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If you want to learn more about cosmetic surgery, minimally invasive non-surgical medical aesthetic treatments, cosmetic dentistry, hair loss, laser eye surgery for vision correction, male and female genital procedures, and other beauty treatments then you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re looking to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, banish cellulite and fat or remove unwanted hair, enjoy freedom from wearing spectacles or slow down baldness, get a Hollywood smile or a Designer Vagina; our treatment FAQs are designed to offer you accurate information and advice to help you to make an informed choice of treatment or procedure.

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Latest Treatment FAQ

Laser for Fungal Nail Infection (Onychomycosis)

Fungal nail infection is a very common disorder. The main symptoms are discoloured nails which turn white, black, yellow or even green and a thickening and brittling of the nail so it becomes fragile and crumbly. Laser treatments is usually a last resort for eradicating an infection, after the realisation that other options, such as anti-fungal paints or oral medication are simply not effective enough. There are two types of laser treatment that are effective in treating fungal nail infections. The first type uses laser light typically emitted from Nd:YAG lasers with a wavelength of 1064nm of infra-red light. More recently there are now “cold” laser treatments available which use much lower wavelengths of light – 405nm and 635nm – which means that it is not relying on heat to kill the infection; hence the term cold laser. Most podiatry and chiropody clinics offer fungal nail treatments. In cosmetic clinics, any trained laser practitioner who has received specific training for the treatment of fungal nails would also be able to administer the laser treatment. Laser treatment for fungal nail infections is not accessible on the National Health Service. Treatments may be priced per treatment session or as a course of treatments, as it is highly unlikely that one treatment session will cure the infection so you will need multiple sessions. It’s likely that to cure a single hand or foot you will be looking to spend £500+.

Latest Product FAQ

Collagen P.I.N.

The Collagen P.I.N. (Percutaneous Induction Needling) device is an automated micro-needling device. It is designed to treat a wide variety of issues, including fine lines and wrinkles, skin ageing, pigmentation, uneven skin tone, acne scars, and stretch marks.

SculpSure

SculpSure, developed by Cynosure offers non-invasive lipolysis (fat reduction) of the abdomen and flanks. It uses state of the art technology called hyperthermic laser treatment.

Enerjet™

Enerjet™ is a clinically-proven, no-needle, dermal remodelling system that pneumatically introduces a jet of hyaluronic acid (HA) to remodel skin, repair scars and to lift facial tissue. It can be used on various areas of the face and body, including more delicate areas, such as around the eyes and mouth.

Latest Conditions FAQ

Vaginal Atrophy and Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal atrophy can cause vaginal dryness, burning and itching, dyspareunia or painful sexual intercourse, decreased vaginal lubrication during sexual intercourse and urinary incontinence.