Botulinum toxin type A, know by the brand names Botox (Vistabel), Dysport (Azzalure) and Xeomin (Bocouture), is a naturally occurring protein produced by the bacterium clostridium botulinum. It is licensed as a prescription only medicine and can be used to treat wrinkles like frown lines and crow`s feet as well as hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating. As a prescription only medicine, it requires a face-to-face consultation to determine your suitability for treatment.
Dermal fillers are made of various kinds of natural, man-made or synthetic materials that have been developed for injection into the skin and lips; including hyaluronic acid.
Specialist Skin Creams
There are many hundreds of different types of cosmeceutical skin care products on the market today that contain active ingredients and claim they can improve wrinkles and the appearance of ageing.
What is a Steroid Injection?
Steroid injections are routinely used as an effective treatment for inflammatory painful soft tissue and joint conditions.
What are they recommended for?
Steroid injections are often recommended for people with conditions such as osteoarthritis, bursitis and tendinitis. The injections are used break the cycle of inflammation in order to aid mobility and function of the joint and surrounding soft tissues.
What can Cortisone (Steroid) Injections be used to treat?
- Frozen shoulder
- Arthritic Knees
- Arthritic thumbs
- Wrist pain
- Shoulder tendonitis and bursitis
- Acromioclavicular AC joint (shoulder) pain
- Tennis Elbow
- Golfer's elbow
- Trigger finger
- De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
- ITB friction syndrome/iliotibial band bursitis
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Ankle arthritis
- Bunion pain/arthritis
- Morton's neuroma
- Trochanteric bursitis
- Inflamed knee fat pad
Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of the sebaceous hair follicles.
Complexion Improvement, Skin Texture Concerns
Commonly concerns are focussed on changes in the skin and ones complexion that occur as we age. Skin specialists now believe that most of the changes that we see in our skin as we grow older are due to the sun (sometimes referred to as "photodamage").
Eyes - Bags and Crow’s Feet
The development of small crows feet, or shadows beneath the eyes (dark circles) can be the first signs that our skin is not as youthful and elastic as it once was.
Facial Skin Tightening, Sagging Skin and Jowls
The concept of facial skin tightening refers to cosmetic procedures which seek to cause contraction in the tissues to effectively tighten them up or which involve a lifting technique often accompanied by the removal of excess skin.
Lines and Wrinkles
The signs of ageing on a person’s face start to show as early as the end of the second or the beginning of the third decade of a persons life. At first, fine lines start to form between the nose and the mouth, around the eyes and on the forehead.
Lip Volumising and Shaping
Lip augmentation, volumising, shaping or enhancement is a cosmetic procedure which uses various materials to plump out and re-shape the lips.
Botox ®, botulinum toxin type A, was the first botulinum toxin to gain a cosmetic licence in the UK. It is a prescription-only medicine and is licensed to treat a variety of medical and cosmetic concerns, including certain wrinkles and excessive sweating. You will require a face-to-face consultation with a prescriber to determine your suitability for treatment.
Juvéderm ® ULTRA
Juvéderm® ULTRA and Juvéderm® ULTRA Smile is an advanced, cohesive, 3D hyaluronic acid matrix dermal filler with local anaesthetic, manufactured by Allergan; the makers of Botox® / Vistabel®.
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