Archive for December, 2014

Recapture your youth with dermal fillers

Published on December 29, 2014 by

A dermal filler works in two ways: The substance injected works like your natural collagen to give the skin a plumper look, filling the lines out to recreate that youthful smoothness. Hyaluronic acid attracts the water from the nearby tissues

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Botox; the questions people ask us

Published on December 22, 2014 by

Most people are aware of the use of Botulinum Toxin injections to smooth away the forehead lines, but Botulinum Toxin can also be used to raise the eyebrows and outer corner of the eyes, removing the hooded look that sometimes

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7 steps to survive the festive food frenzy

Published on December 18, 2014 by

We’re not recommending abstinence – the festive season is a time to share in family activities and an occasional treat is fine, but no plan usually means more pounds. Here are 7 tips to help you keep your weight under

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CO2RE Acne Scar Laser at Riverbanks

Published on December 17, 2014 by

With over 6 years experience using the excellent SmartXide DOT Laser at Riverbanks, we are delighted to announce that we have upgraded our Fractional CO2 Laser system to the new CO2RE laser from Syneron-Candela the manufacturers of our VBEAM Perfecta

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Botox: is it the worst thing or the best thing you can do?

Published on December 15, 2014 by

Firstly, let’s get the terminology straight; ‘Botox’ is a trade name and is just one of many different products using ‘botulinum toxin’ to reduce movement in specific muscles. There are two applications for this treatment – therapeutic and cosmetic.  They

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10 reasons to get your Acne treated at Riverbanks

Published on December 11, 2014 by

Acne can have a big impact on the sufferer and, if that’s you, you’ll know how self-conscious you can be about outbreaks or the scars that remain afterwards. Sometimes the NHS can be limited in relation to what can be

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Is acne damaging your skin?

Published on December 8, 2014 by

Acne tends to be associated with teenagers, particularly boys as youngsters experience the hormonal changes associated with puberty. It’s not unusual for the older generation to refer to young men as ‘spotty youths’, but it’s not just teenagers that suffer

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Get your shirt off! The VASER Solution

Published on December 4, 2014 by

Despite the brief costumes the girls sometimes wear on Strictly Come Dancing the real excitement seems to revolve around whether or not the men are going shirtless or not. Of course, the professional dancers are athletes and have finely honed

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Male breast reduction is not just vanity

Published on December 1, 2014 by

Men who suffer from Gynecomastia or man boobs are not just people who have weight problems. Many men who have pronounced breasts have had them since adolescence and find they won’t go away no matter how carefully they diet or

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