Tag Archives: Anti-Wrinkle Injections

Botched jobs save face annual report

Do you know who’s injecting you? According to a Save Face report on botched cosmetic procedures most people don’t and the results can be devastating. Fiona Clark reports.   In the UK there are no regulations governing who can inject Botox or fillers. This means anyone – a plumber, hairdresser, your mum’s best friend’s mechanic – can all pick up a needle and stick it in your face claiming they can make you look better.   With social media flooded with images of precious pouts and frownless faces, the perception is that these are procedures that are easy to perform…

Dr Krystyna explains how Botox works

Botox has been used as both a medical and cosmetic treatment for many years now, but do you need a medical professional to administer it? Dr Krystyna, an aesthetic guru and cosmetic dentists says the answer is a resounding ‘yes!’ In this video Dr Krystyna explains how the toxin works, what can go wrong, and why its so important to have someone who knows and understands anatomy performing the procedure. Botox is one brand name for the botulinum toxin which can be used for treating teeth grinding, excessive sweating and migraines. As it also relaxes muscles it can also be…

Dr Krystyna Wilczynski

Dr. Krystyna Wilczynski is passionate about aesthetics. She is a qualified cosmetic dental surgeon and facial aesthetician. Since graduating form the University of Leeds 2010 in dentistry, she has undertaken a vast amount of post-graduate training in both dental and facial aesthetic procedures including several prestigious advanced training programmes in both New York and London’s Harley Street. She is a member of The British Dental Associate, The Royal College of Surgeons Faculty of Dental Surgery and the International Team for Implantology. As a result of her extensive training she has develop a unique set of practice skills which allow her…

Dr Shadi Eddin

Dr Eddin is a well respected aesthetic practitioner who has been performing aesthetics since 2005. He is a qualified as a Dental Surgeon in 2001 from Guys and Kings College hospitals and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Oral Surgery and treating nervous patients. He has extensive experience in non surgical cosmetic treatments with a special interest in modern anti-aging techniques skin rejuvenation and jaw slimming. He has been taught by 2 pioneers in the the use of plasma (PRP/vampire) therapy for facial and hair rejuvenation. Under his guidance as clinical director and owner, Retreat Medispa has achieved Save Face accreditation, which…

Dr Bhavjit Kaur

Dr Bhavjit Kaur is the director and co-founder of the award winning Health & Aesthetic Clinic in Greenwich, London where she focuses on aesthetic procedures. She is a member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine, the Royal Society of Medicine and is a BCAM appraiser and audit committee member and former mentor for Harley Academy, level 7 training – the body that trains health professionals in how to do aesthetic injectables. She has trained under some of the aesthetic industry’s leaders and makes every effort to keep herself up-to-date with changes and the latest technology. Dr Kaur takes an holistic approach to…

Dr Aamer Khan

​Dr Aamer Khan is a leading expert in cosmetic and non-surgical procedures. Since graduating from The University of Birmingham in 1986, Dr Khan has amassed knowledge in areas as diverse as Human Psychology, Psychiatry, Surgery and Dermatology. In 2004, he became a full time Cosmetic Doctor, channeling his love of aesthetic treatments into his own practice as co-founder of The Harley Street Skin Clinic with his wife, Lesley Reynolds. Since then Dr Khan has dedicated more than a decade to perfecting anti-ageing skin treatments, combining technical skill and aesthetic vision to both reverse the signs of ageing and preserve existing…

Elizabeth Rimmer

Elizabeth Rimmer is the Clinical Director at London Professional Aesthetics – a highly acclaimed skin rejuvenation service situated in the heart of the city. Elizabeth  (Dip BSc MSc) is a fully insured Nurse Practitioner with full prescribing qualifications with more than 15 years in the skincare industry. She is also an active member of the award winning British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN) and The British Dermatological Nursing Group (BDNG). LPA is a fully accredited clinic and is registered with Save Face – the regulatory body for the aesthetics industry. Combining medical and aesthetics excellence with a friendly and personalised service, LPA…

Dr Rupert Critchley

Dr Rupert Critchley BM MRCGP, is the founder of VIVA Skin Clinics based on Harley Street. He has become known as ‘The Aesthetic Artist’, developing his own unique and conceptual techniques for dermal fillers including the groundbreaking 3D facelift. A true perfectionist with a creative eye and gentle touch, Dr Rupert achieves excellent, natural looking results for his patients. A finalist in the 2016 Aesthetic Awards, he specialises in advanced aesthetic procedures such as non-surgical face lifts and non-surgical rhinoplasty. Alongside anti-wrinkle, facial contouring and the now famous ‘Hollywood hands’ procedure, Dr Rupert also provides treatments for men, including ‘bro-tox.’ He also has…

Anti-wrinkle injections: what to expect

What is it?  Botox is a prescription only medication made from a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum – the toxin that causes botulism, a form of severe food poisoning. For medical purposes the toxin is modified and used to treat a variety of different conditions includinghyperhidrosis (severe underarms sweating), blepharospasm (uncontrollable blinking), chronic migraine, overactive bladder and cervical dystonia (severe neck and shoulder contractions.) As it acts as a muscle relaxant it is also widely used in the cosmetic industry to temporarily smooth out lines and wrinkles, usually on the forehead or around the eyes. Botox, the most commonly known drug…