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Mastopexy: a means to correct breast ptosis

» The causation or presence of breast ptosis is related to skin elasticity, ductal structures and supporting ligaments « .

Hidden stressors and patient motivations: the role of the aesthetic nurse

More generally, hidden stressors can be found in anything from smartphone dependence, unstable home environments, having unsatisfactory or poor-quality relationships, personal insecurities, a...

Case study: providing Botox treatment for a patient with pre-existing conditions

In all honesty, I was very hesitant to treat the patient at first, as even my highly experienced colleagues in aesthetics had advised me that they would steer clear from such a challenging case....

Insights into transgender aesthetics: in conversation with Miss International Queen Colombia 2023

While transgender individuals have existed since ancient times, it was not until the past century when terms such as ‘transgender’ were coined and became more integrated into academic scholarship (see...

Research Roundup

Research into exosomes—tiny, sac-resembling structures formed inside cells—is growing rapidly. Exosomes transfer information between cells by delivering signalling molecules. With regard to its use,...

Safety, tolerability and efficacy of incobotulinumtoxinA for the long-term treatment of upper facial lines

IncobotulinumtoxinA is a botulinum neurotoxin type A formulation, which markedly differs from other formulations currently approved in the UK for aesthetic treatment of upper facial lines (ie,...

A qualitative exploration of pre-wedding body image concerns in UK brides

The qualitative data from the surveys and interviews was transcribed and analysed using the reflexive thematic analysis guidelines of Braun and Clarke (2006, 2013, 2021). Two main themes were...

Hypertrophic scar management

Since the 1950s, many scar assessment tools have been developed for burn scar assessment. The number of scar assessment tools available attests to the difficulty of finding one appropriate instrument....

Vascular occlusion

Once emergency treatment has been commenced in the clinic, it is important to refer the patient into an appropriate specialist ophthalmologist, stroke physician etc for ongoing care via emergency...

Getting the most out of attending aesthetic conferences

Although it is common to leave conference planning to the last minute, there are many benefits to planning in advance. You may have pre-booked your ticket and pencilled the date in your diary, but...

Methods of hair restoration for men and women

Male pattern hair loss, known as androgenic alopecia, is a familiar condition. However, hair loss is multifactorial and is determined not just by genetic but also extrinsic factors, such as: endocrine...

Multi-diameter thread lift techniques

» The area also has a delicate framework of the lymphatic drainage network, so too much manual manipulation should be avoided to preserve this structure « .

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