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Lower face and lifting treatments

Ageing in the lower face is multifactorial, with atrophy of the fat compartments, as well as their inferior migration, combined with repetitive activity of facial musculature, playing a significant...

All about cellulite: a review of the causes, treatments and new technologies

The causes of cellulite can be classified as multifactorial. Gender, anatomy, genetic susceptibility, hormones, deficiencies in lymphatic drainage and microvasculature are all thought to play in a...

The body image experiences of women working within the aesthetics sector: a thematic analysis of online survey and interview responses

Three themes captured the body image experiences of the women who took part in this study: looking ‘good’ as a necessity for working in the aesthetic sector; the ubiquitous and inevitable nature of...

Light-emitting diode treatments and indications for treatment

According to the evidence, LED therapy appears to be safe and easy to administer, with no reported side effects or downtime. However, there have been concerns regarding normal LED lighting,...

A study of intradermotherapy with needles in facial rejuvenation

The study is a randomised clinical trial. The research was approved by the Ethics Committee of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (code: 3.948.777), Natal, Brazil, and was conducted in...

Treatment of thread veins with intense pulsed light

As with all cosmetic treatments that are practically applied, the function of IPL is based upon a technical principle and realised through technical application..

Facial pigmentation and melasma reduction using a hydroquinone- and tretinoin-based skin transformation system

Melasma is a common acquired symmetrical hypermelanotic condition (Bandyopadhyay, 2009) that affects millions of people worldwide (Rodrigues and Pandya, 2015). In the author's experience, the most...

Assessing body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders in cosmetic procedure populations

According to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM-V) (2013), BDD is classified under obsessive-compulsive and related disorders and requires four...

Factors involved in tissue-lifting threads

Thread vectors can be macro-forces, designed to oppose the gravitational downward migration of the tissues of the face, neck and body, or smaller micro-forces, which may or may not be significant..

Treating Afro hair loss: signs, symptoms and specialist interest

African hair is fragile compared with other ethnic groups (as measured by the tensile force needed to break the hair fibre). The hair has a tendency to form knots and appear broken compared with hair...

Hyperhidrosis: a hot topic?

Hyperhidrosis can be classified as either primary, the most common type, or secondary, which will be detailed below..

Periorbital rejuvenation and tear trough filler

Dermal filler fills an area and changes light reflection; however, it will not help hyperpigmented skin or hollowness due to puffy eyes and poor lymphatic drainage (Sharad, 2012). Many patients with...

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