Cellulite is a chronic degenerative process in the superficial subcutaneous adipose tissue and it alters the texture of the skin. It affects almost 90 percent of women and it is mostly visible on their thighs and buttocks, stomachs and arms. Cellulite is often genetic and starts in adolescence and becomes worse with age. Women have […]
Reader: Hi Doctor Lalloo. I was wondering if you could tell me Botox. Is it safe and when would be the ideal time to start having the procedure? I don’t want that ‘frozen face’ look! Dr Lalloo: Here’s how to do it right at 20, 30, and 40. Firstly there are different rules for different decades. […]
Question: I’m nearly 24 and since about the age of 12, I have suffered with boils on my inner legs and under my armpit, sometimes even on my bikini line. I have gone to my doctor and they have given me antibiotics and creams but nothing seems to help. They leave purple scars too. Is there anything […]
Question: “For as long as I can remember, I have suffered with such bad skin. Lots of girls my age (29) complain about spots or blemishes which annoys me as I suffer with near enough boils on my face. They come up like lumps, feel like bruises and nothing I do gets rid of them. I […]
Sitting having coffee with some of the girls after our usual friday morning music class with our kids I announced I had to leave early. “Ooh, doing anything nice?”, they asked. “Nice?..Well if you think getting a load of needles inserted into your face to freeze it nice then yes, I’m doing something nice. Queue […]
Question: “I am just gone 30 and have started to notice some small changes in my face and body recently. I am getting some skin colour bumps on my eye lids (one on each inner eyelid so far) and am not sure why. Should I exfoliate more or will these just continue to form? I […]
From next week onwards we will be starting a new Q&A series called, ‘Ask The Doctor in association with Suzanne Jackson, one of Ireland’s leading fashion & beauty bloggers.Whatever your question relates to, whether it be anxiety, sun damage, treatments, etc. you can email it in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org making sure to include ‘Ask The […]
Earlier this year, as reported by Medscape Medical News, the FDA’s General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee voted 9 to 4 that the benefits of Radiesse outweigh its risks. A majority of panelists also voted that it is safe and effective.
“Radiesse provides an immediate volumizing effect and can help to reduce the prominence of tendons and veins in the hands, delivering smooth, natural-looking results that can last up to 1 year,” the company said.