Allie Anderson speaks to practitioners about the various modes and functions of light-based treatments that are routinely used for a number of aesthetic indications
Dr Kathryn Taylor-Barnes examines how and why inflammation occurs, while offering advice on how to manage it best for your patients
Sun damage, hormones, inflammation – the causes of hyper-pigmented skin are almost as numerous as the treatments on offer to correct it. Allie Anderson talks to practitioners to find out how to deal with the common aesthetic concern
Dr Vincent Wong outlines the role of botanical stem cells in skin health and rejuvenation
Dr Sadequr Rahman details the physiology of psoriasis, and shares advice on managing its psychological effects
Aesthetic nurse Lorna Bowes and consultant dermatologist Sandeep Cliff detail the importance of understanding the role and properties of moisturisers when recommending products to patients
According to the NHS, male-pattern baldness (androgenic or androgenetic alopecia) affects half of all men by the time they turn 50, whilst female pattern baldness affects an estimated eight million women in the UK. David Jacobs asks practitioners how to best treat these patients.
Dr Nick Lowe, Aesthetics editorial advisory board member, professor of dermatology and president of British Cosmetic Dermatology Group, discusses the highlights of the recent AAD meeting
Dr Terry Loong, owner of The Skin Energy Clinic and winner of Best New Clinic at the Aesthetics Awards 2013, explains her route into the industry and provides insight on setting up your own practice
As more patients are presenting with chronic inflammatory skin diseases, Dr Mervyn Patterson says it’s time to rethink aggressive skincare regimes.