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Viewing entries posted in July 2019

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