A new BBC Three documentary, Under the Skin: The Botched Beauty Business, exposes how complicated aesthetic procedures, involving needles and surgical threads, are being taught over the internet or on unsafe one-day courses.
Aesthetic and non-surgical beauty treatments have surged in popularity in recent years. Subsequently so have undertrained clinicians that are offering unsafe treatments. A recent documentary has exposed under cover footage of unregulated aesthetic training courses in the UK, to see the full article click here.
Although not yet law in the UK, anyone who is considering any aesthetic or non-surgical treatments should see a medically qualified professional.
At Waterden Dental, Dr Mitul Patel our Clinical Director and Principal Dental surgeon practices Botox and fillers. He has a wealth of medical experience and education, graduating in 2003 and in 2011 gained a Master’s Degree in Conservative Dentistry from the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute and has over 17 years’ experience in cosmetic treatments. It is more important than ever to ensure that, we are performing in depth consultations, educating clients and keeping patient safety at the forefront of our practice. Furthermore our practice is regulated and monitored by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – the body who monitor and inspect health care providers.
Back to Blog