Monthly Archives: August 2018

The dangers of fat transfer for a Brazilian Butt Lift explained

Brazilian Butt Lifts have the highest death rate of any cosmetic procedure: Top plastic surgeons explain why and how the risks can be avoided. Made popular by celebrities like Kim Kardashian, the Brazilian Butt Lift involves transferring fat from an area where you don’t want it – such as the abdomen, thighs, upper arms, flank (love handles) or back, to somewhere  where you do want it – in this case, the buttocks. The aim is to restore or add volume to the butt, giving it a more curvaceous appearance, while contouring the areas that you’d like less volume in. Not…

Photo Dynamic Therapy and Actinic Keratosis

What is Photo Dynamic Therapy and how can it help with actinic/solar keratosis? Fiona Clark runs through her experience with the treatment.   I confess, I am a sun worshiper, but it’s taken its toll on my skin. Back in the day, as they say,  when I was a child (think late 1960’s here) there was no sunscreen except zinc cream – a thick white paste that smelt awful and once you reached teenage years was not a great look. Consequently I spent most of my youth with a blistering nose and burnt cheeks and shoulders. Even when the clear…

Dr Krystyna explains how Botox works

Botox has been used as both a medical and cosmetic treatment for many years now, but do you need a medical professional to administer it? Dr Krystyna, an aesthetic guru and cosmetic dentists says the answer is a resounding ‘yes!’ In this video Dr Krystyna explains how the toxin works, what can go wrong, and why its so important to have someone who knows and understands anatomy performing the procedure. Botox is one brand name for the botulinum toxin which can be used for treating teeth grinding, excessive sweating and migraines. As it also relaxes muscles it can also be…