Tag Archives: dermal fillers

Dr Hayder Ria

Dr Hayder Ria is an established GP and clinical leader in Northwest London. He completed his medical degree from UCL with distinction in 2011 and qualified as a GP in 2016. Dr Ria has a passion for injectable cosmetic treatments and has established clinics in Ealing, Kensington and Harley Street. He has undertaken numerous advanced and master class training in wrinkle reduction and dermal filler treatments with various aesthetic specialists in London. He further developed his skills under the guidance of an established oral surgeon in Ealing, where he currently runs one of his clinics. He now combines the different injecting…

Ellanse

What is Ellansé®? Ellansé® is an injectable semi-permanent dermal filler which is used to treat the visible signs of ageing including lines and wrinkles. It works by stimulating your body’s own collagen production in the area being treated. It is not a filler for lips or contouring, but for skin rejuvenation. Ellansé® was introduced to the UK in 2010 and consists of synthetic microspheres made from a medical grade polymer called Polycaprolactone or PCL which are suspended in a carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) gel. Polycaprolactone has a long history of being used in dissolvable sutures and other surgical equipment, such as orthopaedic…

Dr Simon Zokaie

Dr Simon Zokaie, BSc MBChB MRCP, is a cosmetic dermatologist  and the medical director of the LINIA Skin Clinic on Harley Street. In addition to his private practice he continues to work for the NHS. His areas of interest include the treatment of acne, rosacea, pigmentation, psoriasis and eczema as well as skin lesions and skin cancer.  He is a core member of the NHS skin cancer multidisciplinary team. In 2003 he graduated from the University of Manchester and underwent his medical training in London. He gained membership to the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and subsequently spent more than …

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 Unnati Desai

Dr Unnati Desai, founder of the Urban Aesthetix Clinic in Mayfair, is a highly skilled GP who has undertaken extensive post graduate training in aesthetics procedures, dermatology and women’s health. She is a member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BCAM) and  is actively involved mentoring and appraising doctors and nurses in both General Practice and Cosmetic Medicine. Dr Desai graduated from Birmingham Medical School in 2000 and Nottingham Law School in 2003. She completed her medical training in Birmingham and gained membership to the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2006. Shortly afterwards she moved to central London…

Vaginal rejuvenation and dermal fillers

Vaginal rejuvenation is becoming a popular treatment for women wanting to improve their sex lives, and dermal fillers is one way of achieving this. But as Dr Yuri Michitiuc explains it’s not just all about sex, there are some added benefits as well. You may notice aging in your face first but other areas of your body are also affected – including your vagina and external genitalia. As oestrogen levels drop with age the internal vaginal walls can lose strength and thickness while the external ‘lips’ can thin and lose their plump, healthy pink look. But it’s not just aging that can…

Your face in their hands: who should you trust to inject your face?

Should beauticians be allowed to inject Botox and dermal fillers? Rosie Taylor looks at the ongoing debate on who you should trust with your face. You would only trust a dentist to give you a filling, so should you only trust a doctor to inject fillers into your face?That is the question which is currently dividing the cosmetic industry in the UK. Experts are torn over whether non-medical practitioners like beauty therapists should be allowed to inject botulinum toxin (commonly referred to as Botox) and dermal fillers. At the moment there is no law in Britain requiring therapists who carry…

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 Justine Hextall

Dr Justine Hextall is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and has been an NHS Consultant dermatologist for more than a decade. During that time she has worked as clinical and skin cancer department lead for 5 years.  She was appointed as skin cancer chair of Sussex 3 years ago and has been educational lead for Sussex Skin Network Site Specific Group (NSSG) for 5 years. She was recently appointed to the skin cancer sub-committee at the British Association of Dermatologists. Dr Hextall trained at the St John’s institute of dermatology for 5 years where she remained as an honorary consultant…