Many patients considering anti-wrinkle injections for the first time have concerns that the injections may be painful. However, at BrightNewMe I have a number of ways of making sure that this is not the case, and that my procedures are surprisingly comfortable. Firstly, in the case of muscle-relaxing injections (Botox), I use the finest needles available. These needles are so fine that they can barely be felt (I actually had a patient recently tell me that the anaesthetic cream I’d used had been really effective, because they couldn’t feel a thing – I didn’t have the heart to tell them […]
I’m delighted to have provided all the patient information regarding anti-wrinkle injections and dermal filler treatments for the national BMI Cosmetic website. Since BrightNewMe expanded into the BMI Alexandra Hospital last autumn we have enjoyed working in partnership together. BMI Healthcare is the UK’s largest private healthcare company with a proven track record for providing excellent patient care. This includes providing patients with appropriate factual information when considering non-surgical cosmetic procedures. I am honoured to have been selected to prepare the wording for these particular specialisms (click on the orange links above to view the relevant pages). Patients looking at […]
In my clinic I often see patients who have never previously had any non-surgical cosmetic procedures. They are often wary of tell tale signs & concerned about potential risks of treatment. I take time to fully assess each patient & then explain the various treatments which are available. Many people go away with written information and take time to consider their options. I do not charge for this initial consultation as I firmly believe individuals should make the right decision for themselves once armed with all the facts.
Many clinics say that they offer ‘Botox’ but use cheaper versions rather than the original Botox by Allergan. Other versions of Botulinum Toxin do not have the 40 year history which Botox has. Allergan’s Botox was first used to correct eye squints in 1972 and has had FDA approval for cosmetic use since 2002. It is backed up by more research papers than any other drug worldwide. Ask your practitioner what they are using on you. Botox looks like this-