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Management of keloid and hypertrophic scars

The management of keloid and hypertrophic scars is commonplace in all burns and plastic surgery outpatient clinics, and in this paper the authors review many of the current treatments available for this difficult problem. They start with an introduction about...

In conversation with Paul M Friedman

We spoke with Dr Paul M Friedman, President of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS), about his career and the society’s plans for this year. Can you tell us a little bit about what led you into...

High Definition Body Sculpting: Art And Advanced Lipoplasty Techniques

This book is a result of a professional life devoted to achieving the muscular, athletic or attractive forms that are currently in demand. There are over 250 pages of high quality text, photographs and illustrations. It is conveniently divided into...

Clinical case of hypertrichosis

Laser hair removal remains the best method of eliminating unwanted hair, including cases of hirsutism. Due to the pathogenesis of hirsutism, laser therapy alone can be insufficient to treat it. Male pattern terminal hair growth is caused by androgens and...

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...

How I Do It - Anti-ageing focus: Effectively treating vascular and pigmented lesions with no associated downtime

More patients are demanding treatments that require little to no downtime and that have very little noticeable side-effects. It is understandable why patient seek this from a non-surgical aesthetic treatment; however, it can be particularly challenging when looking to treat...

Treatment of chrono and photoageing with combined light sources

Skin ageing depends on various intrinsic (chronological) and extrinsic (ambiental) factors: chrono and photoageing changes include wrinkles, abnormal pigmentation, skin laxity and telangiectasia. The Nordlys™ system is a multi-platform device that incorporates dual-filtering Selective Waveband Technology (SWT®) and two fractional,...

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...

Classical facelift: a modern British perspective

It is clearly impossible to outline the whole of this subject matter in a short editorial article; many theses have been written in this field. This article is designed to give an overview to those reasonably familiar with this area...

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...

In conversation with Prof Ashraf Badawi

We were delighted to speak with Professor Ashraf Badawi about his distinguished career in dermatology. You are internationally recognised in the field of dermatology – can you tell us a little bit about your background? I come from a scientific...

How I Do It - Treating skin flaccidity with the Fotona V-SMOOTH protocol

Unwanted fat, cellulite and flaccidity are three of the top reasons for consultation in aesthetic medicine in relation to body contouring. After the age of 30, the production of collagen and elastin decreases, so our skin starts to loose firmness...