Facial Aesthetics

Guide launches to educate patients on medical aesthetic treatments

Allergan Aesthetics has launched the A-Z of Medical Aesthetics as the first step of its campaign to improve understanding of aesthetics and empower patients over 18 years of age to make informed...

Consultation launched to improve the safety of Botox and cosmetic treatments after thousands complained of ‘botched’ procedures

The cosmetic treatments industry faces its biggest shake-up in a generation, according to the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP).  A major government consultation, launched on September...

32 per cent of cosmetic surgery injections in the UK are administered by dental professionals

According to an analysis of the UK’s cosmetic injectables industry by UCL researchers, 68 per cent of cosmetic practitioners who are administering injections such as Botox are not medical doctors.

Demand for cosmetic treatments sores

Practitioners have been diversifying their income streams and responding to patient demand by offering procedures like lip fillers and Botox as they become more socially accepted.

MPs call on UK government to impose regulations for botox and fillers

On July 21, 2022, the All Party Parliamentary Group (the APPG) on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing chaired by Carolyn Harris MP and Judith Cummins MP, published its final report into botox, fillers...

Dental Update webinars to host new aesthetics series

Allergan Aesthetics first launched its Spark Portal in October 2018 with the intent of supporting up and coming practitioners in their aesthetics journey by offering them support, training and...

Tailored training

A look at one dentist's experience of diversifying into facial aesthetics.

New injectables book now available

The BTC Injectable Guide by aesthetic practitioner and dentist Harry Singh is aimed at any practitioners interested in facial aesthetics.

Facial surgeons support bill making it illegal to give Botox or dermal fillers to under-18s

The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) has welcomed the private members’ bill that would make it illegal to give Botox or dermal fillers to anyone under 18 for cosmetic...