Laser complications

Professor Harry Moseley advises how to reduce risk and avoid adverse events with laser treatments, as well as how to deal with them if they arise

Getting the green light

Our expert panel discuss the consequences and timeframe of EU regulatory developments as well as what they mean for those currently practicing aesthetic medicine

Non-surgical regulations

New non-surgical standards are yet to be published for the UK. Working with Health Education England to produce a regulatory framework, Dr Beatriz Molina discusses their current processes and recommendations

Standards for aesthetic services

EU Standards, UK regulations and developments in training in the medical aesthetic industry are changing. Mr Mike Regan, Chair of the British Standards Institution Aesthetic Surgery & Non-Surgical Medical Services Committee, gives an overview of what’s currently happening

The Keogh Review: a new benchmark

Kicking off our aesthetic regulations special report, Mr Rajiv Grover looks at some of the recommendations subsequently made in aesthetic medicine after the 2013 Keogh Review, and what they mean for surgical standards in the UK

Sugar and the skin

Dr Beth Briden summarises the effects of glycation on the skin, and how antioxidants such as gluconolactone, lactobionic acid and maltobionic acid can help fight the negative effects of advanced glycation end products



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