A new survey conducted by aesthetic dentist Dr Yiannis Valilas, owner of the Antiwrinkle Clinic in London, has revelaed that 70% of 20 participants said that they had seen an increase of lines and wrinkles during lockdown, and more than 50% said they believed they now looked more tired.
Cosmetic Insure, Enhance Insurance and Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance have released statements on medical malpractice insurance following the relaxation of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.
Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance has launched a new survey to help better understand the impact of COVID-19 on medical aesthetic practitioners and to share best practice advice.
According to a survey of 2,031 medical aesthetic practitioners, 41% are planning to operate in the UK from July 4 following the COVID-19 lockdown.
A survey conducted by laser manufacturer Cynosure has suggested that the majority of consumers are eager to resume treatments after lockdown, with 85% of global respondents indicating they plan to return to aesthetic treatments within 12 months of restrictions being lifted, and 63% saying they would be willing to return to practices within three months of restrictions being lifted.
Cosmeceutical company Skinbrands has partnered with skincare manufacturer Medik8 to help produce support packages for aesthetic businesses, which will include free PPE and a 20% discount for Medik8 orders.
Insurance company Hamilton Fraser has been named as one of the top most exciting, fast-growing companies in the UK in The Leap 100 Companies List.
The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has released statistics indicating that during COVID-19, 59% of healthcare workers seen in occupational skin disease clinics have been affected by irritant contact dermatitis, due to increased PPE use and frequent hand washing.
A survey of 2,352 consumers by practitioner register Save Face suggested that 98% of respondents wanted a non-surgical cosmetic treatment once lockdown restrictions lifted, but also deemed safety measures to be essential for them to proceed.
New Government guidelines in England permitting the reopening of the beauty industry following the COVID-19 pandemic still restrict practitioners performing facial treatments.