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How to choose a cosmetic surgeon and what questions to ask

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 12 August 2019

Choosing a cosmetic surgeon can be a daunting process and it can be easy to forget to ask important questions. Dr Ash Dutta, cosmetic surgeon at The Aesthetic Beauty Centre, explains why it can be difficult, and what questions you should ask before you decide who to trust. Regardless of what procedure you are hoping to have done, choosing a cosmetic surgeon can be a confusing and daunting process. Most people are nervous before undergoing a surgical proced... Read more

Why we don't do "before and after" pictures

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 24 July 2019

We are often asked for ‘before and after’ pictures as examples of our work – but we don’t do them. Dr Ash Dutta, cosmetic surgeon at Aesthetic Beauty Centre, explains why not, and why you should treat them with caution. Everyone has seen the before and after pictures that appear in adverts for health, beauty and – most often – weight loss products. The idea is simple: you show what a person looked like before they started using a certain produc... Read more

What Is Platelet Treatment For Hair Loss?

Posted by Ash Dutta on 8 July 2019

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a technique that uses the patient’s own blood in order to encourage the development of healthy hair follicles. Our blood contains two main components; the red blood cells and plasma. It is the latter which carries the white blood cells and platelets which contain these growth inducing chemicals that greatly contribute towards the development of new hair growth. In the last few decades we have seen a great deal of research in... Read more

10 Questions about lip fillers

Posted by Dr Dutta on 18 June 2019

The 10 Most Common Questions About Lip Fillers Thanks to the growth and fascination of today´s celebrity market, every aspect of their personal life has now come under scrutiny. The most intimate aspects of their lives are laid bare, with cosmetic surgery improvements being no exception. Below, we take look at the top ten questions relating to one of the most popular enhancements, the lip filler.  1. What Are ´Luscious´ Lips Made Of?  There are many b... Read more

Laser Treatment for Acne

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 29 May 2019

Laser light has had a wide range of medical uses and in this case, we will examine its application when applied to treating acne. Sadly, there is no ‘Magic Bullet’ treatment for the skin condition, but laser light can play its part in an overall strategy that may involve a combination of different treatments to reduce the skin condition more effectively. Results do vary, but it must be emphasized nothing has a 100% success rate for individual treatment... Read more

Dr Ash Dutta talks about the various uses of Botox

Posted by Dr Ashish Dutta on 9 May 2019

  Botulim Toxin, otherwise known as Botox has been used for facial rejuvenation, reducing the sweating in the underarms and various other areas and of course for Bruxism (teeth grinding). There are some medical indications for Botox which is currently used for twitching of the eyelids and also for facial sweating. However, over the last few years we have seen Botox used for many other indications for example Rosacea, redness in the face, Facial sweating... Read more

Manual Lymphatic Drainage or Massage

Posted by Dr Ashish Dutta on 26 April 2019

Lymphatic drainage massage is a therapy that uses long gentle stroking pressure to help increase the Lymph flow, and by that action, assist in the elimination of toxins and reduce post-operative swelling. The Lymph channels are an important circulatory system in the body - helping it to fight infection by transporting nutrients to cells and disposing of the body’s toxins by flushing them away through the Lymph nodes. The Lymph gland and the ebb and flow... Read more

What is Thighplasty or Thigh Lift Procedure?

Posted by Dr Ashish Dutta on 10 April 2019

  A thigh lift or ´Thighplasty´ is a procedure to improve and tighten the appearance of the thighs. Potential candidates for this procedure may have thighs that are dimpled in appearance or may appear flabby because of loose and inelastic skin due to significant weight loss. Thighplasty can also help in reducing the sagging of the inner and outer thigh areas. This procedure may be performed as a secondary treatment following removal of excess fat via li... Read more

The Advantages of Dermal Fillers For A quick Fix Chin Enhancement

Posted by Dr Ashish Dutta on 3 April 2019

The use of fillers by aesthetic professionals has for some time been associated with the application of cosmetic enhancements for the cheeks and lips. Fillers are also used for the smoothing out of wrinkles and general balancing of the facial features and plumping out the skin to give it a more youthful appearance.  As the aesthetic enhancement technology improves, we find ourselves stuck between a rock and a hard place. Sadly, in a budget conscious world... Read more

The Spider Web Facelift

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 19 March 2019

Ask any Structural Engineer, what is one of the strongest materials known to man? They will say the spider’s web.  A new technique of skin rejuvenation and skin tightening has taken its inspiration from the humble spider´s web giving the name ‘spider-web facelift’. The technique, unlike other lifting surgeries, allows the patient to return to daily life right after the procedure with minimal downtime. This procedure is safe to be undertaken on virt... Read more