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In conversation with Professor Peter Adamson

We were delighted to catch up with Peter A Adamson, Professor of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto. Professor Peter A Adamson. Can you tell us a...

Combination therapy for PIH in skin of colour

Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is very common in skin of colour with up to 65% of African, Hispanic, and Asian populations experiencing symptoms from acne and up to 90% of patients experiencing symptoms from pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB) [1,2]. PIH can be...

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...

The AMWC 2024 awards

Recognising innovation and excellence in Aesthetic and Anti-Ageing Medicine, this prestigious competition rewards the best physicians and companies in the global medical aesthetic market.The winners were announced yesterday at the AMWC Congress in Monaco. The PMFA Journal team would like...

In conversation with Ali Pirayesh

Dr Ali Pirayesh. We were delighted to catch up with Dr Ali Pirayesh, esteemed plastic surgeon based in Amsterdam, about this career highlights and his involvement in AMWC Monaco. Can you tell us a little bit about what led you...

Focus on Cosmeceuticals: Skin anatomy and photoageing

Skin anatomy The skin of the face provides crucial functions of temperature regulation, reparative functions following injury, facial expression, protective mechanisms against infection and ultraviolet radiation, as well as sensory perception. The integument consists of two principle layers, the epidermis...

Who is Qualified The debate continues

At the beginning of November the Hong Kong Secretary for Food and Health, Dr Ko reported on the Working Group that was looking at the differentiation between Medical Procedures and Beauty Services. The group had met three times and seven...

Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare: The medico-legal dilemma (part 5) - Who is the Judge?

I wonder what Vanessa is thinking right now. If she can even think. A torrent of images, regrets, what ifs. The onslaught must be so great, no wonder the normal response is for the mind and the body to shut down? Depression.

ASLMS Annual Conference 2023

The ASLMS Annual Conference is the premier international meeting in the field of medical laser and energy-based technologies. Each year attendees convene to share research, education, and new ideas that promote high standards of clinical care in the field. In...

BAAPS Webinar: Guidelines For Restarting Aesthetic Practice

The BAAPS guidance for restarting aesthetic practice will be discussed and we will also hear about the measures that our European colleagues are taking nationally and in their own practices, and how restarting practice has gone for them.

17th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Finally, after a long COVID-19 hiatus, it was refreshing to witness over 1000 attendees from across the globe engaging with the experts at the 17th Annual meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery (ME-AOHNS), one of the largest ENT gatherings in the Middle East region.

Sushruta and Indian rhinoplasty

Vijay Pothula explains rhinoplasty’s roots in ancient Indian Ayurvedic medicine, and how it was introduced to the Western world. In 1794 The Gentleman’s Magazine published a surgical operation which was long established in India but unknown in Europe [1]. A...