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Giorgina's safe summer skin advice

Giorgina's safe summer skin advice

Well, what a summer we are having! What better way to recover from a long winter, than to catch some rays and plenty of doses of vitamin D. So here is some information about sunscreens to help keep you safe. As you may know, SPF (Sun Protection Factor) refers to the amount of time it will protect your skin from the sun, which is calculated by the time it takes for you to burn, multiplied that by the SPF. So if you burn in 5 minutes and wear SPF 15 it should give you 75 minutes of protection....

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Support our 'Cancer Warriors' on their fundraising mission

Support our 'Cancer Warriors' on their fundraising mission

In the last 12 months cancer has hit us 3 times here at The Westbourne Centre. Two members of staff are winning their fight against breast cancer, but sadly, another has lost a close family member earlier this year to a brain tumour. The awesome team at The Westbourne Centre will be showing their support by raising money for two charities close to our ‘Cancer Warriors’ hearts; Marie Curie and Against Breast Cancer. The staff will work together to walk a combined distance of 10,000...

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Mr Nishikawa featured in Tatler's Beauty & Cosmetic Guide 2018

Mr Nishikawa featured in Tatler's Beauty & Cosmetic Guide 2018

We're delighted to announce that Mr Hiroshi Nishikawa, Consultant Cosmetic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, has been featured in Tatler Magazine's Beauty & Cosmetic Guide 2018.Mr Nishikawa has been named as 'Best in Class' for his facelift procedures. The editor of the guide, Francesca White, comments; "It's the cosmetic surgery power list - the most brilliant, skilful, kind and clever practioners out there. Put yourself in their hands. You won't regret it."To book a consultation...

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The skin care product you must have in your beauty regime...

The skin care product you must have in your beauty regime...

Giorgina Szirtes, our skin care specialist, talks about why a retinol should be an essential product in your skincare regime…“I’m hearing a lot more people talking about retinols at the moment (and rightly so!); on the TV, in beauty magazines and many of my clients are asking me about it when they come for treatments. Whilst it’s nothing new (I’ve been raving about them for some time!), it seems to be in the forefront of beauty chatter at the moment so I thought I’d take the...

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Mr Nishikawa featuring on Channel 5's Critical Surgery - Saving Lives

Mr Nishikawa featuring on Channel 5's Critical Surgery - Saving Lives

Mr Hiroshi Nishikawa, one of our Consultant Plastic Surgeons and a founding member of The Westbourne Centre, will be featuring on Channel 5's Critical Surgery - Saving Lives. The show, which airs on the 15th and 22nd February at 10pm, will focus on Mr Nishikawa's time volunteering with Facing Africa. The series follows twenty volunteer medics from the UK who travel to Ethiopia to perform life saving facial surgery.  The surgeons tackle complex groundbreaking reconstructive surgery on...

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25% off your next non surgical or beauty treatment

25% off your next non surgical or beauty treatment

Take advantage of 25% off your next beauty or non-surgical treatment. Treatments include: - Alumier peels and facials; - Hydrafacial;  - Laser hair removal; - Manicures and pedicures; - Waxing; - Massages; The offer is open to both new and existing clients and can be used with therapists Leisha O'Sullivan and Giorgina Szirtez. Offer is only available on the selected treatments listed above.To book your appointment, please call 0121 456 0895 and quote WEBOFFER.T&Cs: Discount only...

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50% off ALL laser hair removal courses

50% off ALL laser hair removal courses

January is the perfect time to start treatment for permanent hair reduction as you are then ready to enjoy the results in the summer months.The Westbourne Centre is offering 50% off ALL laser hair removal courses started before 28 February 2018.Plus, receive an extra 10% off your discounted course by starting your treatment at our special event on Tuesday 23 January.To book your FREE consultation please call 0121 456 0897.Terms & Conditions apply: Not valid in conjunction with any...

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A new arrival!

A new arrival!

We are delighted to welcome Giorgina Szirtes to our non-surgical and beauty team! Giorgina has a wealth of experience and has worked in spas and salons across Europe, New Zealand and Australia. She will be focusing on our new AlumierMD range of treatments and homecare products as well as the Hydrafacial, waxing, massages, manicures and pedicures. Giorgina joins current therapist Leisha O’Sullivan, and Steph Harding, our Aesthetics Nurse, which means we are able to offer a wider range of...

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Are breast implants the only way to enhance the size and contour of the female breast?

Are breast implants the only way to enhance the size and contour of the female breast?

Effie Katerinaki, Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, discusses the alternative to breast implants…  In recent years, scientific advances in plastic surgery mean that alternative solutions to breast implants can be offered to women who want to enhance the size and contour of their breasts. Most ladies who consult with me regarding breast augmentation surgery are very specific; that they want to achieve a natural look, without an excessive degree of fullness and...

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Unusual commute to work?

Unusual commute to work?

Fed up with getting stuck in rush hour traffic, Mr Mark Wevill, one of our Consultant Ophthalmologists, opts for a more unusual mode of transport to commute to The Westbourne Centre... Ever wondered how consultants commute to work? Luxury car? Helicopter? Or a push bike for those keeping fit or doing their bit for the environment? Well, whilst most of our consultants travel by car, Mr Wevill opts to travel in his kayak. And not just any old kayak but a five metre long carbon fibre marathon...

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