The Department of Health and Social Care will launch a media awareness campaign on May 13 to highlight the potential dangers and safety issues around surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments in the UK.
A recent poll of 1,033 UK women aged between 18 and 30 has highlighted patient perceptions of non-surgical and surgical cosmetic treatments.
On April 4, the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) and Cosmetic Practice Standards Authority (CPSA) held a meeting with stakeholders in London to discuss how to successfully raise public awareness of the risks associated with non-surgical procedures and encourage members of the public to seek qualified practitioners.
Medical device company Theradome Inc has launched a new online course that will educate medical and aesthetic practitioners in laser phototherapy for the treatment of hair loss.
UK distributor Vida Aesthetics Ltd has been selected as the exclusive UK distributor for Italian aesthetic device manufacturer Mantis.
The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) has introduced a new process for practitioners who are already registered with a professional statutory regulatory body (PSRB) to join the voluntary register.
Clinic operator Transform, part of the Transform Hospital Group, has confirmed that all of its healthcare professionals involved within non-surgical treatments will be required to join the voluntary Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) register, as part of a new partnership between the two parties.
A survey conducted by online resource RealSelf found that the top-ranked non-surgical treatment was the diVa vaginal therapy, a laser used to address changes in vaginal health, with a ranking of 100%.
The British Medical Laser Association (BMLA) has announced speakers for its Annual Conference and Educational Courses taking place on May 8-10 at the Park Inn by Raddison, Heathrow.
The International Master Course on Ageing Science (IMCAS) Academy has launched a mobile app for its e-learning platform.