Patients’ main concerns pre-op are deeper lines, loss of facial contours and loss of youthfulness. Whilst facial surgery can tighten the skin and reduce lines, it cannot completely eradicate deeper lines or address skin texture. This is where I come in. I see many patients who have years of sun damage and/or diffuse redness and capillaries. These need to be addressed to get the best benefit from your surgery and give you the third criteria - a more youthful complexion.
By now you will be beginning to feel the effects of the cooler weather. Skin starts to feel rough which can indicate surface dehydration. Sun exposure during the summer months, as well as, air conditioning will contribute to the tightening feeling on the skin. As we wrap up and switch on the heaters we increase our levels of dehydration both within and externally. This is a good time to go back to basics and give the skin a good exfoliation and a skin boost
With so many treatments to choose from and the growing number of fads to make your skin beautiful I thought I’d give you an insight on what I believe works based on results and scientific evidence. I’m always being asked, ‘what’s the best treatment for my skin?
Don’t you hate all the added-on costs of in hospital procedures? We certainly do and we feel your pain! Often the hospital and anaesthetic components of a procedure combine to more than double the costs of a procedure. Did you know that in order to help our patients at Silkwood Medical Dr Nettle performs many in-office procedures?
Dr Nettle was honoured to be invited to speak at the 37th Aston Baker Cutting Edge Aesthetic Surgery Symposium in New York (Dr Nettle is pictured here with Dr Aston and Dr Baker). The Cutting Edge invites top Plastic Surgeons in their field from all over the world to discuss the latest and greatest advanced rejuvenation techniques of the face, breast and body.
BBL (broad band light) is used to treat a variety of skin conditions including acne, vascular and pigment conditions, as well as, skin rejuvenation. This is due to its wide-ranging wavelengths which can be used to target different conditions depending on the filter used.
A big part of our job here at Silkwood Medical is educating patients and managing their expectations. While Dr Nettle can achieve amazing results through Plastic Surgery, he cannot magically make you heal faster.
Depending on the procedure you’re having done, you need to take some time off work to allow your body to recover and Read more
Cosmetic plastic surgery is elective surgery, meaning people choose to go under the knife as opposed to treating an illness or a medical emergency, which may force people to have surgery. It’s for this reason that many people think cosmetic plastic surgery is less risky and free of complications.
While it is fair to say that Read more
What do you notice first about someone’s appearance? The eyes would be in the top three answers. They’re the focal point of a face and therefore hugely important to the overall appearance.
Unfortunately, they’re also one of the first body parts to show signs of ageing. This can be due to hereditary reasons, too much sun Read more
A facelift can be life-changing for our patients. It’s a big procedure and consequently a big decision to have one, but the vast majority of people are over the moon with their result and the confidence it gives them.