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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...

Hydroquinone-induced hyperpigmentation: a case of exogenous ochronosis in a Hispanic patient

Achieving flawless skin as part of the desire to be perceived as ‘beautiful’ is a common sentiment shared by many cultures [1]. Of the many treatment options and products available on the market, the most common chemical agent to achieve...

Focus on Cosmeceuticals: Definitions, regulations and a review of the market

In the previous section of this special focus, the structure and function of the skin has been reviewed as well as the cutaneous changes induced by UV exposure. This section will define the term cosmeceutical and discuss the current market...

Cosmetic Injection Techniques: A Text and Video Guide to Neurotoxins and Fillers

This is a very well-written, concise guide to aesthetic injecting with plenty of useful, high-quality illustrations throughout. Six chapters take you from your initial consultation through to advanced injection techniques covering neurotoxins, fillers and fat-dissolving injections. The consultation chapter is...

Using autologous blood to reduce post-operative infections

The removal of impacted wisdom teeth is a commonly carried out surgical procedure in maxillofacial surgery. Apart from the usual complications of postoperative bleeding and wound infection, the most painful one is alveolar osteitis. This is mainly dependent on retaining...

Adoderm launches Variofill® for Gluteal Augmentation

Adoderm GmbH, Cologne, Germany is pleased to announce the long-awaited approval and simultaneous market launch of Variofill® for Gluteal Augmentation in the European Union, United Kingdom and Chile, more countries to follow.

Could a technology from the past change skin disinfection for the future?

It wouldn’t be unreasonable to argue that the field of medicine has seen some of the most significant scientific advances of the past 100 years: the cracking of genetic coding, the advances in pharmacology, the development of biopharmaceuticals and the...

The importance of skin preparation

With both aesthetic procedures and antibiotic resistance on the rise, good skin disinfection to reduce the risk of infection is more vital than ever. Anna Baker takes us through the evidence behind commonly used skin preparation formulations for aesthetic injectable...

Exploring skin anatomy, function and site-specific treatment options

A detailed paper exploring salient concepts of skin anatomy pertinent to aesthetic practitioners, performing non-surgical treatments. Components of the epidermis and dermis are comprehensively described, with emphasis placed on clinicians developing an in depth understanding of how the ageing process...

Dark circles in the periorbital region

The author provides an insightful paper on the aetiological factors involved in dark circles and explores the treatment options. An emphasis is placed on the importance of undertaking a thorough patient consultation and history to establish causative factor(s), as well...

Lower facial rejuvenation

The author outlines the anatomical changes of the lower face in meticulous detail, supported by current literature, and accurately describes the senescent skeletal and deep fat compartment changes of the mid face and how these can impact on the presentation...

Male facial aesthetics

The author shares experience of treating aesthetic male patients, with discussion surrounding components of effective treatment strategies. Discussion is underpinned by current statistics for a global increase in the number of male patients seeking aesthetic treatments, ranging from laser, chemical...