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Archive for August, 2015

Cosmetic un-surgery

Published on August 30, 2015 by

Resurrecting your clean jawline so you’re proud to show off your profile may seem virtually impossible without going under the knife, but now you can. The latest treatment that does this is Ultherapy. It uses ultrasound to tighten the skin,

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Published on August 24, 2015 by

The sun is a mixed blessing – we need its light to give our bodies vitamin D and it definitely has a feel-good factor, sitting in warm sunshine is definitely good for de-stressing and relaxation! However, even with a sunscreen,

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Teenagers + Acne + School = Misery!

Published on August 20, 2015 by

For most young people acne is mild and is just part of being a teenager, but for some who suffer from a virulent form of this disease it can impact not only on their skin, but also on their confidence

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Sun, skin and safety

Published on August 13, 2015 by

Nobody wants to be pale and white when the summer is here, but if you look after your skin you can get a light tan and still protect your skin to some extent. As you may have heard me say

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Do you need a brow lift?

Published on August 10, 2015 by

As soon as I attach the word ‘lift’ to a treatment, most people have visions of the surgeon’s knife! Of course, that is an option, but it’s not the only one by a long way. There are several ways to

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Redefine your profile

Published on August 6, 2015 by

Nobody wants to look like a ‘senior citizen’ (even you happen to be one), the emphasis is on youth, energy and vibrancy, looking younger is important and affects how people treat you. So – you want to restore that profile

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Look good, feel good

Published on August 3, 2015 by

Like most doctors I believe that attitude makes a huge difference to how people look – both men and women. However, I don’t agree that a positive attitude can overcome every physical sign of ageing. Some people have a very

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What does an Ultherapy Brow Lift feel like?

Published on August 2, 2015 by

I always try to experience any new treatments we have at Riverbanks so that I can accurately describe what it’s like to our wonderful patients. Older protocols for Ultherapy have been quite painful and required a lot of pain management.

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How painful is Ultherapy?

Published on August 1, 2015 by

Ultherapy is the only FDA-approved device for lifting jowls, chin and décolletage. It is completely non-invasive and has no downtime. Up until recently though, it’s only drawback was that it was an extremely painful experience with one journalist describing it

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