Fraxel, or fractional Co2 laser resurfacing, is the biggest step forward in skin resurfacing in over 30 years; combining the effectiveness of the traditional CO2 laser with state of the art technology to fractionate the laser beam to almost eradicate the unwanted effects of the traditional method.More about Fraxel Enquire Now
Coolsculpting is the fat freezing revolution. It is not liposuction but really does have similar effects. Coolsculpting is the first and only treatment ever to be FDA approved for fat loss. This revolutionary procedure uses a precisely controlled cooling method called Cryolipolysis to target, cool, and eliminate fat cells without damage to neighbouring tissue.More about Coolsculpting Enquire Now
Pellevé is the most recent in potent radiofrequency skin tightening devices that has swept across the US replacing old favourites like Thermage. Known as the magic wand, in a short course of economic treatments it will rejuvenate skin, improve fine wrinkles and many will see an improvement in facial shape and sagging skin. It can also be used at other sites such as the inner thighs, tummy and backs of the arms.More about Pelleve Enquire Now
Soprano Laser Hair Removal uses IN-MOTION technology which allows heat to gradually build up in the hair follicle until it is destroyed this then significantly reduces hair growth. By delivering the heat gradually and constantly this form of laser hair removal is virtually pain free for most patients.More about Soprano Enquire Now
What is chin augmentation? A "normal facial appearance" comes from the balance between all elements of the face, including nose, cheeks, cheekbones and chin. When any of these elements are unbalanced by being larger or smaller, flatter or rounder, this can look unusual, or even "abnormal". For some people, having an unbalanced facial appearance can have a detrimental and some times devastating effect on their quality of life.
One extremely important point is the harmony in the balance between in profile somebody’s nose and somebody’s chin, so for some people who think they have a big nose they may only have a slightly too long nose but they may have a very small chin and vice versa. Those people who think they have a very small nose might actually have a slightly small nose but may also have a large chin and in profile the balance between these two is an extremely important aesthetic balance to achieve.
A chin augmentation can be formed by either using a chin implant or by re-shaping the chin bone to give the jaw a stronger or more defined look. An implant where used, is placed directly on top of the bone through an incision on the inside of the lower lip so that there are no external scars.
A re-shaping of the chin bone is called a genioplasty. This is done through an incision on the inside of the lower lip and directly re-shape the bone. The advantage of this over the implant is that it involves no artificial material.
Who would be suitable for chin augmentation? Some facial features do not stop growing until the age of 16, so surgery before this age is unwise. Patients should be physically fit, healthy and well, to minimise risks of having surgery. As surgery is performed from inside the mouth, a healthy lower jaw and teeth are vital to avoid cross infection.
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