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AESTHETICS

FOREHEAD LINES TREATMENT

Forehead lines treatment at Healand Clinic involves the use of dermal fillers to smooth and diminish the appearance of horizontal forehead lines. These treatments help in reducing signs of ageing, creating a more relaxed and youthful forehead appearance. Dermal fillers for forehead lines can also improve skin texture and promote a smoother skin surface.

HOW DOES THE TREATMENT WORK?

At Healand Clinic, our process for addressing forehead lines is tailored to your needs, starting with an in-depth consultation. This is where we align with your expectations and assess your medical history to ensure the safety and suitability of our treatment plan.

The treatment involves the application of dermal fillers through gentle injections in precise spots. The procedure is designed to be efficient, typically completed within 30 to 60 minutes. Some discomfort during the procedure is normal, but it's generally mild. After the treatment, temporary side effects like swelling or bruising at the injection sites are common but tend to resolve quickly, often within a week. We will discuss any potential risks, such as the rare possibility of lumps or infection, during the initial consultation.

The effectiveness of this treatment is immediately evident, with continued improvement in the appearance of forehead lines over time. The duration of these results, usually between 6 to 12 months, varies based on individual factors like skin type and lifestyle.

Our approach at Healand Clinic ensures that your experience with forehead line treatment is not only effective but also tailored to your individual needs, prioritising both immediate results and long-term satisfaction.

WHO COULD BENEFIT FROM FOREHEAD LINES TREATMENT?

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This treatment is suitable for both male and female patients, generally ranging in age from their late 20s to late 70s, who are seeking to reduce the appearance of forehead lines and achieve a smoother, younger-looking forehead.

To find out more about Forehead Lines, book a consultation now.

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Radio Frequency Therapy is a nonsurgical method of tightening skin. It Involves energy waves, used to heat deep layers of dermis.

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Carboxytherapy is a skin treatment that involves injecting carbon dioxide gas via very fine needles.

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PRP treatment is used to boost collagen production in the skin, which improves its elasticity and overall complexion.

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Skincare therapy at Healand covers a range of treatments, including mesotherapy, skin tox, microneedling, skinboosters, chemical peels and perfect peels. 

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Blemish removal involves treating thread veins by injecting blood vessels or lymph vessels, causing them to shrink.

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FAT DISSOLVING

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WOMEN'S HEALTH

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Anti-wrinkle (or botox) injections relax the muscles in the face. They are used to reduce the appearance of lines on the face such as crow’s feet or frown lines.

HEALAND - ONE WHO HEALS OR SAVES; A SAVIOUR

  • Can I request a blood test without seeing a doctor in Leicester?
    Yes. As long as you know which bloods you require or have been advised to have. Our clinic offers direct access to blood testing services, allowing you to conveniently book appointments for specific tests. We provide a wide range of blood tests, including general wellness panels, hormone tests, cholesterol checks, and more. Rest assured, our clinic adheres to strict standards to ensure accurate and reliable results.
  • How much does a private blood test cost in Leicester?
    Private blood test prices in Leicester vary based on the type of tests you need. Basic tests may start from £25 to £100, while comprehensive or specialised panels could cost more.
  • Is it worth having private blood tests?
    Private blood tests can offer several benefits, including faster access to results, greater flexibility in test selection, and enhanced privacy. They can be particularly useful for individuals seeking specific tests not readily available through NHS or those who prefer a more convenient and streamlined testing process.
  • Can I go private instead of NHS?
    Yes, you can choose to go private for your blood tests instead of relying on the NHS. Opting for private blood tests allows you to access a broader range of tests, and we offer faster turnaround times for results, plus there is no waiting time to see us.
  • Which areas can be treated with fat dissolving procedures?
    Treatments target areas like the abdomen, thighs, under the chin, love handles, and upper arms, focusing on specific fat accumulation.
  • How long does it take to see results from fat dissolving treatments?
    Noticeable improvements typically appear within weeks to months, as the body processes and eliminates treated fat cells.
  • Are fat dissolving treatments permanent?
    Results are long-lasting, with treated fat cells permanently removed. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is key to preventing new fat cell development.
  • What should I expect in terms of recovery and side effects?
    Recovery is minimal, with most resuming normal activities soon. Common side effects include temporary swelling, bruising, or redness.
  • Is there any special care required after fat dissolving treatments?
    Post-treatment, avoid strenuous activities for a short period. Staying hydrated and maintaining a healthy diet aids in fat elimination.
  • How do I book an appointment?
    Before we book you in for any treatments at Healand Clinic, we will take you through a full and thorough consultation. Book a consultation with us using the form within the treatment sections on our website, by calling us or popping into the clinic during our opening hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm ​Sunday Closed
  • How can I pay for treatments?
    Please read our clinic terms and conditions which provide information on bookings, refunds, payments and cancellations.
  • Is the clinic COVID-19 Safe?
    We have infection prevention measures in place to help protect against infections such as COVID-19. We undertake risk assessments and ensure a clinical and comfortable environment with safety measures in place across each area of the clinic. We clean and sanitise the clinic every day. Public areas and touch points are sanitised between each appointment.
  • Do you deal with emergency care?
    The Headland Clinic is delivered by professional expert clinicians who work together ensuring the highest standard of safety and efficacy in treatment and care. They are not an emergency care team. An A&E department (also known as emergency department or casualty) deals with genuine life-threatening emergencies. More information can be found online at: https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/urgent-and-emergency-care-services/when-to-go-to-ae/
  • Does health insurance cover me?
    It is important to understand what your health insurance covers as your insurer may have specific exclusions to some therapies.
  • Will I get to meet the team before my treatment?
    Yes. Both you and our team members need to get to know each other. before treatments. Consultations are essential before any treatment commences. Our clinicians will need to ask important questions, will need to understand your motivations, your full medical history and ensure you are aware of the procedures and treatments available. Our patients are at the heart of everything we do at The Healand Clinic.
  • What should I do if I have a question that is not listed here?
    Please contact us directly via the form on our website and we will be more than happy to help: https://www.healand.co.uk/contact
  • Do you offer online or telephone consultations?
    Consultations are usually offered face to face. However, in some circumstances, we may be able to arrange consultations either online or on the phone. This will depend upon the type of treatment being consulted for, and the specific needs of the patient.
  • Are weight-loss injections safe?
    Weight loss injections are well researched and can be safe when used appropriately under the expert guidance of a qualified healthcare professional. However, as with any medical treatment, there are potential risks and side effects associated with weight loss injections. Possible side effects of weight loss injections may include localised redness, swelling, or discomfort at the injection site. This will subside after the injection site is alternated or treatment plan is completed. Certain medical conditions will also determine suitability for weight loss injections, and this will be discussed thoroughly in consultation as part of an individual’s personalised treatment plan at Healand Clinic. Weight loss injections should only be used under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional as they can provide guidance on proper dosage, potential side effects, and how to safely integrate the medication into your overall weight loss plan.
  • Can I use these treatments in place of diet and exercise?
    When used in combination with a healthy diet and exercise program, weight loss injections can help individuals achieve significant weight loss. In clinical trials, patients who utilised weight loss injections along with diet and exercise lost more weight than those who only made lifestyle changes. Weight loss injections should not be relied upon as the sole solution to support weight loss. A healthy diet and exercise program are still important for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, even with the help of medication. However, it is recognised that certain individuals will benefit from the use of weight loss medication to aid weight loss and maintain a health weight. Healand Clinic offers a variety of treatment plans to suit every individual need.
  • Can I drive straight after my procedure?
    Our treatment plans at Healand Clinic are tailored. Your clinician will provide you with thorough aftercare guidance depending on your procedure, which will include ability to drive straight after. Our treatments do not typically affect driving, however, your clinician will guide you further.
  • Are all staff qualified?
    All staff are medically qualified to manage your treatment. The team at Healand Clinic consist of senior doctors and nurses who are fully trained to prescribe treatment plans and offer guidance as part of your weight loss journey. The team works closely with psychotherapists, dietitians, and personal trainers to ensure your treatment plan is both safe and effective.
  • How will I know how to prepare and what to expect?
    As part of your consultation process, your clinician will discuss how to prepare for your treatment and what to expect during/after treatment. The treatment plans at Healand Clinic are individualised, therefore, it is important to discuss questions with your clinician who will be happy to support you.
  • Do you need to know my medical history?
    Your medical history is important as we need to ensure the prescribed treatment plan is best suited to your individual needs. Certain medical conditions can make treatments unsafe, such as liver or kidney disease. In these circumstances, we may be able to offer alternative or adjusted therapies.
  • What is Cryolipolysis (Fat Freezing)?
    Cryolipolysis, commonly known as fat freezing, is a non-invasive body contouring procedure that uses controlled cooling to target and eliminate stubborn fat cells in specific areas of the body.
  • How Does Cryolipolysis Work?
    During a cryolipolysis session, a specialized device is used to cool the targeted fat cells. This cooling process causes the fat cells to crystallize and eventually die. Over time, the body naturally eliminates these dead fat cells.
  • Is Cryolipolysis Safe?
    Yes, cryolipolysis is considered a safe and FDA-approved procedure for fat reduction. It does not involve surgery, incisions, or anesthesia, making it a low-risk option for body contouring.
  • Who Is a Good Candidate for Cryolipolysis?
    Cryolipolysis is suitable for individuals with localized areas of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. It is not intended as a weight loss solution but rather as a method to improve body contours.
  • What Areas Can Cryolipolysis Treat?
    Cryolipolysis can target various areas of the body, including the abdomen, flanks (love handles), thighs, upper arms, chin, and more. Multiple areas can often be treated during a single session.
  • How Long Does a Cryolipolysis Session Take?
    A typical cryolipolysis session lasts approximately 45 minutes per treated area. Some sessions may take longer if multiple areas are being treated in one visit.
  • Is Cryolipolysis Painful?
    Most patients report minimal discomfort during cryolipolysis. Initially, you may feel a sensation of coldness and some suction at the treatment site, but this usually subsides quickly.
  • How Many Sessions Are Required?
    While some individuals may achieve their desired results with a single session, others may opt for additional treatments to further enhance their results. Your practitioner can provide personalized recommendations.
  • When Will I See Results?
    Visible results from cryolipolysis typically become noticeable within 8 to 12 weeks as the body gradually eliminates the destroyed fat cells and the treated area undergoes positive changes.
  • Are Results Permanent?
    Cryolipolysis permanently eliminates the treated fat cells from the body. However, maintaining a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise is important to prevent the accumulation of new fat in the treated areas.
  • Is There Downtime After Cryolipolysis?
    Cryolipolysis is a non-invasive procedure, and most individuals can resume their regular activities immediately after the session. There is no downtime associated with this treatment.
  • How Much Does Cryolipolysis Cost?
    The cost of cryolipolysis varies depending on the number of areas treated and the number of sessions required. Our transparent pricing can be found here.
  • Is a Consultation Required?
    Yes, a consultation with one of our experienced practitioners is essential before undergoing cryolipolysis. During this consultation, we will assess your candidacy and discuss your treatment goals.
  • Is Cryolipolysis a Substitute for Weight Loss?
    Cryolipolysis is not a substitute for weight loss. It is best suited for individuals who are close to their ideal weight but have localized pockets of fat that are difficult to eliminate through diet and exercise alone.
  • How Can I Schedule an Appointment?
    You can schedule a cryolipolysis appointment with us by contacting our clinic via phone or email. Our friendly Healand Clinic staff will assist you in booking a convenient time for your treatment. Book your appointment with us today and take the first step towards a more sculpted and confident version of yourself.
  • Do you provide hormone replacement therapy for women?
    At present, we do not. But this is an area we are excited to be expanding into in the future. Watch this space!
  • Do you provide hormone treatments for transgender men or women?
    Unfortunately, this is not an area we cover.
  • Can I join Healand if I’m having hormone treatment elsewhere?
    Yes. If you're already on TRT with another provider, you can select Pathway C and transfer your care to Healand.
  • Will I experience mood swings on hormone therapies?
    This is a common query. There is a titration period when commencing TRT where some mood stability issues can affect some patients. However, this is usually short lived.
  • Do you need to know my medical history?
    Yes. It is imperative that we understand your physical and psychological histories to ensure we provide you with safe care. If you're able to provide us with a digital or hard copy of your GP record, this would be ideal.
  • Can I drive straight after my procedure?
    Yes, as long as the consultation has run smoothly and you feel okay, there should be little reason to not be able to drive post consultation.
  • Are all staff qualified?
    All staff at Healand Clinic are fully qualified coming from medical, nursing and psychology backgrounds and are all members of their respective governing bodies.
  • Am I able to eat as normal before and after?
    In most cases yes. However, If you are attending for diagnostic blood testing (first or second) for suspected hormone deficiency you must have this blood test carried out before 10am and must be fasted (no food or caffeine containing drinks). You may drink water prior to the blood test. If you regularly consume pre-workout drinks, it is advisable to stop these for at least 1 week prior to your first diagnostic blood test and your second confirmatory blood test.
  • Who is eligible for psychotherapy?
    Psychotherapy can be beneficial for anyone who is experiencing emotional or psychological distress, including individuals who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, and many other challenges. It is important to note that anyone can seek therapy, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or background. Overall, psychotherapy is a helpful tool for anyone who is looking to improve their mental health and well-being.
  • Who will benefit from psychotherapy?
    Ultimately, anyone who is open to the process of self-exploration and is willing to work collaboratively with a therapist can benefit from psychotherapy. Psychotherapy requires individuals to explore their mind, their historic experiences and hopes of the future. Irrespective of an individual being diagnosed or not, psychotherapy is a beneficial place to explore emotional distress and worry.
  • Are any of these treatments available on the NHS?
    Healand Clinic provides Integrative Psychotherapy pulling from the models of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Person-centred therapy, Compassion focused therapy, Attachment theory and Cognitive behavioural therapy. Combining different therapeutic approaches and techniques allows the therapist to meet the unique needs of each individual. This approach allows the therapist to draw on a range of theories and practices to create a personalised treatment plan that can be adjusted to an individuals unique need and circumstance. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is the most accessible Counselling service provided on the NHS. CBT is a specific form of therapy that focuses on the relationship between thoughts, feelings, and behaviour’s. CBT aims to identify negative or distorted thinking patterns and replace them with more positive and realistic ones.
  • Would a GP ever prescribe any of these Psychotherapy treatments?
    A GP can recommend Psychotherapy to support individuals through challenges they may be facing, where emotional distress can also reflect psychosomatic symptoms.
  • Are all staff qualified?
    Yes they are fully qualified, they have been practising as a Psychotherapist for over six years, they work under the Ethical framework of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
  • How will I know how to prepare and what to expect?
    The first session will be an assessment session where the Psychotherapist will discuss what can be expected and how the journey may look. The Psychotherapist will also take a history and explore the presenting issues. All sessions are 50 minutes which is considered to be the “therapeutic hour”. The session can take place at the clinic or online, depending on your preferences. Everything that is discussed in the counselling session is kept in the strictest confidence. However, the therapist may have to break confidentiality if: 1. You threaten harm to yourself or to another person. 2. We believe a child or protected adult is at risk of harm or abuse. 3. The courts instruct us to give information. 4. You share information about a proposed act of terrorism or another serious illegal act.
  • Do you need to know my medical history?
    Any physical or mental health diagnosis is usually requested during the assessment process to better understand the individual’s overall health and wellbeing. This information can be important in understanding how medical conditions or medications may affect the individual’s mental health, as well as how mental health concerns may affect the individual’s physical health. Additionally, some mental health conditions may have physical symptoms that require medical attention, and understanding an individual’s medical history can help the psychotherapist make appropriate referrals or work collaboratively with other healthcare providers. Overall, asking for medical history is an important aspect of conducting a comprehensive assessment and providing effective and safe psychotherapy.
  • Will I be able to carry on as normal after the injections?
    Yes, patient can carry out their day-to-day activities. However, avoiding extreme heat and high intensity exercise for 48hours post treatment is advisable.
  • Are Healand aesthetics clinicians qualified to administer aesthetic injections?
    Yes, a qualified clinician with a medical background will be administering aesthetic injections at Healand clinic.
  • Will I need any medications following the treatments?
    No medication is required. Other than a face to face follow up post treatment normally around the 2/3 week mark.
  • Can I access these on NHS?
    These treatments cannot normally be accessed through NHS
  • Can I drive straight after my procedure?
    Yes, patient are able to drive straight after treatments
  • Are all staff qualified?
    Yes, at Healand clinic you will only be treated by practitioners from a medical background who have been practising within aesthetic for many years
  • Am I able to eat as normal before and after?
    Yes, patients are able to eat as normal pre and post treatment
  • How will I know how to prepare and what to expect?
    Before treatment a full consultation is conducted by the aesthetic practitioner. This will include a full medical history, allergies, social history, and a physical examination of the area being treated. The practitioner will then discuss treatment options with the patient.
  • Do you need to know my medical history?
    Yes, this will be required to accurately treat patient according to their medical history. Thus cover any contradictions that might affect or delay treatment.
  • What conditions can be treated with procaine infusions?
    Procaine infusions have been used in certain medical contexts, such as pain management, neuropathic pain, and as part of some alternative or integrative medicine approaches. Studies have shown beneficial effects in mood disorders, anxiety, and depression.
  • How are procaine infusions administered?
    Procaine infusions are typically administered intravenously under medical supervision. The dosage and infusion rate are determined by the healthcare professional based on the specific condition being treated and individual factors.
  • Are there any risks or side effects associated with procaine infusions?
    Procaine infusions are generally considered very safe when administered by qualified healthcare professionals. However, potential side effects may include allergic reactions, dizziness, headache, numbness, or changes in blood pressure. We will go over these in the consultation process.
  • Can anyone receive procaine infusions?
    Procaine infusions may not be suitable for everyone. Individuals with certain medical conditions, such as a history of allergies to local anaesthetics or certain cardiovascular conditions, may have contraindications or require special precautions.
  • What are PRP joint injections?
    PRP joint injections involve the use of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), which is derived from the your blood. The PRP, rich in growth factors and platelets, is injected into the joint to promote healing, reduce inflammation, and potentially improve joint function.
  • How does PRP therapy work?
    PRP therapy works by releasing growth factors that stimulate tissue repair and regeneration. When injected into a joint, PRP may help reduce inflammation, enhance the body's natural healing processes, and improve joint pain and function.
  • What conditions can be treated with PRP joint injections?
    PRP joint injections are commonly used to treat various musculoskeletal conditions, such as osteoarthritis, tendonitis, ligament injuries, and some cases of chronic joint pain. It is widely used in sports-related injuries.
  • Is PRP therapy painful?
    The level of discomfort experienced during PRP joint injections can vary among individuals. Some individuals may experience mild soreness or swelling at the injection site for a few days following the procedure. For apprehensive patients, a small dose of local anaesthetic may be applied to the skin to reduce pain from injection site.
  • How long does it take for PRP joint injections to work?
    The response to PRP therapy can take a few days to a week. Some patients respond very quickly, others take slightly longer.
  • Are there any risks or side effects associated with PRP joint injections?
    PRP joint injections are generally considered safe, as the PRP is derived from the patient's own blood, reducing the risk of allergic reactions. However, as with any medical procedure, there are potential risks, such as infection, bleeding, pain, or damage to surrounding tissues. We will go over these in our consultation process.
  • Are PRP injections available on the NHS?
    Yes, PRP injections are available on the NHS, however, it varies across regions, not every NHS Trust will provide it.
  • What is a steroid injection?
    An intraarticular steroid injection is a medical procedure in which a corticosteroid medication is injected directly into a joint, such as the knee, shoulder, or hip. It is done to reduce inflammation, alleviate pain, and improve joint function.
  • How does an intraarticular steroid injection work?
    The steroid medication injected into the joint has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to suppress inflammation within the joint, which can provide pain relief and reduce swelling and stiffness.
  • When is an intraarticular steroid injection recommended?
    Intraarticular steroid injections are commonly used to treat inflammatory joint conditions, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or other forms of arthritis. They may also be used to manage pain associated with joint injuries or bursitis.
  • What can I expect during the intraarticular steroid injection procedure?
    The area around the joint is cleaned, and a local anesthetic may be administered to numb the area. The steroid medication is then injected into the joint using a thin needle, and the needle is removed. The entire procedure usually takes a few minutes
  • Are there any risks or side effects associated with intraarticular steroid injections?
    While generally considered safe, there are potential risks and side effects. These may include temporary pain or discomfort at the injection site, infection, bleeding, nerve damage, thinning of the nearby bone or skin, changes in blood sugar levels (for individuals with diabetes), or a temporary increase in joint pain. It is important to discuss potential risks and side effects with your healthcare provider.
  • How long does it take for an intraarticular steroid injection to work?
    The onset and duration of pain relief can vary among individuals. Some people experience immediate relief, while for others, it may take a few days to a week. The effects can last for several weeks to months, but the duration may vary depending on the specific condition being treated.
  • How many intraarticular steroid injections are typically needed?
    The number of injections required depends on the individual's condition, severity of symptoms, and response to treatment. In some cases, a single injection may provide sufficient relief. However, multiple injections, often spaced weeks or months apart, may be recommended for optimal results.
  • Are there any restrictions or precautions after an intraarticular steroid injection?
    Healand clinic will provide specific instructions, but common precautions include avoiding excessive joint stress or vigorous physical activities for a few days after the injection. It is also important to monitor the joint for any signs of infection or unusual symptoms.
  • Can everyone receive an intraarticular steroid injection?
    Intraarticular steroid injections may not be suitable for everyone. Individuals with certain medical conditions, such as an active infection, uncontrolled diabetes, bleeding disorders, or allergies to the medication being injected, may not be ideal candidates for this procedure. Please book in for an initial consultation with us to discuss your suitability further.
  • How effective are intraarticular steroid injections?
    Intraarticular steroid injections can provide significant pain relief and improved joint function for many individuals. However, the effectiveness may vary depending on the specific condition being treated, the severity of the condition, and individual factors. It is important to have realistic expectations and discuss potential outcomes during your consultation with us.
  • What is ozone infusion?
    Ozone infusion is a medical procedure in which a small amount of a patient's blood is drawn, mixed with medical-grade ozone gas, and then reinfused back into the patient's bloodstream. It is a form of ozone therapy used for various therapeutic purposes.
  • How does ozone infusion work?
    Ozone infusion works through several mechanisms. When ozone is mixed with the patient's blood, it is thought to stimulate the immune system, enhance oxygen delivery, and have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects. These effects may contribute to its potential therapeutic benefits.
  • What conditions can be treated with ozone infusion?
    Ozone infusion has been used in the treatment of various conditions, including chronic infections, immune system disorders, autoimmune diseases, and certain chronic pain conditions.
  • How is ozone infusion performed?
    Ozone infusion is typically performed by a trained healthcare professional. The procedure involves withdrawing a small amount of blood from the patient, mixing it with ozone, and then reinfusing it back into the patient's bloodstream. The specific protocol, dosage, and frequency may vary based on the individual's condition and the healthcare provider's recommendations.
  • Is ozone infusion safe?
    Ozone infusion is generally considered very safe when performed by qualified healthcare professionals using proper techniques and equipment. However, as with any medical procedure, there are potential risks and side effects, such as vein irritation, and bruising around injection site like with any other blood-drawing procedure.
  • Can anyone undergo ozone infusion?
    Ozone infusion may not be suitable for everyone. Individuals with certain medical conditions, such as severe clotting disorders or certain blood-related conditions, may have contraindications or require special precautions. Individuals with G6PD deficiency are not eligible for ozone therapy. We will go over this during the consultation process.
  • How long does it take to see results from ozone infusion?
    We recommend starting with a loading protocol of ten infusions over a minimum of 5 weeks or preferably 10 weeks – this can be done via intravenous infusion or rectal insufflation. This will allow your body to produce enough superoxide dismutase (SOPs) and lipid ozonation products (LOPs). SODs and LOPs kickstart the anti-inflammatory effects in the body and start the healing process.
  • How does methylene blue infusion work?
    Methylene blue can have multiple mechanisms of action in the body. It acts as a redox agent, affecting cellular processes, and has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.
  • How are methylene blue infusions administered?
    Methylene blue infusions are typically administered intravenously under medical supervision. The dosage and infusion rate are determined by us after a consultation process. They do not take longer than 20-30 minutes.
  • Are there any risks or side effects associated with methylene blue infusions?
    Methylene blue infusions are considered very safe. However, potential side effects may include temporary discoloration of urine, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, or allergic reactions. We will go over these during the consultation process.
  • Can anyone receive methylene blue infusions?
    Methylene blue infusions may not be suitable for everyone. Individuals with certain medical conditions, such as glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, kidney or liver impairment, or specific psychiatric conditions, may have contraindications or require special precautions.
  • How long do the effects of methylene blue infusions last?
    The duration of effects can vary depending on the specific condition being treated and individual factors. The effects may last a few weeks to a few months.
  • Can you get methylene blue infusions on the NHS?
    No, currently, methylene blue infusions are not provided on the NHS.
  • What are NAD infusions?
    NAD infusions involve the administration of Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD+) directly into the bloodstream. NAD+ is a coenzyme that plays a crucial role in cellular energy production and various biological processes in the body.
  • How does NAD+ therapy work?
    NAD+ therapy works by replenishing levels of NAD+ in the body. NAD+ is involved in cellular metabolism and DNA repair processes. By increasing NAD+ levels, you enhance cellular energy production, and have multiple anti-ageing benefits. As we age, we lose 10% of NAD+ levels in the body for every decade of life. With NAD+ infusions you replenish tired cells with energy improving cellular function and mitochondrial function.
  • What conditions can be treated with NAD infusions?
    NAD+ therapy has been used for various purposes, including energy enhancement, neuroprotection, addiction recovery support, weight loss, and general wellness. As more evidence emerges, the applications of NAD+ infusions are growing.
  • How are NAD infusions administered?
    NAD infusions involve the intravenous administration of NAD+ directly into the bloodstream. The infusion process typically takes around 45 mins to 2 hours – it depends on how well you tolerate the infusion.
  • Are there any risks or side effects associated with NAD infusions?
    NAD infusions are generally considered very safe when administered by qualified healthcare professionals in a controlled environment. However, potential side effects may include flushing, nausea, headache, dizziness, or fatigue, these are in rare circumstances.
  • Can anyone receive NAD infusions?
    NAD infusions may not be suitable for everyone. Individuals with certain medical conditions, such as liver disease, kidney disease, or certain genetic disorders, may have contraindications or require special precautions. It is important to consult with a qualified healthcare professional to assess your eligibility and discuss potential risks.
  • How many infusions would I require to see benefits?
    We recommend you book a loading protocol of 5 sessions over 10 days. This is a commitment and we recommend you embark on this bio-enhancing journey once you have dedicated time for yourself. You may feel the benefits within one infusion, or it may take the full five infusions.
  • Are NAD+ infusions available on the NHS?
    No, NAD+ infusion is an innovative therapy, not currently available on the NHS.
  • What are ozone joint injections?
    Ozone joint injections involve the injection of ozone gas into or around the joint for therapeutic purposes. Ozone is a highly reactive form of oxygen that is believed to have anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and regenerative effects.
  • How does ozone therapy work for joints?
    Ozone therapy works by several mechanisms. Ozone gas is believed to stimulate the production of antioxidant enzymes and modulate the immune response, reducing inflammation in the joint. It may also enhance oxygen delivery and promote tissue regeneration.
  • What conditions can be treated with ozone joint injections?
    Ozone joint injections are commonly used to treat various musculoskeletal conditions, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, degenerative joint disease, and soft tissue injuries. Ozone injections work very well on chronic muscle spasms like in the back or neck.
  • How are ozone joint injections performed?
    Ozone joint injections are typically performed by a trained healthcare professional. The procedure involves the precise injection of ozone gas into the affected area under sterile conditions. The dosage and number of injections may vary based on the individual's condition.
  • Are ozone joint injections painful?
    The level of discomfort experienced during ozone joint injections can vary among individuals. Before the injection, a local anaesthetic may be applied to numb the area and minimize discomfort for specific sites. Some individuals may still experience mild pain or discomfort during the procedure.
  • How long does it take for ozone joint injections to work?
    The response to ozone joint injections can vary among individuals and depends on the specific condition being treated. Some individuals may experience improvement in pain and function within a day to a few days.
  • Are ozone injections available on the NHS?
    As of now, ozone injections are not available on the NHS.
  • What should I do before my Botox appointment?
    Avoid blood-thinning medications, alcohol, and applying makeup. Discuss any health concerns during your consultation.
  • Will the Botox treatment look natural on my face?
    Yes, our experienced practitioners aim for a natural look, softening wrinkles while preserving facial expressions.
  • How can I maintain the effects of Botox for longer?
    Prolong effects by avoiding sun exposure, maintaining a skincare routine, staying hydrated, and scheduling regular treatments.
  • Who should not get Botox injections?
    Botox is not suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding individuals, those with certain neurological diseases, or allergies to botox ingredients.
  • What should I do if I experience side effects after Botox?
    Normal side effects include redness or swelling. Contact us for any unusual or prolonged symptoms.
  • What areas can be treated with dermal fillers?
    Fillers are used for wrinkles, lip plumping, jawline definition, and cheek volume. Treatment plans are personalised.
  • Are dermal fillers painful?
    Some discomfort is possible, but generally minimal. Pain and swelling usually subside within a week.
  • What are the risks associated with dermal fillers?
    Risks include swelling, lumps, redness, and rare infections. All potential side effects are discussed during consultations.
  • What should I expect after the dermal filler procedure?
    Expect swelling, redness, and bruising post-treatment, subsiding within a week. Results are immediate and improve with time.
  • How long do dermal fillers last?
    Typically, fillers last between 1 to 18 months, depending on the treatment area, filler type, and individual factors.
  • What does radio frequency therapy treat?
    It targets skin tightening, reduces wrinkles and fine lines, contours face and body, improves sun damage, and assists in lymphatic drainage.
  • What should I expect after a radio frequency therapy session?
    You may experience temporary redness, swelling, or a tingling sensation, which typically subsides quickly. We provide aftercare instructions for a comfortable recovery.
  • Can radio frequency therapy burn fat?
    Radio frequency treatments target skin tightening and texture improvement, not direct fat burning. They stimulate collagen in the skin, but are not a primary method for fat reduction.
  • Is radio frequency therapy suitable for everyone?
    It is generally safe for most individuals, though not recommended for certain medical conditions or skin types. Consultation is necessary to determine suitability.
  • Can I use radio frequency therapy everyday?
    Daily use of radio frequency is not recommended. Treatments should be spaced out to allow skin recovery and optimal response.
  • What skin issues can carboxytherapy treat?
    It's effective at reducing cellulite, stretch marks, skin laxity, dark circles, pigmentation, and smoothing wrinkles. It also boosts skin elasticity and blood flow.
  • How does carboxytherapy improve skin health?
    Increases blood circulation to the treated area, enhancing skin rejuvenation and collagen production for improved skin health and elasticity.
  • What should I expect after a carboxytherapy session?
    Some pain or bruising at the injection sites is common but temporary. We'll guide you with aftercare advice for a smooth healing process.
  • Are there any special care instructions after undergoing carboxytherapy?
    Post-treatment care instructions will be provided to maximise benefits and ensure a smooth recovery process.
  • Is carboxytherapy safe for everyone?
    It is typically safe for both male and female patients of various ages. A consultation and patch test determine the appropriateness of the treatment.
  • What conditions can PRP treatment address?
    PRP rejuvenates skin, boosts collagen, improves elasticity, enhances complexion, and treats hair loss by stimulating follicle growth.
  • How is PRP treatment performed?
    It is done by processing a small sample of your blood to enrich platelets, then injecting it back into your skin or scalp. It’s a natural process using your own healing elements.
  • What can I expect during and after PRP sessions?
    Some discomfort during treatment, with mild swelling or redness afterward. Recovery is usually quick, allowing for normal activities immediately.
  • What makes PRP treatment different from other skin treatments?
    PRP uniquely uses growth factors from your own blood for rejuvenation, offering natural-looking results and minimal risk of reactions.
  • How does PRP promote hair regrowth?
    PRP stimulates dormant hair follicles, encouraging new hair growth and strengthening existing hair, beneficial for various types of hair loss.
  • What skincare treatments are offered at Healand Clinic?
    We offer mesotherapy, skin tox, microneedling, skinboosters, and various chemical peels. Each treatment is tailored to specific skin concerns for overall skin health improvement.
  • What skin conditions can be improved with these skincare therapies?
    These therapies effectively tackle hyperpigmentation, acne, fine lines, wrinkles, and more. They also stimulate collagen production, tighten, hydrate the skin, and promote an even skin tone.
  • How do I know which skincare treatment is right for me?
    We determine the most suitable treatment based on your skin concerns and goals during an initial consultation, which includes a skin assessment and patch test.
  • What are the long-term benefits of regular skincare treatments?
    Regular treatments can significantly improve skin quality, enhancing elasticity, reducing fine lines and wrinkles, and contributing to a youthful appearance.
  • Can skincare therapies be combined with other treatments?
    Yes, we often combine skincare therapies with other treatments for enhanced results, tailored to your specific skin needs.
  • What types of blemishes can be treated at Healand Clinic?
    We treat various blemishes like thread veins, scar tissue, and skin tags, using tailored treatments such as injections and specialised methods for each blemish type.
  • How do blemish removal treatments work?
    Our treatments use targeted techniques, like injections for thread veins and specific methods for scars and skin tags, to effectively remove blemishes.
  • What should I expect after a blemish removal session?
    Expect temporary itching, burning, or swelling, which typically subside soon. We'll provide aftercare instructions and discuss any potential complications.
  • What are the benefits of blemish removal beyond aesthetic improvement?
    Blemish removal boosts self-confidence and comfort. Some treatments also improve skin texture and flexibility.
  • How does the clinic ensure the safety and effectiveness of blemish removal treatments?
    We prioritise safety and effectiveness through thorough consultations, patch tests, and using proven methods tailored to individual needs.
  • Can tear trough treatment completely eliminate dark circles?
    While tear trough treatment significantly reduces the appearance of dark circles, results vary between individuals. Some may notice a complete diminishment, while others see a substantial improvement.
  • How soon can I return to normal activities after the treatment?
    Most patients can resume normal activities immediately after the procedure. However, it is advised to avoid strenuous activities for 24-48 hours to minimise swelling.
  • What are the risks associated with tear trough treatment?
    Potential risks include swelling, lumpiness, and in rare cases, infection. These are fully discussed during your consultation.
  • What should I expect after the tear trough procedure?
    Post-treatment, expect some swelling or bruising, which usually resolves within a week. The results are immediate and continue to improve over time.
  • Can tear trough treatments be combined with other facial treatments?
    Yes, tear trough treatments can be combined with other procedures such as Botox or facial rejuvenation treatments for a more comprehensive aesthetic result. This can be discussed during the consultation.
  • How natural will my lips look after the treatment?
    Lip fillers are designed to provide a natural-looking enhancement. The amount and type of filler used are customised to achieve a look that complements your facial features.
  • Can lip fillers correct asymmetrical lips?
    Yes, lip fillers can be used to balance asymmetrical lips, providing a more symmetrical and aesthetically pleasing appearance.
  • Will I be able to feel the fillers in my lips?
    Once the swelling subsides, lip fillers should feel natural. You shouldn't be able to feel the product inside your lips.
  • What should I avoid after getting lip fillers?
    Post-treatment, it's recommended to avoid strenuous exercise, excessive heat exposure and alcohol for 24 hours to reduce swelling and bruising.
  • Are lip fillers reversible?
    Most lip fillers are made from hyaluronic acid, which can be dissolved by an enzyme if needed. This allows for reversibility in case of dissatisfaction or complications.
  • How does nose filler differ from a surgical nose job?
    Unlike surgical rhinoplasty, nose fillers are non-invasive with no downtime, offering immediate results with less risk and commitment.
  • Can nose fillers correct all types of nasal imperfections?
    Nose fillers are ideal for correcting minor imperfections, such as small bumps or a drooping nasal tip. They are not suitable for reducing nose size.
  • Are the results of nose fillers permanent?
    No, the results of nose fillers are temporary, typically lasting between 6 to 12 months, after which the treatment can be repeated.
  • What happens if I'm not satisfied with the results?
    If you're not satisfied with the results, adjustments can be made, and in most cases, the fillers can be dissolved.
  • Is the procedure for nose fillers quick?
    Yes, the procedure is relatively quick, typically taking about 30 to 60 minutes, making it a convenient option for those with busy schedules.
  • Can chin fillers replace the need for chin surgery?
    For many, chin fillers offer a non-surgical alternative to chin augmentation, providing enhancement without the downtime or risks associated with surgery.
  • Will the results look natural?
    Our approach is to ensure a natural appearance. The amount of filler used is carefully tailored to each individual's facial structure.
  • Is there any downtime after the chin filler procedure?
    There's minimal to no downtime. Most patients can resume normal activities immediately, though it's advised to avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours.
  • Can chin fillers help with a receding chin?
    Yes, chin fillers can effectively improve the appearance of a receding chin by adding volume and projection to the area.
  • How often will I need to repeat the treatment?
    The effects of chin fillers typically last between 6 to 12 months. Repeat treatments can be scheduled to maintain the desired results.
  • How noticeable will the change in my jawline be?
    The change is designed to be significant yet natural-looking. The goal is to enhance your jawline in a way that complements your overall facial structure.
  • Can jawline fillers help reduce the appearance of a double chin?
    While jawline fillers primarily enhance the jaw's contour, they can indirectly make a double chin less noticeable by providing better definition.
  • Are jawline fillers a good option for both men and women?
    Absolutely. Jawline fillers are effective for both genders, tailored to meet the distinct aesthetic goals of each individual.
  • What should I avoid after getting jawline fillers?
    After the procedure, it's recommended to avoid heavy physical activity, excessive heat and alcohol for at least 24 hours to minimise swelling and bruising.
  • Is the procedure reversible?
    Most jawline fillers are based on hyaluronic acid, which can be dissolved if necessary, making the procedure reversible.
  • How do nasolabial fold fillers differ from other dermal fillers?
    Nasolabial fold fillers are specifically formulated for the unique texture and movement of the skin around the mouth, ensuring a natural look and feel.
  • Will the treatment restrict my facial expressions?
    No, the treatment is designed to maintain natural facial expressions. The fillers enhance your appearance without limiting the mobility of facial muscles.
  • How long does it take to see the full results?
    While results are noticeable immediately, the full effect typically becomes evident within a week or two as any swelling subsides.
  • Can nasolabial fold treatment be combined with other facial treatments?
    Yes, it can be combined with other treatments like Botox or other filler procedures for a comprehensive facial rejuvenation.
  • Is this treatment suitable for deep nasolabial folds?
    Yes, this treatment is effective for both shallow and deep nasolabial folds, with the filler volume tailored to the depth of the folds.
  • How does treating marionette lines change facial appearance?
    Treating marionette lines can significantly soften the appearance of these lines, giving the face a more relaxed and youthful look.
  • Is the treatment for marionette lines long-lasting?
    The effects of the treatment can last between 6 to 12 months, after which the procedure can be repeated to maintain results.
  • Will I still look like myself after the treatment?
    Absolutely. The goal of the treatment is to enhance your natural appearance, not change it drastically. The results are meant to be subtle yet effective.
  • Can I combine this treatment with other procedures?
    Yes, marionette lines treatment can be combined with other dermal filler treatments or procedures like Botox for a more comprehensive facial rejuvenation.
  • Are there any specific aftercare instructions?
    Post-treatment, it's generally advised to avoid strenuous exercise, excessive heat exposure, and alcohol for 24 hours to minimise swelling and bruising.
  • Is the forehead filler treatment suitable for all skin types?
    Forehead fillers are generally suitable for all skin types, but a detailed consultation will ensure the treatment is appropriate for your specific skin condition.
  • Can forehead fillers be used for deep lines?
    Yes, dermal fillers are effective in treating both fine and deep forehead lines, providing a smoother skin surface.
  • How does filler treatment for forehead lines differ from Botox?
    Unlike Botox, which relaxes muscles to reduce wrinkles, fillers plump up the skin to smooth out the lines, providing a different type of rejuvenation.
  • Will the treatment impact my ability to show facial expressions?
    The treatment aims to maintain natural facial expressions while smoothing out the lines. The results are intended to be subtle and natural.
  • What is the recovery time after the treatment?
    Recovery is typically quick, with most people resuming normal activities immediately. It's advised to avoid strenuous activities for 24 hours post-treatment.
  • Will my hands look natural after the treatment?
    Absolutely. The goal is to enhance the natural appearance of your hands, restoring volume and smoothness without overdoing it.
  • Can hand fillers also improve skin texture?
    Yes, apart from adding volume, hand fillers can improve the overall texture and appearance of the skin on your hands.
  • Is this treatment a good option for very thin hands?
    Yes, hand fillers are ideal for adding volume to thin hands, helping to mask prominent veins and tendons for a more youthful look.
  • How quickly can I resume normal activities?
    Most patients can resume normal activities immediately after the treatment. However, it's advisable to avoid strenuous activities for 24 hours.
  • How do hand fillers differ from other dermal fillers?
    Hand fillers are specially formulated for the delicate skin on the hands, ensuring effective volumising and skin rejuvenation specific to this area.
  • What causes hay fever?
    Hay fever is triggered by an allergic reaction to outdoor or indoor allergens, such as pollen from trees, grasses, and weeds, as well as spores from moulds. When your body comes into contact with these allergens, it releases histamine, which leads to the symptoms commonly associated with hay fever.
  • How can I tell if I have hay fever or a cold?
    Hay fever and common cold symptoms can be quite similar, but there are key differences. Hay fever typically causes itchy eyes, ears, and throat, symptoms which are less common with a cold. Additionally, hay fever symptoms persist as long as you're exposed to allergens, whereas a cold usually clears up on its own within one to two weeks.
  • What treatments are available for hay fever at Healand Clinic?
    At Healand Clinic, we offer a variety of personalised treatments for hay fever. These include allergy testing and diagnosis, customised medication plans (such as antihistamines and nasal corticosteroids), lifestyle modification advice, and immunotherapy for more severe cases. Each treatment plan is tailored to your specific allergy profile and symptoms.
  • How effective is immunotherapy for hay fever?
    Immunotherapy can be highly effective for individuals with severe hay fever, particularly those who have not responded well to other treatments. It works by gradually desensitising your immune system to the allergen, which can significantly reduce the severity of your reactions over time. Success rates vary, but many patients experience substantial long-term relief.
  • Can hay fever be cured?
    While there is currently no cure for hay fever, the symptoms can be effectively managed with the right treatment plan. At Healand Clinic, our goal is to minimise your symptoms and improve your quality of life through personalised care and the latest treatments available. For many, this can mean experiencing minimal to no symptoms with ongoing management.

FAQs

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This treatment effectively smooths out forehead wrinkles, giving a more relaxed and youthful appearance. Post-treatment, it's important to avoid activities that may cause excessive sweating or strain on the forehead. Implementing a skincare routine that includes gentle cleansing and moisturising, along with sun protection, can extend the treatment's effectiveness. 

Additionally, practising stress-relief techniques such as yoga or meditation can help minimise the development of new lines. Avoiding heavy makeup or harsh skincare products on the forehead area can also help maintain the results. Regular follow-ups with our specialists will ensure that the treatment continues to meet your expectations and any adjustments can be made if necessary.

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