Email & Password
Not a member? Register.
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.
Have you found yourself wondering what Save Face is? You certainly won’t know just how important it is within the aesthetics industry.
2023 marks a momentous milestone as Consulting Room celebrates 20 years of excellence!
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?
Three individuals have been apprehended subsequent to an inquiry involving the distribution of unauthorised medicines such as Botox and fillers.
Dentistry truths revealed: Expert dentist debunks Google’s most searched questions.
Unravel the mystery of tired-looking eyes, here's a hint, it's not all about getting more sleep!
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?
Warning: Botox and lip fillers are illegally available to underage people in Wolverhampton, violating the botulinum toxin and Fillers (Children) Act 2021.
Unlocking beauty: Transforming legs, tummies, bottoms, and arms with body contouring treatments.
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...
Gynecomastia, commonly known as "man boobs," is a condition that can cause emotional distress and self-consciousness but there are options available...
Is 2023 marking the end of fillers? With celebrities having their filler dissolved, does this mean that treatments are a trend no more?
Highlighting the link between mental health and skin health, exploring their interconnection and impact in aesthetics.
An in-depth consultation process is to find out about any current or previous medical conditions and medication that may impact aesthetic treatment.
In this blog, we will explore the key differences between general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry.
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.
Shocking trend alert? Is Tiktok’s secret obsession with youthful perfection why young women are opting for face lifts?
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: We discuss how to spot the real deal by talking about all things Liposomal with Altrient...
Dr David Eccleston shares what you need to know before getting cosmetic injectables and the questions you must ask your Dr or Nurse...
The Perfect Peel is a revolutionary peel that transforms your skin into looking younger, healthier and clearer in just one week, so, does it?
Buccal fat removal has been hitting the headlines as the ultimate ‘Hollywood secret’ to facial contouring, but what is it? Let's find out...
So how do you reach out to men when it comes to advertising facial fillers and other cosmetic injectables?
Everything you need to know about scalp micropigmentation, the long-lasting, semi-permanent cosmetic ‘tattoo’ that mimics very short scalp hairs.
Spotting unusual moles early gives the best opportunity for intervention and cure if any are identified. Here's how to perform a thorough self-check for moles.
Every woman experiences menopause differently. We know about hot flashes and mood swings but did you know that menopause can also affect your skin and hair?
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.
Could sclerotherapy be the answer to getting rid of those confidence-sapping thread veins and spider veins?
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.
Pregnant women have to give up many things; manicures, hair colour and facials come to mind but there are actually very few limitations on cosmetic skincare!
Sun, sea, sand and surgery... Should I abroad for cosmetic surgery or treatment? It’s easy to be tempted by the idea but sadly, it’s not always as easy.
If you're seeking out a clinic for any kind of cosmetic treatment. You need to ask your practitioner these important questions...
Menopause brings noticeable changes to your skin but with the right skincare, you can give new life to your skin and start feeling like yourself again!
Once you are going ahead with cosmetic surgery you should prepare yourself to get the best result from the procedure and to avoid any possible complications.
Anatomy of male and female skin is by and large similar. However, it is the subtle differences which make skincare different.
miraDry is a treatment that reduces underarm sweating. In this ultimate sweat-reduction guide, we find out everything you will need to know...
Let Consulting Room safely guide you through the process of gathering information about surgical and non-surgical cosmetic treatments and products.
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!
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...
Are supplements really needed? Find out what an aesthetic practitioner who specialises in healthy skin from within, wants us to know about supplements...
Have you ever wondered whether or not permanent body hair removal is possible? Keep reading to find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know...
As May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, there’s no better time to talk about the effects of UV radiation, and how you can protect yourself.
Exercise is a great way to help you feel and look better, on the inside as well as the outside including the skin!
Up to 86% of skin cancer cases in the UK alone are preventable according to Cancer Research UK but how do you Identify Different Types of Skin Cancers?
Many of us are feeling stressed, sad and sluggish right now. So how can we improve our sense of well-being?
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...
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?
You might have heard about micro-needling before, but what exactly is involved in this treatment? What results can you expect?
Skin cancer affects over 100,000 people in the UK alone. Knowing how to identify skin cancer can save someone’s life.
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?
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 - 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?
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? How young is too young to receive a Botox treatment? Dr Rupert Critchley explains everything...
Think Botox is all about lines and wrinkles? Think again! Let us guide you through the top 5 other surprising uses of wrinkle relaxing injections...
So many of us still can’t get rid of stubborn fat around the tummy, thighs, and hips but why? Let's find out...
Our ultimate Christmas skincare guide will lighten the load as we approach the festive season, giving you top tips for skincare-based stocking fillers.
Like smooth, tightened and re-energised skin? Then you'll love the new ENDYMED Intensif treatment!
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...
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...
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...
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...
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?
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...
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 is a surgical procedure to give you permanently larger lips. Is this the alternative to lip fillers? Let's ask a plastic surgeon...
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.
Plastic surgeons around the globe have seen a sharp increase in cosmetic surgery enquiries this year for multiple procedures.
Dr Sophie Shooter returned to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and describes her experience on the front line.
Last year, the Zoom Boom phenomenon prompted a surge in demand for rhinoplasties, also known as nose jobs.
Breast reductions are more and more popular so we thought we would break down everything you need to know, including your complete care guide.
Menopause is a natural part of the ageing process that most women experience but dealing with the uncomfortable and irritating symptoms can be challenging...
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...
Is they key to avoiding dry skin and cracked lips as simple as a change in skincare?
"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!
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...
Young people, including myself, feel the constant pressure to look our best and with celebrities setting ridiculously high standards.
If you suffer from hyperhidrosis, you may think that you've exhausted every solution. Here’s our guide to the best treatments for excessive underarm sweating.
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!
The definitive checklist for anyone thinking about having fat freezing (CoolSculpting) treatment, by one of the UK's leading Doctors.
Here are the facts about moles in order to help raise awareness of the importance of mole checking and what to do if there are any doubts.
Fat Transfer procedures are attracting the interest of increasing numbers of people over the past few years but are they really worth it?
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.
International Women’s Day is a much-celebrated worldwide event that highlights the social, economic, cultural achievements and contributions made by women.
The benefits of pelvic floor exercises are well-documented and are recommended to help problems such as stress urinary incontinence and a prolapsed uterus.
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.
How we diagnose male hair loss and how resolving underlying health problems or stopping medication may actually be enough to reverse the hair loss.
Chemical Peels are minimally invasive, inexpensive treatments to get glowing skin. If you are considering this treatment, here’s everything you need to know...
Are you ready to embrace an Autumn Skin Care regime to help tackle some of the signs of premature skin ageing?
Since the silencing of the guns on 11th November 1918, we remember the fallen, along with the medical professionals who pioneered plastic surgery treatments.
Love the skin your in with a natural approach to looking refreshed, happy and rested with Dermal Fillers.
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.
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 loss expert, Dr Silan Fernando discusses the basics of hair, in a healthy state, and how to understand the causes of hair loss.
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.
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!
Considering straightening your teeth? then chances are that you are totally confused and have no idea what the best treatment for you is.
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.
what is a bad Botox experience and how can you avoid it?
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?
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.
UK’s leading medical and aesthetic associations launch JCCP register to protect the public from rogue cosmetic practitioners.
Mental health research shows that botulinum toxins, such as Botox can have in affecting our mood and relationships with others via neurological pathways.
Do supplements work or can we get all of the nutrients we need from a well-balanced diet? Let's ask a doctor who specialises in skin supplements...
Young women are ignoring the dangers of junk food while assuming that pregnancy will definitely have a negative impact on their body shape, new research shows.
When it comes to our skin men and women differ quite dramatically, Here is a brief guide to the main ways in which our skin is different.
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...
Enjoy the great outdoors in its red, orange and gold glory, and most importantly, treat your skin to a little TLC after a long summer in the sunshine!
Why is nipple and areola surgery becoming increasingly popular in both women and men?
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.
One of the UK's renowned breast augmentation surgeons discusses the most common Myths and misinformation surrounding Breast Augmentation.
Everything you need to know about non-surgical rhinoplasty treatment - Can you contour, reshape, sculpt and re-model without surgery?
The medical term for male breast enlargement is gynecomastia, commonly called 'Man Boobs' or 'Moobs'. Are there treatment options?
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.
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!
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.
There can be many advantages to undergoing surgical procedures, such as blepharoplasty (eye lift), under local anaesthetic. Let's find out more...
Imagine waking up in Tudor England as a lady from a wealthy family. How different would your skincare routine be? Let's find out...
Melasma is a skin condition where the skin on your face makes too much of the brown pigment called melanin but can Melasma be treated?
Should beauty therapists be performing injection treatments? This is not a new debate, not by a long shot, but it is one that never seems to go very far away.
This will help you to understand your rights if you are contemplating cosmetic surgery, or if you have had cosmetic surgery and something has gone wrong.
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?
The ZO® Skin Health Controlled Depth Peel is an intensive chemical peel that is designed to create, rejuvenate, and correct skin deficiencies.
Here's what you need to best manage body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).
Everything you need to know about treating Rosacea with skin creams, which ones are worth it, which ones to avoid and other Rosacea treatments.
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.
if you live in Wales, the Healthcare Inspectorate of Wales has made it a lot easier to protect yourself from unscrupulous cosmetic cowboys.
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...
Patients ask ‘What is the PDO Thread Lift’ or ‘What is Fine Thread Contouring?’ so I put together this blog to help clarify things a little!
Expensive prices certainly don’t guarantee experience and expertise at present, so these are details patients must check out before choosing a surgeon.
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeons at the London Eye Hospital have been calling for better education for people considering laser eye surgery.
Let's talk about the science behind the Dermalux Led Light Therapy and how it can help you get glowing skin.
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.
People thinking of having a cosmetic procedure are being urged to question their doctors before going ahead with treatment.
On a daily basis, we are faced with images of male and female "perfection". As a result of this, we are becoming more critical when we look into the mirror.
As more and more people are treated with dermal fillers more information is also becoming available about potential unwanted effects.
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.
All non-surgical cosmetic procedures should include a one-to-one consultation between the patient and their Aesthetic Practitioner, prior to the procedure.
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!
Male-pattern baldness is the most common type of baldness. Study shows that microneedling with Minoxidil is an effective treatment for male-pattern baldness.
Should you self inject? According to YouTube Vloggers who are self-injecting dermal fillers and botulinum toxin, yes but we say NO, NO, NO!
We all like a good deal, to feel that we are getting value for money so how do you better understand the cost of cosmetic surgery treatments?
Your consultation with your medical injector is crucial - from seeing their work to asking questions, to seeing their clinic, credentials and demeanour.
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.
Experts respond to the risk of treatments being delivered without a face-to-face consultation and assessment beforehand by a prescribing medical practitioner.
The good news for anyone suffering from varicose veins today is that more modern treatments have Improved and evolved.
Threads create a lifting effect, whilst stimulating collagen at the same time. This is why I team the PDO Threads with PRP for its healing properties.
Choosing the correct dose for a particular patient is not as straightforward as your Botox course tutor might have you think.
How many surgeons does it take to twist a breast implant? This was the question asked at Europe's biggest aesthetic surgical trade show.
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.
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.
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.
We're constantly warned of the damaging effect of the sun's rays on our skin, but in avoiding sun exposure, could we be doing ourselves more harm than good?
How we view our looks can have a drastic effect on how we feel on the inside and impact our health mentally, psychologically and sometimes even physically.
You have probably heard about the hot new `miracle` wrinkle and eye bag-reducing product with instant effects. However, does it really live it to its claims?
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.
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 General Medical Council (GMC) Recommend more openness and pre-treatment consideration time for patients considering treatments.
Here the British Institute & Association of Electrolysis (BIAE) dispel the myths and lay out the truth about electrolysis treatment.
According to an article in The Daily Mail, 94% of men put losing hair as their top fear. Don't fear - hair loss treatments are becoming increasingly popular.
Medical negligence claims have risen. There are many different reasons for making a claim - some cases are more surprising, even shocking, than others.
How many stories have you seen in the paper and on TV about botched up plastic surgery? Doing your research is SO important.
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 a safe, clinically proven, FDA-cleared solution for significantly reducing underarm sweat.
Teenage acne is super frustrating and unfortunately affects almost 80% of teenagers, if not treated properly it can lead to scarring.
Would knowing your true biological age make you think more about your diet, lifestyle and how you're ageing?
More products and devices are coming to market that can address issues and concerns in the female genital area.
You researched all the stretch mark prevention creams, So how disappointing that you still ended up getting stretch marks. Why didn't it work for you?
It will be useful when considering cosmetic treatments to follow the following basic guidelines...
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.
Treatments are currently available to axillary hyperhidrosis sufferers...
Butt lifts and boob jobs - everyone seems to want them but would you know what to do if your surgery went badly wrong?
A group of expert dermatologists specializing in skin allergies named Methylisothiazolinone (MI) as the Allergen of the year.
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?
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.
This awareness of how we are perceived on social networking sites has led to an increase in facial cosmetic surgery.
WARNING: Daily deal sites like Groupon, Living Social and Wowcher are no good for businesses and customers alike, and here`s why.
Is dry tattooing (also known as medical skin needling or microneedling) be the answer to treating damaged skin?
The 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 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.
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.
Are celebs falling out of love with Botox and opting for other wrinkle reducing treatments that are less invasive?
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 or Beard Transplants have exploded in the news recently, despite not being all that new.
Most moles are of no concern, yet. Malignant melanoma is a dangerous, cancerous form of mole. It is very important to check regularly for any new moles
Now Botox for Hair is the latest product to ride on the success of an already well-established brand, but for how much longer?
Guidelines for England and Wales from NICE now recommend laser and heat treatments for varicose veins over surgery.
The OCEAN Breast Enlargement procedure is 100% British-made and only available on these shores, let's find out all about it...
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!
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 affects 80% of people at some point in their lives and is the commonest skin condition that people consult their doctor about.
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.
Psychologists are asking if mandatory psychological screening for people before cosmetic surgery is needed?
A recent article revealed what they describe as a new weapon in the anti-ageing arsenal of A-list celebrities.
Over the past decade, there has been a maelstrom of debate surrounding hair loss and hair transplants.
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...
Home remedies and DIY mole removal - Everything you need to know including the dangers explained by Mole removal expert, Dr. Ross Perry.
Dentists have been able to call themselves by the title Doctor, but the Advertising Standards Authority disagrees as they believe the title is misleading.
Whilst Christmas should involve indulgence, not all indulgences have to have a negative impact on our waistline and visage.
Two Florida plastic surgeons have gone public in the saline versus silicone breast implant debate. So which of the two is better?
Mole removal surgery is a relatively straightforward procedure and is pain-free and scarring is now much reduced for most procedures.
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.
I'm going to provide you with ten useful facts about varicose veins and dispel some of the most common misconceptions along the way.
The Government and Trading Standards must step up and deal with the illegal practice of teeth whitening following a new European Directive.
This is a case report highlighting an unusual presentation of a woman suffering from acne-like symptoms potentially associated with high levels of Vitamin B12.
Moles are a fact of life for most of the UK population. Moles are very common. While the average adult will have around 30 moles, some people have up to 400.
The risks and dangers of travelling abroad for cosmetic surgery - What you need to know.
Here are the dangers of seeking dermal filler treatments via un-medically qualified Beauty Therapists as compared to medically trained Doctors and Nurses.
Suncare experts La Roche Posay have a new app to raise awareness of the damaging effects of UVA and UVB rays to the skin.
The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) has lobbied for strict controls on advertising for cosmetic surgery.
Varicose veins are a common disorder affecting 30 percent of the population at some stage in their lives. Can Clarivein help?
The practice of promoting the prescription-only medicine of botulinum toxin, Botox?
Aesthetic organisations say that Beauty Therapists don’t have the qualifications and medical skills needed to safely carry out Botox injections.
Here is everything you need to consider when you are going to get cosmetic surgery...
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
Some training companies are openly targeting and promoting training courses in prescription-only botulinum toxins (Botox) and dermal fillers direct Podiatrists.
Are the new 'posh Brazillian implants' the answer to breast enhancement?
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?
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.
The NHS began to restrict access to vein surgery, such as endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) and sclerotherapy in parts of the UK.
How antioxidants, flavonoids and carotenoids can impact on skin ageing phytonutrients (Also known as phytochemical) Literally means a nutrient from a plant.
Social Media giants Facebook has long been censoring photographs containing breastfeeding images. How does this relate to cosmetic surgery?
Have you head about Lipoabdominoplasty? It combines internal locking stitches, tissue glue and local anaesthetic infusion pumps without the use of drains.
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?
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.
If you seek treatment when you notice lines and wrinkles, the treatments only address these concerns. How do we prevent them from developing?
Venous lakes are dark blue to violet compressible small swelling caused by dilatation of venules. These are common on sun-exposed skin.
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!”
VASER Lipo-contouring, also known as LipoSelection®, is an advanced body contouring procedure that selectively removes unwanted body fat. Does it work?
A woman received a refund off her credit card for her burst PIP breast implants - Does this mean refunds for other women affected by this scandal?
Is non-digital breast implant insertion the new gold standard for breast augmentation operations?
The role of any great surgeon is far more than just a medic or even artiste; the best Consultant Surgeons are great Counsellors too.
Should Botox and Fillers be allowed to be Sold to the General Public from an Exhibition Stand?
Like many in the industry, I tend to keep an eye on deal website Groupon with a mixture of fascination and suspicion.
A frequently asked question has been: Are Nagor breast implants as good as Allergan because Allergan have FDA Approval whilst Nagor have a CE Mark instead?
If you are embarking on a weight loss journey, or have tried every diet, fad and exercise routine, there's nothing wrong with getting a bit of help.
We really want to take a moment to send out a very important message A Breast Implant procedure is for life.
3,000 women who were given faulty Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants have sought help from the NHS.
Beautiful, slim and toned women like Angelina Jolie are more likely to suffer from prominent veins on the hands and arms.
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...
Here is everything you need to know about two new Dermal Fillers from Restylane: Restylane Volume and Restylane Refresh.
Breast implants which are at the centre of a current scandal and health scare due to the use of industrial-grade silicone by the manufacturers.
Breasts are often idolised as the definitive ideal of femininity. breast augmentation proved the most popular cosmetic procedure among women in the UK.
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? Let's investigate...
Accidents resulting from cosmetic lasers are steadily increasing year in and year out. What can you do?
Cosmetic surgery is becoming widely accepted in society. So what is the best way to teach children about cosmetic surgery?
Antonia Mariconda a.k.a The Cosmedic Coach discusses her experience of deciding to undergo Liposuction.
In response to a Wowcher advert offering discount Botox treatments, experts have warned not to be tempted by these misleading and potentially unsafe deals.
Plastic Surgeon Dr Chris Inglefield gives us a rundown of his typical day - tummy tucks, septorhinoplasty, breast augmentations and blepharoplasty!
For some people, a holiday is about more than sandcastles and sightseeing - it's about cheap cosmetic surgery.
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?
The Cosmedic Coach discusses her experience of deciding to undergo Liposuction. How do you decide what Clinic / Treatment is right for you?
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.
If weight is a factor in heart disease, removing the fat with liposuction should lower your risk? This is not true.
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.
At MediZen, we chose to undertake an audit to assess patients' expected discomfort with actual discomfort levels when undergoing a cosmetic procedure.
I was introduced to Bio-Alcamid™ in late 2003 as a potential treatment for my patients with HIV-related facial wasting...
I hear so often "Why aren't I losing as much weight as I want to?" so what may be sabotaging our efforts to lose weight?
From the average bra size to the difference between natural breasts and implants – have you ever wondered how much your breasts weigh?
Here is everything you need to choose the right micropigmentation (semi-permanent make up) practitioner for you...
Footballer Wayne Rooney made headlines for his hair transplant so lets look behind the clever pun headlines (Vain Rooney *chuckle*) at male cosmetic surgery.
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.
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.
Excessive underarm sweating is a very common condition but often not recognised or treated. So, how can you treat it?
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. We talk to expert Dr. Bea Brookes.....
Group Botox party offers: Bring your friends and 100% of their own treatment for free...
The domain BotoxParty.co.uk is on sale but there are of course two major ethical and legal issues to this particular website domain...
It seems credit cards are coming to the rescue more and more often for cosmetic treatments nowadays.
A recent visit to The Academy of Cosmetic Training website revealed that the company's own declarations and activities have indeed caused its downfall.
Treatment for varicose veins on the NHS is increasingly being classed as an aesthetic rather than a medical issue and thus treatment is denied.
Superdrug is launching a budget anti-wrinkle and dermal filler injection service. Is this a good idea? Let's ask a Doctor...
Superdrug announced that it would be offering cosmetic treatments including botulinum toxin and dermal filler injections. Is a good idea?
I have come across people who have allowed a non-medical person (in this case a sales rep) to inject them!
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. The decision can influence significantly the face of healthcare in the UK.
People with pale skin always want to look more tanned, and people with darker skin often strive for lighter skin.
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: His playbook for her breast implants` book launches with a contest to win breast augmentation surgery!
A UK plastic surgeon is being sued for 54 million by a patient for a facelift gone wrong. So, how to make the correct choice for your surgery?
Has cosmetic surgery changed your life and looks? Then why not enter Britain's first-ever beauty pageant open only to women who've had cosmetic surgery?
Facial redness and spider veins are a common cosmetic and medical complaint. What is the best treatment for this?
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?
Dermal Fillers can be confusing... Which is best? Is there a difference? What is Emerval? Here are all your questions answered...
Did you know that your local hairdresser could administer the injections if they’ve been on the right course? Seriously!
Why Combination peels? They are done to complement the efficacy of different ingredients that can be used for Treating hyperpigmentation in Darker skin tones
The Canadian study, to be published in The Journal of Biomechanics, found that rabbits injected with the Botox brand of BTX-A experienced muscle weakness.
Recent media headlines are dominated by rediscovery of aspirin as a wonder drug. Doctors are well aware of benefits of low dose aspirin.
Fancy popping out to grab a nose job on your lunch break? You can with non-surgical nose shaping!
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT for short) is a treatment for skin cancers and skin pre-cancers. How does this work?
British and American dermatologists and cosmetic practitioners have treated severe cases of acne. Yet controversies abound linking it to serious bowel diseases.
The Natura Lift - combines skin health, non-surgical treatments, minimally invasive face, neck and brow lifting, lipomodelling, mini/mid-facelifts.
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?
A medical aesthetic clinic in Manhattan is currently advertising various deals on Botox and has installed neon signs which shine out across the neighbourhood.
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.
Fancy winning a Face Lift or a Tummy Tuck? One Harley Street clinic is causing controversy by giving away surgery.
Tickle Lipo is the new, much talked about procedure in the world of liposuction for body contouring and fat removal.
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.
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?
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!
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?
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.
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.
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.
Facebook widget under fire for its detrimental effects on health, identity, self-image, racial supremacy and even colonial mentality.
Acne is one of the commonest reasons for dermatologic consultations in India and for South Asians. Can Micro-medical skin-needling help?
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.
We know that aesthetic improvements can be helpful in improving well-being. However, the improvement in appearance bolsters self-esteem and self-confidence.
The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) has issued updated advice on Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants.
Merz Aesthetics has suspended sales of Novabel amid concerns following reports of a few patients who suffered adverse reactions.
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.
Nanoparticles are used in cosmetics and in particular sunscreen products. What are they? Are they safe? Should you be worried?
Are Sunscreens Really All They Are Cracked Up to Be?
Does Botox actually give you wrinkles? An article in the Daily Mail sure seems to think so let's ask an expert Doctor...
Marketed as "the world's first vaginal shield for safer hair removal and tanning protection", the Va-j-j Visor is here!
Can you really tell if someone has had a hair transplant operation?
Getting rid of stubborn fat is difficult and knowing which treatment is right for you is confusing. We ask Dr. Gabriel to tell us more about fat loss treatment.
A cancer prevention expert has warned that popular ingredients in skin creams are "the most dangerous cosmetic products on the market", is it true?
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.
So what’s it with all these lash products and which works and doesn’t?
Parents want their children to grow up with a positive and healthy self-image so beware of the impact of advertising.
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.
A few weeks ago I was contacted by the UK distributor of a new product called the Kush aimed at women with larger breasts who sleep on their side. Does it work?
Hannah Burge has become the youngest known person to receive botox at the age of 15 whilst on holiday in Spain, with her mother Sarah’s full consent.
DHEA has long been touted as an anti-ageing therapy, but an endocrinologist found no evidence that taking DHEA reverses the effects of ageing.