We are very picky with the skincare we stock at Silkwood. Over the years we have stocked many different ranges but are always on the look out for something that suits our customers needs. For the past few years we have had our own branded skincare which we believe delivers fantastic results for our clients.
Many patients come for consultations expecting a magic wand to banish all their skin problems. Often, they have many concerns and would like one laser or treatment to treat them. This is not always possible, though it is understandable to think this way.
In every workplace we are expected to follow rules and regulations to keep us safe. Workplace health and safety is an area where we must all comply so that we maintain a safe working environment for ourselves and others. If we do this in everyday Read more
During consultations some common question we get asked are: What will I look like? How much improvement will I expect to get? What percentage of improvement will I see? Whilst these are all valid questions, the reality is we cannot always predict the results you will get.
It’s time to review and renew your skincare regime
It’s getting towards that time of year, the sun’s starting to fade, the days are getting shorter and we’re starting to think about adding layers in preparation for winter. Our skin has been fighting the elements, sun, sea, not to mention the extra cold air condition causing dehydration.
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 Read more
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.
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