How I Do It - Surgical upper lip lift

This article has been verified for CPD. Click the button below to answer a few short questions and download a form to be included in your CPD folder. The shape and volume of the lips are highly significant features when...

How I Do It - Using Nd:Yag laser for correction of vascular anomalies

Vascular anomalies are the most common lesions that can often lead to disfigurement of a child's appearance. Due to the complexity of diagnosis and individual specialists’ understanding of their pathological process, these young patients often undergo many unnecessary tests and...

How I Do It - Mesotherapy in combination with chemical peel

Photo-ageing, pigmentation, acne or rosacea can all have a significant impact on self-confidence and the overall quality of life. BioRePeelCl3 is a patented biphasic technology product based on 35% trichloroacetic acid, which allows safe and effective redermalisation and skin rejuvenation...

How I Do It - Bio-remodelling of the face and neck

- VIDEO CONTENT AT BOTTOM OF ARTICLE - Profhilo® is a unique hybrid complex of high molecular weight, 1100-1400kDal (long chain) H-HA and low molecular weight, 80-100kDal (short chain) L-HA pure hyaluronic acid. A propriety process of thermal relaxation and...

How I Do It - Congenital midline cervical cleft excision and reconstruction

Congenital midline cervical cleft (CMCC) is an extremely rare malformation comprising: a cranial soft tissue protuberance and a caudal blind-ending sinus connected by a vertical defect of absent or atrophic skin with an underlying subcutaneous fibrous cord that can extend...

How I Do It - Body contouring

Unwanted fat, cellulite and skin flaccidity are three of the top reasons for consultation in aesthetic medical practices, with body remodeling treatments using non-invasive techniques increasingly in demand. The TightSculpting treatment with the Fotona SP Dynamis laser allows practitioners to...

How I Do It - Full body contouring

Sculpt&Shape® is an innovative RotateRF technology device for full body contouring and facial rejuvenation. It has different tips and modes combined with real-time temperature control and Safe Touch technology. This article will focus on how we use the device for...

How I Do It- Combination Treatment – Frax Pro™ System with Cosmeceuticals

The Frax Pro™ is a dual wavelength platform of non-ablative fractional laser technology encompassing the wavelengths 1550 and 1940nm, both in the mid infrared region. This produces tissue coagulation through microscopic zones which ultimately leads to a specific biological response...

How I Do It - Non-ablative laser treatment of surgical and acne-induced scars

Scars tell stories of life – almost everyone has at least one. The disappearance of postoperative scars is important to many of our patients. This is particularly indicated for aesthetically dominant areas such as the face, neck and décolleté, but...

How I Do It - Scar treatment with sequential combination of short full beam and photo-acoustic fractional 1064nm QS laser

Wound healing takes place by two distinct mechanisms. The first involves cellular proliferation and migration resulting in regeneration. This occurs in the epidermis and leaves no scarring. The dermis is a collagen-rich connective tissue and when this is damaged the...

How I Do It - Photoageing treatment: RF microneedling

Microneedling is a process by which very small, sharp needles are inserted into the skin layers at various predetermined depths to cause micro-injury to the dermis. The epidermal layer is minimally disrupted and healing is achieved without inducing an inflammatory...

How I Do It - Single session of 1064nm picosecond laser for ephelides

Ephelides is a common pigmentary problem which can appear on all skin types. Ephelides treatment usually involves 532 nm Nd:YAG laser and comes with a certain period of downtime and side-effects such as post- inflammatory hyperpigmentation. With the new StarWalker®...