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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

Body Sculpturing For Shoulders

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 20 February 2019

Advances in cosmetic surgery technology have ensured virtually every part of the body is capable of some sort of surgical enhancement. Recent admiration of the slender shoulders syndrome as displayed by such luminaries such as multi-talented Madonna and the film star Keira Knightly have led to a rise in women seeking to attain a similar upper body physique as such modern day heroines. Surgeons stateside are reporting an increase in women requesting liposuc... Read more

Mapping The Way: Part 4 of The Guide To Non-Invasive Body Contouring Aftercare

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 8 February 2019

In the final part of ´Mapping The Way: The Guide To Non-Invasive Body Contouring Aftercare´, we look at the range of expectations that these procedures can have. Expectations For Recovery and Aftercare Following Non-Invasive Body Contouring Procedures Generally there are two types of post procedural patient; they are classed as ‘in-patient’ and ‘out-patient.’ Following any type of non-invasive medical procedure, the patient may be taken into a po... Read more

Mapping The Way: Part 3 of The Guide To Non-Invasive Body Contouring Aftercare

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 30 January 2019

In the third part of ´Mapping The Way: The Guide To Non-Invasive Body Contouring Aftercare´, we look at what these range of options are. Deoxycholic Acid Deoxycholic Acid or Cholanoic Acid is a matter made within the body which helps to disrupt the membrane of fats. It is also known under several brands such as Kybella, Celluform Plus and Belkyra. The substance works to destroy the membranes of fat cells when it is injected into the body and it is primar... Read more

Mapping The Way: Part 2 of The Guide To Non-Invasive Body Contouring Aftercare

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 26 January 2019

In the second part of ´Mapping The Way: The Guide To Non-Invasive Body Contouring Aftercare´, we look at what these range of options are. Ultrasound Wave Treatment This relatively new technique for the facial area has been adapted and refined over several decades, from the many now standard medical uses of HIFU which were utilised elsewhere on the body. Ultrasound Wave Treatment uses a High Intensity Focused Ultrasound wave that, as it travels through th... Read more

Mapping The Way: The Guide To Non-Invasive Body Contouring Aftercare

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 16 January 2019

Patients presenting themselves for pre-surgical appraisal may have any number of reasons for wanting to improve their overall appearance and self-worth. This can be from reasons of social vanity (e.g. to resemble a media personality) or they can have a genuine medical justification for improving their physical appearance; such as unsightly fat deposits , skin scarring or Body Dysmorphic Disorder - a preconceived psychological dislike of a particular area o... Read more

New Aesthetic Surgery Standard Approved By BSI

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 4 January 2019

The European Aesthetic Surgery Industry has developed in conjunction with the British Standards Institution (BSI) and European Committee for Standardization (CEN) a brand new European Charter for Aesthetic Surgery. This standard is a breakthrough and of extreme importance to those who are Cosmetic Surgeons, potential clients or have an interest in the application of Aesthetic Surgery. Dr Ash Dutta, as the Secretary of the European Society of Aesthetic Surg... Read more

How do scientists define beauty

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 21 December 2018

How often have you heard the saying ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder?’ Well, it’s not easy to judge and only then one thinks about the saying ‘opposites attract’. If we look closely enough, then more than likely we can see examples of both amongst our family and friends. However, this is not a criticism of our own values or taste but by simply trying to put the totally subjective question out there; ‘what is beauty?’.  This age old ques... Read more

Augmented Reality For Medical Surgery

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 11 December 2018

The march of technology continues apace with the announcement of the Microsoft developed Hololens 510K system. Not only does the name sound like some exotic  technological device used in a science fiction film, but by being developed in conjunction with the company Novarad’s Opensight Augmented Reality System, the Hololens device acts like something out of Minority Report.  Augmented reality has been gradually drifting into our lives thanks to the ever... Read more

What Is Carboxy Therapy?

Posted by Dr Ashish Dutta on 29 November 2018

Carboxy Therapy is a technique which involves micro-injections of Carbon Dioxide just beneath the surface of the skin. The procedure aims to reduce cellulite, stretch marks and scars; then re-energize the skin by ´plumping´ it up. It encourages both Collagen and circulation which in turn is believed to improve the appearance of the surrounding skin tissue. Natural ageing finds that our blood capillaries start to switch off reducing blood circulation and... Read more