Tag Archives: Anti-wrinkle treatments

Survey shows demand for cosmetic procedures rising in UK

Is the UK set to become the home of cosmetic surgery, out-pacing the US? One survey suggests it’s a possibility. Fiona Clark reports. America used to be the home of cosmetic surgery but it seems demand in the UK is set to outstrip the US, according to a survey by the doctor booking website, RealSelf. A survey of more than 1000 UK residents aged over 18 years of age showed that 76% of UK residents wanted to change something about their face or body compared to 80% in the US, but here, more people are considering taking action. The survey…

Dr Krystyna explains how Botox works

Botox has been used as both a medical and cosmetic treatment for many years now, but do you need a medical professional to administer it? Dr Krystyna, an aesthetic guru and cosmetic dentists says the answer is a resounding ‘yes!’ In this video Dr Krystyna explains how the toxin works, what can go wrong, and why its so important to have someone who knows and understands anatomy performing the procedure. Botox is one brand name for the botulinum toxin which can be used for treating teeth grinding, excessive sweating and migraines. As it also relaxes muscles it can also be…

Dr Vincent Wong

Dr. Vincent Wong is one of London’s leading aesthetics practitioners. He is Save Face accredited and trained in advanced non-surgical cosmetic treatments. GMC registered, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Medicine (First Class Honours) from the University of St Andrews and a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Aberdeen. Prior to completing his medical aesthetics training, Dr. Vincent gained extensive experience in general and plastic surgery, and in dermatology. Dr Vincent is the official aesthetics doctor at London’s Bvlgari Hotel and runs the cosmetic division of the Bader Medical Institute of London on Cavendish Sq. Dr Vincent…

Collagen Induction Therapy or micro-needling

What is Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT)? Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT), is a fancy way of saying non-surgical micro-needling. It is a minimally invasive treatment that involves the use of a medical grade roller with fine needles on it that is worked over an area of skin to help stimulate the production of collagen. It is used for: Tightening loose skin Rejuvenating aged hands Reducing fine lines and wrinkles Reducing acne scars and scars from burns Tightening pores Reducing stretch marks Reducing pigmentation Promoting hair growth. There are various different names for this treatment depending on the type of roller used. Some…

Dr Kalpna Pindolia

For Dr Kalpna Pindolia, aesthetics is a delicate balance between artistry, symmetry and professional experience. A graduate of the University of Wales, College of Medicine in 2000, Dr Pindolia had the privilege of working in Emergency Medicine and Maritime Medicine before settling in her true vocation, Aesthetic Medicine. As a GMC registered doctor, she is keen to empower patients with knowledge in a client focused approach. Being passionate about aesthetic medicine, she delivers safe treatments which rejuvenate and refresh facial appearance using minimally invasive techniques that compliment the client’s features and result in a natural and relaxed appearance. Dr Pindolia’s…

Beauty treatments: what to avoid when you’re pregnant or breastfeeding

No drinking alcohol, no soft cheese and no pate. These are just a few of the things your advised against when your pregnant – but it doesn’t end there. There are certain cosmetic procedures and skincare ingredients you should avoid too. Dr A. Bolin explains. Do you have a skin ritual that includes a few of the following: exfoliation, hydration, lifting, peels, serums, masques, botox, and fillers?  If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding there are a few things you might like to consider if you do. There is a whole host of medications, ingredients and chemicals that can cross the placenta…

Dr Shirin Lakhani

Dr Shirin Lakhani (MBBS, MRCA, MRCGP, DRCOG, ACCMA)  has an extensive background in medicine having trained in the NHS and various hospital sub-specialities, including anaesthetics. After moving into general practice, Dr Shirin soon discovered her passion for aesthetics and the synergy between medicine and beauty. Most of all, Dr Shirin loved the positive impact that her work could have on her patient’s confidence and self-esteem. In 2013 Dr Shirin founded Elite Aesthetics in Kent and has since left general practice to pursue her passion full-time. Her discreet approach and fantastic, natural-looking results have seen her treating royalty, A-listers and celebrities…

Dr Awfa Paulina

Doctor Awfa Paulina is a qualified GP and aesthetic practitioner. He is the medical director and co-founder of Clinica Medica in Glasgow, and is actively involved in training of other practitioners as part of general practice training scheme and also as a Scottish trainer with Esthetique Distribution “first lift” PDO threads. Dr Paulina is an expert Aesthetic Practitioner, with almost a decade of experience behind him. His client base extends across the Greater Glasgow area and Ayrshire. His main interest is non-surgical facial rejuvenation utilising all available technology from anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, deep fillers, Sculptra, silhouette soft, mesotherapy and PDO threads. Dr…

Dr Christine Or

Dr. Christine Or is an Award-Winning Aesthetic Doctor and founder of Dr. Christine Medical Aesthetics based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. She qualified from Guys and St.Thomas’s Hospital in London and initially worked as a General Practitioner before completing her aesthetic training in Harley Street to become an Aesthetic Doctor. She is a full member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (B.C.A.M.) and recently won the title of “Aesthetic Doctor of the Year 2020” at the Global Excellence Awards. Patient safety is at the heart of her practice, and she is registered with, and on, the expert panel at Save Face. Providing bespoke…

Dr Leah Totton

Dr Leah Totton was winner of the BBC TV series The Apprentice in 2013 and subsequently opened two cosmetic skin clinics with her business partner Lord Alan Sugar. Dr Leah is the facial aesthetic provider of choice for many, particularly celebrities and those in the city who value her excellent service, attention to detail and discretion. She is an award winning practitioner for Silhouette Soft skin lifts and the clinics offer a world-exclusive 3D bespoke fat-busting treatment.  She has also pioneered the three pronged Dr Leah Lift.  While she is a respected cosmetic skin specialist and also continues to work as…

Shirley Nicol

Shirley Nicol, Clinical Director Shirley was born in Glasgow and is a graduate of Stirling University where she completed her BSc in dermatology and non-medical prescribing. Her journey led her into medical aesthetics, training to an advanced level of practice.  She is director and Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner in Clinica Medica in Glasgow where she currently practises, providing a service that is totally client centred. Having dedicated 35 years of her life to healthcare in both senior clinical and commercial roles, she recognises the need to deliver safe and effective treatments to her clients and patients. She ensures she is kept…