Visia Technology: A Tailored Approach to Skincare

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Skincare Trends

The desire for smooth, even-toned skin and a glowing complexion has been a constant through the ages. In the search for this beauty aesthetic, various skincare ‘treatments’ have come and gone. Today, however, with scientific research & design we are now able to view & assess the different layers of skin without the need of an incision. This Skin Assessment Technology is allowing Aesthetic Medicine to map a direct route to the most appropriate forms of treatment for individuals.

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Preparation for Winter

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Don’t let your skin get the Blues this winter!

Winter is a cosy time to indulge in creature-comforts and enjoy snuggling in soft blankets with steaming tea but wintertime also holds hidden hazards for your skin.

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The Pro’s & Con’s of Coffee for your Skin

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Coffee Beans Beginning’s

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Coffee berries most likely were discovered in Ethiopia around 500BC where it is thought that monks soaked them in water and drank the mixture. From there they migrated to the Middle East and began to be cultivated in Yemen. When they arrived in Turkey coffee beans were roasted for the first time.

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The Up’s of Downtime

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Busy, Busier, Busiest.

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Modern life can often feel like we are constantly accelerating. Affecting our daily lives to the point that they appear to go by in a blur.

From our homes, to our jobs and even on the roads in between; popular culture has placed a priority on busyness.

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The Dangers of Botulinum Toxin

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The Uses for Botulinum Toxin

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Botulinum Toxin (BTXA) has become well known around the world. It has been approved as treatment for multiple health conditions. These range from muscles spasms and incontinence to chronic migraines. Medical research continues to explore the possibilities in treating the symptoms associated with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.

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The Origins of Botulinum Toxin

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What is Botulinum Toxin?

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Botulinum Toxin is a neuro toxic protein made by the spore-forming bacterium Clostridium botulinum.

It was initially discovered by Dr. Emile Pierre van Ermengem of Belgium in the 1890’s when he linked a case of fatal food poisoning to the bacteria. With time, medical studies identified seven different strains that were named A through G.

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Vegetarian Diet

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Healthy Eating

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The food we choose to consume affects our overall health and energy levels, as well as our aesthetics.

Vegetarian diets are gaining popularity for multiple health and environmental reasons. If you are interested in adopting a vegetarian diet it is important to plan ahead for a wholesome variety.

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Skin Tags & Moles

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A Simple Procedure to remove small blemishes

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A mole or skin tag is only a beauty mark if it makes you feel beautiful! Feel free from the annoyance or physical discomfort of an unwanted mole or skin tag by giving yourself permission to have it removed!

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Nasolabial Folds

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Nasolabial Folds were once thought to be caused by the muscles we use to smile, but this is incorrect. They are actually an inevitable sign of ageing.

What Causes Nasolabial Folds?

These lines become visible for the first time in an individual’s twenties. As we get older existing Nasolabial folds seem to emerge or become more prominent. In reality the folds themselves do not change, rather, the loss of tissue volume elsewhere in your face combined with the movement and decline of cheek volume make the folds appear to deepen.

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Blunt-tip Cannula’s versus Needles

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Some clients seeking the aesthetic benefits of dermal fillers are not aware of the reasons why many experienced doctors have begun to employ the use of blunt-tipped cannula’s alongside or instead of traditional needles.

To better understand why blunt-tipped cannula’s are preferred by some doctors and patients as well as to help decide which instrument you may favour it is worthwhile examining the benefits and drawbacks of each approach to depositing cosmetic fillers.

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