FOCUS ON HEALTH & BEAUTY

HEALTH & BEAUTY – Ageing skin? Gain the upper hand

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Autumn 16 issue. Hand rejuvenation and anti-ageing hand procedures are becoming increasingly popular Next to your face, the skin on your hands is the most exposed part of your body. Difficult to protect, they are frequently exposed to a wide range of abuse on a … [Read more...]

HEALTH & BEAUTY – To peel or not to peel?

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Spring 16 issue. Rachel Gray, Senior Practitioner at Absolute Aesthetics explains why skin peels are not to be feared and should be seen as a nice addition to your skincare regime. Let's be honest. When most people hear the words 'skin peel', the first thing … [Read more...]

HEALTH & BEAUTY – Wide-eyed and youthful

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Spring 15 issue. Upper Blepharoplasty is a procedure commonly used to correct hooded or drooping eyelids or if you want to reduce age-associated puffiness around the eyes Eyes are often referred to as the windows to the soul, so imagine the day these windows are … [Read more...]

HEALTH & BEAUTY – Would you rather leave your hat on?

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Spring 15 issue. The Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment, made popular by Hollywood celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Bar Refaeli, is more commonly known as a natural procedure to treat facial lines and wrinkles. It involves taking the patient’s own blood, … [Read more...]

HEALTH & BEAUTY – Now is the time to get your legs ready for summer

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Winter 14 issue. Professor Mark Whiteley MS FRCS (Gen) Consultant Surgeon and Clinic Director explains This summer, many people with varicose veins and spider veins on their legs would have spent less time enjoying the beautiful weather and more time worrying about … [Read more...]

HEALTH & BEAUTY – Don’t get put out of joint with substandard healthcare

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Autumn 14 issue. With modern technology, an ageing population and an increased focus on public health, it is essential that healthcare providers adapt their practice and keep on top of medical advances to meet the needs of the UK population As our bodies age and … [Read more...]

HEALTH & BEAUTY – The truth about varicose veins

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Summer 14 issue. Over a third of us will have them but do we really know how they are caused or what best to do if we think we have them? According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), varicose veins are estimated to affect at least a … [Read more...]

HEALTH & BEAUTY – Closer to the Heart

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Spring 14 issue. What you need to know about Cardiac Arrhythmia – a blanket term for several conditions which constitute heart rhythm disorder A number of problems can arise from having an irregular heart beat, including dizziness, loss of consciousness and an … [Read more...]

HEALTH & BEAUTY – Banishing blemishes is easier than you think!

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Winter 13 issue. Vicki Smith of Absolute Aesthetics explains how a cost effective and simple procedure called Advanced Electrolysis could be the solution Typically, the National Health Service will only remove a skin lesion from a patient if it is deemed to be … [Read more...]

HEALTH – Healthy legs support a healthy body by Professor Mark Whiteley MS FRCS (Gen) FCPhleb

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Summer 13 issue. It shouldn't be a surprise to any of us that our legs are essential for good health. The ability to walk is vital not only to get to places but also to keep fit and to keep all of the other processes and systems in the body working well. In … [Read more...]