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Ulthera has been found to improve UVB induced pigmentation

A recent report has found that Ulthera, a treatment long regarded as the gold standard for non-surgical face lifting using high-intensity focussed ultrasound, has shown to be able to improve UVB induced pigmentation in patients with Fitzpatrick skin type IV, but its efficacy in other hyperpigmented conditions including melasma is still lacking, although studies are […]

The non-cosmetic benefits of BOTOX that many are unaware of

While we are all familiar with Botox, many of us don’t realise that it can be used for far more than cosmetic purposes. Botox injections are widely used by medical practitioners for treatments like chronic neck and shoulder pain, migraines, bruxism, vaginism, vocal cord spasms, bladder hypersensitivity, an over active bladder, lazy eye, excessive sweating […]

3 Reasons To Choose PICO For Your Pigmentation Problems

Pigmentation on the face is a common skin problem caused by multiple factors. Besides being hereditary, prolonged exposure to the sun and ultraviolet (UV) rays might produce an inflammatory response and trigger melanin production. When the body produces too much melanin, it gets dispersed unevenly, resulting in an uneven skin tone. Dark and discoloured spots may also appear due […]

Two Non-Surgical Alternatives To The Traditional Facelift

A facelift, or a rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that aims to give the face a more youthful appearance by lifting the sagging and drooping areas of the face. Traditionally, a facelift is performed by a plastic surgeon and works by removing any excess facial skin to tighten (or ‘lift’) the face. It is often combined with […]

Resolve Hair Loss Problems with FUE Hair Transplant

Pattern hair loss is a condition that can be very demoralising for both males and females as they may experience diminished confidence. While there are many methods of resolving your hair loss problems, hair transplantation is likely the most effective treatment that will have a lasting effect. A Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) hair transplant is […]

Understanding Dermal Fillers

Fillers are commonly seen as a way to combat ageing. But what exactly do dermal fillers achieve when they are injected into the face? Common signs of ageing show on the face through wrinkles, crows’ feet, frown lines, and other facial lines on the face. These lines are caused due to the natural loss of fat in certain fat compartments […]

What Is Hyperpigmentation, And How Can We Cure It?

You may notice patches of skin on your face that has turned slightly darker than the rest of your complexion. Sometimes, the darkened patch is very prominent, and other times less obvious. In some instances, there may not be just one patch, but multiple patches all over the face and neck. If you see such darkening, you may be experiencing hyperpigmentation. The […]

Fat Removal: Comparing Liposonix and Liposuction

While a healthy diet and exercise regimen is good for your overall wellbeing, there are times when no matter how many hours you clock on the elliptical machine still leaves you with that bit of jiggly fat that just won’t budge. If you are nodding your head while reading this, then keep scrolling down, because we are going to talk […]

Understanding Ultherapy

All of us have heard of ultrasound. It is a high-frequency sound wave that is commonly used in pregnancy sonograms. Traditionally, doctors have used ultrasound for imaging – to examine internal organs without having to perform any surgical procedure. However, a new use for ultrasound has emerged in the field of aesthetic medicine. Ultherapy is a FDA-approved aesthetic treatment that […]