There are so many beauty and cosmetic treatments available we feel it can be very confusing . We decided it would be a good idea to list some treatments to and explain the terminology behind them.
Wrinkle Relaxing Injections.
These cosmetic injections are widely popular for reducing fine lines and wrinkles usually used for the upper part of the face. They act on the muscles - preventing movement thereby giving the skin a smoother softer look.
Has no action on muscle movement, purely to lift the skin to fill out lines and wrinkles and to lift and reshape.
This can be done in a variety of ways, laser, dermabrasion, skin peels and recently microneeedling.
Removal of eyebags and loose skin
Changes to the breast - enlargement
Surgical face lift
Varicose Vein removal
Thread vein removal (very often referred to Sclerotherapy
Bristish Association of plastic surgeons
British Association of cosmetic surgeons
IPL Intense pulse light (sometimes referred to as laser)
For hair removal and skin rejuvenation
Fat removed and injected for lines and wrinkles, not generally very successful
Semi Permanent Make up
Non removable make up. A pigment is used just under the skin similar to tatooing
Hyaluronic acid globules injected under the skin to hydrate
Non animal stabilized hyaluronic acid
Non surgical treatment for wrinkles, scarring, acne/chicken pox scarring, enlarged pores........see our page on this treatment.