Managing common skin diseases

Dr Carl Thornfeldt discusses the multifactoral causes of skin diseases and how the best results are achieved using multifactoral therapy


In a competitive industry, winning an award can bolster your credibility and deliver a steady stream of new clients. Stephen Handisides offers his advice on how to enter, and what it takes to win

Quality of life

Dr Ravi Jandhyala talks about the methods to assess the impact of botulinum toxin type A on patients’ quality of life

Treatment outcomes

Dr Stefan Cano, Dr Ravi Jandhyala and Dr Kimberley Taylor discuss the importance of measuring and reporting on patients’ treatment outcomes for optimising patient care

Inadequate training

Barbara Freytag discusses the impact of the rapid expansion of the aesthetics industry, and highlights how education is a vital part of regulation

Using toxins therapeutically

Dr James Willis examines how facial aesthetic practitioners can provide therapeutic use of botulinum toxin to benefit patients


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