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12 08, 2018

Our Dermal Clinician Explains Microlaserpeel and Profractional

By | August 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Recently I was fortunate to attend a presentation by Dr Jay Burns, a renowned US Plastic Surgeon with many years’ experience in performing ablative laser treatments.

He discussed the evolution of different treatments and how CO2 lasers, once all the rage, were now being replaced by better and more effective technology namely, Erbium:YAG. The advantage of Read more

29 07, 2018

The Importance Of Having A Face to Face Consultation

By | July 29th, 2018|0 Comments

I get daily enquiries about treatments and patients wanting treatments asap. As life gets busier, and we take on more responsibilities, I’m finding that patients want to forgo the consultation process and jump straight into a treatment.

2 07, 2018

Our Dermal Clinician Talks About Sprucing Up Your Skin After a Facelift!

By | July 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

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.

1 05, 2018

Winter skin makeover With Our Dermal Clinician

By | May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

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

1 04, 2018

Our Dermal Clinician Chrys Favourite Skin Treatments

By | April 1st, 2018|0 Comments

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?

23 02, 2018

What Surgery Can Be Performed at Silkwood Medical?

By | February 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

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?

13 01, 2018

Plastic Surgeons On The Cutting Edge 2017!

By | January 13th, 2018|0 Comments

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.

30 10, 2017

This Is What BBL Will Do For Your Skin

By | October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

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 study conducted in 2013 using Sciton’s BBL forever young found Read more

4 10, 2017

This Is How Much Time You Need To Take Off Work After Surgery

By | October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

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

28 09, 2017

Why You Need To Expect The Unexpected With Plastic Surgery

By | September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

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