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Body shaping and fat loss injections explained

Fat dissolving injections and body shaping: what works for what? Dr Bhavjit Kaur explains.   Many people have pockets of stubborn fat that are hard to get rid of even after weight loss. So what can help get rid of it? Dr Kaur uses a number of devices in her Health and Aesthetics Clinic and here she runs through the pro’s and con’s of  some of them.    Fat Dissolving injections “Aqualyx is good for removing stubborn pockets of fat. It is injected using a cannula just under the skin where goes to work to break down the fat cells…

Dr Simon Zokaie

Dr Simon Zokaie, BSc MBChB MRCP, is a cosmetic dermatologist  and the medical director of the LINIA Skin Clinic on Harley Street. In addition to his private practice he continues to work for the NHS. His areas of interest include the treatment of acne, rosacea, pigmentation, psoriasis and eczema as well as skin lesions and skin cancer.  He is a core member of the NHS skin cancer multidisciplinary team. In 2003 he graduated from the University of Manchester and underwent his medical training in London. He gained membership to the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and subsequently spent more than …

HIFU High Intensity Focused Ultrasound

What is it HIFU?  HIFU is a non-surgical, non-invasive facelift. It is said that HIFU is a revolutionary alternative to going under the knife.  It can lift and tone the face, neck and area around the eyes resulting in a natural uplift which proponents claim can take years off your face. It is known as the treatment that they say keeps on giving: initially gain may be small but over time the skin continues to tighten and improves in texture as it promotes collagen production. It is also known as Ultherapy – the difference is the manufacturers name for their machine.…

HIFU: the ultrasound therapy that’s raising eyebrows

There’s a new treatment on the block for lifting and tightening sagging jawlines and drooping brows – it’s called HIFU. Dr Zara Kassam, PhD, looks at how it works and what it does. You’d be forgiven for being confused when it comes to choosing a facial rejuvenating treatment these days because there are so many different machines on the market that all claim to do similar things. One of the newer ones in the skin tightening and lifting arena is HIFU – High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, and it’s attracting a lot of attention. So what is this new treatment? HIFU…

Dr Bhavjit Kaur

Dr Bhavjit Kaur is the director and co-founder of the award winning Health & Aesthetic Clinic in Greenwich, London where she focuses on aesthetic procedures. She is a member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine, the Royal Society of Medicine. She is a BCAM appraiser and audit committee member and former mentor for Harley Academy, level 7 training. The body trains health professionals in how to do aesthetic injectables. She has trained under some of the aesthetic industry’s leaders and makes every effort to keep herself up-to-date with changes and the latest technology. Dr Bhavjit Kaur takes an holistic…

Dr Penelope Tympanidis

Dr Penelope Tympanidis, consultant dermatologist and owner of the Dermaperfect Clinic on Harley Street, is one of London’s leading dermatologists and has been a pioneer in minimally invasive anti-aging and body sculpturing techniques for the last 20 years. Dr Tympanidis is recognised by the European Board of Dermatology. She trained at Tufts in the USA and UCL in London, and has worked as a Clinical Research Registrar at the Department of Dermatology at UCL and the Royal Free/UCL Medical School Campus and as a Consultant in Dermatology at Mayday University Hospital in London, as as well as Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.…