Is this pen the slippery slope to DIY Botox? FEMAIL investigates the new way to administer Botox – and finds out if it works

Is this pen the domino effect to Do It Yourself Botox? FEMAIL examines the brand-new method to administer Botox – and discovers if it works

Several years ago I made a documentary about exactly what is referred to as cosmetic medicine – all the things a physician can do to change the look of a patient without real surgical treatment. It was called SuperBotox Me and in the space of 48 hours I was jabbed nearly 80 times by a range of medics, consisting of the late Fredric Brandt, the skin doctor whose clinic counted Madonna among its clients. I now consider myself something of an aficionado of botulinum contaminant – widely referred to as Botox – which, when injected into a muscle, paralyses it, avoiding the movement that produces a wrinkle. So when I heard about the Juvapen – a brand-new device for administering the stuff – I was interested. Exactly what’s wrong with the old shipment system, of a syringe and very fine needle? Bernard-Pierre LaGrand, CEO of the Swiss com …
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Grievance lodged over treatment at personal medical facility in Limerick

A PATIENT has lodged grievances over his treatment at a leading personal medical facility in the city. David Burns from Killonan, near Ballysimon, attended Barringtons Hospital at George’& rsquo; s Quay for a colonoscopy. While he had no issue with the healthcare he received and the anaesthesia he was positioned under, he states he was upset at how he felt he was dealt with by the hospital personnel. Mr Burns has made his issues understood to the General Medical Council, the Institute of Radiographers and Radiologists, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Association, the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa), and his insurance provider, VHI. Mr Burns states he went into the health center at 7.30 on a weekday early morning to prepare for the procedure, and was told he would be able to leave by lunch break. But it was not until …
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