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3 Reasons To Choose PICO For Your Pigmentation Problems

Pigmentation on the face is a common skin problem caused by multiple factors. Besides being hereditary, prolonged exposure to the sun and ultraviolet (UV) rays might produce an inflammatory response and trigger melanin production. When the body produces too much melanin, it gets dispersed unevenly, resulting in an uneven skin tone. Dark and discoloured spots may [...]

2017-11-07T13:24:49+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Pigmentation|

Two Non-Surgical Alternatives To The Traditional Facelift

A facelift, or a rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that aims to give the face a more youthful appearance by lifting the sagging and drooping areas of the face. Traditionally, a facelift is performed by a plastic surgeon and works by removing any excess facial skin to tighten (or ‘lift’) the face. It is often combined with [...]

2017-10-30T17:51:15+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Aesthetic|

Resolve Hair Loss Problems with FUE Hair Transplant

Pattern hair loss is a condition that can be very demoralising for both males and females as they may experience diminished confidence. While there are many methods of resolving your hair loss problems, hair transplantation is likely the most effective treatment that will have a lasting effect. A Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) hair transplant is [...]

2017-10-16T23:50:29+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Understanding Dermal Fillers

Fillers are commonly seen as a way to combat ageing. But what exactly do dermal fillers achieve when they are injected into the face? Common signs of ageing show on the face through wrinkles, crows’ feet, frown lines, and other facial lines on the face. These lines are caused due to the natural loss of fat [...]

2017-10-09T11:01:14+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Dermal Fillers|

What Is Hyperpigmentation, And How Can We Cure It?

You may notice patches of skin on your face that has turned slightly darker than the rest of your complexion. Sometimes, the darkened patch is very prominent, and other times less obvious. In some instances, there may not be just one patch, but multiple patches all over the face and neck. If you see such darkening, you may be [...]

2017-10-02T20:24:16+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Pigmentation|

Fat Removal: Comparing Liposonix and Liposuction

While a healthy diet and exercise regimen is good for your overall wellbeing, there are times when no matter how many hours you clock on the elliptical machine still leaves you with that bit of jiggly fat that just won't budge. If you are nodding your head while reading this, then keep scrolling down, because we are going to talk [...]

2017-09-25T13:02:29+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Understanding Ultherapy

All of us have heard of ultrasound. It is a high-frequency sound wave that is commonly used in pregnancy sonograms. Traditionally, doctors have used ultrasound for imaging - to examine internal organs without having to perform any surgical procedure. However, a new use for ultrasound has emerged in the field of aesthetic medicine. Ultherapy is a FDA-approved aesthetic treatment [...]

2017-09-11T14:30:22+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Ultherapy|

The New Way To Remove Spots On The Skin

Whether the spots are caused by sun damage, acne or age, many desire to be rid of these blemishes and blotches, and achieve clean, smooth and clear skin. Usually, such spots will occur at some point in a person’s life. While it is completely normal, people with these spots may see themselves as less beautiful, [...]

2017-09-06T14:19:35+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Aesthetic|

A Smooth, Hairless Body Is Within Your Reach

Body hair can be a woman’s worst nightmare. Any part of a woman’s body surrounded by unwanted body hair is often perceived as being unwomanly or masculine. While some women have little to no body hair, many still struggle with unwanted hair, particularly the armpits, and on the legs. These women usually shave or pluck [...]

2017-09-04T10:31:47+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Aesthetic|

Fat Loss: Why Is My Metabolism Slowing Down?

You’ve heard it from fitness enterprises. You’ve heard it from personal trainers. You’ve probably even heard it from your PE teacher back in school: to lose weight, one’s calorie output must be more than one’s calorie input. The formula for a slimmer waistline was always constant and rigorous exercise and a well-planned diet. While this [...]

2017-11-03T11:02:44+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Aesthetic|

3 Reasons Why You Should Visit An Aesthetic Clinic Today

You may have never heard of an aesthetic clinic. Or, you may have heard of aesthetic clinics but aren’t exactly sure what they do. Perhaps, your friends have told you about their experience at an aesthetic clinic, and you’re excited. If you fit into any of the above categories, this guide is for you. An [...]

2017-11-03T11:09:41+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Aesthetic|

A Round Up Of The Most Popular Aesthetic Procedures Of 2016

Aesthetic medicine has been growing in popularity recently, with new advancements in technology that allows patients to look more youthful without undergoing the knife. Such procedures are suitable for most patients, especially those who have a busy work life, and cannot afford time away from the office to recover from a full-on surgical procedure. Aesthetic [...]

2017-08-30T18:18:19+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Aesthetic|

Understanding Liposonix

Minimally invasive fat loss treatments are becoming a great option for busy office workers who prefer quick and painless ways to lose their stubborn pockets of fat. Such treatments, like Liposonix, can be a very feasible way to get rid of the unwanted fat. Often known as the non-surgical version of Liposuction, Liposonix makes use [...]

2017-08-23T15:14:32+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Coolsculpting|

All you need to know about laser tattoo removal

When you get a tattoo, you know that they will be permanent; an imprint on your skin that will forever remind you of how you felt at a specific point in your life. A tattoo could be a declaration of love, a nagging reminder never to do something again, or simply an aesthetic decoration on [...]

2017-08-20T14:25:11+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Pigmentation|

3 Interesting Facts About Dermal Fillers

Dermal filler injections are a popular cosmetic procedure that helps to reverse the signs of ageing on the face by adding volume to specific parts of the face. The added volume can make the lips plumper, hollowed-out areas more full, and cheeks enhanced with shape. Overall, injections of the dermal filler will help you regain [...]

2017-08-18T18:50:52+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Dermal Fillers|

Understanding the FUE Hair Transplant

Balding can be a scary process. When age catches up, your hair may start to fall off, leaving behind a receding hairline causing you to look older than your age. This balding hairline in men is caused by a hormone that affects the hair, known as Di-Hydro-Testosterone (DHT). The hair follicles over the balding area [...]

2017-08-14T15:52:12+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Hair transplant|