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Get Natural Looking Lip Fillers


Natural Looking Lips It is our mission at PHI Clinic London to stamp out the negative press surrounding injectable treatments, such as Botox and facial fillers. Our goal is to achieve subtle results and deliver natural looking lip fillers. In the past two years or so we have seen a dramatic increase in the number…

February 23rd, 2017
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Skin and Wrinkles: PHI Clinic’s Advice


As a multi-award-winning aesthetic clinic on Harley Street, we know a thing or two about treatments for skin and wrinkles. With the widest range of lasers, devices and other non-surgical devices in our arsenal, we can treat a whole plethora of skin complaints and conditions. Headed by Dr Tapan Patel, PHI Clinic believes the best…

January 28th, 2017
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Lip Plumping Injections at 102 Harley Street


A Popular Choice In recent years, we have seen a surge in enquiries regarding lip plumping injections. There is no denying that fuller pouts and voluptuous lips are appealing and desirable. It is something we do regularly at the PHI Clinic in London. The Very Best Using the very best dermal fillers on the market,…

January 26th, 2017
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PHI Leading The Way In Evidence Based Aesthetic Medicine


As you know, for many years PHI Clinic and its Medical Director, Dr Tapan Patel, have partaken in numerous clinical studies to test the efficacy of specific treatments in the aesthetics market, from injectable-based treatments to laser and many more. We do this for many reasons. As a leading clinic within the UK and overseas,…

January 24th, 2017
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Cosmetic Fillers at PHI Clinic


Smoothing facial wrinkles by adding volume and reintroducing structure, cosmetic fillers, or dermal fillers, are one of our most popular, non-surgical cosmetic treatments at PHI Clinic. Believing that our patients can have outstanding results without going under the knife, we always recommend non-surgical treatment options first and surgery as a last resort. Continually improving and…

January 24th, 2017
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Facial Line Fillers


For those who are in denial about their age, or for those who simply want to hold onto that youthful glow a little longer, facial line fillers are the perfect solution. Helping solve the issue of deep lines and wrinkles, sagging skin and hollowed out tear troughs, dermal filler is versatile and natural-looking wonder product!…

January 23rd, 2017
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Body Fat Removal Specialist


An Overwhelming Task High on the agenda, especially in the lead-up to a special event or holiday, is body fat removal. There are so many treatments out there stated to remove unwanted fat, and once you start delving into it, it can all start to get a bit overwhelming. The All-Important Question What really works?…

January 21st, 2017
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What Does Botox Mean?


Many of us have heard of the term ‘Botox’, but few fully understand what it is. Beyond knowing that it has something to do looking younger, there is a limitation to our knowledge of the stuff. So what does Botox mean? Botox® is actually a brand of botulinum toxin, a purified protein that is administered…

January 20th, 2017
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Best Wrinkle Injections


Imagine going into a green grocers and asking for a pound of Pink Lady apples. The shopkeeper bags up and sells you what you think are the apples you asked for, but when you get home there are only a few, sour Granny Smiths. How would you feel? Ripped off? Angry? Shortchanged? Now imagine if…

January 19th, 2017
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Botox Pricing


PHI Clinic prides itself on its quality service to its patients. Treating a range of skin conditions and concerns and offering patients a plethora of cosmetic treatments, it is our mission to continue providing the very best, most advanced technologies and treatments out there without compromise. Authentic Botox® Botox pricing at PHI Clinic encompasses a…

January 18th, 2017
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What Are Dermal Fillers?


An Age Old Problem Sagging skin, fine lines and wrinkles are all tell-tale signs of the ageing process. As we age, both the skin and fat pads migrate down the face and can make us look extremely fatigued. Non-Surgical Alternatives With so many non-surgical options available nowadays, there really is little need to opt for…

January 17th, 2017
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Deep Wrinkle Removal, London


Lines and wrinkles are synonymous with the ageing process, and factors such as sun exposure, stress and smoking contribute to the need for deep wrinkle removal. While the inevitability of ageing cannot be cured, our clinical team at PHI Clinic, 102 Harley Street have a range of treatments up their sleeves for deep wrinkles removal….

January 13th, 2017
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Top Ways to Reduce Eye Wrinkles


Frequent exposure to the sun, ageing and smoking are some of the main offenders that results, in deep lines around the eyes. As we use our eyes to communicate and they are one of the most visible parts of our bodies. There is no wonder why so many people list crow’s feet and eye-bags as…

January 12th, 2017
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Shakes Smoothies & Supplements


We are healthier country today It is safe to say that the population, especially in the UK, has become much more health-conscious than in previous decades. Statistics actually show that a staggering 73% of the public part take in a work out regime at least once or twice a week. Protein shakes and high-energy smoothies…

December 14th, 2016
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Botox Reviews


We are very proud of the botox reviews we have received. Throughout 2016, we have generated over 100 reviews online, many of which are presented on our website. We managed to achieve this with our consistent commitment to providing patients with an unrivalled service when administering cosmetic and aesthetic treatments. Our main focus is subtlety,…

December 14th, 2016
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Friend or loved one suffering from acne


We all have one friend who unfortunately has drawn the short straw and is affected with acne. This may have started when we were at school, and first realised that one particular friend would be suffering from acne.   Suffering from acne It’s quite hard to actually imagine what it is like if your affected…

December 9th, 2016
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Best Clinic London


On Saturday 3rd December, PHI Clinic and our team members attended the 2016 Aesthetic Awards having been shortlisted for ‘Best Clinic London 2016.’ It was a wonderful event that took place at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Westminster. We were honoured to receive this award in both 2014 and 2015, so whilst being very pleased…

December 8th, 2016
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Search for the Best Anti-Ageing Cream


Isn’t ageing a funny thing? We spend our childhood chasing age and then for the rest of our lives it chases us. But how can we stop it from catching us quickly? Prevention is key when it comes to retaining that youthful complexion. The earlier we start to use good skincare and a good SPF,…

December 5th, 2016
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The Beauty Box Hype


As Christmas draws closer we all have the same thing in common. We put a question out there to lessen your panic and to maybe give you a little excitement. ” Are you ready for the Best Ever Christmas yet?” “Have you bought anything from your children’s list?” Whats a beauty box? A list has been made 3…

November 30th, 2016
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The World In Filters


Not claiming to be ‘tech savvy’; however, even a novice can upload and share images in today’s world. Did you know that 60% of smartphone users are now on SnapChat, with an estimated 100million registered users using filters? That’s staggering! At PHI Clinic we provide treatment for our patients to reduce imperfections on the skin and…

November 26th, 2016
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Facial Redness Treatment


As we say goodbye to the lovely, golden brown suntans that we have been blessed with over the summer months. We are forced (unfortunately) to withstand the cold brisk temperatures of this great country. Scarves, hats, gloves, jacket at the ready – it’s now time to embrace hibernation mode. Being a cosmetic practice that specialises in laser…

November 24th, 2016
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How To Tighten Neck Skin Without Surgery


If you’re looking to know how to tighten neck skin without surgery, it will not take long before you stumble across a treatment that promises the world. Okay; easy part over. Next up – the hard part; distinguishing between the devices, brands or technologies that are best suited for you. Cue puzzled expression. Treatment Options…

November 24th, 2016
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Face veins treatment


Tiny red veins can appear in many areas of the body that are most common in areas such as face veins and leg veins. “While blood’s in our veins we won’t go unnoticed.” Face veins historically have been a tricky problem; they grow as subtly as a child through the years, until the day you…

November 23rd, 2016
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Eye Treatments for Bags


We have all tried some form of eye treatments, bags yet to form so prevention is the key when we’re young. If we were ever to reflect upon the list of things that we were 100% certain we would never ever do in life, we will almost certainly see cosmetic surgery. I think we also all…

November 18th, 2016
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Temporary Lip Fillers


One of the most popular treatments that we have performed at PHI clinic for many years is temporary Lip Fillers. This treatment has actually been around for quite a long time, but worldwide we have seen a 70% increase in Lip Filler enquires in the last year, and reports show that lip enhancements are in…

November 17th, 2016
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Jawline slimming treatments


At PHI Clinic, we are all about results and very few treatments are more satisfying to provide than jawline slimming treatments – I’ll tell you why. As humans, we are creatures of habit, whether our habits include sleeping on one side of the bed, sleeping on one side of our bodies, eating food in a…

November 16th, 2016
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How Much Do Lip Fillers Cost?


When asked how much lip fillers cost, I’m often forced to provide the same generic answer that is most likely never going to satisfy the presenter of the question. The reality of it of it is this – we don’t know. As with many cosmetic treatments, it’s not an exact science as to how much…

November 16th, 2016
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Coffee at PHI Clinic


With the hustle and bustle of everyday life; the early mornings, late nights, plans and schedules to keep to, it’s no surprise we all need a pick me up. Coffee boosts physical performance; it is known that black coffee consumed roughly an hour before exercise can give an 11-12% spike in energy. The caffeine works…

November 9th, 2016
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High Intensity Focused Ultrasound in aesthetics


High intensity focused ultrasound originated as a medical procedure that transmits energy locally to destroy types of tissue. This type of technology is widely used in medicine to treat a range of diseases and has been used in aesthetic medicine In the cosmetic industry, we use ultrasound for a range of different indications. There’s been…

October 30th, 2016
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Forehead wrinkles treatment


There are many on the quest for forehead wrinkles treatment. When we envisage getting wrinkles at a later age and start to feel concerned that we may see them creeping through, our eyes are usually drawn almost immediately to our foreheads – but why? Well, a lot of expression is in our foreheads so it…

October 30th, 2016
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Redness around nose


It’s that time of year, summer is officially over, the autumn leaves are falling and the glowing sun tans have officially faded, leaving a calm coolness to the air. Often with the swift turn in temperature, the kids returning to school and one by one everybody getting a cold, approximately 1 in 10 of us will…

October 26th, 2016
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Botox® Gone Wrong


Unfortunately, it is a sad truth that in some cases, Botox treatment does not go as planned or resemble the desired result of the patient. The reasons behind Botox gone wrong are plentiful, and it is important to do your research before embarking on appearance-altering procedures. At PHI Clinic, London, it is our goal to…

October 25th, 2016
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The Rise Of The Skin Tightening Machine


In this article we want to discuss the rise of the ‘skin tightening machine’. Many skin tightening devices can now be seen in clinics all across the UK and frequently feature in the homes and houses of the rich and famous. The likes of Kim Kardashian and internet sensation Dan Bilzerian regularly showcase cosmetic devices…

October 25th, 2016
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Stomach Fat Removal At PHI Clinic


Whether your a size 16, 12, 10; even a size 8, we have all experienced some type of stubborn stomach fat. It comes in many forms; appears as if by magic and targets us when we least expect it. Stomach fat removal treatment Look your best You have the event; you know exactly what you…

October 24th, 2016
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10 Ways To Prevent Wrinkles


These days, most of us want to think in a little more depth about wrinkle prevention. It seems that many young people rush into cosmetic treatment these days, so if we could provide you with ways to prevent wrinkles, it might just help you with natural ageing and preventing skin damage. We believe it is…

October 24th, 2016
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Juvéderm® Reviews


At PHI Clinic we treat hundreds of patients every month with Dermal fillers. Below are a number of patients that have commented on their experience providing Juvéderm reviews after having been treated by PHI Clinic doctors. At consultation often our patients concerns may be relatively similar to one another’s. A lift here and lost volume there,…

October 23rd, 2016
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The Increasing Demand for Cosmetic Treatments


With the continued growth in demand cosmetic treatments we at PHI clinic and more committed than ever to providing our patients with the best technologies and solutions for treatment. Is this entirely down to the quest for perfection? Or is it something more? There is undoubtedly more information and education that is accessible to us; results…

October 23rd, 2016
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Beat Stubborn Pockets of fat


I’m fit and healthy, I’m dieting (sort of) I’m doing so much exercise that if I was connected to some form of generator I could probably power half of fitzrovia and I still have what we would call, stubborn pockets fat. A very common request from friends is for solutions for these stubborn pockets. Partly because…

October 20th, 2016
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What Face Tightening Treatment is best for me?


Yesterday I was speaking on the telephone to a very reputable journalist and we were having a discussion about face tightening treatments using different technologies. Did you know that over the last eight years we have seen a surge in different types of non-surgical skin tightening and fat removal devices that claim to be able…

October 20th, 2016
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Dermal Nose Fillers to Straighten your Nose


The non-surgical cosmetic industry is, at times, astounding in its approach to treating indications, especially when we are talking dermal nose fillers. Whether it is reducing small stubborn pockets of fat, reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles with botox and dermal fillers or to prevent excessive sweating by means of microwave technology. Did you…

October 19th, 2016
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Do I need Fat Removal Surgery


Why should we even consider fat removal surgery ? We are fit and healthy; dieting (sort of), and doing so much exercise that if we were connected to some form of generator we could probably power half of Greater London – and yet we still have what we would call ‘problem areas’. Friends are often…

October 17th, 2016
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The Pecking Order Of Treatments For Crows Feet


Just last week I was having a very interesting conversation with my granddaughter over our morning bowl of muesli. She began to stress her insecurities over her skin and the signs of expression, confessing, much to my surprise she was already considering botox injections for her smile lines (crows feet). She’s only in her early 20’s!…

October 13th, 2016
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Travelling to London for wrinkle treatment


For years, I used to ask myself “Are dermal fillers safe? Are any of these treatments nowadays safe?” I was seeming to lose volume in my face and was often accused of looking tired. To me it just feels that in the last 3 years I seem to have aged 10. I often visit London…

October 7th, 2016
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Tricks to get rid of wrinkles around the eyes: From the Experts


It’s a cool Monday morning in Autumn, and as I cast my eyes on my reflection through the mirror in the bathroom, I stop; adjust my gaze and focus at my eyes. Wow – I look tired! Where my cheeks once met my eyes with silky transition, they now showcase a hollow valley. Who turned…

October 6th, 2016
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Update on GMC Guidelines


Cosmetic Surgery or Consumerism? There’s been an update on GMC guidelines, and this is what we think… Cosmetic surgery has become synonymous with consumerism, with more and more patients considering aesthetic treatments in the same way they would getting their hair cut or spending a day at the spa. This idea that surgery can be…

September 26th, 2016
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Cheek Augmentation at PHI Clinic, London


Something as simple as adding volume to the cheeks can have a dramatic impact on our facial features as a whole. By injecting indirectly, adopting a holistic approach like the 8 Point Lift and MD Codes, our leading injectable doctors can strategically rejuvenate and reshape the face. Rather than adding weight to the problem area,…

September 26th, 2016
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Botox Alternative


Botulinum toxin is the single most popular treatment in the US, and is increasingly prominent in the UK. It is a non-surgical solution for those wishing to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, removing the need for incisions and long periods of downtime. However, we understand that not everyone is open to having…

September 5th, 2016
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Botox Uses


We may think we have a general understanding of what botulinum toxin is, as it is becoming an increasingly popular treatment, but there are so many uses we may not be aware of. The drug itself is a purified protein that relaxes muscles for a temporary period. Usually, Botox lasts between 3-4 months, and is…

September 1st, 2016
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Injectable Doctors in London


Designed to improve the appearance of fine lines and facial wrinkles. To achieve this smoother, more youthful look, the purified protein works to relax the muscles that directly trigger the furrows. Injectable Doctors may opt to use this in combination with other products like a dermal filler to address wrinkles and ad volume. What Are…

August 23rd, 2016
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Jawline Slimming with injectables


Having a defined, streamline jaw is highly desirable and a top priority for many. Whether the ageing process has emphasised your jowls, or you are facing lax skin in this area, there are different solutions – both surgical and non-surgical – to improve the contour of your face. Jawline slimming with Botox® is an effective,…

August 17th, 2016
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Treat Teeth Grinding With Botox


Teeth grinding does not always result in symptoms or issues, it may cause jaw pain and discomfort, as well as wear down your teeth over time. Another common concern is the headaches and earaches cause by teeth grinding. Around 70% of all bruxism cases are caused during sleep, and is thought to be stress-related and…

June 23rd, 2016
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New Prices for Botox & Dermal Fillers


As of the 1st October Dr Tapan’s prices for injectable treatments will be increasing. Due to continued demand for injectable treatments patients will have the option to see Dr Tapan or our other doctors at the clinic. Please find below a comprehensive list of the prices that will come into effect from the 1st August 2016….

June 16th, 2016
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Wrinkle Injections at PHI Clinic


What is this cosmetic treatment? Botox, or botulinum toxin, is a prescription drug and purified protein that is used in aesthetic medicine and to treat ailments and conditions such as hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), bruxism (teeth grinding) and cerebral palsy. In aesthetic medicine, we can use a series of injections to treat fine lines, wrinkles and…

June 16th, 2016
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Botox Does NOT Have To Leave You Frozen


You may, like the rest of the world, be absolutely besotted with Anna and Elsa’s story, but beyond the obsession with the Disney princesses, no one desires to be frozen – especially after Botox treatment! …But you don’t have to be Frozen Faced. Has no one told you? These myths combined with the bad press…

June 6th, 2016
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Treat Excessive Sweating with Botox


Introduction to Excessive Sweating Excessive perspiration is referred to as ‘hyperhidrosis’ in medicine, and while it is not a life-threatening ailment, those who suffer with it will find it impacts a whole array of aspects of their life – from dating to physical activities, from clothing choice to social interactions and self-confidence. Treatments for Hyperhidrosis Many…

June 6th, 2016
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PHI Clinic’s Best Skincare Products


PHI Clinic’s Best Skincare Products PHI Clinic aims to be a centre of excellence for its patients. Continually seeking to grow, learn and offer the very latest and best technologies and therapies, we make it our mission to stay at the forefront of our field. Bespoke Skincare is an essential part of any treatment plan…

April 28th, 2016
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Bespoke Skincare Exposed


The latest phenomena in the skincare world is so-called ‘bespoke skincare‘. The idea being that skincare products and regimes are tailored around the personal and skin health needs of the individual. It all sounds fantastic in theory, but is the concept not just a little daunting, confusing and out there? PHI Clinic, London, explains their new…

April 27th, 2016
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Bespoke Skincare Brands


Bespoke Skincare Brands Opting for a bespoke skincare system, as opposed to generic, mass-produced beauty lotions, is definitely the way forward. Removing the baffling beauty aisles and ready-to-pounce sales assistants, we believe tailored skincare ensues happiness and skin health. PHI Clinic Introduces UniverSkin The scientifically-proven and pioneering UniverSkin range is leading the way when it…

April 26th, 2016
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Today: We Make Our Skincare To Measure


Today: We Make Our Skincare To Measure If, like us, you believe that what you put onto your skin is just as important as what you put into your body, then UniverSkin bespoke skincare is for you. Many of us are concerned about the source of our food, its freshness and the nutritional value we…

April 25th, 2016
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One of a Kind: Bespoke Skincare Tips and Tricks


One of a Kind: Bespoke Skincare Tips and Tricks You may have heard that PHI Clinic has a exclusive, bespoke skincare range called UniverSkin. And if you haven’t – where have you been? For those who are already using our unique skincare system, look no further, as we have drawn up a list of top…

April 24th, 2016
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Best Skincare Products on the Market


Best Skincare Products on the Market There are many different skincare brands out there, and there is no denying that it is a lucrative line of work. No one is immune to spots/blemishes/clogged pores/inflammation/facial lines and wrinkles. Maybe you can identify with one, or maybe all of the above, at least for one period in…

April 23rd, 2016
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How much is Sculpsure non surgical Liposuction


How much is Sculpsure non surgical Liposuction Sculpsure Liposuction has recently been launched at Phi Clinic, 102 Harley street London UK. Phi is the first clinic in the UK to offer such treatment. This revolutionary procedure will quite literally melt away the fat by the use of new light based technology. This procedure will allow…

April 22nd, 2016
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How much is non surgical liposuction?


How much is non surgical liposuction? Diet and exercise doesn’t always target those stubborn areas of fat which is why a great number of us are seeking other options to remove the unwanted areas. As we age it can sometimes seem more important to hold on to what we have. When we look good we…

April 21st, 2016
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How much is Liposuction in the UK


How much is Liposuction in the UK Liposuction can be used as a platform to remove unwanted fatty deposits from various stubborn areas of the body that are hard to shift with other methods such as diet and exercise. Liposuction should never be used as a weight loss program but should be paired with a…

April 20th, 2016
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How much is arm Liposuction?


How much is arm Liposuction? PHI Clinic, of 102 Harley Street, conducts various cosmetic procedures all of which are done with the highest regard to patients. Phi is a doctor led clinic and one of the most regarded clinics endorsed by international specialists. There are various stubborn areas in which fat can reside and even…

April 19th, 2016
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What is non surgical liposuction


What is non surgical liposuction Many people struggle with unwanted fat as with diet and exercise certain areas can be hard to shift. When you get these stubborn pockets of fat it can be disheartening especially after working so hard to get in shape. Liposuction can help with the eradication of these as not only…

April 18th, 2016
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Non surgical liposuction treatments


Non surgical liposuction treatments Many people will consider alternatives to shift the stubborn fatty deposits that are sometimes difficult to eradicate with a healthy diet and exercise. Clients come to Phi often looking for help with those areas not only to remove the unwanted fat cells but also to help with bringing back the natural…

April 17th, 2016
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Types of non surgical liposuction


Types of non surgical liposuction Due to the vast knowledge and expertise of professionals and their constant drive to provide the best procedures and treatments, liposuction has come a long way. There are many forms of liposuction and these can be administered via a surgical procedure or a non surgical procedure. The Non invasive nature…

April 16th, 2016
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PHI Clinic, London prices for Liposuction


PHI Clinic, London prices for Liposuction Phi is an accredited clinic providing many high end treatments. Many people will choose to have liposuction to eradicate the stubborn areas of fat that are hard to shift in other ways such as diet and exercise. There are various forms of liposuction and each procedure will have different…

April 15th, 2016
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The price of Liposuction


The price of Liposuction Liposuction is one of the most requested treatments by patients in the UK. This is not surprising due to the top end treatments on offer and the results which they produce. Liposuction doesn’t have to be a big procedure that knocks you out for days on end anymore. For the smaller…

April 14th, 2016
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Non surgical liposuction prices


Non surgical liposuction prices Non surgical liposuction is a procedure that has fast become at the forefront of many treatment lists. There are several different methods used which don’t use a suction pump to remove the dispelled fat. The non invasive techniques that are predominantly used to expel the fatty deposits use lasers, heat, injections…

April 13th, 2016
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London prices for liposuction


When considering any procedure price shouldn’t be a deciding factor. Understandably the cost can be an incentive but there is far more to consider. Liposuction is a procedure that is fast becoming one of the most requested treatments. It is not surprising when the results can be as excellent as they are. Due to years…

April 12th, 2016
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Liposuction in London surgical and non surgical


Non invasive liposuction is not a substitute for weight loss and may not achieve the dramatic results of that of its counterpart of an invasive procedure. However it is important to understand all aspects of the treatments. With an invasive procedure you will endure a longer recovery period, you will require anesthetic and there may…

April 11th, 2016
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Liposuction in London


There are various clinics in London that offer the liposuction procedure. PHI Clinic, 102 Harley Street is a doctor led clinic and one of high regard and endorsed by specialists. It is always important to consider what clinic you attend when deciding to undergo any procedure. There are many ways in which you can check…

April 10th, 2016

London’s Best Clinic for Liposuction


London’s Best Clinic for Liposuction When considering any form of surgical or non-surgical procedure it is vital that you do your research. Deciding to have any treatments can be made easier if you’re able to discuss your situation with a medical professional. This decision is one that will live with you forever. PHI Clinic, 102…

April 9th, 2016
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UK Clinic launches Sculpsure – non surgical fat removal


UK Clinic launches Sculpsure – non surgical fat removal Fat removal has long been part of our daily routines, however we are still often left with those fatty deposits in certain areas that are stubborn and are not removed even with a healthy lifestyle or diet. Liposuction has been available in UK Clinics for many…

April 8th, 2016
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Cost of Sculpsure Lipo UK


Cost of Sculpsure Lipo UK Sculpsure has recently been brought over to the UK after it took many other countries by storm. PHI Clinic, 102 Harley Street is an accredited clinic based in London and the first UK Clinic to offer the revolutionary treatment. Phi is a doctor led clinic recognised as being among the…

April 7th, 2016
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The Evolution of Liposuction in the UK


The Evolution of Lipo in the UK Liposuction techniques can be traced way back to even the 1920’s although these treatments didn’t have the success rate that we have today, nor were they safe or even properly tested. Due continued efforts to perfect the natural curves of the body we are left with the high…

April 6th, 2016
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Better Jowl Definition Using Ultherapy Ultrasound System


Ageing Bugbear Giving the appearance of tiredness and exhaustion, a droopy mouth can age a person quite dramatically. Jowl definition is high on the agenda for many, as the face is an exposed canvas that is hard to hide when it comes to signs of ageing. Our Practice at 102 Harley Street PHI Clinic is located at…

March 29th, 2016
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How much does Sculpsure Lipo cost?


How much does Sculpsure Lipo cost? Sculpsure Liposuction at PHI Clinic, 102 Harley Street. Accredited Clinic. Telephone 020 7034 5999. If you’re one of the many who suffers with unwanted pockets of fat and crave that contoured shape to your body then Sculpsure may be for you. With this procedure being non invasive the downtime…

March 27th, 2016
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Vaser Liposuction cost vs Sculpsure Liposuction?


Vaser Liposuction cost vs Sculpsure Liposuction? Sculpsure is a focused fat reduction treatment that is non invasive, it is completed by light based technology which breaks down the fatty deposits without damaging any dermal tissue. The body will then get rid of the damaged fat cells naturally. The basis of Sculpsure is similar to Coolsculpting….

March 26th, 2016
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What does arm, thigh and stomach liposuction cost together?


What does arm, thigh and stomach liposuction cost together?  LiposuctionLiposuction is the best treatment for those areas of fat that are difficult to shift through diet and exercise. However a healthy eating program and regular exercise should be continued to maintain the best results. If you are looking at targeting multiple areas within one treatment…

March 25th, 2016
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Bespoke Skincare Tips


If you have yet to try PHI Clinic’s fantastic UniverSkin skincare range; what are you waiting for? Not only is the serum designed and tailored to your individual needs and lifestyle, it is fresh, full of active ingredients and is made up right in front of you. For those who have the UniverSkin serum, here…

March 23rd, 2016
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What Does non-surgical liposuction cost?


What Does non-surgical liposuction cost? Non surgical Liposuction is designed to restyle your body rather than directly lose weight. It targets those stubborn areas that hold onto the fatty deposits such as ‘love handles’ greatly reducing the appearance of excess fat. Non surgical liposuction is used for such areas where it is hard to shift…

March 21st, 2016
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Liposuction side effects and the true cost


Liposuction side effects and the true cost: If unresearched, any treatment can be harmful. When seeking private medical care, trust is a must. This is why at Phi Clinic we want to keep our patients and visitors as informed as possible. The cost of liposuction in the UK can vary a great deal as can…

March 19th, 2016
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5 Tips on How to Tighten Skin


5 Tips on How to Tighten Skin There are many different things that contribute to lax skin, and it is a very common indication presented to us at PHI Clinic, London. Whether you tend to fluctuate in weight and have some saggy skin in certain areas, or perhaps you have just had a baby and…

March 18th, 2016
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Natural Bespoke Skincare


Natural Bespoke Skincare Food for Thought Many of us are getting stricter with our daily food intake and what we put in our bodies these days. Whether you are an avocado advocate or a super foods specialist; knowing the exact ingredients, source and nutritional benefits of your food is paramount. So why, then, do we…

March 16th, 2016
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Philosophy of Bespoke Skincare


Philosophy of Bespoke Skincare We have all entered chemists and beauty aisles on a quest to stock up on products to help improve our skin. Whether you end up going for pretty packaging, scientific spiel or simply what seems most cost-effective, the majority of us will simply settle for less-than-helpful skincare products, that are just…

March 9th, 2016
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A Guide on How to Get Rid of Jowls


A Guide on How to Get Rid of Jowls Jowls – the drooping fat that frames the chin, towards the corners of the mouth – can be incredibly difficult to shift, but is also one of the main effects of ageing. The loss of volume and elasticity within the skin can have a great impact…

March 4th, 2016
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Baby Botox


Trend Spotting ‘Baby Botox’ has burst onto the scenes, with more and more celebs and socialites hitting up their LA doctors for the wrinkle relaxing injection. The idea behind treating in this way is to introduce minuscule amounts of the toxin to provide a natural-looking result. So we want to find out more to see…

November 26th, 2015
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What is Botox?


Considering Botox? Botulinum toxin type A is a purified protein which is used in medicine for a plethora of indications and conditions, including hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and cerebral palsy. For over twenty years, it has also been adopted in aesthetic medicine to treat fine lines and wrinkles. Fine lines and wrinkles As we age, fine…

November 18th, 2015
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Laser Resurfacing for Acne Scars


Around 80% of 11-30 years olds are affected by acne, and if the pustules and spots are picked, squeezed or scratched, carters and scars may be left as a result. Adult acne is also a common occurrence, primarily found in women. Although 99% of cases are on the face, sufferers may have this problem on…

November 17th, 2015
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Want Natural Botox? Look no Further!


Static and Expressive Lines There are two types of lines and wrinkles; static and expressive. The former means they stay, regardless of whether you are resting your face or laughing, and the latter means they are only when you talk, smile or scowl. With relatively simple, anti-wrinkle treatment at PHI Clinic, your frown can be…

November 17th, 2015
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The Best Places to get Botox


Welcome to PHI Clinic At the close of 2014, PHI Clinic bagged the titles of ‘Best New Clinic, UK & Ireland’ and ‘Best Clinic, London’ at the Aesthetics Awards. This impressive feat came just 11 months after we opened our doors at 102 Harley Street. Housing some of the best doctors and practitioners in the…

November 12th, 2015
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Who are the Top Botox Doctors in London?


How we treat at PHI Clinic, London Here at PHI Clinic, we are very much advocates of subtle, natural-looking results. While botulinum toxin temporarily relaxes facial muscles, we do not aim to freeze muscles. We want our patients to look and feel great, always listening to your requirements and wishes. New patients will receive a…

November 11th, 2015
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How Long Does Botox Last?


                    Botulinum toxin is a purified protein which is used in aesthetic medicine to temporarily relax the facial muscles, preventing fine lines and wrinkles forming or getting worse. Botox is the single most popular treatment in the US, with millions of patients being seen every year….

November 10th, 2015

Back to the Future: Can Cosmetic Procedures Turn Back Time?


Back to the Future As the iconic ‘80s blockbuster explored; if you alter your past too much, this will inevitably affect your future. Indeed, time travel implies an ability to do things differently, a chance to go back in time and explore the past, right our wrongs. Being a cosmetic clinic on Harley Street, we…

October 21st, 2015
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CoolSculpting Reviews


Unlike clothes, cosmetic treatments do not have a ‘try before you buy’ option for patients. However, there are ways to check in advance of scheduling your consultation and treatment to see whether it is for you. For example, CoolSculpting reviews, before and after photos and the practice’s reputation is a great indicator as to whether…

October 19th, 2015
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Leading the Way in Educating Professionals


This month, PHI Clinic’s Dr Benji Dhillon featured in the Aesthetics Medicine magazine (a highly-esteemed publication for aesthetic medical professionals), with an insightful piece on the changing perceptions on dermal filler and botulinum toxin treatments. Dr Dhillon is an injectable doctor at PHI Clinic, 102 Harley Street, and former Medical Director at Allergan. Through working for…

October 16th, 2015
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Hyaluronic acid fillers are NOT as scary as they sound!


Out with the old, in with the new Dermal fillers creating clunky, caricature-like results is becoming a thing of the past, thanks to Juvéderm fillers from Allergan. Rather than the traditional collagen volumisers or silicone implants, hyaluronic acid fillers provide a natural-looking, subtle alternative to reintroduce structure and volume to the face. Acid? Eh? Normally…

October 16th, 2015
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How Much Are Lip Injections?


The demand for lip enhancement has surged, with more and more celebrities and public figures opting for facial fillers to improve their pout. A question we are asked frequently when we are contacted by prospective patients is: how much are lip injections? And we understand that you want value for your money and effective results…

October 15th, 2015
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Leslie Ash Speaks Out about Her Cosmetic Surgery


Participating in a two-part film by ITV’s ‘This Morning’, Leslie Ash opens up about her cosmetic surgery, stating that she did “not do [her] homework”. Ash, well-known for her roles in the sitcom ‘Men Behaving Badly’ and her lead in ‘Quadrophenia’, opted to have lip implants back in 2002. Following her procedure, Ash has been…

October 7th, 2015
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Non-Surgical Reshaping with Nose Filler


What is a Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty? Nose filler is a non-surgical solution for those who have sustained an injury or who wish to reshape their nose. Avoiding scalpels, anaesthetic, a long downtime duration and the need to cover the bruising with sunglasses, non-surgical rhinoplasty is a relatively quick procedure (taking between 45 minutes to an hour)…

October 5th, 2015
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What is Laser Lipo?


Traditional V New Laser lipo is a procedure that is frequently confused with non-surgical techniques such as radio frequency and ultrasound, which, whilst are still effective, are not invasive treatments or as long-lasting. Laser lipo involves a small incision being made – roughly the size of your baby fingernail – with the introduction a laser fibre which…

October 3rd, 2015
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How to Treat Cellulite


Can we prevent cellulite? There are most definitely ways to prevent the accumulation of cellulite and stop it from getting worse, but no, there is no real way to prevent cellulite – it is impossible. Women especially are genetically predisposed to develop cellulite as it is our bodies’ way of storing fat, which is different…

October 1st, 2015
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Tattoo Removal London Harley Street


Tattoo removal in London While many perceive tattoos to be beautiful expressions of personality and the hallmarks of one’s character, some of us who opt for ink end up regretting it. It could be that the script you have is misspelt, the design is wonky, you were dared or you have simply outgrown it. PHI…

October 1st, 2015
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Our Top 5 Skin Tightening Treatments at PHI Clinic, London


As a result of ageing, our skin becomes lax and starts to sag over time. Our collagen and HA levels drop and our bodies’ ability to replenish these stock levels diminishes. In a bid to improve the signs of ageing, PHI Clinic offers a wide selection of skin tightening treatments, both surgical and non-surgical. We work…

October 1st, 2015
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Injections for Wrinkles


Interested in Botox? When considering botulinum toxin injections for wrinkles, it is important to understand what result can be achieved, how it works and who is best to see for your treatment. How Treatment with PHI Clinic Works ·        Consultation: In order to assess what treatment is most suitable for you, our doctors must first…

September 30th, 2015
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How Much Does Botox Cost?


Bargain Hunters: What is the Price we Actually Pay? In our quest to find a good bargain, we can often overlook the fact that price usually reflects quality. And while bagging a steal in the sale might be great when we are talking about T-shirts or a handbag; should we really be looking for cut prices…

September 25th, 2015
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Getting the Best from your Botox Injections


Considering Botox Treatment? Botox injections are an increasingly popular treatment method to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This minimally-invasive anti-wrinkle treatment is a purified protein which aims to temporarily relax facial muscles, preventing the over-working of muscles which contribute to ageing. Despite the fact that botulinum toxin is on the rise, meaning…

September 24th, 2015
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How Much Is CoolSculpting?


What is CoolSculpting? CoolSculpting is a non-surgical body sculpting treatment that harnesses cryolipolysis technology. By freezing the fat cells in specific areas, the treatment can potentially kill up 40% of fat cells in one treatment. The body’s enzymes then naturally break down the fat cells. Why Opt for CoolSculpting? There are many reasons why our patients…

September 24th, 2015
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The Demand for Lip Injections is on the Rise


This may not come as a shock to you – unless you live under a rock – but there has been quite a dramatic influx of requests from patients to get fuller looking lips, via lip injections. This trend is no doubt due to the plumper pout of Kylie Jenner (one of the Kardashian crew…

September 21st, 2015
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What are the Side Effects of Botox?


Despite being one of the most prominent cosmetic procedures performed globally, anti-wrinkle injections cause quite a storm amongst the media. But are there any side effects of Botox treatment? And how safe is it for patients undergoing cosmetic work? As is the case with most service-based industries, the results achieved are only as good as…

September 18th, 2015
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Botox Cosmetic Treatment, London


Botox cosmetic treatment is available at PHI Clinic with one of the UK’s leading injectors, Dr Tapan Patel. Treating an array of concerns with advanced injectable techniques, Dr Patel has been dubbed ‘Best for Botox and Dermal Fillers’ by Tatler for the past two years. Botulinum toxin has been used extensively in medicine for over a…

September 13th, 2015
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Have you heard of the Liquid Nose Job?


Focal Points Our noses are somewhat of a focal point of our faces, so any bumps, scrapes and kinks are highly-visible. Whether you have incurred injuries or were simply born with a nose that is causing you some concern, there is a revolutionary treatment for you that avoids the need for surgery – yes, that’s…

September 10th, 2015
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Botox Before and After Photos


Popular Treatment Although Botox® treatment is a procedure in high demand, it is essential to find a practice and practitioner who not only understands how you wish to look as a result of treatment, but who also understands facial anatomy. In order to assess whether your practitioner achieves the results you desire, it is important to do…

September 7th, 2015
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Botulinum Toxin Treatment at PHI Clinic, London


What Does Botox® Treatment Do? Botulinum toxin remains to be the single most popular treatment in the US, and is used to prevent us overworking our facial muscles which create and deepen fine lines and wrinkles. It is a relatively quick and simple procedure with minimal downtime. Our doctors at PHI Clinic only used the…

September 1st, 2015
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Laser Hair Removal for Back


Unwanted Hair? In certain places, hair can be undesirable and hard to reach. Back hair, in particular, is almost impossible to get rid of yourself, unless you have extendable arms. And who wants to ask their partners and loved ones to help them out with something like that? Not Just For Women And despite what…

August 25th, 2015
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Skin Tightening After Weight Loss


After dieting and exercising for months, maybe years, and obtaining your goal weight, there’s nothing more deflating than having lax skin as a result. This is a common concern, but something that can be addressed with relatively simple surgery or non-surgical treatment. Non-Surgical Treatments Infini Harnessing radiofrequency and combining it with micro-needling, the Infini is…

August 20th, 2015
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Nose Job without Surgery


There are many people who rock a kinky konk, whether it is afflicted by injury or simply something which one is born with – just look at Owen Wilson and Adrian Brody! But if this look is not your cup of (Darjeeling) tea, there are ways to straighten that schnozz that avoid going under the…

August 17th, 2015
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CoolSculpting: Does It Work?


Stubborn areas of fat Fat cells are distributed around the body, with some areas having a higher concentration than others; hence why many note they have a specific ‘stubborn area’ of fat which they cannot shift through diet and exercise. Unlike other cells in the body, fat cells are not naturally killed off through the…

August 13th, 2015
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Lip Enhancement at PHI Clinic, London


Fuller-looking lips are high on the agenda for women at the moment, especially with celebrities such as Kylie Jenner (however controversial) opting to have dermal fillers for lip enhancement. The increase in demand means that many practitioners are stepping up to supply. However, to ensure that you get the result you are seeking, from a…

August 12th, 2015
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Summertime Therapy with Jenna Staal


Although it might not seem like it in the UK, summertime is upon us. And whether you plan to relax by a pool, sipping Piña Coladas, or are simply having some ‘me time’ in the motherland, PHI Clinic’s Jenna Staal offers a range of feel-good treatments that’ll make you feel and look your best. Being…

August 5th, 2015
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How to Stop Underarm Sweat


Why do we sweat? Sweating is a natural bodily function which helps us cool down if we overheat. It occurs when the chemical acetylcholine travels through the spinal cord, into the eccrine sweat glands all over our bodies. Water and salt are extracted from the blood to the skin’s surface to reduce our body temperature….

August 5th, 2015
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Get Summer Ready with PHI’s Spirithoula Koukoufikis


Summer Ready? We Brits know how to make the most of summer; after all, it’s very short-lived over here! So while you are organising for your holidays and taking that well-deserved break, why not indulge further in a little therapy to dust off the cobwebs and start the sunshine season in style? PHI Clinic is…

August 4th, 2015
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Dermal Fillers or Botox ®?


For the very first time If you are considering cosmetic treatment for the first time, or are looking at trying alternative treatments for anti-ageing, it is important to understand what treatment is used for your indications, and the science behind it. I heard it on the grape vine… Many people question whether they should opt…

August 4th, 2015
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Has Ellie Goulding Had Lip Fillers?


Celebrities with Cosmetic Surgery Ellie Goulding is the latest in the firing line, after speculation that the ‘Love Me Like You Do’ singer has had dermal filler lip injections for fuller lips. Celebrities undergoing cosmetic work is nothing new, nor is the press placing the magnifying glass over their lives for the latest scoop. Let’s…

August 3rd, 2015
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Jodie Retallick: Summer Treatments


Summer treatments We understand that August is a busy month: the kids are off school and last-minute holidays are booked. In amongst all this you need to organise, pack and prep so that you don’t do a Home Alone and leave one of the kids behind, or burn the house down with that left-on grill!…

August 3rd, 2015
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Quest For Fuller Lips


There’s no denying the current trend for luscious lips and augmented pouts, with the Jenners being hot off the press every five seconds. But beyond sucking on a bottle (please do NOT try at home!) what options are there for those not blessed with bountiful smackers and Kardashian kissers? And how do you avoid the…

July 30th, 2015
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How Long Do Dermal Fillers Last? 5 Fun Facts About HA


Value for Money On the blue moon occasion that you’ve splashed the cash and indulged in a little TLC, it’s important to feel as though you’ve got your money’s worth. And too right – you’ve worked hard for it! So it stands to reason that when considering cosmetic treatment you would like to know how…

July 30th, 2015
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The Great Divide: What Celebs Say About Botox®


Raising Eyebrows Botox® is a controversial, yet widely used medicine among both celebrities and the average Joe. Its ability to raise eyebrows – both desirably and in contest – has certainly been note-worthy over the last twenty years or so. But whether or not we are aware of it, we as a society are becoming…

July 29th, 2015
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The Twilight Sedation Saga


Is ‘Conscious Sedation’ Life-Threatening? So what is the difference between local, general, IV and twilight sedation? And how do we know that we are in safe hands? At PHI Clinic we believe in informing patients as much as possible, to ensure patients come to an educated and conscious decision. General Anaesthetic Possibly the best known…

July 24th, 2015
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Sun’s Out, Guns Are Out: VASER Hi-Def at PHI Clinic, London


What Does VASER Liposuction Involve? VASER Hi-Def liposuction is a desirable alternative to traditional liposuction methods, due to the fact that more areas can be treated in one session, reducing treatment time dramatically. The techniques it employs are much more advanced, also. What Makes It Different From Traditional Liposuction Methods? Unlike traditional methods, VASER liposuction…

July 2nd, 2015
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Laser Hair Removal London


Laser Hair Removal Laser hair removal is fast overtaking traditional methods, such as shaving, waxing and hair removal cream. A few of the many reasons why is its ability to quickly remove hairs, with a relatively low amount of pain, and its long-lasting results. Old Ways Shaving is notoriously laborious, and no one particularly enjoys…

June 23rd, 2015
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Tattoo Removal Machine: Which One’s Right For Me?


The Options When considering tattoo removal, one must do their research on the tattoo removal machine. There are many different devices available, varying in size, power and effectiveness. It can be extremely difficult to know which will provide the best treatment for you. You need to think about budget, effectiveness, the safety of treatment, the…

June 22nd, 2015
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Botox Courses


Excellence Breeds Excellence If, like us, you believe that sharing knowledge is better than monopolising it, you have come to the right place. If only a select few know how to do something, it is not as powerful or useful as filtering this knowledge down and making it accessible to a wider audience. Due to…

June 18th, 2015
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Magna Carta: Our Pledge to You


Upon the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, here is our pledge to our patients…which unlike King John and the rebels, we intend on keeping! We promise to always consult based on indication, not a set treatment. We believe that a thorough consultation process should always be in place for new patients,…

June 15th, 2015
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The 8 Point Non-Surgical Facelift


Ageing = Lax Skin and Lost Structure Loss of volume and structure within the face can be a result of ageing. It can really add years and make your skin lax and tired-looking. The 8 Point Non Surgical Facelift is a revolutionary technique which subtly enhances your natural features, elevating the face, adding structure and…

May 27th, 2015
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Muscle Relaxing Injections: Dispelling the Myths


Popular Treatments Muscle relaxing injections are extremely popular, not just in the UK, but across the globe. It remains to be the single most prevalent treatment in the US, and even got a mention on Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest when Graham Norton noted the shortage in Montenegro – seriously, the stuff is very much in…

May 26th, 2015
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Cryolipolysis


Fat Cells During puberty and adolescence, our fat cells start forming. Unlike other cells within our bodies, fat cells do not go through apoptosis; the process where cells die off and regenerate. This means that fat cells are static and your body will not kill them off. Your body distributes a set number of fat…

May 25th, 2015
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Skin Cancer Awareness


‘Beach Body’ Campaigns Most lifestyle magazines, clothing stores and food companies push the ‘beach body’ campaign around this time of year. They demand we start thinking about squeezing into bikinis and skimpy outfits, and for the most part, we succumb to this pressure. But while we are all obsessing over our wobbly bits, nails and…

May 22nd, 2015
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Body Sculpting


#thinspiration As our social media feeds are full of #thinspiration, whether it’s avocado smothered Ryvitas or fitness instructors telling you their top tips on how to budge that extra weight for the perfect summer body. But what if this isn’t enough? What if we still have that stubborn pocket of fat at the end of…

May 20th, 2015
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Positive Feedback


Although we can rave about how great we are and try convincing prospective patients that this is the case, sometimes it is much stronger coming directly from patients who have been treated here. There’s nothing more rewarding for us at PHI Clinic than to get positive feedback about not only the treatment and practitioner, but…

May 12th, 2015
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How to Get Rid of Love Handles


Cutesy by name, not by nature Far from the cutesy name they’re given, ‘love handles’ (the area around your waist, just above the hips) can be a real stubborn area to shift that unwanted cushion on fat. Try as you might to budge the extra load, all those sit-ups and cardio can be futile, leaving…

May 8th, 2015
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The Regulation of Cosmetic Surgery


So you may be wondering who I am and why I’m about to talk about my vote. You possibly don’t care. But I implore you to do so. My point in writing this piece is not so much to discuss the election, but, rather, to discuss something that is so frequently brushed over or marginalised…

May 6th, 2015
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8 Point Facelift Fillers


Ageing Faces Signs of facial ageing is a concern for many. This stands to reason when you think that the face is the most visible part on one’s body. It is the first thing people see when you they look at you, and we use our faces to channel emotion and expression. As we age,…

April 28th, 2015
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Facelift with Fillers


Common Concerns before non surgical facelift treatment. One of the most common concerns expressed by our patients is lax skin and volume loss in the face. Being the most visible part of your body, it is understandable why this is an area many choose to focus on when seeking rejuvenation treatments. However, the prospect of…

April 27th, 2015
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Non Surgical Liposuction


Methods of Non Surgical Liposuction The methods used for non-surgical liposuction vary, depending on the requirements of the individual, and the treatments available by the provider. At PHI Clinic, we are extremely lucky to house some of the most advanced non-surgical devices and lasers, as well as top clinicians and surgeons who can carry out…

April 27th, 2015
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Top 5 Beauty Tips


So today is probably not the best day for me to illustrate this point, but (I promise) summer is on its way! If, like me, you get overwhelmed in makeup and beauty aisles and need some much-needed help in deciding what’s worth splashing the cash on, here are our expert top tips for your summer…

April 22nd, 2015
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How to Get Rid of Belly Fat


Excess Baggage While headlines about obesity and health risks associated with excess weight are quite commonplace these days, there is never much talk about those who have smaller pockets of fat, who simply need a helping hand to shift the last few extra pounds. Sometimes exercise and a healthy diet just won’t cut it, and…

April 10th, 2015
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Tattoo Removal Pain


Tattoo regrets Chances are, if you’ve battled through the discomfort of having a tattoo in the first place, you will be able to cope with laser tattoo removal pain. It is not how one might imagine; searing, prickly and torturous. It is more like a strange, hot little zap that is over in seconds… …or…

April 7th, 2015
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Fluid Facelift


Advanced Dermal Fillers Dermal fillers have advanced dramatically over the past ten years or so, delivering subtle results with an emphasis on enhancing natural features, as opposed to creating a whole new look. At PHI Clinic, not only do we use the most innovative products, we also boast one of the best injectors in the…

April 7th, 2015
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Non-surgical Facelift London


Why Non-Surgical Options Can Be More Preferable Going under the knife can be quite a daunting prospect, but with the advancement of non-surgical techniques, patients can now achieve their desired result without surgery. Lax skin and drooping jowls can age us dramatically, as the fat pads, muscles and deeper structures within our faces migrate south….

April 3rd, 2015
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Tattoo Removal at PHI Clinic


People seek tattoo removal for many different reasons, whether it is hindering your chances of getting a job, or if you regret that group tattoo you got while living it up in Magaluf. Getting rid of unwanted tattoos is no mean feat, however. Not only have you got this very physical reminder of your drunken…

March 31st, 2015
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Fat Freezing


Excess Fat If you struggle getting rid of your excess fat and you regularly exercise and diet, you may wish to consider Coolsculpting as a non surgical fat removal treatment. It is not as scary as it might sound. Long gone are the days where the only solution is surgery under general anaesthetic. CoolSculpting PHI Clinic…

March 31st, 2015
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Risks of Laser Hair Removal London


Removing the risks associated with Hair Removal treatments As with any treatment, there are always going to be risks associated. Having said this, if you go to a reputable practice with fully-trained aestheticians, there is no reason why you should encounter these side-effects of laser hair removal treatment.  Safe Treatment Check List At PHI Clinic,…

March 25th, 2015
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Treatments for Decolletage


Exposure to the sun is one of the most prominent contributors to ageing. In the summertime, an area which is highly-susceptible to burning, which we all keep exposed as long as the sun is shining, is our chest. Sun damage is not always telling at first, but as well as superficial burning, you may incur…

March 25th, 2015
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Laser Hair Removal for Buttocks


Bum Note Bottom hair is never an attractive feature, and can create a bum note (sorry) when getting intimate. Although most couples are all for getting to know each other better, getting your partner to wax and shave your ass is perhaps overstepping the boundaries! When Waxing and Shaving Won’t Suffice Here at PHI Clinic,…

March 23rd, 2015
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Removing a Tattoo


Why Removing a Tattoo can be a good thing? While society as a whole is increasingly accepting of tattoos, some professions still hold a lot of stigma against ink. If you find yourself regularly getting turned down for jobs, or that you are judged because of your tattoos, there is a solution. Of course, we…

March 23rd, 2015
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Skin Tightening


Weight Loss, Sagging Skin After losing weight and getting down to your desired size, it can be deflating when your skin does not reflect this achievement. Sometimes you can look gaunt after weight loss, other times you look as though you simply have not shed any weight at all. One of the most telling and…

March 10th, 2015
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Laser Hair Removal Prices UK


Bargain Deals When looking at prices for hair removal its natural to love a good bargain, whether it’s on a new frock, washing powder or a holiday. However, when it comes to our bodies, where do we draw the line? Only a few years ago, the PIP breast implant scandal left 30,000+ women is a…

March 6th, 2015
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My Hydrafacial Experience, by Emma Clarke


Namby Pamby Now, it’s not that I thought the Hydrafacial would be garbage, but I have always been a bit dubious about facials which claim to do wonders for your skin. For me, facials are an unnecessary indulgence and a bit namby pamby. I would rather spend my money on new clothes and makeup, than…

February 26th, 2015
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Oscars 2015: Our All-Star Treatments at PHI Clinic


Oscar-worthy Performances Hollywood may have its fair share of star players on the big screen, but PHI Clinic has some real-life, stellar performers, worthy of bagging an Oscar – or three! So in celebration of the Oscars last night, here at PHI Clinic, London, we are holding our own awards…for our devices and treatments! Best…

February 23rd, 2015
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Laser Hair Removal London for Legs


Laser treatment in London is an extremely popular method for hair removal. Not only is it quick and less painful than traditional methods, it also removes up to 90% of the hair permanently. One of the main areas of treatment is laser hair removal for legs, as many enjoy silky smooth pins in the summer…

February 20th, 2015
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Flat as a Pancake? Try the 8 Point Lift!


Shrove Tuesday We all like getting in on the pancake-flipping action, whether you are a lemon and sugar kinda gal, or a bacon and syrup sort of guy. However, looking as flat as a pancake is less than desirable. Sunken Sally Unfortunately, as we age the fat pads and muscles in our face migrate down…

February 17th, 2015
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Facial Skin Tightening Treatments London


One of the most frequent concerns which patients have is lax skin. As one ages, gravity takes over and starts to pull everything south. Another key factor in excessive, loose skin, is weight gain or loss. If your weight fluctuates, your skin’s elasticity can start to take its toll, meaning it no longer stays in…

February 16th, 2015
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Cupid’s Bows and Luscious Lips


Can you feel the love? Valentine’s Day: another day commanded by Hallmark and retailers to make you part with your money. Fact. And while we agree whole-heartedly that you can show your devotion to loved ones any day of the year; we cannot resist spreading a bit of love for the weekend. Dr Feelgood Even…

February 13th, 2015
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How Does Tattoo Removal Work?


Reasons behind wanting tattoo removal Patients seek tattoo removal for many different reasons, whether that it is because they dislike the look of the tattoo, the tattoo has faded, the ink in the tattoo has migrated, or because they design reminds them of something they’d rather forget. Tattoos are not forever What is important to…

February 13th, 2015
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Uma Thurman


In the firing line Uma Thurman is the latest celebrity to stand in the firing line for her ‘unrecognisable’ face and ‘suspiciously smooth forehead’. Only a few months ago fellow A-Lister, Renée Zellwegger, became subject to tabloid scrutiny for her so-called ‘changed’ features, and now the Pulp Fiction star receives similar hostility towards her red…

February 12th, 2015
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Non-invasive Fat Removal


Toned Tums Looking at A-Listers’ toned tums and flawless features, then staring down at your own flabby flanks can leave you feeling deflated – or inflated! And while there plenty of treatments on the market which target unwanted fat, it is important that you understand the following: non-invasive fat removal is a myth. Urban Legend…

February 12th, 2015
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Fat Reduction Surgery


Surgical or non-surgical, that is the question As the body ages, muscles and fat start to move from position, and the skin can become lax. While there are non-surgical treatments available to help tighten skin and reduce fatty deposits, the most effective means of fat reduction remains to be surgery. What surgery is right for…

February 11th, 2015
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Non-Surgical Neck Lift


Ultherapy is a non-surgical neck lift treatment option for those seeking a natural-looking lift and skin tightening. FDA-cleared to lift the neck, brow and chin, as well as improving the appearance of the décolletage, Ultherapy is favourable among those who are seeking effective results without going under the knife. So how does it work? As…

February 10th, 2015
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Neck Lift Maintenance


Surgical or Non-Surgical? That is the Question One of the most popular surgical procedures is neck lifting. It elevates the features and works against gravity, creating a much more youthful appearance. For even longer-lasting results, however, many find neck lift maintenance treatments a great method of retaining the fantastic effects of surgery. Equally, with advancements…

February 10th, 2015
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PHI Clinic: The London Laser Clinic


Laser treatments, London PHI Clinic is a high-spec London laser clinic, with just under 40 non-surgical devices. We offer treatments which target an extensive range of indications and treatments, including – but not restricted to – hair removal, redness and rosacea, skin imperfections, scarring and fine lines and wrinkles. Popular treatments One of the most…

February 5th, 2015
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Brides magazine UK


Deputy Editor of Condé Nast’s Brides magazine, Claudia Waterson, approached Dr Tapan Patel back in November. Having sustained an injury in her youth (participating in a rather boisterous game of netball) her nose caused her a fair bit of insecurity. Stepping into the shoes of a would-be bride, Waterson endeavoured to find treatments that would…

February 3rd, 2015
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Laser Hair Removal for Bikini Line


Fuss-free and fuzz-free In the winter months, we tend not to keep so on top of our downstairs hair. And hey, it is so easy to become negligent with it, especially when the alternative is goosebump shaving, painful rashes…or waxing *shudder*. Miranda moment However, having a moment like Sex And The City’s Miranda on the…

January 28th, 2015
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A Guide to Tattoo Removal London


Tattoo removal in London is extremely competitive, with many clinics and tattoo parlours providing this treatment. With this in mind, it is important to understand which clinics provide safe, effective treatment, who will be performing the treatment and what device will be used. Here are PHI Clinic, London’s top 5 tips when looking to have…

January 19th, 2015
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The Cost of Tattoo Removal


Unwanted Tattoos If you’ve got the name of an ex-lover etched on your arm, or some questionable symbols you’re not quite sure translate to something oh-so inspirational or meaningful, you may wish to seek treatment to rid yourself of the physical remnants of your youthful brashness. What pains many about tattoo removal is not the…

January 14th, 2015
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Aesthetics Awards 2014 – Winners


The Event The evening of the 6th December saw the annual celebrations of the Aesthetics Awards. The team at PHI were suited and booted, eagerly awaiting the announcements of the winners. As we soaked up the atmosphere and chatted to our colleagues within the industry, an overwhelming sense of pride came over us. Not only…

December 17th, 2014
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All We Want For Christmas Is A Good Review


 “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”  — Mother Teresa “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” — Leo…

November 25th, 2014
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Rudolph the Red Nose? No, Dear!


Handkerchiefs at the ready Alas, the wintery weather not only brings out coats, mittens and Kevin McCallister-style bobble hats; it also brings out the handkerchiefs. When blowing your nose, not only are you making the area raw and sensitive, you are also damaging and breaking the tiny capillaries, meaning that even when your cold goes…

November 19th, 2014
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5 Tips to Avoid Trout Pout: PHI Clinic’s Check List for Dermal Filler Patients


Trout Pout? Duck Lips? No, thank you! There is no denying that lips are a focal point of the face; our smile, our laughter – it all draws attention to this area. While fuller lips are often associated with sexuality, seduction and warmth – whether rightly or wrongly – there are perhaps those who take…

November 11th, 2014
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‘Tis the Season to Prepare for Summer


Festive cheer After an evening full of wine, food and good friends, I was full of cheer as I walked home through the London streets. I precariously stepped over the cobbles of Covent Garden in my stilettos, drawing my coat tight around me, blocking out the harsh autumnal breeze. Suddenly, I heard a commotion to…

November 5th, 2014
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The Liquid Facelift London


Natural Our bodies naturally contain the polysaccharide, hyaluronic acid. It absorbs and retains water, which plumps the skin and keeps it hydrated. As we age, the level of HA in our body diminishes, resulting in volume loss and dull, tired looking skin. Advanced The Juvéderm® dermal filler range from Allergan are HA based, allowing for…

November 3rd, 2014
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PHI Clinic, AKA Mystery Inc.


The Ghouls of the Industry Photo sourced from conopljanews.net I am among the first to admit that before working at PHI, I found the cosmetic industry a little scary. The prospect of people walking out of clinics with their bum fat in their faces; the horror stories in tabloid newspapers listing all the dodgy filler work…

October 30th, 2014
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5 Ways to Achieve Beautiful Skin


Pressure from the papers Photo sourced from dailymail.co.uk Pressure to retain or restore one’s youthful look is on the rise, with celebrity culture (and the access the public have to their lives) arguably becoming less restricted. Only last week the media pounced on Reneé Zelwegger for her “unrecognisable” appearance on the red carpet of ELLE’s…

October 27th, 2014
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Dermal Fillers with a Difference


Traditional Methods ‘Dermal fillers’ is a broad term which encompasses a wide range of materials and products. They are used to add volume, structure and to reshape the face. Over a hundred years ago, fat transfer was used to create this effect, but this technique is not always simple. Fat transfer involves harvesting fat cells…

October 17th, 2014
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A History of Harley Street


Grandeur and Opulence Harley Street was built in the Eighteenth Century, illustrating the opulence and grandeur of Georgian architecture, with its large town houses, sash windows and stately marble entrances. Hub of Medical Excellence The luxuriousness of the buildings’ design, the central location, and the extremely good transport links, soon attracted medical professionals and doctors…

October 16th, 2014
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How to Get a Subtle Lift with Face Fillers, London


Bad Press Unfortunately, face fillers have a bad reputation due to tabloid stories about celebrities who have undone themselves with botch jobs. One only has to pick up a newspaper or magazine for evidence of this. And the truth is, there are a lot of bad injectors out there. These treatments are unregulated in the…

October 15th, 2014
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Advances in Facial Fillers London


There are many treatments, lotions and potions out there that claim to rejuvenate. With all the buzz words that cosmetic companies latch on to, and their strong marketing campaigns, it is sometimes hard to know what to do in order to restore that youthful glow! Thankfully, the industry is evolving and expanding, meaning in amongst…

October 7th, 2014
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Minimal Scarring Mole Removal


There may be an autumnal breeze sweeping through the streets of London today, but many are returning or have just returned from a holiday in the sun. With the change in weather, it is easy to forget to maintain your skin, but it is so important that you stay on top of it. The most…

September 23rd, 2014
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Ultherapy: Ultrasound Skin Tightening


Ultherapy is a new breed of non-surgical, non-invasive device available at PHI Clinic, London. In the past, non-surgical treatments have been synonymous with ineffective lotions and potions, but Ultherapy sets the bar as an extremely effective, beneficial procedure for those seeking skin tightening and lifting. Ultrasound skin tightening is particularly appealing to those who desire…

September 22nd, 2014
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Remove hair with Laser


Introduction Having excess hair or hair in unwanted places, can be quite testing. It can affect your confidence and image of yourself, and even have an impact on your inter-personal skills. It is something that becomes increasingly high on the agenda when summer is drawing closer, but really autumn/winter is the time to start you…

September 15th, 2014
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Precision TX: Laser Neck Lift


What is a Precision TX Laser Neck Lift? Precision TX is a minimally-invasive procedure performed under IV sedation. Using a small laser fibre, Mr Hassan Shaaban heats the pockets of fat that are settled in the neck area, dissolving them. He then concentrates on the septae between the fatty deposits, which pull down on the…

September 12th, 2014
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Ultherapy Uplifting Ultrasound


Ultherapy uplifting ultrasound technology that accelerates collagen production by delivering precise, controlled pulses of ultrasound to the skin. It is a non-surgical, non-invasive option, ideal for those who are after great results but who are not ready to go under the knife. Results will continue to improve for up to year after initial treatment, and usually patients…

September 11th, 2014
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Fractional Laser Resurfacing at PHI London


The CO2 laser is both fractional and ablative, meaning that whilst it removes diseased and dead skin cells to expose healthy, rejuvenated skin, downtime has been significantly reduced. The CO2 fractional laser is used to resurface the skin, treating a wide range of indications. Fractional laser resurfacing can be adopted to treat anything from fine…

September 9th, 2014
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Detecting Melanoma & Checking Your Moles


What are Moles? Melanoma is the most dangerous forms of skin cancer. Moles are skin growths or mutated skin cells which can potentially be the source of Melanoma, when exposed to harmful ultraviolet rays. What Can I Do To Prevent Melanoma? The most important and effective ways to protect yourself from these harmful rays, is…

September 8th, 2014
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Laser Liposuction: The New and Improved Method of Fat Removal


Liposuction In the past, liposuction techniques have been known to have a bit of a reputation. Thankfully in recent years, methods used for liposuction have improved vastly, meaning they are incredibly safe, effective and precise. Liposuction at PHI At PHI, we use the most advanced methods of liposuction there are. One of the most popular…

September 8th, 2014
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Minimally-Invasive Neck Lift Surgery


Under the Knife For most, the prospect of going under the knife is rather daunting. Many would rather exhaust all non-surgical options first, before resorting to facelifts and necklifts. So what if I told you there’s a way that you can receive outstanding results, without a scalpel? No, I’m not crazy… Precision TX At PHI…

September 5th, 2014
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Ultherapy: Non-Surgical, Natural, Noticeable Face Lifting


What is Ultherapy? Ultherapy is a new device available at PHI Clinic which uses ultrasound technology to stimulate collagen production, creating a lifting effect. What Does the Treatment Entail? Firstly, an Aesthetic Therapist will mark out the facial map using a template. This enables them to mark important facial anatomy, including bones and nerves, and…

September 4th, 2014
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Join the Dots: Track the Progress of Your Moles


Moles Whether you have been in the South of France all summer, or have spent it trying to catch the few rays we were blessed with here in England, it is important to get your moles checked out. At PHI Clinic, we are lucky to have Mr Hassan Shaaban, our resident consultant surgeon. Not only…

September 3rd, 2014
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London Fashion Week: The Clinic in Vogue


London Fashion Week It’s almost that wonderful time of year again…no, I’m not talking about the kids going back to school; I’m talking about something much more exciting… London Fashion Week 2014 kicks off next week, and already the banners are high-flying down Oxford Street. I, for one, am looking forward to the style tips,…

September 3rd, 2014
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Ageless Beauty


“Her friable cosmetic cage” The other week I read an article on The Independent website by Howard Jacobson, depicting a scene from his holiday. At dinner he sat near an elderly lady so laden with cosmetic work (according to Jacobson) that she appeared “deformed” and “entrapped in her friable cosmetic cage”. Since then, the contents of…

September 1st, 2014
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Laser Skin Rejuvenation and Resurfacing


Skin Rejuvenation There are many methods available to achieve a more youthful appearance. With advances in science and technology, we really are spoilt for choice these days. Gone are the days where you would simply accept the fate of ageing. Whilst this is true, it is still the case that some techniques will work better…

August 28th, 2014
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The Best for Botox


“The Best for Botox and Fillers” – Tatler magazine, 2014 The Use of Botox in Aesthetics Botulinum toxin can be used to treat a plethora of conditions, and is extremely popular within the aesthetics industry, most commonly used to reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles. The solution works by temporarily relaxing facial muscles in…

August 27th, 2014
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Non-Surgical Mole Removal


Mole Checks Moles are extremely common, but they should be monitored nonetheless. You can easily take care of and track their progress yourself at home, as well as getting checked out by a Melanoma specialist. The key things to look out for are as follows: Change in size Colour alteration Mutation in shape Itchiness Bleeding…

August 27th, 2014
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The Only Way Is Botox


The Only Way Is Botox It is rather a disconcerting fact that injecting botulinum toxin is unregulated in the UK. With reality TV shows such as The Only Way Is Essex promoting ‘Botox parties’ and this excessive look, it is understandable why there is such a divide in public opinion about the injection. Whilst some…

August 26th, 2014
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Precision TX: Minimally-Invasive Neck Lift


What Is Precision TX? Precision TX is a revolutionary procedure that reduces fatty deposits around the neck and face area. It is a minimally-invasive procedure that is being showcased at PHI Clinic, London. No other clinic in London is using this innovative technique. It is a wonderful alternative for those who are not quite ready…

August 26th, 2014
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Non-Surgical Face and Neck Lifting in 2014


What is Ultherapy? Ultherapy is a new neck & face lifting device that uses ultrasound technology to lift and tighten the skin on the face and neck area. Referred to as the ‘non-surgical facelift’, Ultherapy is great for those who are wanting great results, without resorting to surgery. Ultherapy is also fantastic for those who have…

August 22nd, 2014
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Laser Liposuction: Body Contouring


Liposuction in the Past In the past, liposuction techniques have been scrutinised for being painful, not particularly safe, and for being quite lengthy. Whilst the results were good, patients weren’t exactly enjoying their experience. New and Improved Thankfully, liposuction has been around for over 15 years now, and in this time methods have become more…

August 21st, 2014
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Surgical Mole Removal


Different Surgical Mole Removal Techniques There are many different techniques that are used to remove moles, depending on the patient’s personal preference and the mole’s size and type. Moles are skin growths that are often raised and brown in colour. They are extremely common and are mostly harmless. However, they can be unsightly and they…

August 20th, 2014
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Cellulaze: Reduce the Appearance of Cellulite


Cellulite is an extremely common condition. It is not due to excessive weight, but, rather, the structure of the skin underneath the epidermis. It often contributes to this ‘cottage cheese’ effect that so many dislike. Whilst cellulite does not carry a health risk, it can cause psychological distress, we can significantly reduce the appearance of…

August 19th, 2014
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Laser Resurfacing for Fine Lines & Wrinkles


Most people think that laser resurfacing is only used for severe scars and burns victims. However, if you see an expert who knows the device and which settings to use, it can be extremely effective in reducing and removing fine lines and wrinkles. The CO2 laser is an ablative laser, which means that it removes…

August 18th, 2014
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A Guide to Laser Resurfacing


A Guide to Laser Resurfacing Laser resurfacing is an extremely popular treatment. It treats a wide variety of conditions and indications, from skin rejuvenation to reducing the appearance of scarring. The CO2 laser is the gold standard device for laser resurfacing. It is an ablative, fractional laser which has three different settings, depending on the…

August 16th, 2014
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Ultherapy: The Face & Mood Lifter


An Introduction to Ultherapy Ageing results in the break down of collagen and the slackening of the elastin in our skin, meaning everything moves south and becomes more lax. Although surgery is a fantastic fix for these issues, many would rather exhaust non-surgical options first. Thankfully, there is now a plethora of non-invasive treatments that…

August 14th, 2014
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Mole Check


We all like to enjoy the sun – especially when we are limited to just a few blessed weeks of British summertime – but it can have a big impact on our health if we are not careful. Sunblocks either reflect or absorb harmful UVA and UVB rays before they cause our skin damage, and…

August 13th, 2014
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Two Faced: An Introduction to Laser Resurfacing


An Introduction to Laser Resurfacing Laser resurfacing is becoming an increasingly popular treatment, as it not only rejuvenates the appearance of the skin, it also helps to break down scar tissue, reduce deep lines and wrinkles, and revive the skin’s glow. Laser resurfacing eliminates the need for surgery, as it is an extremely effective, yet…

August 12th, 2014
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Stop Making a Mountain out of a Molehill & Get Your Moles Checked.


Why it is Important to get your Moles Checked Moles are extremely common. Whether you are covered or have just a few random ones; everyone has them. Besides their unfortunate appearance, they can also potentially be dangerous if left unchecked and neglected. In the summer months especially, it is ever so important to get your…

August 8th, 2014
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Snap Back in Time with Ultrasound Technology


Old Faces As we age, our faces are usually the first of our features to bear the signs. Everything starts to move south, deep lines and wrinkles appear, and the skin loses its elasticity and vigour. Thankfully, there are a plethora of treatments available now to prevent and reverse the signs of ageing and to…

August 7th, 2014
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Holy Moley: The Ten Commandments


1.       Use a good sunblock Not to sound like your mother, but using a good sunblock is essential. It protects your skin from UVA and UVB rays by absorbing and/or reflecting them, meaning you are less likely to get cancer and your skin will age better. Depending on the individual, some sunblocks work better than…

August 6th, 2014
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Size Matters: A Discussion About Weight


In the past decade or so, I have noticed a trend which attacks ‘false’ images that are portrayed by the media, especially of women. Apparently no woman is that small or that beautiful. Indeed, some of the action taken against this model image is subtle, but it is still existent nonetheless. Don’t believe me? Just cast…

August 5th, 2014
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The Hydrafacial Hype at PHI Clinic, London


A-List Facial For many, taking time out of one’s schedule to pamper oneself is a rare treat. So when it is that once-in-a-blue-moon occasion, you want to make sure you do it properly – am I right? We’ve got something for you that will blow your socks off, Hydrafacial! The at PHI Clinic London is a…

July 28th, 2014
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A Non-Surgical Facelift


Options For many, surgery is the last resort. Instead of opting to go straight under the knife, many would rather try alternative methods to restore their features. Now, just because you opt for non-invasive treatments, does not mean you should compromise the result you want, right? Exactly! That’s why at PHI Clinic we are forever…

July 23rd, 2014
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Stretch Marks: The Mother of all Bugbears


Stretch Marks Caused by Pregnancy While stretch marks can be found in a variety of patient types, the hormonal changes and extra weight carried during pregnancy increases the chances of them occurring. According to the NHS, around 80% of pregnant women incur stretch marks. They start as pinkish little threads, and are most common on…

July 22nd, 2014
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Hole In One: miraDry Treatment for Hyperhidrosis


Why waste your time stranded on the fairway, when you can get a hole in one? The Backspin If you suffer with hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), you will know how fruitless a task it is to try and stay dry and sweat-free; for many it is the albatross around their neck, which drives a wedge between…

July 21st, 2014
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Brotox: Botox For Men


We have all heard the term ‘bromance’ being bounced around over the past few years, but we have a new bit of lingo to add to your vocabulary: Brotox. That’s right – Botox for men! The majority of people are extremely accepting of seriously close, yet platonic, bonds between two male friends. Yet, we don’t…

July 18th, 2014
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Careless Whiskers: Laser Hair Removal For Men


Having excessive hair, or hair in unwanted places, can often knock your confidence and can be unsightly. Getting rid of them is no easy feat, though – you have to spend hours plucking, waxing, shaving or slapping on hair removal cream, and this doesn’t always solve the issue. Just when you think you are seemingly…

July 14th, 2014
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How To Get Really, Really, Ridiculously Good Looking.


Okay, so this might be a loose connection, but today is Micronesian Day, and for any Ben Stiller or Zoolander fans out there, you’ll get the reference. And my, what a treat we’ve got for you! Do wonders for your skin with the new PHI 360 This sensational new treatment is exclusive to PHI. It…

July 12th, 2014
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Top 5 US-themed Treatments to Celebrate the 4th of July


To help celebrate Independence Day on the 4th of July, we are listing some of our top US-themed treatments: 1. miraDry Aimed to target hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), miraDry is a revolutionary treatment from the US that uses electromagnetic energy to eliminate sweat glands. As sweat glands do not regenerate, results are lasting and the typical…

July 4th, 2014
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Top 5 Treatments to Get Wimbledon-Worthy Pins That You’ll Love


It’s that time of year again; bring out the fresh strawberries and cream, top up your glass of Pimm’s and enjoy the match on centre court. The instant you catch a glimpse of those long, toned, tanned pins, however, you suddenly regret that extra dollop of cream, and want to start dieting immediately. No fear,…

June 30th, 2014
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Botox for Men


Botox & Fillers: Not Just for Women There is no denying that within the media certain treatments are assigned to a particular gender. Just like makeup, heels and the colour pink are social constructs that are affiliated with women, treatments like Botox and fillers are usually categorised as being ‘feminine’. This can often deter male…

June 30th, 2014
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Laughter Lines


When we age, the area around the mouth starts to crease and take its toll. This stands to reason when you think of all the times you’ve smiled, laughed, kissed, smoked (perhaps) and talked. One of my favourite authors of all time, Mark Twain, said: “wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” Whilst I…

June 23rd, 2014
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The 8 Point Lift : Changing Opinions and Faces


The 8 Point Lift AKA ‘Non-Surgical Facelift’ There comes a moment in every person’s life when they look in the mirror and start to notice signs of ageing. Our skin starts to sag, wrinkle and crease; it becomes dull and lifeless and everything seems to move downwards and out of place. Our cabinets and bedside…

June 12th, 2014
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PHI 360


Where Does PHI 360 Come From? The name PHI 360 originated from the clinic’s name and key principle; the golden ratio, referred to by the Greek letter PHI, exemplifies natural beauty. Here at PHI we are dedicated to achieving beautiful results that are natural-looking. The 360 part of the name connotes completion, perfection and the…

May 28th, 2014
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Cellulaze: The Process


Cellulaze, the most advanced and effective treatment for cellulite, was introduced to the UK in 2011 by Mr Hassan Shabaan. Mr Shabaan is a specialist in laser plastic surgery at PHI Clinic. Patients seeking Cellulaze as a solution to removing their cellulite often have many questions about the Cellulaze treatment process, which inspired the idea for…

May 28th, 2014
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For Cellulite treatment in London


What are the first visual signs of cellulite? Many of us will get cellulite at some point in our lives. Women are the most likely; ninety percent of women will get cellulite. Cellulite tends to first appear once one has reached adolescence. Unlike acne, cellulite is unfortunately not just due to a hormonal change that…

May 25th, 2014
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Laser Hair Removal Better Than Traditional Methods?


Introduction Having excess hair or hair in unwanted places, can be quite testing. It can affect your confidence and image of yourself, and even have an impact on your interpersonal skills. It is something that becomes increasingly high on the agenda when looking for smooth legs for summer. Traditional Methods Whilst methods such as waxing,…

May 23rd, 2014
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Smooth & Sleek: My Personal Account of Laser Hair Removal Treatment


For those who haven’t heard about my hairy woes, here’s a little insight into my situation which led me to having laser hair removal: Throughout my childhood I was teased for having some seriously hairy arms. It is never nice to be likened to a dog, but when it is a certain Hairy McClary from…

May 22nd, 2014
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PHI Introduces Oxygentix Breathable Foundation


When Can I Use Oxgenetix? Oxygentix products are particularly beneficial to patients who have undergone surgical or non-surgical procedures and have discolouration, scarring and sensitivity post-treatment. The beauty of the Ogenetix range is that it can be used straight after, allowing the skin to heal and breath, at the same time as camouflaging and reducing…

May 17th, 2014
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No Sweat


Does sweat dominate your life? Everyone sweats sometimes, but if you suffer with a high level of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), it can unfortunately dominate your life. You may have to choose clothes carefully, and be careful what you wear in certain weather; you may have to constantly carry temporary solutions for your sweating, and it…

May 17th, 2014
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miraDry: The Ultimate Hyperhidrosis treatment


The ultimate treatment for excessive underarm sweating explained… The most advanced treatment for hyperhidrosis, otherwise known as ‘excessive sweating’ is now available to our patients at PHI Clinic. miraDry is a clinically proven, FDA-approved solution that significantly reduces underarm sweat. By delivering precisely controlled electromagnetic energy to the underarm area, miraDry then eliminates the sweat…

May 17th, 2014
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miraDry: The Lasting Hyperhidrosis Treatment


Severe excessive sweating solutions For some of us that suffer with excessive sweating, common solutions such as carrying strong anti-perspirants, spare clothing and ensuring we are wearing dark clothing garments do not always solve the issue at hand. For patients that suffer with severe hyperhidrosis, also known as ‘excessive sweating’, sometimes even strong treatments that…

May 17th, 2014
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Methods for Removing Cellulite


 Traditional Methods for Cellulite Removal    Grade 3                       Grade 2                         Grade 1 Many of us, especially women, suffer with cellulite and have done so throughout history. Cellulite is a dimply, extremely common…

May 12th, 2014
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Grades of cellulite and options for treatment


Cellulite is extremely common and we are seeing more and more patients seeking the innovative cellulite treatment we offer at PHI Clinic. Cellulite is classed in grades (zero, one, two or three) and also comes in two variations (hard or soft) which can be diagnosed by a doctor. Grade Zero – The skin feels and…

May 9th, 2014
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Laser Hair Removal: A Patient’s Experience


Since I had been shaving my legs, I have been considering options that will mean I don’t have to undertake such a laborious task anymore. Waxing was a solution for a while, but I didn’t like having to let my hair grow to a significant length before I could wax again – it could be…

April 25th, 2014
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Rosacea Awareness Month


By Emma Clarke What Is Rosacea and What Causes It? Rosacea is such a common condition, with over 45 million affected, across the globe. Unfortunately, not many people are aware of the condition, so here at PHI we are joining the Rosacea Awareness Month campaign in order to highlight the issue. There are many different…

April 16th, 2014
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How To Remove Under Eye Bags


We have all been there; waking up after a late night, a face in the mirror staring back at us with puffy eyes. After a day of walking around with dark circles under our eyes, looking as tired as we feel, we swear to ourselves that we’ll never go to bed that late again on a…

April 14th, 2014
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The Pros and Cons of Hyperhidrosis Treatment


Why suffer with hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis, commonly known as ‘excessive sweating’, is a problem that affects many of us globally. For years experts have been researching non-surgical ways to resolve excessive sweating, and the newest breakthrough treatment has just been introduced to the UK. By far the most advanced solution for reducing underarm sweat, miraDry is…

April 12th, 2014
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The DL on Dermaroller


Collagen is a structural protein found in large amounts in the skin. Its fibres form a supporting mesh that is responsible for the skin’s youthful characteristics, such as strength, texture and resilience. As we age, the skin’s ability to replace damaged collagen with fresh collagen diminishes, with more gaps and irregularities developing in the collagen…

April 10th, 2014
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A Guide to Neck Lifting


How does the appearance of our neck show our age? A sagging appearance of the skin around the neck and jaw area can belie a fresh and youthful face.  The neck is one of the areas of our bodies where noticeable signs of ageing tend to appear; patients usually seek neck-lifting treatments (forms of cosmetic…

April 10th, 2014
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Before & After: A Discussion About Facelifting


  By Emma Clarke Judging a Book by its Cover We may think that we are immune to making judgements and that we avoid jumping to conclusions about others, especially when it comes to looks. In some way or another though, we are all judgemental. It could be that you are very conscious of the…

March 25th, 2014
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Underarm Sweat Treatment of The Future


Hyperhidrosis treatment in London: miraDry The most advanced treatment for hyperhidrosis, otherwise known as ‘excessive sweating’ is now available to patients in London. miraDry is a clinically proven, FDA-cleared solution that significantly reduces underarm sweat. Working by delivering controlled electromagnetic energy to the underarm area, miraDry totally eliminates the sweat glands in the treated area….

March 20th, 2014
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PHI Clinic introduces miraDry to the UK


At PHI Clinic, we have recently introduced an amazing breakthrough treatment for excessive sweating. miraDry is an FDA cleared, clinically proven solution that can significantly reduce underarm sweat. Proclaimed as the most advanced treatment for excessive perspiration, we are extremely happy to be able to offer miraDry in the UK at PHI Clinic, located on…

March 13th, 2014
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Effective Ways to Treat Hyperhidrosis


What is your level of hyperhidrosis? Hyperdrosis, otherwise known as ‘excessive sweating’ is a condition that affects many of us. Before seeking treatment, it is advised to look into your condition and determine the severity of your hyperhydrosis. Here is a useful link to miraDry’s ‘sweat-o-meter’ which evaluates your level of hyperhidrosis by collecting data…

March 12th, 2014
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Hyperhidrosis treatment for cosmetic purposes


Historic treatments for excessive sweating Excessive sweating is a condition that affects many of us in the UK. Historically, the most common solutions for excessive perspiration and underarm sweat patches are good anti-perspirants, dark clothing, spare shirts or in more serious cases botox and surgery are effective treatments. How is the life of someone who…

March 5th, 2014
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Hyperhidrosis: Can we avoid sweat patches in summer?


We all look forward to the summer months; glorious sunshine (if we’re lucky), light clothing, sunglasses and a general spirit as we go about our day-to-day lives. What can dampen the mood somewhat, is those dreaded sweat patches that affect many of us in a warmer, ‘stickier’ situation. In this blog we are going to…

March 2nd, 2014
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From Haggard to Hydrated


“My skin feels really alive!” – patient testimonial PHI Clinic is very proud to introduce the HydraFacial: a new, highly-effective and luxurious treatment that unclogs pores and reduces puffiness, leaving the skin looking and feeling fresh, bright and rejuvenated. What Happens? The process itself takes just 60 minutes – in this time you are able…

February 25th, 2014
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The key(s) to a beautiful face


We all have the in-built ability to assess a beautiful face (or) if somebody is attractive in less than the blink-of-an-eye. It is hardwired in us. Irrespective of age, irrespective of culture, you just know if somebody’s “hot-or-not”. It has been suggested that there are seven elements that make-up a beautiful face, which translate across…

February 20th, 2014
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Smooth Operator


Getting smooth for the summer. The Background: After meeting and greeting patients, answering phones and (trying!) to answer enquiries about the treatments and procedures we offer here at PHI, I decided the best thing for me to do would be to actually have a treatment myself. Far from being brave enough to go under the…

February 14th, 2014
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Facelift Recovery – Do’s & Don’ts


Everybody is different. Traditionally the media is full of testimonials of facelift recovery patients who spend a few nights in hospital with morphine drips and drains, followed by weeks of bruised hibernation at home. Local anaesthetic facelifting is very different. Our patients literally walk off the operating table and are back home within the hour. They…

February 11th, 2014
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Can I tighten face skin without facelift surgery?


Facial skin becomes less elastic with age, smoking, exposure. The best way to tighten facial skin is to minimise the risk of it loosening in the first place. Avoidance of sunlight, smoking and the use of a good cleanser, exfoliant, retinol, antioxidant and SPF is important from the mid to late 20’s. Once skin is…

January 26th, 2014
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Facelift & Browlift Procedure – Testimonial


My fortieth decade was heavily invested in my children. My daughter had a diagnosis of severe OCD and my son sustained a head injury as a toddler, which damaged the language processing part of his brain. I had to go through several tribunals to ensure that his statement of special needs met his needs and…

January 24th, 2014
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Hand treatments Targeting Volume loss


To target volume loss, the most effective tool for hand treatment in our non-surgical kit is dermal filler, and the results are instant. By numbing the hands with local anaesthetic cream and injecting a suitable filler into the hands – most commonly, a hyaluronic acid (HA) filler – we immediately create volume in the skin, softening…

January 22nd, 2014
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Old Hands – New Tricks


At PHI Clinic we are highly experienced in treating old hands and tired hands. Tell-tale aging signs commonly appear on the hands, and similarly to the face and neck our hands are rarely hidden. People have been investing in non-surgical prevention and rejuvenation for the face for decades now, with some phenomenal results attainable these…

January 15th, 2014
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Non Surgical Revolution


PHI Clinic focus on three non-surgical anti-ageing procedures that, he argues, rival their surgical equivalents in terms of results The fast paced world of non-surgical aesthetic procedures becomes ever more magical with every month that passes by. From a BCAM meeting in Nice, an IMCAS meeting in Paris, to the Anti-Aging show in Las Vegas;…

November 14th, 2013
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