Medigrade Skincare Customized JUST for You
Prepare, protect & repair your skin against its daily challenges
Our skin is on display everyday of our lives. It communicates so much about us including indications of our age and well being. Skin is also our primary barrier against external challenges, so not only is good skin health vital to appearance it is also very important to overall health.
Young healthy and vibrant skin has elasticity and firmness, it is smooth, luminous and vibrant; it is beautiful. This is because the outer layer of the skin the epidermis has skin lipids and natural moisturising factors (NMFs) that attract and retain water keeping the cells plump. In the lower levels of the epidermis skin pigmentation cells are present and new skin cells are being produced, while at the surface old cells flake off. This is the body’s way of naturally keeping the skin even in tone, texture and luminosity.
Below the epidermis, in the dermis is the key architecture of the skin known as the extra cellular matrix (ECM). This is made up of a network of collagen and elastin fibres that provide elasticity, firmness and smoothness. It also contains key skin cells known as fibroblasts which produce and replace the collagen and elastin. The fibroblasts also produce NMFs such as Hyaluronic acid (HA), which further help provide the skin’s hydration, plumpness and smoothness. Running through the ECM blood capillaries provide oxygen, nutrients and moisture, helping feed the skin and make it vibrant. The dermis also contains natural protecting antioxidants, in the form of skin vitamins and enzymes, which defend against the free radicals or reactive oxygen species
(ROSs) that constantly challenge the skin and can cause it so much damage.
“A relaxing and pleasant atmosphere. The staff members are very friendly and it is also very reassuring to hear a full, careful explanation.”Mrs T, Exeter
Thanks to Mr. Wilson for the great treatment, and all the lovely girls in the clinic. They even rang me after, to check I was OK. All round great care. Many thanks.”Anonymous, Devon, Dermatology
“A very good experience.”Mrs W
“Lovely staff, excellent service.”Ms G
“I had felt very anxious before the first appointment but Mr Stone made the whole process easy. I felt completely reassured and relaxed & the level of care was excellent. The results are amazing. I wish I had done it years ago”Anonymous, Cosmetic Surgery, Devon
“I look forward so much to my monthly visit to Exeter Medical, where in Hayley’s capable hands I enjoy top to tail first class beauty treatments.”Mrs S.A.M., Exeter
“Your staff were very courteous, kind and efficient, so that for me, visiting Exeter Medical was a good experience.”Mr H, Mole Removal, Budleigh Salterton, Devon
“I would recommend Mr Cawrse and Exeter Medical to anyone who feels self-conscious about their body and wants to make a positive change. I cannot fault the care that I received at every stage of the process.”Mr Cawrse – Cosmetic Surgery
“My thanks to you and the rest of the staff at Exeter Medical and The Nuffield for your kindness and efficiency throughout my treatment.”Ms C (David Oliver – Breast Reduction)
“From the day of my first consultation appointment and throughout the healing process Exeter Medical have been fantastic.”Mrs A, Exeter
“I would highly recommend Mr Stone and all the team. I was informed of all the good and bad of the operation, and the information and help I received was excellent.”Mrs M, Devon, Abdominoplasty
“Staff seemed to care that you were comfortable and were very attentive.”Anonymous, Devon
“The whole experience was pleasurable, all the staff were great.”Ms H
“I am delighted with the result and was treated with the best of care and attention throughout the procedure.”Mrs D, Devon
“Thanks to everyone – everything was brilliant.”Mr C
“I would recommend Mr Oliver to anybody. He did a wonderful job.“LJ, Plymouth, Breast Reduction
“The staff gave me a warm welcome.”Anonymous, Exeter
“The before and after care was outstanding from all the staff at Exeter Medical. I would highly recommend Mr Stone to anyone considering cosmetic surgery.”Mrs C, Devon, Breast uplift
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your colleagues at Exeter Medical for the truly excellent care and follow-up I have experienced.”Mr S (Andy Wilson, excision on wart)
“Thank you and your staff for the care and attention you gave to me.”Minor Surgery, Mrs H, Exeter, Devon
“Excellent service, fantastic staff, snazzy interior and well recommended to anybody considering scar revision!”
“When I first approached Mr Stone to consider my operation he was very helpful and put me at ease. My operation went smoothly and my recovery was very good.”Mrs M, Devon
“The whole team at Exeter Medical make you feel welcome and I have no hesitation in recommending their services.”Mrs G, Devon
“The medical centre is very impressive and gives an air of confidence.”Anonymous, Devon
“I received an excellent and professional service from Mr Stone with no complications. I am extremely happy with the results and would not hesitate to use this service again in the future.”Miss J, Devon
“Didn’t feel like you were at a hospital . . . Everyone was friendly &a helpful making it a completely relaxed experience.”Anonymous, Devon
“Lovely staff, wonderful service, Chris Stone is a lovely surgeon who makes you feel at home!! would go back anytime!!”Mrs G, Exeter, Devon
“I am 110% happy with the results of my procedure and would not hesitate in future surgery with Mr Stone. The results are fantastic and have made a huge difference to my daily life and confidence.”Mrs W, Devon, Abdominoplasty
“I had a growth removed from my ear in the dermatology service at Exeter Medical. I had such wonderful care. The staff were kind and looked after me so well.”Anonymous, Devon, Dermatology
“The after care was second to none. And a big thank you to Mr Stone for changing my life. I can now say I have a body that fits me. It is fantastic.”Mrs M, Devon, Abdominoplasty
“I wanted to say how kind and helpful all staff are every time I visit”Mrs C (CB + BD patient)
“I am extremely pleased with the outcome and have never looked back or regretted having it done for one minute. I would advise anyone to do their research when looking for a surgeon. I did and I would not hesitate to recommend Mr Stone.”Mrs M, Devon
“Comfortable, reassuring and super clean environment. Lovely staff, efficient and friendly.”Anonymous, Exeter
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What is Skin Ageing and Sun Damage?
Up to a person’s early to mid 20’s, the skin’s production, repair and protective mechanism work dynamically, but as we age beyond this it starts to work less well and gets progressively worse as the years progress. This is accelerated by exposure to UV in the form of daylight and sun exposure, other external factors such as smoking and our diet can further add to the problem.
During skin ageing the production and replacement of collagen, elastin and HA slows down as there are fewer fibroblasts and they operate less efficiently. This reduces the elasticity, firmness and smoothness of the skin, eventually resulting in fine lines and wrinkles. The blood supply becomes less efficient and as a result the skin becomes less vibrant. Also the skin’s natural anti-oxidant protectants become less prevalent and less effective, meaning ROSs or free radicals can cause more damage to vital skin tissue and cells including DNA damage. In the epidermal layer a decline in skin lipids and NMFs means the skin has less moisture and is less plump. The skin cell renewal process reduces, impairing texture and tone and luminosity.
If we take a few minutes each day to protect our skin against these challenges the younger, healthier and brighter it can look. The PRESCRIBEDsolutions™ [CUSTOMIZED SKINCARE] range provides professional medigrade PREPARE, PROTECT & REPAIR products that will enable this, but do so much more as they can be customized to provide specific-to-you products and regimes for problem skin conditions and can be combined with other products from the AesthetiCare® SKINCARE SYNERGY™ portfolio.
Why is the Prescribedsolutions™ Range Classed as Professional Medigrade & Customizable?
PRESCRIBEDsolutions™ [CUSTOMIZED SKINCARE] is a range of prepare, protect & repair products that is only available from aesthetic practitioners and their clinics. It consists of skin preparation cleansers and treatment serums and creams. They are expertly formulated from evidence based ingredients with known efficacy and indications for use. Each of these products have been expertly formulated for their primary indications and mechanisms of actions.
However we are all individuals with different skin and different needs. Indeed our own skin has different needs dependent upon the time of the year, our body clock and the environmental, physical and psychological circumstances we find ourselves in. Even though you may find good general-fit products to prepare, protect & repair your skin against the daily challenges it faces, they are not going to be specific-to-you based on your skin’s needs at any given point in time and that’s why PRESCRIBEDsolutions™ is different.
PRESCRIBEDsolutions™ [CUSTOMIZED SKINCARE] are professional medigrade skincare products customized specifically for you by our expert aesthetic skin professional.
Tracey, our Aesthetic Nurse will decide which of the prepare, protect and repair products detailed are needed for your skin’s primary indications and your concerns. This will be customised based on any problem skin concerns and your bespoke needs using a specifically formulated and compatible booster.
Our Aesthetic Nurse will use PRESCRIBEDsolutions™ to go through a 3 step process:
1. Consult & diagnose
Firstly she will perform a consultation to assess your skin and your needs. She will diagnose what your primary concerns and indications are and also what your secondary skin indications and concerns are.
2. Prescribe & customize
Secondly she will decide which PRESCRIBEDsolutions™ cleanser and treatment serum and / or cream is best suited to your primary concern and indication and will customize it using a specially formulated booster so that it can also help address problem skin concerns.
3. Prepare, protect & repair
Finally Tracey will provide you with a prepare, protect & repair product and / or regime that is specific-to-you, individualised to your skin’s needs at that point in time. Working with you and your skin as things change, she can adapt your primary products and boosters so your prepare, protect & repair regime stays specific-to-you and your skin’s needs.
PRESCRIBEDsolutions™ [CUSTOMIZED SKINCARE] works in optimum SKIN SYNERGY™ with other products and treatments from the AesthetiCare® advanced evidence based portfolio to provide complete anti-ageing and problem skin SKINCARE SYNERGY™ regimes.