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Don’t Google it!

This is what the Government in Belgium came up with to counteract the burgeoning problem of online self-diagnosis. If you need a reliable and comprehensive site use: www.nhs.uk or feel free to email me on my Contact page.

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Love your Liver

January sees our National ‘Love your liver’ campaign, strategically positioned just weeks after the nation’s overindulgence and in time for New Year’s resolutions. The liver is an incredibly robust organ, catering for over 500 bodily functions. Primarily filtering out and metabolising toxins, but it is also important for hormone production, processing Cholesterol and balancing the […]

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Good egg, Bad egg?

This is a common source of confusion. The egg was initially shunned for it’s high cholesterol content, but over the past few years both the American Heart Association and British Heart Foundation have acknowledged the nutritional benefits of eggs. There are no restrictions on the number of eggs you can eat, providing it is part […]

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Knowing the symptoms of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, even though only a proportion of tumours go on to become aggressive or ‘high risk’. A man’s lifetime chance of developing prostate cancer is one in eight, with more than 100 cases identified every day. Cases are most common in men over the age of 65, but more aggressive in younger men, proving […]

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Calling potential patients for TV Show…

Dr Hoenderkamp is working with ITV on a project for a show demonstrating how successful the treatment of pitted acne scars with fillers is. Dr Hoenderkamp is having great success treating acne scarring with filler, even where all other treatments have failed. The treatment is quick and relatively pain free with no down time. She […]

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Event preparation

One of my clients, a 30-year-old gentleman, came to see me recently regarding the acne scars on his cheeks. The scarring is shown on the left in the before and after photos. These are typical pitted acne scars and are often referred to as ‘ice-pick scars’. They are sunken in and lower than the normal […]

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Using fillers to improve pitted acne scarring

I have recently used Juvederm 2 to lift and fill pitted acne scarring with incredible success. Starting with a male patient who had pitted scarring to his cheeks that he wanted improved for some important photos, one treatment with Juvederm 2 completely erased the scars. Another female patient, who had spent over £30,000 over the […]

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Skin needling grows in popularity

Rejuvenating skin using surgical needles on a roller has been popular since its introduction in the mid 1990’s. Known under various names, Dermaroller, Collagen Induction Therapy, micro-needling and medical skin needling to name a few, the theory behind its success is that the hundreds of tiny needle punctures (made after application of local anaesthetic cream) […]

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Patients have to be seen face-to-face by a doctor for botox prescribing

The spotlight has turned once again on who should be prescribing and administering prescription only medications used for non-surgical procedures, such as Botox©, Vistabel© and Dysport©. Up until now, prescribing doctors, dentists and nurses could see a patient and prescribe these medications and then administer them to that patient. The grey area has surrounded situations […]

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