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Dermaskin Reports Upswing in Cardiff Botox Market

Dermaskin Reports Upswing in Cardiff Botox Market

“In Cardiff, we have seen a steady rise in our client base, with all demographics represented.  The general public is well aware of the various cosmetic uses of Botox, but knowledge of the various other applications of Botulinum Toxin is only now increasing.  We are treating many more people suffering wth excessive sweating and tension headaches these days."   Says Dr. Sid Gautam of DermaSkin.co.uk (http://www.Dermaskin.co.uk) He added that, “On any given day thousands of Botox procedures are carried out by hundreds of professional cosmetic doctors and nurses across the United Kingdom. ... read more...

Botox Can Reduce Depression Symptoms

Botox Can Reduce Depression Symptoms

“Botox and dermal fillers show quick results and the change in visual appearance can provide an instant mental lift.  People sometimes have hang-ups about their skin, and facial therapies can have dramatic results.” Says Dr. Sid Gautam of DermaSkin.co.uk He added that, “Botox facial treatments usually take anything from three days to ten days to take full effect.  But, dermal fillers like Restylane and Teosyal show instant results.  The fillers go directly into the skin and physically plump the deeper tissues in the skin.  Clients can see the changes immediately, and nowadays where... read more...

Perfect Smiles All Around With Powerprox Braces at Dermaskin Cardiff

Perfect Smiles All Around With Powerprox Braces at Dermaskin Cardiff

Powerprox Is a clear brace that is designed to move the front 6-8 teeth to give you that beautiful smile you have been dreaming of. Powerprox braces will not harm your teeth; it uses a gentle but effective system to move your teeth. The wire is not tightened every few weeks like orthodontic braces; the wires have a system called shape memory so however much the wire is bent, twisted or deformed by the current improper position of your teeth, the wire will return to the ideal original position. This allows your teeth to move automatically to the desired location. [caption id="attachment_2864"... read more...

Cosmetic treatments in the heart of Manchester - Spinningfields

Cosmetic treatments in the heart of Manchester – Spinningfields

Over the last 6 years Dermaskin Manchester has moved for the third and final time to their permanent headquarters in the North West, in the heart of Manchester city centre. “Clients looking for botox in Manchester need a location that is convenient and safe” explains Dr Vik of Dermaskin Manchester. “Our new clinic has ample free parking for clients and a main entrance on busy quay street. For those clients who wish to avoid being seen, a separate side and back entrance” he jokes. It is true that more and more of us are treating ourselves to Botox. With botox in Manchester starting for... read more...

Botox for migraines? NHS gives the nod

Botox for migraines? NHS gives the nod

“Sometimes 6 or 7 injections of botox are all that are needed to keep those migraines at bay” explains Dr Vik at Dermaskin Manchester. “It has only been licensed for use in the NHS in the last couple of years but has been approved by drug watchdogs since 2010” Most patients would need to meet the criteria of having ‘chronic migraines’ and three types of tablets would have to be used before consideration of NHS funding. “As a GP I have treated several patients with tablets, and these have worked wonderfully, but would strongly consider ‘magnetic therapy’ or botox in treatment... read more...

Filler correction on the rise at Dermaskin Manchester

Filler correction on the rise at Dermaskin Manchester

We caught up with the doctors at Dermaskin during their Thursday morning correction clinic service. With the cosmetic industry booming, procedures such as botox and fillers are becoming common place. In fact when we searched for fillers in Manchester we found more than 300 websites offering services within a 15 mile radius. [caption id="attachment_3081" align="alignright" width="248"] Free parking to the rear[/caption] A review in 2013 of the whole cosmetic industry failed to regulate the use of dermal fillers. Most of the changes suggested were common practice in most clinics. “Clinics... read more...

Dermaskin Manchester Clinic reports a decrease in average client age

Dermaskin Manchester Clinic reports a decrease in average client age

With an increase in demand for anti-wrinkle injections, a more strange change has been reported by Dr Gautam in 2014, director of Dermaskin Clinic Manchester. “Botox in Manchester has been increasing in demand year on year, and strangely the average age has seen a decrease by 3 years to 27 at our Manchester branch”. Price reductions have allowed botox treatments in Manchester to become more affordable and television programmes may have inadvertently increased the demand for such procedures. On this subject Dr Gautam stated “Thorough consultations have to be to undertaken prior to treatments... read more...

Manchester botox clinic Dermaskin open until 8pm on weekdays

Manchester botox clinic Dermaskin open until 8pm on weekdays

“With most of our regular clients wanting later and later appointments we have decided to stay open until 8pm daily, so clients come come for botox in Manchester at a more convenient time” explains Dr Vik of Dermaskin Manchester when asked about the change. Their cosmetic clinic offering more simpler treatments such as botox and fillers and more advanced treatments is now open late daily instead of just Tuesdays and Thursdays. “There are two main surges, from 12-3pm and 5pm till late, so we have adapted accordingly. I have been known to have a quick lunch at half 11 in Carluccio’s Spinningfields”.... read more...

Increased number of clients for botox at Dermaskin Manchester in 2014

Increased number of clients for botox at Dermaskin Manchester in 2014

With so many clinics offering Botox in Manchester we met  up with Dr Gautam of Dermaskin Manchester to ascertain their reported growth of 20% from the preceding year “New clinic, free parking and being in the vibrant area of Manchester city centre, Spinningfields have all contributed to our growth year on year”. [caption id="attachment_3090" align="alignright" width="282"] Botox Manchester[/caption] Dermaskin Manchester has moved from their old clinic in King street to their 3 storey building next to Carluccios in Spinningfields, and this move took place at the end of 2012. With so many... read more...

'Bank holiday botox a go' at Dermaskin Manchester

‘Bank holiday botox a go’ at Dermaskin Manchester

With time scarce and people constantly juggling various appointments on their smart phones Dermaskin Manchester has decided to make things a little easier. They reports that they are to stay open for the whole bank holiday weekend, yes including Friday and Monday. With demand for botox in Manchester rising Dr Vik, medical director of Dermaskin states “Most of our clients lead busy working lives, with demand ever increasing the doctors grouped together and decided to remain open this bank holiday”. Whilst this may mean good news for some who have managed to book in, the two days filled up... read more...

Luscious lips and Kylie Jenner, lets find out more about trends in Manchester

Luscious lips and Kylie Jenner, lets find out more about trends in Manchester

More and more women are opting for more luscious lips and ITV starting their new ITVBe channel providing insights into lives involving cosmetic treatment use, we have managed to catch up with Dr Vik at Dermaskin Manchester to ask what he thinks about the increase in use. “Lip fillers have become more popular because of awareness, online and on the TV”says the doctor, when asked about what one reason he thinks there’s an increase, his answer was simple “Instagram” . It is true that applying various filters can really cause some significant improvements, but the more selfies we see... read more...

Botox for depression - What's the latest?

Botox for depression – What’s the latest?

"Not currently licenced for use, but the study shows that there is a potential connection between reduction in depression in patient's with depression. The study was on 74 people and the botox group did show more relief from depression compared with placebo" says Dr Vik of Dermaskin Chester "This does not mean that we will soon be using botox to treat depression in the UK, but it can pave the way for further research into this area". When asked about other uses of botox in Chester he continued "Most patients come in for purely aesthetic reasons but we have used botox for headaches, back spasms,... read more...

Botox, fillers, what next for Dermaskin Clinic in Chester

Botox, fillers, what next for Dermaskin Clinic in Chester

"With rapid growth of clients having botox and fillers in Chester, we have had to offer more treatments at a quicker pace than normal in our new clinic" explained Dr Vik. He continued "We have priced outselves very competitively, we are not cheap, but at £99 an area, much cheaper than the current providers, hence have managed to grow so quickly. As a result of the growth we have had to provide other treatments that are available in our Manchester branch such as InstaVein, CO2 laser, and some dentistry services" Before going in with another patient he added "Lots of patients have been travelling... read more...

St George's Day

St George’s Day

Saint George, born between the years 275 and 285 AD, is the Patron Saint of England.  He is widely celebrated around the world in Anglican Churches and various Christian denominations. [caption id="attachment_1286" align="alignright" width="163"] St George the Patron Saint of England.[/caption] The reason why we write about him today is that he died on April 23rd 303 and therefore today is St George's Day. Another reason is that he is the Patron Saint of skin disease sufferers and syphilis patients. Now I bet you didn't know that! (FYI - If you do suffer with syphilis, the treatment... read more...

Remote Prescribing of Botox Banned By the GMC

Remote Prescribing of Botox Banned By the GMC

This week the General Medical Council (GMC) will issue new rules to its members, UK Doctors, stating that the practice of remotely prescribing prescription only botulinum toxin products, such as the brands Botox, Vistabel,Azzalure, Dysport, Xeomin and Bocouture will no longer be permitted and Doctors must see a patient face-to-face before issuing a prescription for the drug; (although they may still delegate the administration of it to someone under their supervision, such as a nurse). This means that the ongoing loop-hole of writing prescriptions for Botox following a telephone call,... read more...

Rosacea - Seeking the right treatments

Rosacea – Seeking the right treatments

Many women come and see me in my clinic with ‘breakouts’, thinking that these spots and pimples are acne. However, on examination and taking a thorough history, it often turns out that they don’t have acne, but rosacea. This is a chronic (i.e. persistent) skin condition that can look very similar to acne, but might need a different form of treatment. Rosacea is fairly common, especially in women aged 30 to 60 years, even more so in ‘celtic’ skin types with fair skin. Affected patients also often suffer with tiny broken blood vessels / thread veins (‘teleangiectasias’) on their... read more...

Fly-In-Fly-Out Cosmetic Surgeons: What Are The Risks?

Fly-In-Fly-Out Cosmetic Surgeons: What Are The Risks?

The term ‘fly-in-fly-out’ surgeons or 'seagull surgeons' has been coined to refer to practitioners who carry out work on a short term basis but are not permanently resident in the UK. Due to the increasing popularity in cosmetic surgery procedures, many British cosmetic clinics have taken to using foreign surgeons on a fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) basis in order to meet the ever growing customer demand. Although there are currently no official figures available, the Sunday Times online recently reported that an estimated 66% or more of cosmetic surgery procedures are now potentially being carried... read more...

Botox For Tension Headaches at Dermaskin Clinic

Botox For Tension Headaches at Dermaskin Clinic

DermaSkin Clinic’s Dr. Sid Gautam feels that the results achieved by Botox for headaches (tension headaches) are exceeding patients’ expectations. Cardiff, September 2009 - “Botox is well known to treat facial wrinkles, mild and moderate lines and to rejuvenate tired faces. However, its lesser known application include treating people who suffer with tension headaches that aren’t responding to painkillers. Botox for headaches uses slightly higher doses of the toxin and is injected directly into the affected areas” says Dr Sid Gautam of DermaSkin.co.uk. He added that, “Every patient... read more...

Botox in Bristol Boosted by Dermaskin Clinic

Botox in Bristol Boosted by Dermaskin Clinic

DermaSkin Clinic’s Dr. Sid Gautam, a leading cosmetic and Botox provider warns patients to be vigilant against unauthorized traders. Bristol, December 2009 – “We have opened a new office alongside Cabot Circus to provide our clients from Bristol with a convenient location to have their botox, dermal filler and aesthetic facial treatments.   The botox market in Bristol is growing quickly and we are excited about having a base in the city centre” says Dr. Sid Gautam of DermaSkin.co.uk He added that, “My clients have been waiting for a city location so that they can fit their visits... read more...

Dermaskin Clinic Warns Against Rogue Botox Practitioners

Dermaskin Clinic Warns Against Rogue Botox Practitioners

DermaSkin Clinic’s Dr. Sid Gautam, a leading cosmetic and Botox provider warns patients to be vigilant against unauthorized traders. Cardiff, March 2009 – “We are trying to make Botox more accessible for people who had not considered trying the procedure before. Nowadays, Botox is not limited to just Hollywood stars, and since the nineties the number of clinics has mushroomed. Although Botox has been used for other conditions in the past such as muscle spasms, cranial nerve disorders and ophthalmic spasm, when the FDA finally approved Botox in the early 90s to be used to treat facial... read more...

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