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Cutera Partner with Dr Hussein for UK’s First Vascular Level 5

Aesthetic Laser manufacturer, Cutera, have announced they will be collaborating with renowned Cosmetic Dermatologist and Laser Surgeon, Dr Asif Hussein, together with the Wynyard Aesthetics Academy, to launch the UK’s first Level 5 Vascular Laser Qualification, on the 18th October 2020.

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...

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,...

A new treatment for genitourinary syndrome of menopause

Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) [1] is defined as a collection of symptoms and signs mainly associated with the progressive decrease in oestrogen levels. The lack of hormones, usually produced by the ovaries in fertile age, may lead to genital...

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...

In conversation with Firas Al-Niaimi

We were delighted to catch up with Dr Firas Al-Niaimi about his career. You are internationally recognised in the fields of Mohs surgery, lasers and dermatology – can you tell us a little bit about your background? I grew up...

Sensitive cilia – eyelashes in health and disease

In health our eyelashes protect the eyes, but in disease they can disfigure, impair quality of life and threaten vision. In this review the authors discuss aspects of lashes that are relevant to all professionals working near the eyes and...

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...

In conversation with Vishal Madan, BMLA President

Vishal Madan is the President of the British Medical Laser Association. Widely known for his pioneering work in developing laser surgery for ENT way back in 1982, he was also the first Editor in Chief of ENT & Audiology News...

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...

A suggested management pathway for rhinophyma and benign superficial skin lesions that includes the use of plasma

Rhinophyma is an aesthetic embarrassment to many people. It is the result of sebaceous gland hyperplasia within the skin over the alar cartilages of the nose. It has a familial tendency and in addition to being unsightly it can commonly...

Psychological outcomes following ultrasound-assisted gynaecomastia reduction in adult men

Gynaecomastia is a common condition that is said to affect 30-65% of men worldwide. Regardless of the severity of the condition, many men that are affected by their gynaecomastia, suffer considerable social embarrassment. The incidence appears to be increasing as...