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How I Do It - Dorsal hand rejuvenation with dermal fillers: anatomical knowledge is essential

A youthful dorsal hand is characterised by a supple, smooth skin texture and contour, with minimal prominence of the dorsal veins. Over time, extrinsic (e.g. sun damage and smoking) and intrinsic (bone remodelling and soft tissue volume changes owing to...

RSM: Semon lecture, Presidential Address and Antique Exhibition

Prof Shahed Quraishi OBE, starts his presidential tenure on 2 November 2018 with an afternoon of activity. The theme for the Presidential address is ‘Global Medical Manpower and the current UK challenges’. Prof Anil D’Cruz from Tata Memorial is going...

Beyond Our Shore: Humanitarian and Global Maxillofacial Surgery

Join an international host of speakers for the first gathering of UK humanitarian oral and maxillofacial surgery teams. An excellent faculty of oral and maxillofacial surgeons from across the globe will share with each other and the audience their experiences,...

RSM: Recent advances and updates in head and neck cancer management

Join an international faculty of renowned experts to receive a complete update on the recent advances in the surgical management of head and neck cancer. Meeting topics: Current variations in outcome in head and neck cancer National coding strategies Refinements...

New additions to the editorial team

We are delighted to announce that Ian Ormiston has been appointed as Maxillofacial Sub-editor for the magazine. Ian is Consultant Maxillofacial Cleft Surgeon based at Leicester Royal Infirmary, England. He has a background in dentistry, medicine and surgery. His interests...

How I Do It - Skin tightening: NeckTite, FaceTite and AccuTite in combination with Morpheus8

The ‘BodyTite’ system is becoming increasingly popular, initially launched as the radiofrequency assisted liposuction (RFAL). We started using the BodyTite system over four years ago. Now the system has been updated to include the Neck / Face / AccuTite handpieces....

The role of the maxillo-facial surgeon in the management of skull base malignancy

Whilst ablative surgery remains the principal treatment option for head and neck malignancy, the skull base is the last frontier. The complex anatomy, supreme functionality of the brain, and varied pathology provokes many a detailed discussion in the multidisciplinary team...

Transcutaneous scarless buttock lift via the Serdev Suture<sup>®</sup> Technique

The Serdev Suture® buttock lift presents a scarless surgical procedure for the treatment of the flaccid, flat and ‘unhappy buttock’ form by a closed approach without any requirement for incision and excision scars. The outcome is a visual change in...

The Challenge of Renaissance, not Reconstruction: the aftermath of an acid attack

What madness makes a human being perpetrate a crime that is so horrible, so evil that makes it a capital offense (in Bangladesh) even though the death involved is of a person who remains alive? The motivation behind an interpersonal...

My experience of setting up a nurse-led independent aesthetics and dermatology clinic

An experienced nurse shares her tips and advice for launching an independent private aesthetic clinic. LoveSkin Clinic opened its doors in November 2016. Like so many other nurses embarking on such a venture I had no experience running a business...

Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 12 December 2016

A Death in Hong Kong: an evolving essay and insight into medicine and the law in contemporary Hong Kong (part four). I had found Dr Wong exposing a dying patient for his own vicarious gratification. I had specifically forbidden him...

Perceptions and Deceptions a personal blog by the editor 9 June 2016

Distractions! I am getting behind my timetable for the on-going story. So let me press on. I shall only comment at the outset that with regard to the Junior Doctors Contract issue in the UK, I do think the government...