Category Archives: Newsletter

  • Intrinsic Skin Aging

      You can actually see the difference between the effects of intrinsic and extrinsic (caused by external environmental influences) factors on skin aging by simply examining the skin on your own body, seeing the difference between skin exposed to the sun and skin that is sun-protected, which incidentally can be considered representative of the aging Read More

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  • Acne

      Is defined as a common skin disease which occurs when the pores of the skin become clogged with oil, dead skin cells and bacteria, causing inflammation and infection – i.e. spots/pimples!!! To understand this more we have to know a little bit about normal skin. The small holes in your skin (pores) connect to Read More

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  • Newsletter ME04 – What happens to our skin as we age?

    Nothing good! Skin health and beauty is considered one of the principle factors of overall “well being” and perception of “health” in humans. Watching our skin age can be one of the more distressing facts of aging. Visually we can see the skin aging, becoming drier, rougher and slacker, developing lesions such as benign or Read More

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  • Newsletter ME03 – How do We Increase Collagen and Elastin

    Before we look into ways of increasing collagen and elastin levels we need to look into one more very important component of skin aging – Hyaluronic Acid!!!! HA, also known as hyaluronan or hyaluronate, is a carbohydrate molecule which occurs naturally throughout the body, but more than 50% of it is found in the skin, Read More

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  • Newsletter ME02 – Collagen and Elastin – What Aesthetics is All About!

    The underlying aim of most aesthetic treatments is to correct the fact that, as we get older, we lose two important components which make up healthy, youthful skin – collagen and elastin!! These are found in the connective tissue, also called the “cellular glue”, which supports, connects and separates the different types of tissues and Read More

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  • Newsletter ME01 – Aesthetic Medicine – Why do it?

    As we get older all of us begin to see the visible signs of the aging process and nowhere is this more obvious than in our skin and ultimately our face – the part of our body we see first thing in the morning and last thing at night! For the majority of us this Read More

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