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Profhilo® – The new Skin Fix – Rebuild Collagen & Reduce Fine Lines & Wrinkles !

We are very excited to introduce you to the new, revolutionary treatment that is now performed at 5 Th Avenue Medical Clinic. Profhilo® is a unique patented skin remodelling treatment that works by stimulating the production of collagen and elastin in the skin through the slow release of Hyaluronic Acid (HA). With one of the highest concentrations of HA on…

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a long-term inflammatory skin condition that usually occurs on the face and affects one in 10 people in the UK. The main subtypes are: Erythematotelangiectatic – permanent redness and often some itching Papulopustular – permanent redness with some bumps and pustules Phymatous – skin thickens and can develop nodules Ocular – dryness and irritation of the eyes and…

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Discoloration / Pigmentation

Discoloration is one of the most common skin defects. Treatment for discoloration is very complex due to complicated etiology. The therapist should have solid knowledge and experience as use of many therapeutic methods, that need to be combined and often modified during the therapy might be necessary. Where do discoloration come from? In human skin there are cells known as…

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Treat your skin from A to Z!

Let’s start from Vitamin A. It’s a fat-soluble vitamin. Deficiency rapidly leads to dry, scaling skin with follicular thickening. Deficiency of this vitamin is becoming more of a problem in low income countries, with an estimated half of all countries reporting it as a public health issue. There are two types of vitamin A found in foods. It can be…

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5th Avenue Medical Clinic Therapists advice: The key to good looking skin

It’s very important to maintain skin function after the treatment, for the most vital real long-term results. ‘Skin is not sensitive; it is programmed to regenerate.’ If there is any visible redness and inflammation it means that it’s reactive. Any imbalance in function may be a sign of skin reacting to trans-epidermal water loss. To avoid dissatisfaction of not achieving…

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Healthy Tan?

IS THERE SUCH A THING AS A “HEALTHY TAN”? Skin tanning is a protective reaction of the skin to damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation of the sun or artificial strong UV sources (such as sunbed). Therefore, tanned skin is a sign of sun damage and there is no such thing as a “healthy tan”. If exposure to sunlight is…

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