The many uses of anti-wrinkle injections

uses of anti-wrinkle injections

Anti-wrinkle injections have become synonymous with eradicating wrinkles and continues to be the most requested anti-ageing treatment around the world. Anti-wrinkle injections use a neurotoxic protein that prevents the release of neurotransmitters that cause the muscles to relax and contract. Put simply, when injected it results in temporary paralysis of the muscles below the surface, […]

What is the ribbon zone and why should it be the focus of anti-ageing treatment?

facial ageing concerns

Most of us may not have heard of the ‘ribbon zone’ as it is a term that’s been recently created by a Korean skincare brand to denote the area of the face under the eyes, around the cheeks and down the sides of the mouth. This is the area they believe is where most of […]

The importance of trust in cosmetic surgery

trust in cosmetic surgery

Earlier this month, we saw the 16th Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress (AMWC) in Monte Carlo, Monaco, which showcases the latest developments in the aesthetic world. Leading aesthetic brand Allergan announced the findings of its global survey into the tricky topic of trust in medical aesthetics. The survey was completed by 18,360 respondents – […]

More than just aesthetic? Why a tummy tuck can have health benefits you’re not aware of

tummy tuck benefits

It’s no surprise that the tummy tuck remains one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the UK as a new study has just revealed that its benefits for women extend far the tummy tuck. In 2016, the cosmetic surgery industry saw a slight dip in the UK, as reported by the British Association […]

Understanding the psychological impact of cosmetic surgery

psychological impact of cosmetic surgery

There has been a lot of talk in medical circles in recent years about ‘joined up services’ and multidisciplinary approaches to tackling patient care. The theory behind the concept is that with greater collaborative working of the service providers needed at the different stages of medical processes, all contributors can work together more effectively, creating […]

Social media selfies driving facial cosmetic surgery

facial cosmetic surgery in selfies

Social media is all around us; from our phone and tablets, to computers and laptops, from articles in newspapers and reports in the news, we are constantly interacting with images and posts from social media. Most of us also choose to actively engage with at least one social media platform such as Facebook, Twitter or […]