Five good reasons to demand your clinician should have an MSc in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine

By Deirdre Jones, Clare Kiely Tristan Mehta, Richard Morgan, Pavan Sambi, Jinah Yoo

Did you know that fillers can cause blindness?

Has your cosmetic practitioner every heard of central retinal artery?

Have you heard of the use of hyalase in cosmetic medicine?

Do you know what a granulomatous reaction is?

Is your practitioner insured?

The answer to these questions is likely to be no.

  1. More and more people are looking to enhance their cosmetic appearance but what do they know about the skills and training of the practitioner. Do you know of the life changing possibilities of the treatments that you are receiving? Are you able to differentiate between practitioners?
  1. The MSc in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine at the University of Manchester is a unique industry-leading course, which develops advanced skills and knowledge required to deliver clinical excellence and improve patient safety.
  1. The MSc in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine led by an international faculty of dermatologists, plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, maxillo-facial surgeons, dentists and psychologists in addition to skin ageing and wound research basic scientists. It aims to deliver evidence based care in cosmetic practice.
  1. Participants in the MSc in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine are trained in how to provide optimal outcomes for patients, understanding how to manage patient expectations and to provide a holistic approach to individualised care.
  1. The MSc in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine may perform the basis of Mandatory regulation, raising standards within Health Education England. This may lead to a public register of qualified practitioners to acknowledge all practitioners who have a postgraduate qualification in aesthetics.

 

Further details regarding the MSc in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine at the University of Manchester are available at:- http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/09805/msc-skin-ageing-and-aesthetic-medicine/course-details/