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The man with a plan

Published on May 28, 2015 by

If you have a friend who has had Botox then it’s tempting to decide that’s the right treatment for you too. But each of has different skin combinations – and different levels of natural collagen, skin condition and hydration. A

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Roll back the years

Published on May 25, 2015 by

There was a time when the only answer to an aging skin was a very expensive facelift – complete with the general anaesthetic and hospital stay that surgery requires. Now there are so many less invasive options that you’re spoilt

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Putting patients at ease

Published on April 23, 2015 by

Priti is based at the Riverbanks Wellness near Harpenden in Bedfordshire.   She is trained in many of the same therapies as the aestheticians – and some of the doctors’ treatments too.  This means that she has an in-depth understanding of

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Botox: the natural look

Published on February 16, 2015 by

First let me reassure you – the horror stories are extreme examples and usually the result of inexperienced practitioners.  As with most things when a procedure goes well it doesn’t make the news columns, so only a tiny fraction of

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Migraine treatment that works

Published on February 12, 2015 by

If you suffer from chronic migraine – or someone close to you does – you’ll know just how debilitating it is. Sufferers can spend half their life dealing with headaches that range in intensity from mild to severe and with

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‘Tweaked’ not ‘Tucked’ is the new UK trend

Published on February 6, 2015 by

‘Tweaked’ not ‘Tucked’ is the new UK trend

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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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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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5 Reasons Why You SHOULDN’T have Botox®

Published on November 12, 2014 by

5 Reasons why you shouldn’t have Botox®! I suspect that you may be surprised to see me write about why you shouldn’t have Botox® treatments, considering I run a successful medical aesthetics practice. Botulinum toxin treatments (eg. Botox®) are incredibly

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Look the way you feel with Harmony Approach at Riverbanks Wellness

Published on November 7, 2014 by

Look the way you feel with Harmony Approach at Riverbanks Wellness  One of the most frequent complaints that patients have when they see their doctor is that they feel that the doctor isn’t actually listening to them, not taking on

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