Skin lesions such as moles, cysts and skin tags are very common, and can be present almost anywhere on the body or face. Most cause no harm or discomfort – although it’s vital you keep a close eye on any changes in shape, size or colour, and see a doctor promptly if you have any concerns. While many people are comfortable with their “beauty spots” (think supermodel Cindy Crawford and her signature mole), others can’t wait to get rid of them. ...Read more
What is Microneedling? Skin needling is an increasingly popular treatment. However, there are many different forms available, such as Microneedling, Dermal Stamping and Dermal Rolling. They all work in broadly the same way: by puncturing the skin to create a controlled “injury” that prompts the body to heal itself by producing new collagen and elastin. However, certain methods are more invasive/painful than others. Prices also vary.
What is a Dermal Roller?
One of the earlier forms of microneedling is Dermal Rolling. A Dermal Roller ...Read more
Pop quiz: do you know the difference between IPL and Laser? Does the difference even matter? Aesthetic technology and terminology can be confusing, but I think it’s important that my clients know as much as possible about the different choices available, so that they can select the best possible treatment for their needs. There seems to be a common assumption that IPL and Laser are just different terms that describe the same thing. An understandable misconception, perhaps, given that many clinics like ...Read more
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) has been used for decades to help women relieve the troublesome symptoms that are often part and parcel of the menopause. However, there are concerns about the side effects associated with the artificial hormones used. That’s why our medical professionals at Courthouse Clinics are pioneering a new approach, based on Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (known as BHRT). The main advantage with BHRT is that it uses hormones that have the same chemical structure as the hormones that are ...Read more
Most of us long to look younger – but not many of us are prepared to have a major surgical procedure to make it happen. The good news is there’s now an alternative: the Thread Lift is a fast, effective facelift that can be performed in less than an hour. What exactly is a Thread Lift? The Thread Lift is a trailblazing treatment that lifts, contours and tightens sagging skin – with
virtually no downtime. Sometimes known as the ‘lunchtime lift’, it’s the ideal ...Read more
A problem complexion can really knock your confidence. Issues such as acne scarring, sun damage, pigmentation, dullness, lines and wrinkles can all conspire to make you feel unhappy and insecure. Sometimes even a scrupulous daily skincare regime can’t solve these sorts of problems. Fortunately, Courthouse Clinics offers a number of advanced aesthetic treatments that can help. A chemical peel is an excellent choice for anyone looking to instantly improve the appearance of their skin. Tere are lots of different types of peel available ...Read more
Beauty begins with great skin. If your skin is suffering, it can make you look – and even feel – tired, ill and old before your time. An effective daily skincare regimen is an absolute must, but in addition to this there are some excellent supplementary beauty treatments available that can really promote your pursuit of complexion perfection. These include microdermabrasion – the perfect solution for anyone looking to tackle fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, milia (milk spots), stretch marks, large ...Read more
Cosmetic surgery can achieve excellent results – but it’s not without its downsides. First and foremost, it’s usually not a fast process. Factor in pre-op consultations, the actual procedure and all the post-op recovery, and you might be looking at weeks (if not months!) to achieve your desired result. But there are alternatives. If you’re looking to take control of your curves, Vaser Lipo is an excellent swift, non-surgical option that’s ideal for shifting stubborn areas of fat. Diet and exercise can ...Read more
The full-lipped look has long been in vogue, fuelled by a huge number of celebrity devotees (and despite the odd over-the-top disaster!). Done well, a plumper pout can transform your entire look. Done badly, and it’ll make you the centre of attention for all the wrong reasons – and any damage caused may even be irreversible. That’s why it’s vital to carefully research all the different treatment options, and make sure that any lip-enhancing procedure is performed by a reputable, qualified ...Read more
Taking control of your diet and exercise can feel amazing. Eating healthily and becoming more active is a great way to look – and feel – younger, fitter and slimmer. Unfortunately, there’s no foolproof way to guarantee where you lose the weight from, which can be frustrating. Specific exercises often only help to tone up your muscles. Targeting Fat
Fortunately, there is a non-surgical solution to stubborn fat. Fat Freezing is an innovative treatment that literally freezes fat from your body using specialist ...Read more