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Ptosis: why is it important and what can it tell you?

There are several causes of ptosis (Bowling, 2016). Lifting of the lid is an intricate process and by understanding the pathology the complexity of this function can be fully appreciated..

The ‘mini fan’ and ‘simple interrupted thread’ techniques: a novel method for treating deep nasolabial folds and dynamic discord lines

The NLF consists of dermal muscle insertions of risorius, zygomaticus major/minor and levator labii superioris, combined with subdermal fat and tissue of the superficial musculoaponeurotic system...

Polynucleotides: the crucial biomolecules bridging therapeutics and aesthetics

The discovery and understanding of polynucleotides have played a crucial role in shaping modern medicine. Johann Friedrich Miescher (a Swiss physician and biologist) first isolated ‘nuclein’ — now...

Case study: Managing filler migration and poor placement with topical and injectable hyaluronidase and filler multilayering

A young woman in her 20s attended as she was originally concerned about the appearance of her under eyes. She felt they looked dark and sunken. She had never had this area treated; however she had...

Research Roundup

In regards to the safety and efficacy elements of the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), there is a lot of data in vitro and pre-clinical in vivo studies to support that PRP is used globally in...

Hyaluronic acid skin boosters: the holy grail of skin health

» An alternative option that many patients are unaware of is the existence of ‘skin boosters’, which can be defined as biological materials or bio-actives that help or encourage the skin to increase...

Research Roundup

Medical aesthetic clinics use social media platforms to engage with both their existing and future patients. Verification surrounding these social media posts as investigated by UK and Dutch aesthetic...

Aesthetics across cultures: implications for practitioners in multicultural Britain

Coming from an East Asian background, blepharoplasty seemed to be a surgery widely sought after where I grew up. Blepharoplasty (also commonly known as eyelid surgery) is a procedure to remove...

What are the factors influencing the uptake of non-surgical facial aesthetic treatments in adults? A systematic review

» Available evidence indicates that some patients choose to have non-surgical facial aesthetic procedures because they believe it would yield psychosocial benefits and resolve problems in other areas...

What can be done to manage hyperpigmentation and melasma during pregnancy?

Because of the lack of studies and data on the treatment of pregnant women with melasma and hyperpigmentation, treatment is usually deferred until after birth, when any skin changes incurred during...

The dichotomy of dermal fillers: when does the biostimulatory response become one of regeneration versus one of replacement?

The normal wound healing cascade consists roughly of four phases: the hemostasis phase, inflammatory phase, the proliferative phase, and the maturational stage. The hemostasis and inflammatory stages...

Research Roundup

People have long been enjoying ‘Do it Yourself’ (DIY) activities for a variety of hobbies, such as gardening, home improvements and cooking. But only recently has this been applied to DIY cosmetics....

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