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Glaswegians the most honest about their cosmetic work!

A new studies has identified people living in Glasgow are the most likely to admit to their partners that they are undergoing a cosmetic procedure!

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Botox treating depression!

Studies have been showing positive results for people with confirmed depression.

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Nose straightening – the proof of the pudding

I regulalry straighten noses or even out unslightly bumps. Here is an example of one of those I did recently.

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Acne – poorly treated for almost a third of patients

The British Skin Foundation has surveyed more than 729 patients with acne who sought treatment and found that a third were left unhappy!

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Fillers to build & straighten noses

More and more patients are realising that there are non surgical solutions to nose reshaping and Dr Hoenderkamp is now doing these procedures regularly.

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HRT & skin condition

HRT had been shown to be an important perserver of skin condition.

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Skinboosters: a perfect solution for ageing skin in need of help.

Skinboosters from Restylane are a fantastic way to overhaul tired aged and sun damaged skin without the lifting and filling of specific areas. Designed to give all over hydration and improve texture, the Vital range from Restylane adds a valuable new arm to skincare.

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Botox for Migraine trial showing ‘Phenomenal’ results.

The use of Botox is extending far beyondthe relaxation of facial wrinkles. Already being used in the NHS for many medical conditions with minimal side effects, the future looks bright for Botox as more medical uses are explored and discoverd. Migraine is just one of these advances.

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Apprentice winner criticised for ‘lack of experience’.

Medical experts have hit out at BBC’s The Apprentice after Lord Sugar chose to invest in Dr Leah Totton’s cosmetic procedures business. The 25-year-old Northern Irish doctor who is only a year passed qualifying as a doctor, was named winner of the ninth series of the show. Her claim that she would 'medicalise' the Non Surgical Industry by being a doctor and claiming that this is unique is far from being so. There are many highly qualified doctors working in the fireld with years of experience and training between. Backing up Dr Hoenderkamp's concernc, professional bodies for plastic surgery and dermatology have today questioned Totton’s ability to set up and run a chain of outlets offering facial treatments.

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Event preparation

One of my clients, a 30-year-old gentleman, came to see me recently regarding the acne scars on his cheeks. The scarring is shown on the left in the before and after photos. These are typical pitted acne scars and are often referred to as 'ice-pick scars'. They are sunken in and lower than the normal surface level of the skin.

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