Everybody is aware of the long-term consequences of smoking on health but few know about the damage it causes to appearance. The effects of cigarette smoking are very visible on the face of a smoker. They include vertical wrinkles on the top lip (barcode), yellowish complexion, spots and patchy pigmentation… How does smoke damage the [...]
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Did you know that the loss of fat mass is to be blamed for the major part of facial ageing? Today, new sampling and grafting techniques make fat transplantation a crucial part of most cosmetic surgery procedures! From being the most hated tissue, fat has now become the best loved one! Most facial ageing is [...]
It is an undeniable fact that the nose is an organ that performs important functions, and it is an equally ascertained fact that, considering its central position on the face, it has a decisive effect on appearance. Nasal traumas, congenital malformations and age-related alterations in shape are rather common defects. Correcting nasal defects is always [...]
Considering the growing interest in the world of vampires, it was unavoidable for somebody to capitalise on this term in the world of cosmetic surgery. Actually, “vampire facelift” is not a lifting procedure, and its only connection with vampires lies in the fact that the treatment envisages the use of a product made of one’s [...]
A new study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research reports that patients who submitted to Botox treatments present significant improvements in depressive symptoms. Researchers have found that more than half the subjects presenting moderate or severe grade depression show a substantial improvement in the condition. The study, conducted by Dr. Eric Finzi and Dr. [...]
The latest anti-ageing treatment awaits you from today, not only for the face and neck but also for the body… it is a gentle PDO (polydioxanone) thread lift! This new technique requires a very short application time and is considered a “lunchtime lift treatment”. The procedure consists in placing threads, inserted into very small fine [...]
Radiesse enriches our selection of filler treatments for the face and other areas. It helps to stretch wrinkles and grooves and, especially, to redefine facial volumes. Radiesse is a filler made of Calcium Hydroxyapatite. The gel is initially absorbed by the skin for calcium microspheres to stimulate collagen production in the treated area. This allows [...]
USING SILHOUETTE SOFT TRACTION THREADS How does it work? One treatment that yields two results: an instant natural lifting effect; the results are immediately visible as the area is modelled and traction is adjusted to suit the patient’s needs and desires; regenerating action for long-lasting results that manifest gradually. Progressive absorption of suture material helps [...]
Lighter than traditional lifting, the technique with supporting threads rejuvenates the face without changing its expression. For whom is the gentle thread lift indicated? For people who wish to gradually improve the appearance of their face. Besides gently lifting sagging features (in technical terms, cutaneous, connective and muscle tissues), threads stimulate regeneration of these tissues, [...]
Have you ever wondered why some people develop the first wrinkles already at a young age? There are many answers to that question. Smoking and unprotected exposure to the sun are absolutely the main causes of premature wrinkle formation but recent studies have discovered another potential cause, a gene transmitted by the mother. The DNA [...]