
Feb
2024

Can Jowls Be Fixed Without Surgery?

Considering jowl correction? Discover alternatives to costly facelifts and invasive surgeries.

How to Avoid Overeating

16
Feb
2024

How to Avoid Overeating

We've all been faced with a situation where overeating is likely, so here are some strategies for controlling cravings for unhealthy foods...

Ihya House of Aesthetics Opens in Edgbaston

09
Feb
2024

Ihya House of Aesthetics Opens in Edgbaston

Described as a “destination where beauty and revival converge, " it represents the transcendence of mere physical transformation...

Simply Healthy Eating Tips That Can Lead to Weight Loss

09
Feb
2024

Simply Healthy Eating Tips That Can Lead to Weight Loss

Remember! Small steps lead to big changes!

Non-surgical Aesthetic treatments For Urinary Incontinence

07
Feb
2024

Non-surgical Aesthetic treatments For Urinary Incontinence

Seeking solutions: Dealing with the realities of urinary incontinence.

Exposing The Skin Boosters Myth

07
Feb
2024

Exposing The Skin Boosters Myth

Exposing The Skin Boosters Myth. After all, who doesn’t wish to keep their face youthful while slowing the ageing process?

Fat Dissolving Lemon Bottle: This Latest TikTok Trend

06
Feb
2024

Fat Dissolving Lemon Bottle: This Latest TikTok Trend

The latest trend on TikTok is the fat-dissolving lemon bottle. It claims amazing results so let’s investigate what exactly this is...

Does Creatine Cause Hair Loss? Let’s Ask an Expert...

05
Feb
2024

Does Creatine Cause Hair Loss? Let’s Ask an Expert...

Is creatine use a cause of hair loss? Let’s Ask a Hair Loss Expert...

Keep Yourself Safe When Choosing Aesthetic Treatments

02
Feb
2024

Keep Yourself Safe When Choosing Aesthetic Treatments

The recent documentary by Olivia Attwood shows how confusing it can be to choose who and where to get your aesthetic treatments from, and how safe they are...

Which Is the Best Vaginal Tightening Treatment for Laxity?

31
Jan
2024

Which Is the Best Vaginal Tightening Treatment for Laxity?

Vaginal laxity is a common presentation among women after childbirth and menopause that comes with a physical and psychological impact. What is the best treatment?

The Benefits of Walking for Weight Loss

31
Jan
2024

The Benefits of Walking for Weight Loss

What are the benefits of walking for weight loss? Let's ask a weight loss expert...

Winter Heat Warning: Beware of Toasted Skin Syndrome

30
Jan
2024

Winter Heat Warning: Beware of Toasted Skin Syndrome

Using hot water bottles, heaters, electric blankets or sitting in front of a fire, you may develop a rash on your skin known as toasted skin syndrome...

Surgeon Highlights Concerns Over Viral Lemon Bottle Trend

29
Jan
2024

Surgeon Highlights Concerns Over Viral Lemon Bottle Trend

First, it was buccal fat removal, then it was Barbie Botox and now it's lemon bottle injections... Let's talk about TikTok trends and safety...

The Gynaecologist's Guide to Aesthetic Gynaecology

24
Jan
2024

The Gynaecologist's Guide to Aesthetic Gynaecology

Elevating safety: The unique advantage of gynaecologists in aesthetic gynaecology.

Young Mum Dies Days After Turkish Brazilian Bum-Lift

18
Jan
2024

Young Mum Dies Days After Turkish Brazilian Bum-Lift

Warning: A 26-year-old British mum-of-three has tragically died after getting a Brazilian bum-lift operation in Turkey.

Wegovy and Mounjaro: The Future of Weight Loss Medications?

17
Jan
2024

Wegovy and Mounjaro: The Future of Weight Loss Medications?

The evolving landscape of weight loss medications: How Wegovy and Mounjaro are shaping the future of medical weight management.

Risky Trend: BABTAC Alerts on 'Skinny Injections' Surge

10
Jan
2024

Risky Trend: BABTAC Alerts on 'Skinny Injections' Surge

Warning from industry experts: Spike in weight loss 'skinny injections' signals risk to public safety in the UK's unregulated market.

Lasers in Skincare: The Ultimate Guide for Radiant Skin

21
Dec
2023

Lasers in Skincare: The Ultimate Guide for Radiant Skin

Everything you need to know about lasers...

The Dental Trends to Leave Behind in 2023

18
Dec
2023

The Dental Trends to Leave Behind in 2023

Here are some of the wellness trends that Dr Stephen Dodd, Cosmetic Dentist, would rather people leave behind in 2023...

Combining Dermal Fillers and Botox: A Comprehensive Guide

13
Dec
2023

Combining Dermal Fillers and Botox: A Comprehensive Guide

Can I receive dermal fillers and Botox during one session? Let's ask an expert...

Dermal Fillers vs Botox: A Comprehensive Comparison

28
Nov
2023

Dermal Fillers vs Botox: A Comprehensive Comparison

Here is everything you need to know about Dermal Fillers and Botox...

Winter Is Coming… So Why Am I Still Sweating?!

22
Nov
2023

Winter Is Coming… So Why Am I Still Sweating?!

For those who suffer with hyperhidrosiswinterdoesn’t offer a break from worrying about sweating... So what can you do?

The Shocking Impact: How Vaping Destroys Your Oral Hygiene!

16
Nov
2023

The Shocking Impact: How Vaping Destroys Your Oral Hygiene!

Following recent government calls and the King’s Speech last week, vaping has been in the spotlight.

Introducing Healthium Clinic

15
Nov
2023

Introducing Healthium Clinic

Introducing Healthium Clinics – paving the way for first-class healthcare, medical services and aesthetic treatments that work.

Caution raised Over Immune System Impact of Cosmetic Filler

03
Nov
2023

Caution raised Over Immune System Impact of Cosmetic Filler

Dermal fillers have gained popularity, partly influenced by reality TV shows and social media; However medical experts caution they can cause an immune reaction...

5 Things a Surgeon Wants You to Know About Face Lifts

01
Nov
2023

5 Things a Surgeon Wants You to Know About Face Lifts

We have seen a huge increase in facelifts this past year, but as this is a major surgery, surgeons warn patients of the things to consider...

DIY Lip Filler?! The Treatment You Should NEVER Do at Home

12
Oct
2023

DIY Lip Filler?! The Treatment You Should NEVER Do at Home

DIY lip augmentation: When saving money isn’t worth it. Why medical professionals warn against at-home lip filler kits.

Menopause and the Impact on Skin, Teeth, and Hair

11
Oct
2023

Menopause and the Impact on Skin, Teeth, and Hair

October marks Menopause Awareness Month - Medical experts share their insights on to how the menopause can affect skin, teeth and hair.

Tooth Tweakments: What You Need To Know

29
Sep
2023

Tooth Tweakments: What You Need To Know

There is now a huge variety of tooth 'tweakments' available so here is everything a cosmetic dentist wants you to know...

Is Laser Hair Removal Really Permanent?

30
Aug
2023

Is Laser Hair Removal Really Permanent?

Laser hair removal has become a popular option to get rid of unwanted hair but is laser hair removal really permanent? Let's dive into the facts.

What Is Save Face and Why Does It Matter?

18
Aug
2023

What Is Save Face and Why Does It Matter?

Have you found yourself wondering what Save Face is? You certainly won’t know just how important it is within the aesthetics industry.

20 Years of ConsultingRoom.com!

16
Aug
2023

20 Years of ConsultingRoom.com!

2023 marks a momentous milestone as Consulting Room celebrates 20 years of excellence!

How to Deal With Psoriasis: By a Consultant Dermatologist

16
Aug
2023

How to Deal With Psoriasis: By a Consultant Dermatologist

Affecting around 2% of the population, psoriasis is a skin condition that some of us will suffer with at some point. But what is it? How do we treat it?

Illegal Botox Seized in Police Raids in the Northwest

11
Aug
2023

Illegal Botox Seized in Police Raids in the Northwest

Three individuals have been apprehended subsequent to an inquiry involving the distribution of unauthorised medicines such as Botox and fillers.

The Most Googled Dental Questions Answered

08
Aug
2023

The Most Googled Dental Questions Answered

Dentistry truths revealed: Expert dentist debunks Google’s most searched questions.

Awake and Refreshed: 5 Ways to Revive Tired-Looking Eyes

01
Aug
2023

Awake and Refreshed: 5 Ways to Revive Tired-Looking Eyes

Unravel the mystery of tired-looking eyes, here's a hint, it's not all about getting more sleep!

Time for an Overhaul of the Ban on Advertising Medicines?

26
Jul
2023

Time for an Overhaul of the Ban on Advertising Medicines?

In the US, prescription product ads are prevalent, while in the UK, strict rules limit the sharing of medicine info with the public. So, what does this mean?

Botox and Lip Fillers Illegally Available in Wolverhampton

13
Jul
2023

Botox and Lip Fillers Illegally Available in Wolverhampton

Warning: Botox and lip fillers are illegally available to underage people in Wolverhampton, violating the botulinum toxin and Fillers (Children) Act 2021.

Your Ultimate Guide to Body Contouring Treatments

11
Jul
2023

Your Ultimate Guide to Body Contouring Treatments

Unlocking beauty: Transforming legs, tummies, bottoms, and arms with body contouring treatments.

The Essential Vitamins You Need to Maintain Skin Health

20
Jun
2023

The Essential Vitamins You Need to Maintain Skin Health

In order to maintain your skin health over time, there are a number of essential vitamins you need to incorporate into your diet. Let's find out which ones...

Say Goodbye to Man Boobs: Surgery Options for Gynecomastia

19
Jun
2023

Say Goodbye to Man Boobs: Surgery Options for Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia, commonly known as "man boobs," is a condition that can cause emotional distress and self-consciousness but there are options available...

Dissolving Overfilled Lips: What an Expert Wants You to Know

08
Jun
2023

Dissolving Overfilled Lips: What an Expert Wants You to Know

Is 2023 marking the end of fillers? With celebrities having their filler dissolved, does this mean that treatments are a trend no more?

The Impact Mental Health Has on the Health of Our Skin

02
Jun
2023

The Impact Mental Health Has on the Health of Our Skin

Highlighting the link between mental health and skin health, exploring their interconnection and impact in aesthetics.

The Importance of the Initial Consultation

30
May
2023

The Importance of the Initial Consultation

An in-depth consultation process is to find out about any current or previous medical conditions and medication that may impact aesthetic treatment.

General Dentistry vs. Cosmetic Dentistry Explained

22
May
2023

General Dentistry vs. Cosmetic Dentistry Explained

In this blog, we will explore the key differences between general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry.

Skin Cancer Awareness Month - Checking Your Moles

10
May
2023

Skin Cancer Awareness Month - Checking Your Moles

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Mole checking is an important part of skin cancer detection. We spoke to Dr Shaaria Nasir of sk:n Clinics to learn more.

TikTok and the Trend of Young Women Seeking Face Lifts

02
May
2023

TikTok and the Trend of Young Women Seeking Face Lifts

Shocking trend alert? Is Tiktok’s secret obsession with youthful perfection why young women are opting for face lifts?

Botched Botox - What You Need to Know

24
Apr
2023

Botched Botox - What You Need to Know

Did you know that anyone can call themselves a nurse in the UK? Yes, your read that correctly, and yes, that is a very worrying thought.  

Liposomal Supplements – How to Spot the Real Deal

04
Apr
2023

Liposomal Supplements – How to Spot the Real Deal

Liposomal Supplements: We discuss how to spot the real deal by talking about all things Liposomal with Altrient...

5 Questions You Must Ask If You Want Fillers or Botox

30
Mar
2023

5 Questions You Must Ask If You Want Fillers or Botox

Dr David Eccleston shares what you need to know before getting cosmetic injectables and the questions you must ask your Dr or Nurse...

Everything You Need to Know About The Perfect Peel

16
Mar
2023

Everything You Need to Know About The Perfect Peel

The Perfect Peel is a revolutionary peel that transforms your skin into looking younger, healthier and clearer in just one week, so, does it?

Everything You Need to Know About Buccal Fat Removal

02
Mar
2023

Everything You Need to Know About Buccal Fat Removal

Buccal fat removal has been hitting the headlines as the ultimate ‘Hollywood secret’ to facial contouring, but what is it? Let's find out...

Selling Cosmetic Injectables to Men Is Tricky

01
Jan
2023

Selling Cosmetic Injectables to Men Is Tricky

So how do you reach out to men when it comes to advertising facial fillers and other cosmetic injectables?

Laser Hair Removal and IPL: A Comprehensive Guide

06
Dec
2022

Laser Hair Removal and IPL: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding the difference between Laser Hair Removal and IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Hair Removal...

Your Top 5 Scalp Micropigmentation Questions Answered

06
Dec
2022

Your Top 5 Scalp Micropigmentation Questions Answered

Everything you need to know about scalp micropigmentation, the long-lasting, semi-permanent cosmetic ‘tattoo’ that mimics very short scalp hairs. 

How to Do a Self-Check for Moles

29
Nov
2022

How to Do a Self-Check for Moles

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.

Menopause and Skincare: What You Need to Know

22
Nov
2022

Menopause and Skincare: What You Need to Know

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?

Why Do Men Get Acne?

11
Nov
2022

Why Do Men Get Acne?

Men: If you’re dealing with acne as an adult, you’re not alone. Dr Sam Robson is a skin expert and has everything you need to say goodbye to acne.

Your No-Nonsense Guide to Removing Thread Veins

10
Nov
2022

Your No-Nonsense Guide to Removing Thread Veins

Could sclerotherapy be the answer to getting rid of those confidence-sapping thread veins and spider veins?

How to Find The Best Skincare Routine

02
Nov
2022

How to Find The Best Skincare Routine

Your skin is unique to you. Skin type and skin condition is different from everybody else's so you deserve a skincare routine tailored just for you.

Everything You Need to Know About Pregnancy and Skincare

28
Oct
2022

Everything You Need to Know About Pregnancy and Skincare

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!

Your Guide to Cosmetic Treatment Abroad

27
Sep
2022

Your Guide to Cosmetic Treatment Abroad

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.

Your Guide to Cosmetic Treatment - Which Questions to Ask

12
Sep
2022

Your Guide to Cosmetic Treatment - Which Questions to Ask

If you're seeking out a clinic for any kind of cosmetic treatment. You need to ask your practitioner these important questions...

What You Need To Know About Menopausal Skincare

05
Sep
2022

What You Need To Know About Menopausal Skincare

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!

Preparing for Cosmetic Surgery, the Do’s and Don’Ts

05
Sep
2022

Preparing for Cosmetic Surgery, the Do’s and Don’Ts

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.

The Male Guide to Grooming - Hair and Skin Care

16
Aug
2022

The Male Guide to Grooming - Hair and Skin Care

Anatomy of male and female skin is by and large similar. However, it is the subtle differences which make skincare different.

Everything You Need to Know About miraDry Sweat Treatment

11
Aug
2022

Everything You Need to Know About miraDry Sweat Treatment

miraDry is a treatment that reduces underarm sweating. In this ultimate sweat-reduction guide, we find out everything you will need to know...

Guide to Cosmetic Treatment - Which Treatment?

27
Jul
2022

Guide to Cosmetic Treatment - Which Treatment?

Let Consulting Room safely guide you through the process of gathering information about surgical and non-surgical cosmetic treatments and products.

The Importance of Sun Protection

07
Jul
2022

The Importance of Sun Protection

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!

Scared of Acids in Your Skin Routine? Don’t Be!

23
Jun
2022

Scared of Acids in Your Skin Routine? Don’t Be!

Will acids and chemical peels burn my face off? They can sound scary so let's ask a skincare expert all about these popular skincare ingredients...

Why We All Need to Be Taking Daily Supplements

08
Jun
2022

Why We All Need to Be Taking Daily Supplements

Are supplements really needed? Find out what an aesthetic practitioner who specialises in healthy skin from within, wants us to know about supplements...

Is Permanent Body Hair Removal Possible?

31
May
2022

Is Permanent Body Hair Removal Possible?

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...

The Sun and Your Skin: Skin Cancer and Skin Ageing

30
May
2022

The Sun and Your Skin: Skin Cancer and Skin Ageing

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.

Is Exercise Good for Your Skin?

28
May
2022

Is Exercise Good for Your Skin?

Exercise is a great way to help you feel and look better, on the inside as well as the outside including the skin!

Melanoma Awareness: Identifying Types of Skin Cancers

17
May
2022

Melanoma Awareness: Identifying Types of Skin Cancers

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?

Boost Your Wellbeing With Holistic Aesthetics

09
May
2022

Boost Your Wellbeing With Holistic Aesthetics

Many of us are feeling stressed, sad and sluggish right now. So how can we improve our sense of well-being?

What Are The Benefits of Collagen Supplements?

21
Apr
2022

What Are The Benefits of Collagen Supplements?

One of the most common questions I get asked is, What can I do to make my skin look better? The answer, unsurprisingly, is not a simple one...

Who Should You Trust to Do Your Botox and Fillers?

06
Apr
2022

Who Should You Trust to Do Your Botox and Fillers?

Dr Eccleston is Tatlers "Man in the Midlands for Botox" and has fixed complications rising from badly done injectables. So, who should be injecting your Botox?

Everything You Need to Know About Microneedling

25
Mar
2022

Everything You Need to Know About Microneedling

You might have heard about micro-needling before, but what exactly is involved in this treatment? What results can you expect?

How to Identify the 5 Different Types of Melanoma

21
Mar
2022

How to Identify the 5 Different Types of Melanoma

Skin cancer affects over 100,000 people in the UK alone. Knowing how to identify skin cancer can save someone’s life.

Teeth Whitening - Is It Safe?

12
Mar
2022

Teeth Whitening - Is It Safe?

Did you know that it is illegal for anyone other than a dentist to give treatment, advice or attendance that would normally be given by a dentist?

The Shocking Link Between Depression and Roaccutane

10
Mar
2022

The Shocking Link Between Depression and Roaccutane

Acne sufferers will be familiar with Roaccutane. However it is responsible for over 10 suicides per year, so we need to discuss its effect on acne sufferers.

Microbiome: The Trendiest Word You’ll Hear in 2022

04
Mar
2022

Microbiome: The Trendiest Word You’ll Hear in 2022

Microbiome - Is a community of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses) that work together in and on the human body. So just why is everyone talking about it?

Do You Really Need to Use SPF in Winter?

28
Feb
2022

Do You Really Need to Use SPF in Winter?

SPF isn't always on your to-do list, even in the summer, yet some people use SPF daily even in the winter. So what's the truth, do we really need SPF in Winter?

Is It Worth Getting Botox In Your 20s?

16
Feb
2022

Is It Worth Getting Botox In Your 20s?

Is It Worth Getting Botox In Your 20s? How young is too young to receive a Botox treatment? Dr Rupert Critchley explains everything...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Botox

25
Jan
2022

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Botox

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...

The Real Reason You Can’t Shift Stubborn Fat

13
Dec
2021

The Real Reason You Can’t Shift Stubborn Fat

So many of us still can’t get rid of stubborn fat around the tummy, thighs, and hips but why? Let's find out...

How to Christmas Shop for Skincare Like an Expert

06
Dec
2021

How to Christmas Shop for Skincare Like an Expert

Our ultimate Christmas skincare guide will lighten the load as we approach the festive season, giving you top tips for skincare-based stocking fillers.

ENDYMED Intensif - My Latest Skin Rejuvenation Treatment

16
Nov
2021

ENDYMED Intensif - My Latest Skin Rejuvenation Treatment

Like smooth, tightened and re-energised skin? Then you'll love the new ENDYMED Intensif treatment!

The Complete Guide to Dental Implants

07
Oct
2021

The Complete Guide to Dental Implants

Dental implants are one of the most popular dental procedures but the dental world is changing. Here is everything you need to know about dental implants...

Everything You Need to Know About Fat Transfer Procedures

28
Sep
2021

Everything You Need to Know About Fat Transfer Procedures

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 Facial Scrubs and Peel-off Masks Damaging Your Skin?

08
Sep
2021

Are Facial Scrubs and Peel-off Masks Damaging Your Skin?

We love a bit of self-care and pampering with facial scrubs and peel-off masks but exfoliation can also cause skincare problems and actually damage your skin...

Does Sun Exposure on the Head Result in Hair Loss?

18
Aug
2021

Does Sun Exposure on the Head Result in Hair Loss?

Most Brits have experienced sunburn and one of the most common places for men is on their heads, but does it cause baldness? Let's ask a Dr...

Which Is the Best Teeth Whitening:At Home or at the Dentist?

04
Aug
2021

Which Is the Best Teeth Whitening:At Home or at the Dentist?

There are so many teeth whitening treatments available, from home kits to dentist prescribed kits and performed by a dentist. So, which is the best option?

Plastic Surgery Trends: Is Plastic Surgery The New Natural?

28
Jul
2021

Plastic Surgery Trends: Is Plastic Surgery The New Natural?

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...

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

17
Jun
2021

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

Is there really a link between hair loss and stress? We ask the UK's leading hair loss Doctor to see if it's true, and if so, what can we do about it.

The Lip Lift: FAQs Answered by a Surgeon

11
Jun
2021

The Lip Lift: FAQs Answered by a Surgeon

The lip lift is a surgical procedure to give you permanently larger lips. Is this the alternative to lip fillers? Let's ask a plastic surgeon...

7 Sunburn Tips That Will Change Your Life

01
Jun
2021

7 Sunburn Tips That Will Change Your Life

We love the sun (and love SPF even more) but still get sunburnt every now and again so here are 7 life-changing tips for dealing with a painful sunburn.

Why Is Combination Surgery Is on the Rise?

17
Feb
2021

Why Is 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.

Dr Sophie Describes Being at the Frontline of COVID-19

11
Feb
2021

Dr Sophie Describes Being at the Frontline of COVID-19

Dr Sophie Shooter returned to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and describes her experience on the front line.

What  To Consider Before Getting a Lockdown Nose Job

01
Feb
2021

What To Consider Before Getting a Lockdown Nose Job

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

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Reductions

30
Nov
2020

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Reductions

Breast reductions are more and more popular so we thought we would break down everything you need to know, including your complete care guide.

How to Cope With Early and Premature Menopause

12
Feb
2020

How to Cope With Early and Premature Menopause

Menopause is a natural part of the ageing process that most women experience but dealing with the uncomfortable and irritating symptoms can be challenging...

Breast Uplift vs Breast Reduction - Which Surgery to Choose?

23
Jan
2020

Breast Uplift vs Breast Reduction - Which Surgery to Choose?

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...

Should You Change Your Skincare Routine in Winter?

10
Jan
2020

Should You Change Your Skincare Routine in Winter?

Is they key to avoiding dry skin and cracked lips as simple as a change in skincare?

Does What We Eat and Drink Age Skin Prematurely?

17
Dec
2019

Does What We Eat and Drink Age Skin Prematurely?

"You are what you eat" - So can we eat and drink our way to smoother, healthier and younger-looking skin? If so, sign me up!

Your Ultimate Guide to Non-surgical Facelifts

15
Oct
2019

Your Ultimate Guide to Non-surgical Facelifts

7 ways you can get a facelift that doesn't require hospitals or knives. Sounds too good to be true? Read on to find out how...

How Young Is Too Young for Cosmetic Treatments?

17
Aug
2019

How Young Is Too Young for Cosmetic Treatments?

Young people, including myself, feel the constant pressure to look our best and with celebrities setting ridiculously high standards.

The Best Treatments to Reduce Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

31
Jul
2019

The Best Treatments to Reduce Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

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.

Everything You Need to Know About Botox and Dermal Fillers

16
Jul
2019

Everything You Need to Know About Botox and Dermal Fillers

How long do Fillers last? What's the difference between Fillers and Botox? All these and more are answered in this ultimate guide to Botox and Fillers!

Q&A: 3 Things You NEED to Know Before CoolSculpting

26
Jun
2019

Q&A: 3 Things You NEED to Know Before CoolSculpting

The definitive checklist for anyone thinking about having fat freezing (CoolSculpting) treatment, by one of the UK's leading Doctors.

Everything You Need To Know About Moles and Mole Removal

26
Jun
2019

Everything You Need To Know About Moles and Mole Removal

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 - Is It Worth It?

22
Apr
2019

Fat Transfer - Is It Worth It?

Fat Transfer procedures are attracting the interest of increasing numbers of people over the past few years but are they really worth it?

The Tweakments Guide: How to Find the Best Cosmetic Clinic

08
Apr
2019

The Tweakments Guide: How to Find the Best Cosmetic Clinic

Consulting Room is very proud to be highlighted as a go-to place to find cosmetic clinics and practitioners in The Tweakments Guide published by Alice Hart Davis.

Celebrating International Women’s Day From a Female Doctor

08
Mar
2019

Celebrating International Women’s Day From a Female Doctor

International Women’s Day is a much-celebrated worldwide event that highlights the social, economic, cultural achievements and contributions made by women.

The Ultimate Guide to Strengthening Pelvic Floor Muscles

29
Jan
2019

The Ultimate Guide to Strengthening Pelvic Floor Muscles

The benefits of pelvic floor exercises are well-documented and are recommended to help problems such as stress urinary incontinence and a prolapsed uterus.

Diagnosing Female Hair Loss

16
Jan
2019

Diagnosing Female Hair Loss

Hair loss in women can occur as an isolated health problem or as a symptom of an underlying medical condition. Here is how I diagnose it and how to solve it.

Diagnosing Male Hair Loss

16
Jan
2019

Diagnosing Male Hair Loss

How we diagnose male hair loss and how resolving underlying health problems or stopping medication may actually be enough to reverse the hair loss.

What Happens to Your Skin During a Chemical Peel?

09
Jan
2019

What Happens to Your Skin During a Chemical Peel?

Chemical Peels are minimally invasive, inexpensive treatments to get glowing skin. If you are considering this treatment, here’s everything you need to know...

Autumn Skin Care - 3 Top Treatments To Rejuvenate Your Skin

20
Nov
2018

Autumn Skin Care - 3 Top Treatments To Rejuvenate Your Skin

Are you ready to embrace an Autumn Skin Care regime to help tackle some of the signs of premature skin ageing?

Lest We Forget: Remembering WWI Plastic Surgery Pioneers

12
Nov
2018

Lest We Forget: Remembering WWI Plastic Surgery Pioneers

Since the silencing of the guns on 11th November 1918, we remember the fallen, along with the medical professionals who pioneered plastic surgery treatments.

Can You Get Natural-Looking Results With Dermal Fillers?

17
Oct
2018

Can You Get Natural-Looking Results With Dermal Fillers?

Love the skin your in with a natural approach to looking refreshed, happy and rested with Dermal Fillers.

Initial Considerations To Make If Hair Loss Is Identified

25
Sep
2018

Initial Considerations To Make If Hair Loss Is Identified

Suffering from hair loss can be a devastating prospect and with up to 50% of both men and women being affected by the age of 50, the issue is a common one.

Skin Cancer: A Gentle Reminder to Be Vigilant

20
Jul
2018

Skin Cancer: A Gentle Reminder to Be Vigilant

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.

Hair: What Is It and How Does It Grow?

05
Jul
2018

Hair: What Is It and How Does It Grow?

Hair loss expert, Dr Silan Fernando discusses the basics of hair, in a healthy state, and how to understand the causes of hair loss.

Varicose Vein Treatment: All You Need to Know

26
Jun
2018

Varicose Vein Treatment: All You Need to Know

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.

Can Botox Be Used to Treat a Gummy Smile?

16
May
2018

Can Botox Be Used to Treat a Gummy Smile?

After rarely coming across a good fix for gummy smiles, I am confident to say a big YES to the use of anti-wrinkle injections with Botox to treat gummy smiles!

Straightening Your Smile - Braces for Adult Teeth Explained

09
May
2018

Straightening Your Smile - Braces for Adult Teeth Explained

Considering straightening your teeth? then chances are that you are totally confused and have no idea what the best treatment for you is.

How to Get Rid of Cysts, Lumps, Bumps, Moles and Skin Tags

04
May
2018

How to Get Rid of Cysts, Lumps, Bumps, Moles and Skin Tags

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.

How to Avoid a Bad Botox Experience

17
Apr
2018

How to Avoid a Bad Botox Experience

what is a bad Botox experience and how can you avoid it?

60% Of Men Say They Don’t Like Their Bodies

10
Apr
2018

60% Of Men Say They Don’t Like Their Bodies

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?

The Truth About Juice Detox Programmes

20
Mar
2018

The Truth About Juice Detox Programmes

Are juice detoxes all they are cracked up to be? Opponents state that they are unnecessary and can lead to nutrient deficiencies and potential health problems.

Launch of The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners(JCCP)

07
Mar
2018

Launch of The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners(JCCP)

UK’s leading medical and aesthetic associations launch JCCP register to protect the public from rogue cosmetic practitioners.

Botox Research Could Change our Understanding of Depression

06
Feb
2018

Botox Research Could Change our Understanding of Depression

Mental health research shows that botulinum toxins, such as Botox can have in affecting our mood and relationships with others via neurological pathways.

Which Skin Supplements Really Work?

09
Jan
2018

Which Skin Supplements Really Work?

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...

Gaining Weight: The Truth Behind the Rumours

01
Dec
2017

Gaining Weight: The Truth Behind the Rumours

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.

How Different Is Female Skin From Male Skin?

02
Nov
2017

How Different Is Female Skin From Male Skin?

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.

With Halloween Around the Corner, Is Your Skincare Regime ‘Frightful’?

23
Oct
2017

With Halloween Around the Corner, Is Your Skincare Regime ‘Frightful’?

If you aren’t sure what products are better than relying on a harsh soap or water, here are my top make-up removal tips...

Autumn:The Perfect Time for a Confidence-Boosting Treatment!

10
Oct
2017

Autumn:The Perfect Time for a Confidence-Boosting Treatment!

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!

Everything You Need to Know About Nipple / Areola Treatment

24
Aug
2017

Everything You Need to Know About Nipple / Areola Treatment

Why is nipple and areola surgery becoming increasingly popular in both women and men?

How Much Does Laser Eye Surgery Cost?

08
Aug
2017

How Much Does Laser Eye Surgery Cost?

Laser Eye Surgery is not cheap. However, there are techniques you can use to make sure you get the best deal on your laser eye surgery treatment.

Myth-Busting: Let's Discuss Breast Augmentations

06
Jul
2017

Myth-Busting: Let's Discuss Breast Augmentations

One of the UK's renowned breast augmentation surgeons discusses the most common Myths and misinformation surrounding Breast Augmentation.

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty; What Exactly Is It?

28
Jun
2017

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty; What Exactly Is It?

Everything you need to know about non-surgical rhinoplasty treatment - Can you contour, reshape, sculpt and re-model without surgery?

Understanding Gynaecomastia and How to Banish Man Boobs

20
Jun
2017

Understanding Gynaecomastia and How to Banish Man Boobs

The medical term for male breast enlargement is gynecomastia, commonly called 'Man Boobs' or 'Moobs'. Are there treatment options?

4 Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Get Glowing Skin

11
May
2017

4 Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Get Glowing Skin

In this blog, we look at some of the key lifestyle factors that cause us to age and the ways you can help combat them.

Dimple Creation Treatments: A Surgeons View

25
Apr
2017

Dimple Creation Treatments: A Surgeons View

After 10 years of performing dimple creation in the UK, I never imagined that it would grow to become such a significant part of my practice!

How Stress and Anxiety Ages Your Skin

21
Apr
2017

How Stress and Anxiety Ages Your Skin

A recent poll of over 1,000 women, who live in Surrey and the South East, has revealed that the majority believe stress and anxiety have aged them the most.

Advantages of a Surgical Procedure Under Local Anaesthetic

22
Mar
2017

Advantages of a Surgical Procedure Under Local Anaesthetic

There can be many advantages to undergoing surgical procedures, such as blepharoplasty (eye lift), under local anaesthetic. Let's find out more...

Tudor Beauty Tips... Glowing Skin From the History Books!

14
Mar
2017

Tudor Beauty Tips... Glowing Skin From the History Books!

Imagine waking up in Tudor England as a lady from a wealthy family. How different would your skincare routine be? Let's find out...

What Is Melasma and Can a Chemical Peel Help?

20
Feb
2017

What Is Melasma and Can a Chemical Peel Help?

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?

10
Feb
2017

Should Beauty Therapists Be Performing Injection Treatments?

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.

Cosmetic Surgery - Knowing Your Legal Rights

19
Jan
2017

Cosmetic Surgery - Knowing Your Legal Rights

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.

What Is the Best Botox Dose for Wrinkles and Frown Lines?

16
Jan
2017

What Is the Best Botox Dose for Wrinkles and Frown Lines?

What matters when you have your Botulinum toxin (Botox) is the overall number of units that you are given but what is the perfect dose?

Dr. Obagi’s ZO® Skin Health Now Available in the UK

23
Nov
2016

Dr. Obagi’s ZO® Skin Health Now Available in the UK

The ZO® Skin Health Controlled Depth Peel is an intensive chemical peel that is designed to create, rejuvenate, and correct skin deficiencies.

Love the Skin You Are In - Managing Body Dysmorphic Disorder

22
Nov
2016

Love the Skin You Are In - Managing Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Here's what you need to best manage body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).

Treating Rosacea With Skin Creams

15
Nov
2016

Treating Rosacea With Skin Creams

Everything you need to know about treating Rosacea with skin creams, which ones are worth it, which ones to avoid and other Rosacea treatments.

Skincare Unwrapped - What Is Retinol?

24
Oct
2016

Skincare Unwrapped - What Is Retinol?

In this blog, I’ll be taking a look at Retinol – a key ingredient in many anti-ageing skincare products – and finding out what it is and what it does.

Looking for a Laser Clinic in Wales? What You Need to Know

20
Oct
2016

Looking for a Laser Clinic in Wales? What You Need to Know

if you live in Wales, the Healthcare Inspectorate of Wales has made it a lot easier to protect yourself from unscrupulous cosmetic cowboys.

What’s the Best Botulinum Toxin Brand for Me?

28
Sep
2016

What’s the Best Botulinum Toxin Brand for Me?

Clients often ask me what the difference is between the different brands of botulinum toxin that are available in the UK. Well, Let me explain why...

Everything You Need to Know About PDO Thread Lifts

12
Sep
2016

Everything You Need to Know About PDO Thread Lifts

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!

Do Patients and Surgeons Agree on the Best Surgery Results?

08
Aug
2016

Do Patients and Surgeons Agree on the Best Surgery Results?

Expensive prices certainly don’t guarantee experience and expertise at present, so these are details patients must check out before choosing a surgeon.

Laser Eye Surgery Is Not Always the Best for Those Over 40

03
Aug
2016

Laser Eye Surgery Is Not Always the Best for Those Over 40

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeons at the London Eye Hospital have been calling for better education for people considering laser eye surgery.

Dermalux Led Light Therapy: Here Comes The Science Bit...

28
Jul
2016

Dermalux Led Light Therapy: Here Comes The Science Bit...

Let's talk about the science behind the Dermalux Led Light Therapy and how it can help you get glowing skin.

Resting Bitch Face - Can Botox Help?

22
Jun
2016

Resting Bitch Face - Can Botox Help?

Resting bitch face is the term given when a person, usually a girl, has a scowl or feels they look mean when their face is expressionless, without meaning to.

GMC Urges Cosmetic Procedure Patients to Question Doctors

10
Jun
2016

GMC Urges Cosmetic Procedure Patients to Question Doctors

People thinking of having a cosmetic procedure are being urged to question their doctors before going ahead with treatment.

Are You Comfortable in Your Perfect Imperfection!?

10
Jun
2016

Are You Comfortable in Your Perfect Imperfection!?

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.

What Can Go Wrong With Dermal Fillers?

26
May
2016

What Can Go Wrong With Dermal Fillers?

As more and more people are treated with dermal fillers more information is also becoming available about potential unwanted effects.

How Long Should I Have Botox to Treat My Wrinkles?

18
May
2016

How Long Should I Have Botox to Treat My Wrinkles?

My clients often ask the question: How long is it safe to have Botox for? So I'm here to answer that, and your Botox for wrinkles questions.

What You Can Expect From Any Pre-treatment Consultation

27
Apr
2016

What You Can Expect From Any Pre-treatment Consultation

All non-surgical cosmetic procedures should include a one-to-one consultation between the patient and their Aesthetic Practitioner, prior to the procedure.

Selfies Don’t Tell the ‘Tooth’ About Your Smile

21
Apr
2016

Selfies Don’t Tell the ‘Tooth’ About Your Smile

Selfies - Love them or hate them they are here to stay and they may be responsible for a 30% rise in teeth whitening and cosmetic dentistry!

Microneedling Treatment for Male Pattern Baldness

15
Mar
2016

Microneedling Treatment for Male Pattern Baldness

Male-pattern baldness is the most common type of baldness. Study shows that microneedling with Minoxidil is an effective treatment for male-pattern baldness.

Can You Self-Inject Botox and Fillers?

08
Mar
2016

Can You Self-Inject Botox and Fillers?

Should you self inject? According to YouTube Vloggers who are self-injecting dermal fillers and botulinum toxin, yes but we say NO, NO, NO!

How to Better Understand the Cost of Cosmetic Surgery

18
Feb
2016

How to Better Understand the Cost of Cosmetic Surgery

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?

What Should I Expect From a Botox Consultation?

02
Feb
2016

What Should I Expect From a Botox Consultation?

Your consultation with your medical injector is crucial - from seeing their work to asking questions, to seeing their clinic, credentials and demeanour.

Adequate Hydration Diet for Healthy Skin

12
Jan
2016

Adequate Hydration Diet for Healthy Skin

One of the key topics I like to cover with patients is the importance of diet and the impact that the food we eat can have on our skin.

The Risk of Botox Jabs

05
Jan
2016

The Risk of Botox Jabs

Experts respond to the risk of treatments being delivered without a face-to-face consultation and assessment beforehand by a prescribing medical practitioner.

Varicose Veins - How Modern Treatments Have Evolved

16
Dec
2015

Varicose Veins - How Modern Treatments Have Evolved

The good news for anyone suffering from varicose veins today is that more modern treatments have Improved and evolved.

Stimulating Collagen with PRP and PDO-Threads

02
Dec
2015

Stimulating Collagen with PRP and PDO-Threads

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.

How Much Botox Is Too Much?

23
Nov
2015

How Much Botox Is Too Much?

Choosing the correct dose for a particular patient is not as straightforward as your Botox course tutor might have you think.

#IMPLEOTwist-ing All Over The World

17
Nov
2015

#IMPLEOTwist-ing All Over The World

How many surgeons does it take to twist a breast implant? This was the question asked at Europe's biggest aesthetic surgical trade show.

Male Scars

28
Oct
2015

Male Scars

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.

Anti Ageing Effects of Tretinoin Confirmed in a Huge Study

19
Oct
2015

Anti Ageing Effects of Tretinoin Confirmed in a Huge Study

I found that there was a multicentre study of the effects of Tretinoin reported way back in 1991, a randomised double-blind controlled clinical trial.

Everything You Need to Know About Cometic Dentistry

11
Aug
2015

Everything You Need to Know About Cometic Dentistry

There are lots of reasons to get cosmetic dental work done. Here's everything you need to know according to a top London cosmetic dentist.

Vitamin D - The Sunshine Vitamin

28
Jul
2015

Vitamin D - The Sunshine Vitamin

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?

Why Appearance Is Not Just Skin Deep

22
Jul
2015

Why Appearance Is Not Just Skin Deep

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.

Instant Miracle Anti-wrinkle Creams - Do They Really Exist?

13
Jul
2015

Instant Miracle Anti-wrinkle Creams - Do They Really Exist?

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?

Aspire Assist System: Controversial Slimming Device

07
Jul
2015

Aspire Assist System: Controversial Slimming Device

Eat whatever you like and then flush out one-third of the contents of your stomach via a tube inserted into the stomach via the abdomen.

Teen Screen Addiction: The Generation Y Digital Experiment

26
Jun
2015

Teen Screen Addiction: The Generation Y Digital Experiment

The number of hours we spend looking at screens has increased and our technology addiction epidemic is having a hugely detrimental impact on our physical and mental health. 

The Safety of Cosmetic Procedures Always Comes First

22
Jun
2015

The Safety of Cosmetic Procedures Always Comes First

The General Medical Council (GMC) Recommend more openness and pre-treatment consideration time for patients considering treatments.

Electrolysis Treatment: The Myths and The Facts

16
Jun
2015

Electrolysis Treatment: The Myths and The Facts

Here the British Institute & Association of Electrolysis (BIAE) dispel the myths and lay out the truth about electrolysis treatment.

The Anatomy of Hair and How It Affects Hair Loss

19
Mar
2015

The Anatomy of Hair and How It Affects Hair Loss

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.

Examples of Poor Medical Care and Medical Negligence Claims

12
Mar
2015

Examples of Poor Medical Care and Medical Negligence Claims

Medical negligence claims have risen. There are many different reasons for making a claim - some cases are more surprising, even shocking, than others.

The Dangers of Not Researching Your Cosmetic Surgeon

04
Mar
2015

The Dangers of Not Researching Your Cosmetic Surgeon

How many stories have you seen in the paper and on TV about botched up plastic surgery? Doing your research is SO important.

Do Not Rely on Mole Diagnosis Apps

19
Feb
2015

Do Not Rely on Mole Diagnosis Apps

There are now a number of apps dedicated to looking at skin moles which are designed to assess a mole on the basis of a photograph.

Miradry Is Life Changing for Hyperhidrosis Sufferers

17
Feb
2015

Miradry Is Life Changing for Hyperhidrosis Sufferers

miraDry is a safe, clinically proven, FDA-cleared solution for significantly reducing underarm sweat.

Is Acne Laser Treatment Effective for Teenage Skin?

11
Feb
2015

Is Acne Laser Treatment Effective for Teenage Skin?

Teenage acne is super frustrating and unfortunately affects almost 80% of teenagers, if not treated properly it can lead to scarring.

What Is Your True Age?

03
Feb
2015

What Is Your True Age?

Would knowing your true biological age make you think more about your diet, lifestyle and how you're ageing?

Dermal Fillers Are Not Just for the Face!

05
Dec
2014

Dermal Fillers Are Not Just for the Face!

More products and devices are coming to market that can address issues and concerns in the female genital area.

Why Do Some Stretch Mark Creams Work?

26
Nov
2014

Why Do Some Stretch Mark Creams Work?

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?

Top Tips for Choosing a Cosmetic Clinic and Treatment

12
Nov
2014

Top Tips for Choosing a Cosmetic Clinic and Treatment

It will be useful when considering cosmetic treatments to follow the following basic guidelines...

Skin Talks by Dr Jaishree Sharad First of a Kind Book

24
Sep
2014

Skin Talks by Dr Jaishree Sharad First of a Kind Book

Skin Talks is the first of its kind by an Indian author. It is a simple and holistic approach to understanding your skin and a guide to looking after it.

Hyperhidrosis, A Quick Guide to Treatment Options

11
Sep
2014

Hyperhidrosis, A Quick Guide to Treatment Options

Treatments are currently available to axillary hyperhidrosis sufferers...

Help! My Plastic Surgery has Gone Wrong, What Can I do?

04
Sep
2014

Help! My Plastic Surgery has Gone Wrong, What Can I do?

Butt lifts and boob jobs - everyone seems to want them but would you know what to do if your surgery went badly wrong?

Methylisothiazolinone - Should We Be Worried About Skincare?

20
Aug
2014

Methylisothiazolinone - Should We Be Worried About Skincare?

A group of expert dermatologists specializing in skin allergies named Methylisothiazolinone (MI) as the Allergen of the year.

Fat Transfer Through Microcannular Liposuction Explained

14
Aug
2014

Fat Transfer Through Microcannular Liposuction Explained

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?

The Significance of Hair: Why It Is Ok for Men to Care Too

04
Jul
2014

The Significance of Hair: Why It Is Ok for Men to Care Too

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.

How Social Media Is Increasing Demand for Cosmetic Surgery

24
Jun
2014

How Social Media Is Increasing Demand for Cosmetic Surgery

This awareness of how we are perceived on social networking sites has led to an increase in facial cosmetic surgery.

Groupon for Laser Hair Removal? Absolutely NOT!

17
Jun
2014

Groupon for Laser Hair Removal? Absolutely NOT!

WARNING: Daily deal sites like Groupon, Living Social and Wowcher are no good for businesses and customers alike, and here`s why.

Will MCA Micro Needling Bring New Life to Damaged Skin?

03
Jun
2014

Will MCA Micro Needling Bring New Life to Damaged Skin?

Is dry tattooing (also known as medical skin needling or microneedling) be the answer to treating damaged skin?

GDC Cracks Down on Illegal Tooth Whitening Practices

13
May
2014

GDC Cracks Down on Illegal Tooth Whitening Practices

The General Dental Council (GDC), the UK regulator body for the dental profession, has again been cracking down on illegal tooth whitening operations.

The Fresh Diet - A Prescription for Feeling Healthy?

05
May
2014

The Fresh Diet - A Prescription for Feeling Healthy?

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.

How to Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer

19
Feb
2014

How to Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer

The sun's rays can be very damaging But if you are not careful, it will lead to a much more serious formation of melanoma or skin cancer.

Botox Treatments Should Be Natural!

11
Feb
2014

Botox Treatments Should Be Natural!

Are celebs falling out of love with Botox and opting for other wrinkle reducing treatments that are less invasive?

Weight Loss Surgery, The Real Skinny

21
Jan
2014

Weight Loss Surgery, The Real Skinny

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.

Facial Hair Transplants: The Latest Frontier for Men

09
Oct
2013

Facial Hair Transplants: The Latest Frontier for Men

Facial Hair Transplants or Beard Transplants have exploded in the news recently, despite not being all that new.

Be Alert for Moles After a Hot Summer

24
Sep
2013

Be Alert for Moles After a Hot Summer

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

Botox - The Most Popular Cosmetic Treatment in the World?

18
Sep
2013

Botox - The Most Popular Cosmetic Treatment in the World?

Now Botox for Hair is the latest product to ride on the success of an already well-established brand, but for how much longer?

NICE Updates NHS Guidelines for Varicose Veins

22
Aug
2013

NICE Updates NHS Guidelines for Varicose Veins

Guidelines for England and Wales from NICE now recommend laser and heat treatments for varicose veins over surgery.

OCEAN Breast Implants

16
Jul
2013

OCEAN Breast Implants

The OCEAN Breast Enlargement procedure is 100% British-made and only available on these shores, let's find out all about it...

Diary of a Botox Virgin

28
Jun
2013

Diary of a Botox Virgin

So here I am, 10 years in the aesthetic industry and the wrong side of 35, but I have never popped my Botox cherry... that was until last weekend!

FAQ: Hairy Moles

26
Jun
2013

FAQ: Hairy Moles

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.

Acne Trial Shows Improvement Using Blue Light Therapy

20
Jun
2013

Acne Trial Shows Improvement Using Blue Light Therapy

Acne affects 80% of people at some point in their lives and is the commonest skin condition that people consult their doctor about.

The Best Treatments for Varicose Veins

05
Jun
2013

The Best Treatments for Varicose Veins

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.

Is Cosmetic Surgery Counselling a Must?

16
May
2013

Is Cosmetic Surgery Counselling a Must?

Psychologists are asking if mandatory psychological screening for people before cosmetic surgery is needed?

Slimming, Sleeping and Anti-ageing Supplements

01
May
2013

Slimming, Sleeping and Anti-ageing Supplements

A recent article revealed what they describe as a new weapon in the anti-ageing arsenal of A-list celebrities.

The Latest on Hair Transplants - FUE Versus FUT

10
Apr
2013

The Latest on Hair Transplants - FUE Versus FUT

Over the past decade, there has been a maelstrom of debate surrounding hair loss and hair transplants.

About Antioxidants and the Skin

14
Mar
2013

About Antioxidants and the Skin

There seems to be a lot of confusion about what exactly antioxidants are and how they should be used. So I have summarised the most important facts...

What You Need to Know About DIY Mole Removal

04
Feb
2013

What You Need to Know About DIY Mole Removal

Home remedies and DIY mole removal - Everything you need to know including the dangers explained by Mole removal expert, Dr. Ross Perry.

Are Dentists Allowed to Call Themselves Doctors?

22
Jan
2013

Are Dentists Allowed to Call Themselves Doctors?

Dentists have been able to call themselves by the title Doctor, but the Advertising Standards Authority disagrees as they believe the title is misleading.

Festive Christmas Food Can Treat Skin Health and Anti-ageing

14
Dec
2012

Festive Christmas Food Can Treat Skin Health and Anti-ageing

Whilst Christmas should involve indulgence, not all indulgences have to have a negative impact on our waistline and visage.

Saline vs Silicone: Which Is the Better Breast Implant?

05
Dec
2012

Saline vs Silicone: Which Is the Better Breast Implant?

Two Florida plastic surgeons have gone public in the saline versus silicone breast implant debate. So which of the two is better?

Everything You Need to Know About Mole Removal

30
Nov
2012

Everything You Need to Know About Mole Removal

Mole removal surgery is a relatively straightforward procedure and is pain-free and scarring is now much reduced for most procedures.

Is Botox the Answer to Migraines and Headaches?

15
Nov
2012

Is Botox the Answer to Migraines and Headaches?

Chronic migraines are believed to affect 1.6% of the UK adult population and can be debilitating for the individual adults who have chronic migraines.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Varicose Veins

12
Nov
2012

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Varicose Veins

I'm going to provide you with ten useful facts about varicose veins and dispel some of the most common misconceptions along the way.

Illegal Tooth Whitening Crackdown by Government and Dentists

02
Nov
2012

Illegal Tooth Whitening Crackdown by Government and Dentists

The Government and Trading Standards must step up and deal with the illegal practice of teeth whitening following a new European Directive.

Can Vitamin b12 Injections Cause Nasty Rashes?

30
Oct
2012

Can Vitamin b12 Injections Cause Nasty Rashes?

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.

The Facts About Moles

26
Oct
2012

The Facts About Moles

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 of Cosmetic Surgery Abroad

17
Oct
2012

The Risks of Cosmetic Surgery Abroad

The risks and dangers of travelling abroad for cosmetic surgery - What you need to know.

Why You Should Not Have Fillers Done by a Beauty Therapist

11
Oct
2012

Why You Should Not Have Fillers Done by a Beauty Therapist

Here are the dangers of seeking dermal filler treatments via un-medically qualified Beauty Therapists as compared to medically trained Doctors and Nurses.

Confused about UVA and UVB Skin Damage?

09
Oct
2012

Confused about UVA and UVB Skin Damage?

Suncare experts La Roche Posay have a new app to raise awareness of the damaging effects of UVA and UVB rays to the skin.

Cosmetic Surgery Advertising Ban, Don’t Shoot the Messenger

01
Oct
2012

Cosmetic Surgery Advertising Ban, Don’t Shoot the Messenger

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) has lobbied for strict controls on advertising for cosmetic surgery.

How Does Clarivein Work ?

11
Sep
2012

How Does Clarivein Work ?

Varicose veins are a common disorder affecting 30 percent of the population at some stage in their lives. Can Clarivein help?

Direct Advertising of Botox to the Public Still Prevalent

06
Sep
2012

Direct Advertising of Botox to the Public Still Prevalent

The practice of promoting the prescription-only medicine of botulinum toxin, Botox?

Beauty Therapists and Botox - The Skills for Safe Treatment?

03
Sep
2012

Beauty Therapists and Botox - The Skills for Safe Treatment?

Aesthetic organisations say that Beauty Therapists don’t have the qualifications and medical skills needed to safely carry out Botox injections.

Cosmetic Surgery Consent

23
Jul
2012

Cosmetic Surgery Consent

Here is everything you need to consider when you are going to get cosmetic surgery...

Remote Prescribing of Botox by Doctors Banned by GMC

10
Jul
2012

Remote Prescribing of Botox by Doctors Banned by GMC

The General Medical Council (GMC) will issue new rules to its members that Doctors must see a patient face-to-face before issuing a prescription for botox

Podiatrists Injecting Botox! Just Where Does the Foot End?

27
Jun
2012

Podiatrists Injecting Botox! Just Where Does the Foot End?

Some training companies are openly targeting and promoting training courses in prescription-only botulinum toxins (Botox) and dermal fillers direct Podiatrists.

Polyurethane Coated Silicone Breast Implants From Brazil

21
Jun
2012

Polyurethane Coated Silicone Breast Implants From Brazil

Are the new 'posh Brazillian implants' the answer to breast enhancement?

Which Cosmetic Treatments Are Best for Your ‘First Time’?

08
Jun
2012

Which Cosmetic Treatments Are Best for Your ‘First Time’?

We can now diminish the signs of ageing effectively However, it might seem daunting to choose the right type of treatment for your first time?

Are You Addicted to Carbs?

30
May
2012

Are You Addicted to Carbs?

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.

Changes to NHS Funding of Varicose Vein Procedures

11
May
2012

Changes to NHS Funding of Varicose Vein Procedures

The NHS began to restrict access to vein surgery, such as endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) and sclerotherapy in parts of the UK.

Phytonutrients and Skin Health

02
May
2012

Phytonutrients and Skin Health

How antioxidants, flavonoids and carotenoids can impact on skin ageing phytonutrients (Also known as phytochemical) Literally means a nutrient from a plant.

Are Nipples Really So Offensive?

25
Apr
2012

Are Nipples Really So Offensive?

Social Media giants Facebook has long been censoring photographs containing breastfeeding images. How does this relate to cosmetic surgery?

Lipoabdominoplasty My Way - The `Lock and Glue` Tummy Tuck

20
Apr
2012

Lipoabdominoplasty My Way - The `Lock and Glue` Tummy Tuck

Have you head about Lipoabdominoplasty? It combines internal locking stitches, tissue glue and local anaesthetic infusion pumps without the use of drains.

Should Teeth Whitening ONLY Be Performed by Dentists?

19
Apr
2012

Should Teeth Whitening ONLY Be Performed by Dentists?

Tooth-whitening situation is confusing for Dentists let alone the general public. Is it legal? Can non-dentists provide it? What concentration is safe/legal?

What You Eat Before and After Cosmetic Surgery

16
Apr
2012

What You Eat Before and After Cosmetic Surgery

Patients need to be especially vigilant about what they eat before and after surgery. Surgery places numerous stresses on the body. Good nutrition is essential for expediting wound healing, reducing risk of infection and scarring, and optimising desired results.

What Is the Key to Natural Looking Facial Rejuvenation?

13
Apr
2012

What Is the Key to Natural Looking Facial Rejuvenation?

If you seek treatment when you notice lines and wrinkles, the treatments only address these concerns. How do we prevent them from developing?

Laser Treatment of Venous Lakes

03
Apr
2012

Laser Treatment of Venous Lakes

Venous lakes are dark blue to violet compressible small swelling caused by dilatation of venules. These are common on sun-exposed skin.

Leslie Ash Curse: Permanent Fillers Cause Permanent Problems

23
Mar
2012

Leslie Ash Curse: Permanent Fillers Cause Permanent Problems

Poor Leslie Ash - I can guarantee that her name will crop up over and over from my clients - “I don’t want to end up looking like Leslie Ash!”

Does Vaser Lipo Actually Work?

19
Mar
2012

Does Vaser Lipo Actually Work?

VASER Lipo-contouring, also known as LipoSelection®, is an advanced body contouring procedure that selectively removes unwanted body fat. Does it work?

Pip Breast Implant Refunds, Will It Work for Everyone?

15
Mar
2012

Pip Breast Implant Refunds, Will It Work for Everyone?

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?

Is Non-digital Breast Implant Insertion a New Gold Standard

13
Mar
2012

Is Non-digital Breast Implant Insertion a New Gold Standard

Is non-digital breast implant insertion the new gold standard for breast augmentation operations?

Cosmetic Surgery - The Role of the Surgeon as Counsellor

09
Mar
2012

Cosmetic Surgery - The Role of the Surgeon as Counsellor

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 Sold to the General Public?

05
Mar
2012

Should Botox and Fillers be Sold to the General Public?

Should Botox and Fillers be allowed to be Sold to the General Public from an Exhibition Stand?

The Best Value Cosmetic Surgery Deals on Groupon?

02
Mar
2012

The Best Value Cosmetic Surgery Deals on Groupon?

Like many in the industry, I tend to keep an eye on deal website Groupon with a mixture of fascination and suspicion.

Breast Implants: Difference Between CE Mark & FDA Approval?

29
Feb
2012

Breast Implants: Difference Between CE Mark & FDA Approval?

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?

Pre-and Post-op Gastric Band Weight Loss Surgery Care

27
Feb
2012

Pre-and Post-op Gastric Band Weight Loss Surgery Care

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.

Breast Implant Surgery Is for Life Not Just Valentines Day!

24
Feb
2012

Breast Implant Surgery Is for Life Not Just Valentines Day!

We really want to take a moment to send out a very important message A Breast Implant procedure is for life.

NHS Mops up PIP Breast Implant Patients From Private Clinics

20
Feb
2012

NHS Mops up PIP Breast Implant Patients From Private Clinics

3,000 women who were given faulty Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants have sought help from the NHS.

Angelina Jolie Looks “Vein” at Screen Actors Guild Awards

16
Feb
2012

Angelina Jolie Looks “Vein” at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Beautiful, slim and toned women like Angelina Jolie are more likely to suffer from prominent veins on the hands and arms.

The Furore Over Fillers! What Is All the Fuss Is About?

13
Feb
2012

The Furore Over Fillers! What Is All the Fuss Is About?

Speculation over the safety of cosmetic fillers has been much discussed in the past few. Here we speak to Dr Rita Rakus about her experience...

Lip Fillers: Restylane Volume and Refresh

10
Feb
2012

Lip Fillers: Restylane Volume and Refresh

Here is everything you need to know about two new Dermal Fillers from Restylane: Restylane Volume and Restylane Refresh.

Why Cant Women With Pip Breast Implants Sleep

03
Feb
2012

Why Cant Women With Pip Breast Implants Sleep

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.

Do Surgically Improved Breasts Really Increase Self-Esteem?

23
Jan
2012

Do Surgically Improved Breasts Really Increase Self-Esteem?

Breasts are often idolised as the definitive ideal of femininity. breast augmentation proved the most popular cosmetic procedure among women in the UK.

How Vain Are Botox Users?

16
Jan
2012

How Vain Are Botox Users?

A new study investigates how vain Botox users are by age groups and social acceptance of going under the knife. Let's find out...

Morgellons: Is the Mystery Condition Solved at Last?

10
Jan
2012

Morgellons: Is the Mystery Condition Solved at Last?

Morgellons: Is the mystery condition solved at last? Let's investigate...

Cosmetic Lasers - Is There Blame When Complications Occur?

04
Jan
2012

Cosmetic Lasers - Is There Blame When Complications Occur?

Accidents resulting from cosmetic lasers are steadily increasing year in and year out. What can you do?

The Best Way to Teach Children About Cosmetic Surgery

22
Nov
2011

The Best Way to Teach Children About Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is becoming widely accepted in society. So what is the best way to teach children about cosmetic surgery?

A Guide to Choosing the Right Procedure and Clinic

15
Nov
2011

A Guide to Choosing the Right Procedure and Clinic

Antonia Mariconda a.k.a The Cosmedic Coach discusses her experience of deciding to undergo Liposuction.

Don't Be Fooled By Bargain Botox Deals!

28
Oct
2011

Don't Be Fooled By Bargain Botox Deals!

In response to a Wowcher advert offering discount Botox treatments, experts have warned not to be tempted by these misleading and potentially unsafe deals.

A Day in the Life of a Plastic Surgeon...

25
Oct
2011

A Day in the Life of a Plastic Surgeon...

Plastic Surgeon Dr Chris Inglefield gives us a rundown of his typical day - tummy tucks, septorhinoplasty, breast augmentations and blepharoplasty!

Sandcastles, Sightseeing and Medical Tourism

20
Oct
2011

Sandcastles, Sightseeing and Medical Tourism

For some people, a holiday is about more than sandcastles and sightseeing - it's about cheap cosmetic surgery.

Do You Like Your Cosmetic Doctor?

18
Oct
2011

Do You Like Your Cosmetic Doctor?

Doctors, in this era are not only doctors but also teach us and are our partners in health. How many of you have a good relationship with your medical doctor? How many of you wish you had a better relationship with your medical doctor?

A Guide to Choosing the Right Cosmetic Clinic for You

13
Oct
2011

A Guide to Choosing the Right Cosmetic Clinic for You

The Cosmedic Coach discusses her experience of deciding to undergo Liposuction. How do you decide what Clinic / Treatment is right for you?

Oap to OMG: The Rise of ‘Silver’ Cosmetic Surgery

28
Sep
2011

Oap to OMG: The Rise of ‘Silver’ Cosmetic Surgery

Silver surgery is a hot topic around the world thanks to one woman: Marie Kolstad. The 83-year-old. it's an operation that's proved pretty controversial.

Does Liposuction Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease?

27
Sep
2011

Does Liposuction Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease?

If weight is a factor in heart disease, removing the fat with liposuction should lower your risk? This is not true.

My Favourite Non-surgical Treatment - Fractional C02 Laser

22
Sep
2011

My Favourite Non-surgical Treatment - Fractional C02 Laser

New technologies are being launched all the time and the challenge for practitioners is to look beyond the marketing and separate the good science from the bad.

Pain Survey Data - Expected Versus Actual Pain

14
Sep
2011

Pain Survey Data - Expected Versus Actual Pain

At MediZen, we chose to undertake an audit to assess patients' expected discomfort with actual discomfort levels when undergoing a cosmetic procedure.

Bio-Alcamid, My Experience

06
Sep
2011

Bio-Alcamid, My Experience

I was introduced to Bio-Alcamid™ in late 2003 as a potential treatment for my patients with HIV-related facial wasting...

When Failing to Lose Weight Is NOT Your Fault

18
Aug
2011

When Failing to Lose Weight Is NOT Your Fault

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?

Whats the Difference Between Natural Breasts and Implants?

12
Aug
2011

Whats the Difference Between Natural Breasts and Implants?

From the average bra size to the difference between natural breasts and implants – have you ever wondered how much your breasts weigh?

Micropigmentation - How to Obtain the Best Results

09
Aug
2011

Micropigmentation - How to Obtain the Best Results

Here is everything you need to choose the right micropigmentation (semi-permanent make up) practitioner for you...

Vain Rooney - Is Male Cosmetic Surgery Socially Acceptable?

19
Jul
2011

Vain Rooney - Is Male Cosmetic Surgery Socially Acceptable?

Footballer Wayne Rooney made headlines for his hair transplant so lets look behind the clever pun headlines (Vain Rooney *chuckle*) at male cosmetic surgery.

How to Choose the Best Aesthetics Training Company in 3 Steps

07
Jul
2011

How to Choose the Best Aesthetics Training Company in 3 Steps

When you're looking for an injectable training company, there are three things you really want to know to ensure that you're going to get good value.

Win a Breast Augmentation!

21
Jun
2011

Win a Breast Augmentation!

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.

Treatment Options for Excessive Underarm Sweating

07
Jun
2011

Treatment Options for Excessive Underarm Sweating

Excessive underarm sweating is a very common condition but often not recognised or treated. So, how can you treat it?

Non-Surgical Lipolysis Banned in France

24
May
2011

Non-Surgical Lipolysis Banned in France

According to an article in the French magazine Anti-Age, the French High Authority of Health (HAS) has recently prohibited different lipolysis procedures.

Why Liposuction Is Not a Treatment for Obesity

20
May
2011

Why Liposuction Is Not a Treatment for Obesity

Why liposuction is not a treatment for obesity. We talk to expert Dr. Bea Brookes.....

Looks Like Botox Parties Haven’t Gone Away!

12
May
2011

Looks Like Botox Parties Haven’t Gone Away!

Group Botox party offers: Bring your friends and 100% of their own treatment for free...

“Botox Party” Domain Hawked for Sale

09
May
2011

“Botox Party” Domain Hawked for Sale

The domain BotoxParty.co.uk is on sale but there are of course two major ethical and legal issues to this particular website domain...

Why Buying Cosmetic Surgery on Credit Cards Is the New Trend

14
Apr
2011

Why Buying Cosmetic Surgery on Credit Cards Is the New Trend

It seems credit cards are coming to the rescue more and more often for cosmetic treatments nowadays.

Cancelation of Non-medic Botox Training

05
Apr
2011

Cancelation of Non-medic Botox Training

A recent visit to The Academy of Cosmetic Training website revealed that the company's own declarations and activities have indeed caused its downfall.

Are Varicose Veins Medical or Aesthetic? NHS or Private?

30
Mar
2011

Are Varicose Veins Medical or Aesthetic? NHS or Private?

Treatment for varicose veins on the NHS is increasingly being classed as an aesthetic rather than a medical issue and thus treatment is denied.

Botox Now Available at Superdrug! A Doctor’s Viewpoint

25
Mar
2011

Botox Now Available at Superdrug! A Doctor’s Viewpoint

Superdrug is launching a budget anti-wrinkle and dermal filler injection service. Is this a good idea? Let's ask a Doctor...

Should Botox Be Available in a High Street Superdrug?

23
Mar
2011

Should Botox Be Available in a High Street Superdrug?

Superdrug announced that it would be offering cosmetic treatments including botulinum toxin and dermal filler injections. Is a good idea?

Would You Allow a Non-medical Person to Inject You?

18
Mar
2011

Would You Allow a Non-medical Person to Inject You?

I have come across people who have allowed a non-medical person (in this case a sales rep) to inject them!

Should Beauty Therapists Be Allowed to Inject Botox?

15
Mar
2011

Should Beauty Therapists Be Allowed to Inject Botox?

Needles at Dawn! Beauty therapists challenge who should and should not be allowed to inject botox and dermal fillers.

Patient Sues Her Plastic Surgeon for 54 Million

14
Mar
2011

Patient Sues Her Plastic Surgeon for 54 Million

Patient sues her Plastic Surgeon for 54 million. The decision can influence significantly the face of healthcare in the UK.

The Debate on Making Dark Skin Colours Paler

10
Mar
2011

The Debate on Making Dark Skin Colours Paler

People with pale skin always want to look more tanned, and people with darker skin often strive for lighter skin.

Can ZYTAZE Enhance Botulinum Toxin Injections?

28
Feb
2011

Can ZYTAZE Enhance Botulinum Toxin Injections?

ZYTAZE markets itself as a medical food that provides nutritional support to enhance the effectiveness of botulinum toxin injections. So, does it?

Football and Boobs; A Way to Understand a Boob Job?!

23
Feb
2011

Football and Boobs; A Way to Understand a Boob Job?!

Football and boobs: His playbook for her breast implants` book launches with a contest to win breast augmentation surgery!

Cosmetic Surgery Is Surgery - Making the Right Choice.

21
Feb
2011

Cosmetic Surgery Is Surgery - Making the Right Choice.

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?

Miss Cosmetic Surgery, Trivialises Surgery Says Industry

01
Feb
2011

Miss Cosmetic Surgery, Trivialises Surgery Says Industry

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?

Treatment of Facial Veins - Laser and Light Based Treatments

27
Jan
2011

Treatment of Facial Veins - Laser and Light Based Treatments

Facial redness and spider veins are a common cosmetic and medical complaint. What is the best treatment for this?

Does Botox Work to Treat Cold Sores?

21
Jan
2011

Does Botox Work to Treat Cold Sores?

Cold sores are pesky nuisances that pop up when you least expect them and definitely don't want them to. Could Botox be the answer to banish them permanently?

Is Emervel the Best Dermal Filler in the UK?

14
Jan
2011

Is Emervel the Best Dermal Filler in the UK?

Dermal Fillers can be confusing... Which is best? Is there a difference? What is Emerval? Here are all your questions answered...

Who Can Perform Botox? What You Need to Know...

06
Jan
2011

Who Can Perform Botox? What You Need to Know...

Did you know that your local hairdresser could administer the injections if they’ve been on the right course? Seriously!

Treating Hyperpigmentation in Darker Skin Tones

04
Jan
2011

Treating Hyperpigmentation in Darker Skin Tones

Why Combination peels? They are done to complement the efficacy of different ingredients that can be used for Treating hyperpigmentation in Darker skin tones

Does Botox Cause Muscles to Weaken?

13
Dec
2010

Does Botox Cause Muscles to Weaken?

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.

So, Is Aspirin the Re-Discovered Wonder Drug!

09
Dec
2010

So, Is Aspirin the Re-Discovered Wonder Drug!

Recent media headlines are dominated by rediscovery of aspirin as a wonder drug. Doctors are well aware of benefits of low dose aspirin.

A Perfect Nose for Christmas in Your Lunch Break

23
Nov
2010

A Perfect Nose for Christmas in Your Lunch Break

Fancy popping out to grab a nose job on your lunch break? You can with non-surgical nose shaping!

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) For Treating Skin Cancers

18
Nov
2010

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) For Treating Skin Cancers

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT for short) is a treatment for skin cancers and skin pre-cancers. How does this work?

Can Roaccutane Cause Serious Bowel Injuries?

03
Nov
2010

Can Roaccutane Cause Serious Bowel Injuries?

British and American dermatologists and cosmetic practitioners have treated severe cases of acne. Yet controversies abound linking it to serious bowel diseases.

What is The Natura Lift?

27
Oct
2010

What is The Natura Lift?

The Natura Lift - combines skin health, non-surgical treatments, minimally invasive face, neck and brow lifting, lipomodelling, mini/mid-facelifts.

Do Your Hands Give Your Age Away?

25
Oct
2010

Do Your Hands Give Your Age Away?

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?

Bright Lights, Big Botox Deals!

15
Oct
2010

Bright Lights, Big Botox Deals!

A medical aesthetic clinic in Manhattan is currently advertising various deals on Botox and has installed neon signs which shine out across the neighbourhood.

Everything You Need to Know About Ageing Skin

07
Oct
2010

Everything You Need to Know About Ageing Skin

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.

And the Winner is... Cosmetic Surgery Gifting

30
Sep
2010

And the Winner is... Cosmetic Surgery Gifting

Fancy winning a Face Lift or a Tummy Tuck? One Harley Street clinic is causing controversy by giving away surgery.

Everything You Need to Know About Tickle Lipo

20
Sep
2010

Everything You Need to Know About Tickle Lipo

Tickle Lipo is the new, much talked about procedure in the world of liposuction for body contouring and fat removal.

Beware of Cheap Botox Deals!

10
Sep
2010

Beware of Cheap Botox Deals!

A new site offering special one-day-only offers. The Deal of the Day was promoting an offer of 80 instead of 220 for skin injections in 2 areas of the face.

Revision Surgery Following Breast Augmentation

08
Sep
2010

Revision Surgery Following Breast Augmentation

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?

Should You Trust Beauty Journalists?

03
Sep
2010

Should You Trust Beauty Journalists?

90% of the journalists did not know what cosmeceuticals were, did not get the importance of them or indeed had no understanding of what constitutes good skin!

Botox Training For Non-Medics Surely Not in the UK?!

31
Aug
2010

Botox Training For Non-Medics Surely Not in the UK?!

During a round of internet searching I discovered a site offering Botox and dermal filler training to non-medical personnel. Is this a good or bad idea?

Laser/IPL Suppliers Use De-regulation Over Patient Safety

27
Aug
2010

Laser/IPL Suppliers Use De-regulation Over Patient Safety

An advert for an Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) highlighted that clinics and salons can now offer IPL hair removal without the red tape of regulation.

Fractional Eyelift - An Alternative to Blepharoplasty!

13
Aug
2010

Fractional Eyelift - An Alternative to Blepharoplasty!

Eyelid surgery is safe and effective, as with any surgical procedure it can have certain risks and downtime but now there is a non-surgical alternative.

Ugly Face of Dermal Fillers Angers Aesthetic Industry

06
Aug
2010

Ugly Face of Dermal Fillers Angers Aesthetic Industry

The final episode of the Channel 4 series The Ugly Face of Beauty, saw them take a look at the unregulated world of dermal fillers.

Vaseline's Controversial Skin Lightening Facebook Widget

02
Aug
2010

Vaseline's Controversial Skin Lightening Facebook Widget

Facebook widget under fire for its detrimental effects on health, identity, self-image, racial supremacy and even colonial mentality.

Medical Skin Needling For South Asian Skin

27
Jul
2010

Medical Skin Needling For South Asian Skin

Acne is one of the commonest reasons for dermatologic consultations in India and for South Asians. Can Micro-medical skin-needling help?

The Ugly Face of Beauty

16
Jul
2010

The Ugly Face of Beauty

Channel 4's new series this week focuses on The Ugly Face of Beauty. the series takes a look at the increasing popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK.

Wanting to Improve Your Looks Determines Whether You Will

15
Jul
2010

Wanting to Improve Your Looks Determines Whether You Will

We know that aesthetic improvements can be helpful in improving well-being. However, the improvement in appearance bolsters self-esteem and self-confidence.

Women With PIP Implants Should Have Ultrasound

12
Jul
2010

Women With PIP Implants Should Have Ultrasound

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) has issued updated advice on Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants.

Novabel Sales Suspended by Merz Aesthetics

30
Jun
2010

Novabel Sales Suspended by Merz Aesthetics

Merz Aesthetics has suspended sales of Novabel amid concerns following reports of a few patients who suffered adverse reactions.

Don’t Leave Skincare Out of the Debate!

11
Jun
2010

Don’t Leave Skincare Out of the Debate!

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 Nanoparticles in Sunscreen Safe?

27
May
2010

Are Nanoparticles in Sunscreen Safe?

Nanoparticles are used in cosmetics and in particular sunscreen products. What are they? Are they safe? Should you be worried?

What to Look For in a Sunscreen

27
May
2010

What to Look For in a Sunscreen

Are Sunscreens Really All They Are Cracked Up to Be?

Does Botox Give You Wrinkles?

17
May
2010

Does Botox Give You Wrinkles?

Does Botox actually give you wrinkles? An article in the Daily Mail sure seems to think so let's ask an expert Doctor...

Thought You’d Seen It All, Along Comes the Va-J-J Visor!

14
May
2010

Thought You’d Seen It All, Along Comes the Va-J-J Visor!

Marketed as "the world's first vaginal shield for safer hair removal and tanning protection", the Va-j-j Visor is here!

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow Back Again Soon.. But Can You Tell?

29
Apr
2010

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow Back Again Soon.. But Can You Tell?

Can you really tell if someone has had a hair transplant operation?

Smartlipo and Vaser Treatments, Which Is Right for Me?

22
Apr
2010

Smartlipo and Vaser Treatments, Which Is Right for Me?

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.

Do Anti-Ageing Creams Increase The Risk of Skin Cancer?

22
Apr
2010

Do Anti-Ageing Creams Increase The Risk of Skin Cancer?

A cancer prevention expert has warned that popular ingredients in skin creams are "the most dangerous cosmetic products on the market", is it true?

Everything You Need to Know About the Y-Lift

22
Apr
2010

Everything You Need to Know About the Y-Lift

The cheek's lines can be treated to generate a lifting effect that is instantly rejuvenating attractive and natural in appearance, this is known as The Y Lift.

Flutter Those Lashes! The Boom in Eyelash Enhancing Products

22
Apr
2010

Flutter Those Lashes! The Boom in Eyelash Enhancing Products

So what’s it with all these lash products and which works and doesn’t?

Cosmetic Treatment Images - Badvertsing or Aspirational?

09
Apr
2010

Cosmetic Treatment Images - Badvertsing or Aspirational?

Parents want their children to grow up with a positive and healthy self-image so beware of the impact of advertising.

Weight Loss Surgery Commercial's - Coming to the UK soon?

17
Mar
2010

Weight Loss Surgery Commercial's - Coming to the UK soon?

We see TV adverts relating to healthy eating, various diet plans or fitness but how long until we see advertisements for obesity or bariatric surgery.

Sleep Support for Your Breasts

11
Mar
2010

Sleep Support for Your Breasts

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?

Firstly Teen Tanorexics, Now Comes the Rise of Teen Toxing

05
Mar
2010

Firstly Teen Tanorexics, Now Comes the Rise of Teen Toxing

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.

Are Anti-ageing Therapies Too Good To Be True?

26
Jan
2010

Are Anti-ageing Therapies Too Good To Be True?

DHEA has long been touted as an anti-ageing therapy, but an endocrinologist found no evidence that taking DHEA reverses the effects of ageing.