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The HydraFacial™ - The latest phenomenon

The HydraFacial™ - The latest phenomenon

Everyone is talking about this latest phenomenon, the HydraFacialTM.  In a nutshell, the HydraFacialTM is a resurfacing procedure that thoroughly cares for your skin. This internal skin bath sweeps across the skin purging dirt and oils from the pores in a gentle motion. It provides cleansing, detoxifying (lymphatic drainage), exfoliation, a mild AHA peel, extraction (purging out unsightly blackheads), hydration (including six anti oxidants), skin specific serums, plus LED light therapy!...

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The HydraFacial™ launches at The Westbourne Centre

The HydraFacial™ launches at The Westbourne Centre

The Westbourne Centre is pleased to announce the arrival of our latest non-surgical treatment: The HydraFacial™. The HydraFacial™ combines cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, and hydration all while delivering antioxidants, Hyaluronic Acid, peptides and other essential nutrients. The HydraFacial™ can have many skin benefits including enhanced skin tone and texture, reduced appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and improved appearance of oily or acne-prone...

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Vasectomy Q&A with Consultant Surgeon Harmeet Khaira

Vasectomy Q&A with Consultant Surgeon Harmeet Khaira

Vasectomy is an excellent means of family planning. It will stop sperm coming into the ejaculate but does not affect the testosterone levels in a man. In this blog, consultant surgeon Harmeet Khaira answers the most common questions posed by men and women regarding vasectomy. How long does the procedure take? A vasectomy is a fairly quick procedure, taking only about 15-20 minutes in the operating theatre. What exactly is done during the procedure? During the vasectomy procedure, the...

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Procedures with local anaesthetic and sedation

Procedures with local anaesthetic and sedation

A primary concern when planning any type of surgical procedure is the anaesthetic and the prospect of being “completely under”. The Westbourne Centre is one of the few day surgery facilities in the UK offering major surgical procedures using a local anaesthetic with sedation. Local anaesthesia stops pain during a medical procedure by blocking pain signals from being carried by nerves to the brain. A person having local anaesthesia will be awake during the procedure, although it can be...

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The rise of day hospitals?

The rise of day hospitals?

The publication of the Francis inquiry into care provided by Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, and the stories that have come out throughout the process, have caused concern amongst people considering surgical procedures. "In the last 6 months we have seen a significant rise in the number of people enquiring about our surgical services because they will not have to stay overnight at hospital," unveils Sarah Rush, managing director at The Westbourne Centre, a specialist day-surgey...

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The Daily Mail consults the experts on choosing the best breast implants

The Daily Mail consults the experts on choosing the best breast implants

There are as many reasons for having breast surgery as there are women who had them done last year.  Mr Fazel Fatah comments in The Daily Mail on choosing the size and shape of breast implants, and other considerations regarding breast augmentation. The Daily Mail reports on the 'has she or hasn't she' breast surgery.  The Westbourne Centre's Fazel Fatah, consultant plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon, comments on projection, or pertness, of the breast. Click here for a link to...

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Laser treatment and sunshine don't mix

Laser treatment and sunshine don't mix

In the sunshine our instinct is to wear fewer clothes and soak in the rays – but this time of year is when you have to be ultra careful if you are having a course of laser treatments. An active tan, even one you can barely see, will mean we must leave at least one skin cycle* post tan before resuming any laser treatment. The reason for this forced break from laser treatment is because the increased melanin activity may cause adverse reactions, such as burns or blistering, permanent hyper-...

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Your best face forward

Your best face forward

The negative effects of our daily life on our skin, the largest organ in our bodies, are often most noticeable in our face. There are many ways to change the appearance of your face, options that are quick or take several months, that are inexpensive or very costly, and even procedures that range in their invasiveness from full-blown surgery to a lunchtime refresher. Beautician Leisha O'Sullivan talks about a non-surgical option.

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Blepharoplasty by '30 Best Cosmetic Doctors'

Blepharoplasty by '30 Best Cosmetic Doctors'

Dr Mark Porter of The Times lists Mr Hiroshi Nishikawa as one of the country's best surgeons for blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, in his Times newspaper article. In the article, titled '30 Best Cosmetic Doctors and How to Avoid the Cowboys' Porter goes on to state blepharoplasty is "An excellent way to take years off, and get rid of the tired look that many people develop in middle age." Click below to read the full article, and find out who else is in Dr Mark Porter's Little Black Book.

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