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The importance of nitric oxide in medicine

The harmful effects exerted upon living and injured tissues by free radicals have been explored since the 1980s. Now in 2021 the free radical nitric oxide (NO) is not just a figment of imagination; it is known as one of...

Reusable Face Visor from Innovia

Innovia Ltd are excited to announce the introduction of the Reusable Innovia Face Visor.

Business recovery and relaunch: how to grow your patient base in the new economy

As the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be felt, many aesthetic practitioners are facing an uncertain future. In this invaluable article Pam Underdown provides expert advice on how to survive and grow stronger than ever. The global...

Letter from Hong Kong (13 April 2020)

Now is not the time to start spreading blame. There will be time for that later. At the same time, now, is the time to recognise the great courage required in true leadership.

Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare: The medico-legal dilemma (part 7) – South Korea

South Korea is a truly amazing country and has, over the last thirty years, transformed into one of the most dynamic and innovative economies in the world.

How I Do It - Non-ablative fractional laser handpiece for skin resurfacing

The development of laser-based aesthetic devices has provided patients with an appealing non-surgical treatment alternative to address clinical aspects of photoageing skin [1]. Many treatments include skin resurfacing of the uppermost skin layers to initiate a skin regeneration process with...

Safety and risks of local anaesthesia and regional blocks in plastic surgery

The current COVID-19 pandemic has introduced unprecedented risks associated with intubation and general anaesthesia with the potential transmission of a novel and potentially fatal airborne disease. Local anaesthesia, when used appropriately, can provide safe and effective analgesia without the risks...

BCAM Annual Clinical Review 2021

The British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BCAM) is the only UK body representing aesthetic doctors and dentists that conducts an annual survey of its members’ clinical data, collating information about treatments, complications and trends. The Annual Clinical Review has been...

In conversation with Rachna Murthy

We were delighted to catch up with Rachna Murthy, renowned Oculoplastic Surgeon, about her career and plans for the future. You are internationally recognised in the field of oculoplastic surgery – what led you into this specialty? Eyes are arresting...

In conversation with Afshin Mosahebi

We were delighted to catch up with Professor Afshin Mosahebi, renowned Plastic Surgeon at UCL, about his career and the new Masters of Surgery (MS) in Aesthetics and Minimally-Invasive Aesthetics. Can you tell us a little bit about what led...

In conversation with Cameron McIntosh

We were delighted to catch up with Cameron McIntosh, ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon and Founding President of the Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons of South Africa (SORSSA). Can you tell us a little bit about what led you into the...

In conversation with Mary O'Brien

We were delighted to catch up with Mary O'Brien, Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon and President of the BAAPS, about her career and plans for the association. Can you tell us a little bit about what led you into the...